The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 29, 1998 · Page 77
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 77

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'14D THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY. MARCH 29, 1998 C PALM CEACH COUNTY LIVING 20 schools compete in math fest r--CHOOL "NEWS Gietz in Ensemble Acting, Erin Krakow in Solo Mime, Casey The students are: Heidi Ann Craft, daughter of John D. Craft of Lake Clarke Shores and Barbara M. Craft of Palm Springs; Sa-brina Rose Lou, daughter of Gerald and Mary Lou of Boca Raton; and Jonathan Roy Williams, son of Richard L. and Sharon M. Williams of Palm Beach Gardens. Kiwanis scholarships Applications for scholarships from the Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach are now available from high school guidance departments. Students applying must plan to attend college full time, have a 3.0 or higher grade point average, have financial need and be involved in volunteer and civic activities. Students must also attend high school and live in the geographic area from Hypoluxo Road north to the Palm BeachMartin county line and west to the Glades. Approximately 16 to 18 scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 will be awarded. Deadline for applying is April 15. For more information call 832-5504 or write to: Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Secretary, P.O. Box 6755, r-h:&t. &gZ V ..,- . rfr.fWiMni . CttJfiUi Z 1. ..ft'. . t... S:.'f. - . - - iiiiiiiiiiiiiiirrii 'J By Angel Bedinghaus Zent Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Math counts and so did speed in the regional contest of the MathCounts program on Feb. 14 at Lake Worth High School. ! Seventh- and eighth-grade students from 20 county middle schools competed as individuals and as teams in the contest that covers probability, statistics, linear algebra and polynomials. The events were written and fast-paced oral matches. Organized by the Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society, the winners will move up to higher levels of competition, hoping to reach the nationals in Washington, D.C., in May. The team winners were: first place, Wellington Landings Middle School with teammates Grant Elliott, Mathew Kelsey, Janet Leung, Robert Vollrath and alternate Kathryn Blodgett; sec-ond place, Gulf Stream School with Russell Corey, Bobby Lane, Michael Mueller, Bowie Schwartz and alternate Trent Kil-patrick; and third, Palm Beach Day School with Andrew Cove, Andrew Liebman, Alexandra Shipley, Robert Varady and alternate Lauren Fishbane. Top individual scorers were Varady, Elliott, Cove and Corey. Dreyfoos School Dreyfoos School of the Arts senior Heather Gallagher won $200 and an expense-paid trip to New York City in the 11th Annual Shakespeare Competition. Photo courtesy of SUNFESf 1 A banner effort Jacobsen and Krakow in Mime, and Shana Mason and Tiffany Saulter in Play writing. Jewish Community Day The Jewish Community Day School started 25 years ago around a kitchen table. Moms Ann Leibovit and Carol Roberts were discussing how they wished there was a Jewish school in Palm Beach County for their children. They made their own wish come true when they talked to the director of the Jewish Federation and secured their first donation for the school from Irwin Levy. On Feb. 28, supporters of the Jewish Community Day School, grades kindergarten through eighth, gathered at the Kravis Center to celebrate the school's silver anniversary with a dinner dance gala and auction. And next year, the school will move to a bigger location near the Kaplan Jewish Community Center and reinvent itself as the Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy. Susan Lord, director of administration, said the move will give them the space needed for the student body of 270 and those on the waiting list. The school presently has two classes tor each grade. Additional classes will be added at different grades levels depending on demand. For more information call 585-2227. Corey Brown and Gloria Shareef of John F. Kennedy Middle School in Riviera Beach work on a canvas banner as part of the SunFest Banner Project. Twenty community organizations were? chosen by SunFest organizers to create one banner each with themes related to SunFest. Each banner will hang from utility poles along Flagler Drive during SunFest. The festival runs April 29 through May 3. School menus West Palm Beach, FL 33405. Tech prep scholarships Scholarships are available to graduating seniors who have been enrolled in a tech prep career pathway and planning on attending Palm Beach Community College or New England Institute of TechnologyFlorida Culinary Institute. PBCC will be awarding one $1,000 scholarship and New England Tech, 15 $2,000 scholarships. The deadline is April 1. For more information call 625-2311. Panhellenic scholarships The Palm Beach County Panhellenic Association is accepting applications for several $1,000 scholarships. To qualify, students should be from Palm Beach County, entering their junior or senior year at an accredited United Fruits and vegetables (select two) Black beans Salad cup Fresh fruit (two choices) Canned fruit (two choices) Juice Garden salad (two choices) Milk (select one) Whole, low fat or skim 15 from j'H .Ti P.h liB i'J Lynn University Breakfast Assorted muffin or cereal Eggs and grits Oat bran toast Fruit or juice Milk Lunch Main dish (select one) Chili con carne and hot bread Ham and cheese sandwich Hamburger on oat bun Pizza Fruits and vegetables (select two) Seasoned corn Salad cup Fresh fruit (two choices) Canned fruit (two choices) Juice Garden salad (two choices) Milk (select one) Whole, low fat or skim Patrick Battle of Riviera Beach received the Florida Association of Broadcasters Leroy Collins Memorial Scholarship. Battle, a junior at Lynn University major area nign schools competed in the contest sponsored by the Palm Beach Branch of The Union in Feb Low fat hot dog on bun Fruits and vegetables (select two) French fries Seasoned green beans Salad cup Fresh fruit (two choices) Canned fruit (two choices) Juice Garden salad (two choices) Milk (select one) Whole, low fat or skim Gallagher States college or university, show financial need and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. It is not necessary to