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Churchill student earns scholarship, trip to D.C.

Mary Lynn Pilon, a student at Churchill High School in Eugene, has been selected as one of two delegates to the 42nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program, dedicated to inspiring future leaders.

In addition to outstanding leadership abilities and a strong commitment to volunteer work, Pilon ranks academically in the top 1 percent of Oregon students.

In addition to an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., Pilon will receive a $5,000 college scholarship for undergraduate studies.

Thurston students new champion bridge builders

Thurston High School won the Oregon State Model Bridge Building Competition on Feb. 2.

Thurston won the team award, and Zach Lemonds of Thurston won first place in the individual category. He will compete in the International competition in Baltimore.

Springfield High School took fourth place in the statewide competition.

Eighth-grader selected to attend leadership forum

Blake Weber of Briggs Middle School has been selected as a delegate for the People to People World Leadership Forum.

Weber, the daughter of Garry and Rita Weber of Springfield, was chosen on the basis of outstanding merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.

She will join a select group of students in Washington, D.C., this week to study leadership and explore historical monuments and institutions.

Blake, an eighth-grader, is student body president and a member of the Briggs Honor Roll and school orchestra.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Mar 8, 2004
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