Seminole Ridge Spanish Club collects supplies for dog rescue group


SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH

The varsity Coed Competition Cheerleaders won the Class 2A state runners-up title. Cheer coach is Tammy Licavoli.

Future Business Leaders of America students earned high marks in District XX competition: Natalie Hogwood, first place, Organizational Leadership; Gena Ra, second, Impromptu Speaking; Caitlin Hetchler and Emma Thiery, third, Hospitality Management; Julia Galvan, third, Public Speaking; Jose Rosiles Jr., fourth, Securities and Investments; Jonathan Almanzar, sixth, Cybersecurity. Students have qualified to compete at the state level in the spring.

Students of the Week for Feb. 6–10: Angel De Los Santos, Lauren Kimball, Morgan Shortridge and Allison McConnell.

The Spanish Club has begun a yearlong drive in support of Loxahatchee’s Big Dog Ranch Rescue. Students can earn up to five community service hours by donating these items: bedding, any size, any condition, sheets, pillowcases, comforters, blankets, (two service hours for two full 13-gallon bags); towels, any condition, any size (two hours for two full 13-gallon bags); leashes (no retractable leashes, one hour for two leashes); dog toys/office supplies (two hours for two dog toys and office supplies); pill pockets (one hour for two packs); baby shampoo/detergent (two hours); Milk-Bone biscuits (one hour for two packs); dog beds (one hour for one bed); wire dog crates, large or extra-large (two hours for one crate); travel pet crates, medium, large, or extra-large (two hours for one crate). Donations can be taken to Room 4-201.

BRIEFLY

The George Snow Scholarship Fund will sponsor its 24th Cowboy Ball, 6-11 p.m. Feb. 25 at at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton. The evening includes food from several restaurants, whiskey tasting, square dancing, line dancing, an auction and mechanical bull rides. Tickets are $175 per person. A charity raffle offers a grand prize of $5,000, and tickets are available for purchase by guests as well as those not attending the festivities. For tickets to the event or raffle tickets, visit www.scholarship.org or call 561-347-6799.

Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to neighborhood@pbpost.com. Dated items must be sent at least two weeks before the event.

Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to neighborhood@pbpost.com. Dated items must be sent at least two weeks before the event.



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