Thursday, October 05, 2000

In the schools

Walnut Hills grads plan presentations

        The Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation Speaking of Success Lecture Series continues with seven more Walnut Hills graduates who have achieved national recognition in their profession:

        Oct. 24: Dr. Alan Dressler '66 is an astronomer and expert in the formation and evolution of galaxies. Dr. Dressler's presentation is “Galaxy, Star, Planet, Life: The NASA Origins Program.”

        March 27, 2001: Two-time Grammy Award winner Frank Benjamin Foster III '46 has been in the music industry for more than 50 years. A member of the Count Basie Orchestra who has worked with Quincy Jones, Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie, Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Foster will talk about “My Life in the Jazz Lane.”


        April 24: “The Business of Sports, An Interactive Sports Panel,” with Darren Anderson '87, former NFL player; J. Howard Frazer '42, past president of the USTA; Brian Goldberg '77, sports agent and attorney; Henry Hersch '76, senior editor for Sports Illustrated; and Gerald Robinson '50, owner of the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. Information: 569-5582.

Teacher writes article

        Sandra Ciolino, a physical education teacher at Hyde Park School, contributed the cover article for the September edition of The Web, the newsletter for Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound. Ms. Ciolino said his article honors “the learning potential inherent in risk, challenge and the unknown.”

Principal gets award

        Michael Ward, principal of Hoffman School in Walnut Hills, has received a Community Involvement Award from the Cincinnati/ Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Hoffman School has been the host for the past three summers of the agency's Earn and Learn Program and has collaborated on other programs.

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