Zubin Yavar, an eighth-grade honors student at Hopewell Junior High School, was selected to attend the 2003 National Junior Leaders Conference on Defense, Intelligence & Diplomacy in Silver Springs, Md.
Exceptional middle school students with a record of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement are invited to participate.
Zubin is the son of Homa and Michael Yavar of West Chester Township.
Artist wins grant
Lisa Merida-Paytes of Silverton has received a matching grant of $2,020 from the Ohio Arts Council to support her work on a new series of ceramic sculptures.
On dean's list
The following students have been named to the spring quarter dean's list at the University of Cincinnati:
Sophomore paralegal-studies major Pamela Koebel. The Sycamore High School graduate is the daughter of Nancy and Bill Koebel of Symmes Township.
Senior pre-med biology major Jennifer Shea. The Norwood High School graduate is the daughter of Janet and John Shockley of Norwood.
Sophomore mechanical engineering major Andy Johansing. He is the son of Karen and Len Johansing of Monfort Heights.
These students have accepted renewable, partial-tuition transfer scholarships to attend Xavier University:
Jamie Barnes, a Seton High School graduate from Green Township, who plans to major in occupational therapy; Tracy Hall, a Winton Woods High School graduate from Forest Park, who plans to major in early childhood education; Jessica Hinson, a Glen Este High School graduate from Summerside; Nathan Oswald, a Village Christian School graduate from Maineville; Nicole Schmidt, a Seton High School graduate from Mack, who plans to major in chemistry; and Laura Schulz, an Amelia High School graduate from Amelia, who plans to major in sports management.
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