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ACHIEVEMENTS

Junior receives Frey scholarship

Kaitlyn Kaiser, a junior at South Eugene High School, has been awarded the Anne Slade Frey scholarship, which allows her to participate in the Interamerican University Studies Institute "Artes en Mexico" program this summer in Queretaro, Mexico.

Presidential Scholarships awarded

Marjorie Krueger of Eugene, Emmy Korth of Cottage Grove, Derek Robinson of Marcola, and Peter Degner and Bethany Vogeney of Springfield, have been awarded $500 to $1,000 Presidential Scholarships to attend the University of Idaho.

Homecoming queen selected

Deborah Landrum, this year's homecoming queen at Willamette High School, has been selected as a finalist for the annual Oregon Homecoming Queen selection, to be held May 1-2 in Seattle. She is the daughter of Randy and Margaret Landrum of Eugene.

The winner will advance to the national finals to compete for America's Homecoming Queen.

Thurston senior to attend science camp

Samantha Lewis, a senior at Thurston High School in Springfield, has been chosen to represent Oregon at the 2004 National Youth Science Camp this summer in West Virginia.

Band takes first place at competition

The Logos Academy Homeschool Symphonic Band recently earned first place in its section of the Lewis & Clark College and Oregon State University Northwest Invitational high school band contest in Corvallis.

In addition, the Logos Homeschool Band was recognized with five first-place winners in the District High School Solo Festival at Lane Community College. They are: Barrett Codieck, euphonium; Daniel Norland, trumpet; Casey Paulsen, bassoon; Ross Leavitt, saxophone; and Alex Schanz, French horn. Also, Amy Ogg, on the flute, received second place and will serve as first place alternate.

Health occupation students honored

Several health occupation students at Thurston High School in Springfield were recognized at the Health Occupations Students of America state leadership conference in Seaside.

Jared Russell received second place in the advanced mastery level of medical math, fifth in initial mastery medical spelling, and sixth in initial mastery medical terminology. Katrina DeForest received first in initial mastery nursing assisting. Jamie Headings took first in advanced mastery veterinary assisting.

In the team events, Russell, DeForest, Headings and Bridget Schmidt received second place in initial mastery for the HOSA Bowl, and sixth place in the initial mastery creative problem solving.

OSAA honors local dance/drill teams

Several local high school dance/drill teams were recently recognized by the Oregon School Activities Association in the 2004 Dance/Drill State Championships. In 4A large division, Thurston took third place; in 4A small division, Sheldon took second, South Eugene third and Churchill seventh; in 3A large division, Sweet Home received eighth place; and in 3A small division, Marist placed third and Elmira placed fifth.

OPPORTUNITIES

Girl Scouts will hold meeting

The Girl Scouts of Western Rivers Council will hold an informational meeting about Camp Cleawox Summer Resident Camp at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Willagillespie Elementary School, 1125 Willagillespie Road.

Those attending will hear about the different programs available for girls 6-17 years old and have an opportunity to meet the camp director.

For additional information, contact Marissa Shoemaker at 485-5911, Ext. 116, or e-mail mshoemaker@girlscouts.org.

Math contest set for April 20

The 2004 Oregon Institute of Technology regional mathematics contest will be held April 20 on the OIT campus in Klamath Falls. For additional information and registration forms, contact associate professor Polly Francis at (541) 885-1612, or francisp@oit.edu. Registration deadline is Wednesday.

Driver education classes begin today

The next sessions of driver education classes will begin today or Tuesday for the Eugene, Springfield, Bethel and Junction City school districts. To register, call 342-4339. For additional information view www.oregondrivertraining.com/register.htm.
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