WILLIAM T. DWYER HIGH
Cuore D’ Italia has chosen Nicholas Agnelli and Alexa Wingate as the recipients of $1,000 scholarships. The lodge also selected Kevin Gulley and Sydney Agnew to receive Italian language certificates of achievement.
ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL
Students in kindergarten through fifth grade recently participated in the seventh annual Jump Rope for Heart event, raising $17,837 for the American Heart Association. The top 10 fund-raisers were: Bailee Lizza, C.J. Lizza, Isabella Rusin, Eric Weiss, Lana McCloskey, Wesley LaBanz, Will LaBanz, Cal Pirozzi, Christopher Smith and Lily Miles. Other honors: Deb Miller’s fifth grade class, most money collected; and Melanie Perkins’ fourth grade class, most email requests for donations sent.
Ethan Ridgway, an eighth-grader, has been selected as an honorable mention artist in the fourth annual Southern Teachers Agency Student Art Contest. The works by the 12 winning artists and four honorable mention artists will be printed in the Southern Teachers Agency 2013-2014 academic-year calendar, which will be sent to hundreds of schools around the south.
Band and chorus students, under the direction of Paul S. Destito and Dr. Jerri Goffe, recently traveled to New York City to participate in the Heritage Festival, an international adjudicated competition for school music programs. Music students continued their long tradition of excellence by earning gold awards in the choral, jazz aand and concert band divisions. The jazz band was awarded the Heritage Festival Adjudicators Award for top jazz band of the festival. The chorus was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Choral Festival of Gold. Isabel Gilroy, Ian Press and Alice Maffei received individual Maestro Awards for outstanding jazz solos.
ST. CLARE SCHOOL
The President’s Education Award for Academic Excellence was presented to eighth-grade students who maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher: Ryan Ali, Martha Arasim, Lisa Burns, Samantha Cassino, Cauhl Cleary, Elizabeth D’Alessandro, Max Domenech, Richard Joy, Lacey Lingelbach, Hugh Mallen, Emily Noone, Danielle Paulsen, Katherine Smith and Jessica Whiteford.
THE BENJAMIN SCHOOL
Madisyn DeLeo, a sophomore who has been raising money for autism for more than five years, enlisted the help of friends and classmates Amanda Stevens and Claire Crosby to hold a garage sale fundraiser. They surpassed their goal of $500 and raised more than $1,000 to donate to the Renaissance Learning Center in West Palm Beach. The money will help send a child to camp and buy school supplies.
TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
The Honors Club raised $1,392.31 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during its Pennies for Patients mission event. The school won the organization’s “Head of the Class” award for the top fundraising school in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.
Students in grades six through 12 can participate in a contest to create a design for the School Police Department vehicle used to transport its bloodhound, Kash. Submissions can be hand-drawn or graphically designed. Submissions should be clearly labeled and include the name of the school, contact phone number, name and grade of the artist. Only one submission per school will be accepted, and they can be emailed by the principal or representative to KidsAreSafeHere@gmail.com, or dropped off at the School Police Department. Deadline is 4:30 p.m. May 31. The winning school will be notified June 4. For more information, call 561-434-8300 or email KidsAreSafeHere@gmail.com.
ST. ANASTASIA SCHOOL
The eighth grade bell ringing ceremony, farewell Mass and luncheon are today. Events begin at 8:15 a.m.
Graduation takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anastasia Catholic Church.
Kindergarten celebration begins at 7 p.m. May 30 in the Parish Center.
The last day of school is May 31. Dismissal is at noon.
JOHN CARROLL HIGH
The Christian Service Interact Club raised more than $2,000 to support missions in Haiti through its “Hoops for Haiti” fundraiser and through generous donations from the Fort Pierce Rotary Club and teacher and alumna Mrs. Ageeb.
Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to firstname.lastname@example.org.