Anne Marie Sales of Plano dreams of one day singing in the Sydney Opera House. The Plano High School student will at least see the famous opera house as a student ambassador to Australia and New Zealand with People to People, provided she can convince enough people to donate money for her trip.
SOMONAUK – A video created by students in the agriculture program at Somonauk High School was selected as the winner of a nationwide contest held by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. The video, “Bright Futures!,” was created by students Jenna Baker, Monica Loy and Alex Dale under the guidance of their agriculture teacher Toni Saso and student teacher Riley Hintzsche.
DeKALB — KishHealth System offers several scholarships each year for students pursuing health care studies. Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary, Valley West Hospital Auxiliary, and KishHealth System Foundation are accepting applications for 2014-2015 scholarship opportunities.
SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College nursing student Stephanie Banks of Plano has become the first Waubonsee student to receive a scholarship through the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce.
SANDWICH – Kindergarten registration for Sandwich School District 430 is quickly approaching. Haskin, Woodbury and Prairie View Elementary Schools will register students from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily April 14 through 17.
Indian Valley Vocational Center of Sandwich, recently announced its March 2014 list of Students of the Month.
SANDWICH – The annual Sandwich Education Foundation fundraiser is fast approaching. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 12, at Fox Valley Older Adult Services. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
PLANO – The Plano Middle School Outdoor Club is sponsoring a native plant sale to raise funds for native landscape improvements at the school and encourage homeowners to incorporate plants that support Illinois wildlife. Orders will be taken through May 5, with a pickup date of Tuesday, May 13 behind the middle school.
PLANO – Plano High School staff nominated students for Student of the Month for the month of February. Students are nominated for PRIDE behavior: Personal Responsibility, Respect, Involved Academically, Demonstrates safe behavior, and Excellence in what they do.
SUGAR GROVE – Poets, aspiring poets and lovers of poetry will be welcome to read selections of their own work or favorite works of others during Waubonsee Community College’s second annual Poetry Out Loud event at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the Todd Library in Collins Hall on Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.
SANDWICH – Woodbury Elementary School in Sandwich held a St. Jude’s Carnival to celebrate the end of its fundraising season for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Applications are being accepted for the Resource Bank Centennial Service Award. Each year $10,000 is made available through scholarships to graduating seniors who exhibit a strong sense of community pride and are highly involved in volunteer and community service activities. Applicants should have demonstrated characteristics of citizenship, commitment, ambition, determination, organization, generosity, and caring.
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