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Eugene fourth-grader wins trip from home safety panel
Kennedy Sundberg, a fourth-grader at Eugene's St. Paul Parish School, has been named a Kids Prepare America grand prize winner by the national nonprofit Home Safety Council.
As part of her prize, she will travel to Washington, D.C., with an adult family member and her teacher to tour the nation's capital.
She and the nine other contest winners will receive their awards during the Home Safety Council's Salute to Home Safety awards dinner on Thursday.
The Home Safety Council launched the contest in September 2007 to encourage students to take the lead in helping prepare their families and communities for emergencies. The contest called on third- and fourth-graders to submit original drawings showing what they have done to help prepare their families and communities.
Pleasant Hill High School student attends seminar
PLEASANT HILL - Justin White of Pleasant Hill High School joined more than 100 other Oregon high school sophomores last weekend at the state Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at the University of Portland The University of Portland (UP) is a private Catholic university located in Portland, Oregon. It is specifically affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross and is the sister school of the University of Notre Dame. Founded in 1901, UP has a student body of about 3,200 students. .
Participants were chosen on the basis of demonstrated leadership ability and potential for leadership growth. The students met with leaders in business, government, education, media, volunteerism and the professions to discuss present and future issues in leadership.
The leadership organization was established in 1958 by Hugh O'Brian after the actor met with Dr. Albert Schweitzer during a trip to Africa. More than 365,000 students from around the nation have attended its seminars during the past 50 years.
Music awards given to Springfield, South students
The Eugene Symphonic Band has awarded a "Lifelong Music" scholarship to Sarah Burkhart, a senior clarinetist at Springfield High School Springfield High School may refer to:
The three-year award of $400 annually was established in 1994 by former conductor Eric Hammer. Recipients must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college or university in Oregon, be sponsored by a current or past symphonic band member, and participate in music ensembles in college.
Clarinetist Molly Thompson from South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. is the 2008 recipient of the Leonard John Scholarship, a one-year $500 award established in 2004 in honor of the former Eugene teacher and Eugene Symphonic Band clarinetist.
The scholarship goes to a clarinet, oboe or saxophone player. High school seniors and college students are eligible and winners must continue to perform with a large ensemble in college.
Thompson has played with the Eugene Youth Symphony for three years and in the wind ensemble at South Eugene. She plans to attend Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. and become an elementary school teacher.
Sheldon senior receives scholarship to Doane
Casey Burke of Coburg, a senior at Sheldon High School Sheldon High School may refer to:
Comcast Foundations awards seven seniors
Seven high school seniors have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Comcast Foundation. The recipients are Hillary Kinnish, Churchill High School; Carly King, Sheldon High School; Derek Duman, North Eugene High School North Eugene High School is a public high school of about 1,200 students in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is located at 200 Silver Lane near the Santa Clara area of Eugene. North Eugene's mascot is the Highlander. ; Eric Calciano, South Eugene High School; Nicholas Hovet, Springfield High School; Lindsay Smith, Thurston High School Thurston High School is located in Springfield, Oregon in Lane County. Their mascot is a black colt. Shooting
On May 20, 1998, student Kipland "Kip" Kinkel killed his parents, William and Faith, both Spanish teachers at local high schools. ; and Libby Heintz, Willamette High School Willamette High School is a school in Eugene, Oregon.
Willamette, or "Wil-Hi," is located in the Bethel-Danebo area of west Eugene, and is the only high school in the Bethel School District. .
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, one of the foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement and a commitment to community service. The foundation awarded 48 scholarships statewide.
ACT-SO ACT-SO Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics competition awards medals to area students
The 2007 ACT-SO competition was held this spring at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts The Hult Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts facility in Eugene, Oregon, opened in 1982.
27 architectural firms competed for the opportunity to design the Center, but in the end the Eugene City Council awarded the contract to the New York firm of Hardy in Eugene. Gold medal winners were Macque Linder of North Eugene High School, who took the gold in poetry, and Angie Harris of Springfield High School, who won the gold in vocal-contemporary.
They will represent the Eugene-Springfield Branch of the NAACP NAACP
in full National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Oldest and largest U.S. civil rights organization. It was founded in 1909 to secure political, educational, social, and economic equality for African Americans; W.E.B. Du Bois and Ida B. in Orlando, Fla., in July.
Other winners were: Poetry silver and essay bronze, Desiree Peppers, Thurston High School, Springfield; poetry bronze, Mehiska Jackson, Churchill High School, Eugene; vocal/contemporary silver, Angellyn Knight, Springfield High School; vocal/contemporary bronze, Joslyn Jenkins, Willamette High School, Eugene; film making silver, Nate Baker, North Eugene High School; filmmaking bronze, Bryson Black, Marist High School, Eugene; painting silver and drawing silver, Doriana Wallace, Churchill High School; oratory silver and essay silver, Audrey Wiltz, North Eugene High School; dance silver, Angela Smith, South Eugene High School; physics bronze, Garin Black, Marist High School; dramatics dra·mat·ics
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. The art or practice of acting and stagecraft.
2. Dramatic or stagy behavior: Cut the dramatics and get to the point. silver, Larry Simmons, Sheldon High School, Eugene.
Math honors presented?to two Gateways seniors
Victoria Payne and Cassy Wood, both seniors at Gateways High School in Springfield, have been recognized for achievement in the study of mathematics during their high school careers.
They will receive certificates of merit from the Oregon Council of Mathematics and the Oregon Department of Education The Department of Education of the U.S. state of Oregon is responsible for implementation of state policies with respect to public education at the kindergarten through community college level, including academic standards and testing, credentials, and other matters not reserved to and were chosen by the Gateways math department on the basis of diligence, creativity, growth and effort in studying mathematics.
North Bend High achieves award for gaming project
North Bend High School won a second-place award for presentation May 17 at the first Oregon Gaming Project Challenge 1.0 competition at Chemeketa Community College Chemeketa Community College is a community college located in Salem, Oregon, with smaller campuses in McMinnville, Dallas, Stayton, and Woodburn. Chemeketa serves more than 50,000 students each year in a district that covers 2,600 square miles in Marion, Polk, most of Yamhill, and in Salem.
About 100 student teams showed their computer expertise to state leaders in technology and game development. Philomath High School Philomath High School is a high school in Philomath, Oregon, United States. It is part of the Philomath School District. Stats
Philomath High School's enrollment as of 2005 was 608 students. took home the championship trophy for best computer game and Lebanon High School Lebanon High School may refer to:
Twenty-one high schools from around the state participated in the competition, which was hosted by the Oregon Engineering and Technology Industry Council. Student teams were challenged to take approximately two months to develop, design and present a computer game based on the science behind today's energy issues.
National Merit Scholarships presented to three seniors
Three high school seniors have received college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, awarded to more than 2,800 students across the country.
The recipients are Brandilyn Coker of Churchill High School, Oregon State University; Claire Haakanson of South Eugene High School, Arizona State University Arizona State University, at Tempe; coeducational; opened 1886 as a normal school, became 1925 Tempe State Teachers College, renamed 1945 Arizona State College at Tempe. Its present name was adopted in 1958. ; and Joseph Junker of Junction City High School, Arizona State University.
Colleges selected winners from among the finalists in the scholarship program who plan to enroll at a sponsoring school. The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 each year for up to four years of undergraduate study.