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Blue Ridge High School is proud to announce the selection of this years nominees for the Wendys High School Heisman Award. This award recognizes one boy and one girl from each school that demonstrates achievement in 3 categories: Academic Excellence, Community Service, and Athletic Achievement.
Luzerne County Community College recently signed a new agreement with Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU).
The agreement allows LCCC graduates to earn a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from BU, at the colleges main campus in Nanticoke.
The Montrose Rotary Club has sponsored three local students who departed recently for a year of high school study abroad. The club also sponsors two visiting students annually. Pictured above (l-r) are Irma Lopez, who just returned home to Mexico; Willow Chance who has taken up studies in Germany; Christine Beattie who is here from Australia; Brent Dyson who is spending a year in Mexico; and Monica Turner who is also studying in Germany.
The Montrose Rotary Club is in the process of recruiting students who want to apply to study abroad starting in August, 2005. An assembly is scheduled for early October at both the Elk Lake and Montrose High Schools. Interested students may call Tom Kurosky, 2783063, or speak to their guidance counselors for more information.
The Mountain View School District will once again be offering an adult education program during the Fall of 2004. The classes will be offered on different nights throughout each week so that more people can participate in the programs.
Tuition will be charged for each class. To register for one or more classes call Mrs. Joy Marcy at 4342180 ext. 413 on any school day between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The following classes will be offered: Adult Recreation Volleyball; Adult Recreation Basketball; Watercolor Painting; Basketry/Chair Caning.
Alyssa Jones, Friendsville, a freshman enrolled in Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, recently completed Syracuse University's six-week SummerStart program held from late June to early August.
SummerStart at Syracuse University is designed to ensure a smooth transition from high school to college.
The following area residents were among the approximately 3,000 new students who have enrolled at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY, for the 2004-05 academic year: Lisa Harasymczuk, Brackney; Alyssa Jones, Friendsville.
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