Rotary Club announces scholarship recipients
The Eugene Rotary has awarded scholarships to the following recipients: Joshua Canfield and Kassie Fortier of North Eugene High School; Zoe Greenberg-Huber of South Eugene High School; and Travis Thomas of Churchill High School.
Crow student to attend intelligence conference
Nicole King, a junior at Crow High School, has been selected to attend the America's Defense and Intelligence Community conference next month in Washington, D.C.
Foundation honors Junction City orchestra teacher
Reynold Gardner, orchestra instructor at Junction City High School, has been named a 2004 Coca-Cola Educator of Distinction by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
Three area students named national Merit Scholars
Three local teens are among the more than 2,600 national winners of Merit Scholarship awards. They are: Thomas Macha of Marist High School, who will attend Seattle Pacific University; Kathleen Bogart of South Eugene High School, who will attend Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.; and Erika Hoagland of Cottage Grove High School, who will attend the University of Puget Sound. Winners were selected from more than 1.3 million competitors.
Sports Illustrated honors Marist High School senior
Blake Westling, a senior at Marist High School, has been chosen as the Sports Illustrated "Starter" All American Teen for the state of Oregon. Westling will be profiled in the Sports Illustrated special advertising feature on June 14.
Corridor Elementary wins recycling honor
Corridor Elementary School recently won the Waste Reduction Awareness Program Rising Star Award for recycling.
Charter school wins $35,000 in technology help
Child's Way Charter School in Culp Creek has won a $35,000 Hewlett-Packard Technology for Teaching grant. The award includes equipment, teacher training, cash and help-desk support to improve student achievement.
Two students awarded $2,500 scholarships
Wenqi Shao of South Eugene High School and Jennie Sinex of Coquille High School have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships from the Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship Program.
Springfield students' car races to first place
Springfield High School students Jacob Dewalt, Eren Hastie and Jeremy Marks recently received first place at the Electrathon America Race held in Mapleton. The car was designed and built by the students in the vocational program at Springfield High. The program is sponsored by the Eugene Water and Electric Board.
Pleasant Hill graduate enters music program
Shana Bulkeley, a 2004 graduate of Pleasant Hill High School, will participate in the American Christian Youth Chorale, a national, interdenominational music program for talented high school musicians from all over the United States.
Eugene Education Association awards scholarships
The following 2004 high school graduates will be receive scholarships today from the Eugene Education Association: Nikos Aragon-Herbert of South Eugene High School; Mark Habliston of North Eugene High School; Jennifer Johnson and Jin Ko, both of Sheldon High School; Sara Schetzsle of Willamette High School; and Jessica Steigleman of Churchill High School.
Students produce Willamette River collection
The following students who contributed their thoughts about the Willamette River and its tributaries have had their writings published in a collection of poems, essays and artwork titled "Honoring Our River: A Student Anthology": Jasmine Marach, Adams Elementary; Bailee Archer and Cassidy Wigham, Corridor Elementary; Angela Estep, Nehemiah Niles, Martin Banek and Michael Sherman, McKenzie Elementary, Finn Rock; Finn van Donkelaar, Lorane School; Seth Hodsdon and Alani Stuart, Edgewood Elementary; Caitlin Nelson, Nicole Soreng-Robbins and Malachi Evans, Roosevelt Middle School; Stephanie Willyard, Shasta Middle School; Shannon Sullivan, Crow High School; and Sarah Koski, Robert D. Clark Honors College.
Eugene Christian students meet word challenge
Amy Parks, a fifth-grader at Eugene Christian School, has received highest honors in the 2004 WordMasters Challenge, a national language arts competition. Other students from the school recognized in the meet were sixth-grader Gina Jacobson and seventh-grader Conner Gemmell.