Sunday, May 14, 2000

People you know

The Cincinnati Enquirer

Essay winner off to Washington
        COVINGTONMadeline Dwertman, a junior at Holmes High School, is the Kentucky winner in the National Peace Essay Contest.

        She will go to Washington, D.C. in June to compete with other state winners for the top prize, a $10,000 scholarship.

        As a state winner, she will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the U.S. Institute for Peace, and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington.

        This year's topic was “United States Response to the Changing Nature of International Conflict.”

Brossart senior proves math whiz
        ALEXANDRIAJames Weber, a senior at Bishop Brossart High School, scored a 4.0 on the recent American Invitation Mathematics Exam.

        A total of 9,347 students nationwide qualified to take the exam, and the average test score is a 2.7.

        He is the son of Linda and James Weber of Alexandria.

Engineering student named top graduate
        FORT MITCHELLMegan Marie Ray, a chemical engineering major at the University of Louisville, has been named the Speed Scientific School's outstanding graduating student.

        The Speed Scientific School is the school's engineering college, with an enrollment of 1,552.

        Ms. Ray is the daughter of Ken and Nancy Ray of Fort Mitchell.

Business college singles out two
        BOWLING GREEN — Two Northern Kentucky stu dents have been honored by the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University.

        Carla Givin, a junior accounting major from Dry Ridge, was awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma (national business honor society) scholarship.

        Among outstanding juniors recognized by the school were Andria Humpert of Fort Mitchell, a computer information systems major, and Ms. Givin.

Dignity and respect monthly award made
        FLORENCEJoelle Perry, a freshman at Boone County High School, has won the school's fourth Meijer Dignity and Respect Award.

        The award, sponsored by Meijer Inc., is given to encourage those values. Each month the student winner receives a certificate and a $25 gift certificate.

        Joelle is the daughter of Bonita and Rick Perry of Florence.

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