be a sorority or fraternity member to apply. The deadline is April 30. For an application or more information, call ;; Breakfast French toast or cereal Eggs and grits Oat bran toast Fruit or juice Milk Lunch Main dish (select one) Beef tacos Submarine sandwich Hamburger on oat bun Chicken patty on oat bun Fruits and vegetables (select two) French fries Seasoned com , Two fresh fruit choices Canned fruit (two choices) Juice Garden salad (two choices) Milk (select one) Whole, low fat or skim ruary. The students selected, then recited from memory, a Shakespearean sonnet and a speech from one of his plays. Gallagher chose a speech by Lady Anne in Richard III, and sonnet 128, "How oft when thou, my music, music play'st. ..." Runner up was Wellington High School senior Rebecca Brown. In New York, Gallagher will compete against students from around the country for a two-week summer course in Great Britain. The English-Speaking Union is an international organization that promotes the use of English as the main means of communica- Breakfast Waffle or cereal Eggs and grits Oat bran toast Fruit or juice Milk Lunch Main dish (select one) Cuban chicken wrice and hot bread Ham and cheese sandwich Hamburger on oat bun Pizza Asthma athlete scholarship High school seniors who successfully competed in sports in spite of asthma can apply for a scholarship through the 14th Annual Will to Win Asthma Athlete Scholarship program. Sponsored by ScheringKEY, seniors who have maintained high academic standing and achieved Breakfast Hot pancake or cereal Eggs and grits Oat bran toast Fruit or juice Milk Lunch Main dish (select one) Turkey pot pie and hot bread Turkey and cheese sandwich Hamburger on oat bun ing in international communications with specialization in television production, was awarded the $3,000 scholarship based on a high grade point average, a career interest in broadcasting, leadership abilities and school involvement. Lynn University senior Christine Singura of West Palm Beach received a $5,000 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship. Half the money for the scholarship comes from the company and half from the university. The scholarship is limited to students who will become the first in their family to graduate college and exemplify excellence in the classroom and community. Singura has been on the Dean's List for five semesters and will graduate in May with a major in hospitality administration and minor in psychology. Stetson University Three Stetson University students from Palm Beach County were named to the university's Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society. Founded in 1914, the organization recognizes and encourages superior mm TEACHER WORK DAY athletic success could win one of ( i 10 scholarships to be awarded nationally. The top winner will re ceive $10,000; four will receive $5,000 and five will receive $1,000. All will be invited to New York City for an awards weekend in July. For an application call (800) tion throughout the world. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Junior Thespians won Best Play and Best Crew at the 1998 Florida State Junior Thespian Festival. More than 30 middle schools from "throughout the state competed at J 'the event in Coral Springs Feb. 20-21. J , The Dreyfoos group all ; eighth-graders who also received i -a superior rating won for their i one-act play, In the Suicide Moun-l tains. Director and sponsor Den- nis Sims describes the play as 558-7305. The deadline is April 30. GOING OUT OF BUSINESS BY ORDER OF U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT CASE 97-32297-BKC-SHF If you have news you would like included in the School News column, send the information to The scholarship, leadership and character. Membership is given to juniors and seniors who rank in the top third of their class and are involved in campus activities. Palm Beach Post, P.O. Box 24700, West Palm Beach, Fla. 33416-4700. Fax 820-4472. Call 820-4541. ; having a powerful and positive message about being happy with ! who you are. As a result of the win, they will be invited to per 1 fQTm I 1- form and observe at the high Z school state thespian festival in unseal oca mm I April. OPTICAL ; Other wins for the school were student Matt Parker, who re - ceived Outstanding Performance , in a Featured Role, Ryan Gropper who was named the Best Support .. ing Actor, Fran Ramsey, Best Supporting Actress, and Regina Ti u u ; Fernandez, Best Actress. to . FREE EYE EXAM! I By Independent Optometrist With Eyeglass Purchase (Rebate Up To '45) Some Restrictions Apply Expires 4-3-98 Must Present Ad At Purchase ' In individual events, Critics Choice nominations went to Wal 1 ter Smelt for Playwriting, An ft drea Willson and Beth Millas in Duet Musical, and Fernandez and Millas in Duet Acting. Superior ratings went to Julie Beitler in Monologue, Meghan ONE DAY ONLY SUNDAY, MARCH 29 Present this coupon and take an ADDITIONAL 10 OFF Your Entire Purchase Boone and Beitler in Mime, Fer nandez in Solo Musical, and Eleni Koutsouradis in Set Design. Win ning excellent ratings were Boone in Monologue, Megan Blan-chette, Ransey and Lindsey Charles G. Esclienburgf, M.D. ...announces nis retirement from trie practice of pediatrics as of May 8, 1998 andtke continuation , of practice by Sangita Walia M.D. at tne same location... 700 George Bush Boulevard Delray Beacli, Florida 33483 All records are avai at tne office. 561-276-5151 732-5165 FAX 561-276-3258 Ben Franklin MTtw m w mm Contest focuses on proper credit The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast Inc., is encouraging high school .students to participate in the nationwide poster contest to help the non-profit organization promote the importance of the proper use of credit cards. Young adults are asked to submit their poster to the National Foundation for Consumer Credit (NFCC) where it will be judged against other national entries. For information on the NFCC poster contest call Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Palm Beach County, 434-2544 or (800) 330-2227, Ext. 121. ' DON A DEBEHNKE II m n m 2222 N. Congress Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 561-738-2002 ALL SALES FINAL NO CHECKS ACCEPTED. NO ADJUSTMENTS MADE ON PRIOR PURCHASES. a I-

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