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2013 Career and Tech Education Scholarships

Spring is the time of year to apply for scholarships.  Now available: 2013 Career and Technical Education Scholarships and Tuition Awards.  

Over 100 college scholarships are now available to high school seniors.  These scholarships are for one year of college or ATC tuition only. 

Who is eligible to earn these scholarships? 

1.      Students seeking associate degrees or less, or

2.      Students seeking to be school teachers in CTE areas.

Information about the CTE Scholarships can be obtained at http://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/scholarships.html .

Scholarships must be postmarked to our office by Monday, February 25, 2013

Colleges/Universities offering scholarships and tuition awards:

Bridgerland ATC, USU Price, USU San Juan, Davis ATC, SLCC, Mountainland ATC, Ogden-Weber ATC, Dixie ATC, Tooele ATC, Snow College – Richfield, SUU, Uintah Basin ATC, UVU, WSU, Dixie State College, Southwest ATC.

 

Questions: Contact Thalea Longhurst at 801-538-7889 or TC Danel at 801-538-7875.

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USU’s High School Art Competition Accepts Entries

USU Eastern’s Annual High School Art Competition recently announced the accepted art entries.

These are the results of our students’ entries:

Tori MacArthur          “Extinction of Former Dieties”

MacKenzie Curtis        “Muse”

Isabella DeRainieri     “Red Chair”

Brad Carter                    “Owl”

Michael Jensen            “Recollections”

Riley Lambert              “Hidden Point”

Katie Wishart               “Teeming Abyss”  &  “Faded Hush”

 

Congratulations to these students.   A closing reception and awards ceremony will be at the Gallery East on Friday, February 13, 2013 from 7-9.

 

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Nominees for Sterling Scholars Announced

Congratulations to the following students for being chosen to participate in the Sterling Scholar program.  And thanks to everyone who helped with our assembly.

The Nominees are:
English-Rachel Davis
Dance-Arieanna White
Social Studies-Anika Argyle
Science-Lander Masche
Art-Katie Wishart
Speech/Drama-Melissa Marsolek
Business-Tyson Bagshaw
Foreign Language-Allison Gardiner
Trade and Technical-Cindy Giang
Math-Daniel Willeitner
Music-Kristianna Wright
Family and Consumer-Jennafer Toone
Computer Technology-Jorgen Jensen

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Book Character Costume Contest Winners

We had a wonderful turnout for the Book Character Costume Contest this Halloween, both with contestants and with an audience of students and parents. The costumes were amazing, and the variety of literature from which the characters were drawn was truly impressive.
  
The following are the winners and runners-up:
 
1st Place, ($50 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble): Rachel Davis dressed as the elegant Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 2nd Place, ($25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble): Eduardo Gomez, dressed as Professor Abraham Van Helsing, in Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.
3rd Place, ($15 gift certificate) to Barnes and Noble:  Timsy Rowe, dressed as Gertrude McFuzz, girl-bird character in a Dr. Seus (Theodor Seuss Geisel) picture book collection. 

 
There was a six-way tie for 4th place ($5 gift certificates to Barnes and Noble):
Anita Argyle was dressed as Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter.
Julia Limb was Heidi, in Heidi.
Katherine Blackburn was Maid Marian in Robin Hood.
Samantha Sink was Tinkerbell, from Peter Pan.
Corina Fuentes was Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
Drew Ashton was dressed as a Protector from the Red Pyramid, in the Kane Chronicles.
 
Honorary Mention went to:
Alia Pacheco as Alice from Twilight
Brenden Menard as one of the Three Musketeers.
Jasmine Hammond as White Tiger from The Tiger’s Curse
Katelynn Sanchez was Alex from Clockwork Orange,
Jordan Lawrence was dressed as a character from Bleach, a manga and anime series by Tite Kubo
Quintin Walker, dressed as Waldo, from Where’s Waldo?
Greg Thomson, dressed as a character from  the Hunger Games
Brandon Black was dressed as “Mario.”

Thanks to all those that participated.  We can’t wait to see next year’s costumes.

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