SOUTH TECH ACADEMY
Two groups of students from the school’s Recording Arts Academy were winners in a contest sponsored by the Florida Bar and its Law Related Education Committee. Students were challenged to create a short video from topics covered in the Legal Guide for New Adults to promote interest in the law and its traditions through research, participation and ingenuity. One group won the $500 grand prize for creating a rap song and video that covered all the topics contained in the guide. The second group won third prize for a video about a magical lawyer who appears whenever a teen has a question about the law.
PARK VISTA HIGH
Landon M. Myers received a $500 scholarship from the Palm Beach County Council of PTA/PTSA.
DONNA KLEIN JEWISH ACADEMY
The Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High at DKJA recently presented its 2013 Avraham HaLevi Eagle Award to Taytum Orshan during the school’s graduation ceremony. The winner of the award must excel academically in both general studies and Judaic studies; must lead his or her peers by example; and must show strong Jewish values. The student must demonstrate integrity, maturity, morality, sensitivity, generosity of time and resources and know how to be a good friend.
Pamela Wolf, a student at Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High, received a 75 percent merit-based scholarship to attend the Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale-Nova Southeastern University Creative Summer Art Academy. She also will participate in a month-long program at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Wash. this summer. She was accepted into the game design track and will hone her skills as a video game designer.
Hannah Wolf will be spending three weeks at Texas A&M University this summer as part of the Duke Talent Identification Program, where she will study Algebra II.
SPANISH RIVER HIGH
Daniel Schneiderman received a $500 scholarship from the Palm Beach County Council of PTA/PTSA.
Student media productions from eight district schools took first place in the Region 5 Jim Harbin Student Media Festival: Freedom Shores Elementary, Jupiter Farms Elementary, North Grade Elementary, Western Pines Middle, Roosevelt Middle, Independence Middle, Suncoast High and Seminole Ridge High. The winners will now move on to the state competition. First, second and third place winners of the state competition will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Florida Association for Media in Education annual conference in November.
Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to firstname.lastname@example.org.