Beechwood students take academic title
FORT MITCHELL - Fourth- and fifth-grade academic team members of Beechwood Elementary have won the district championship. The team competes against other local elementary schools in the areas of math, science, language arts, social studies, general knowledge and composition and quick recall.
Coached by Terri Brennan, the members are Phillip Allen, Ray Barry, Seth Burkhardt, Matthew Craig, Andrew Flach, Paige Gooch, Kyle Nienaber, Stephen Schindler, Matthew Brennan, Lindsay Crutchfield, Caroline Culbreth, Catherine Daun, Jacob Smith, Patrick Sullivan, and Ellen White.
Next, the team will compete in the regional competition, to be held at the March 22.
Bridge-builder honored for his work at school
ERLANGER - 18-year-old Christopher Luken, of Fort Mitchell, has been honored for his volunteer service with a state-level certificate of excellence from the 2003 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
Luken received the award for planning, overseeing and carrying out the construction of a 540-foot nature trail, a 10-by-30-foot bridge and an outdoor classroom on the campus of his school, St. Henry District High School.
Luken's school nominated him for the award. Prudential Financial presents the award in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Christ Hospital honors N.Ky. nursing students
The Christ Hospital School of Nursing is recognizing some of its students for their high grade point averages. Kentucky residents who earned honors:
Class of 2003: Second honors (3.0-3.49): April Gieske, of Lakeside Park
Class of 2004: First honors (3.5-4.0): Bonnie Albert, of Independence, and Brandy Smith, of Covington. Second honors: Bridget Emmons, of Hebron; Stefanie Morano, of Southgate; Robbi Robinson, of Florence; and Jayne Storn, of Alexandria.
For information on the two-year registered nursing program: The Christ Hospital School of Nursing, (513) 585-2401.
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