HIGHLAND HIGH FOUNDATION SEEKS FUNDS FOR BRONZE BUST
The Highland High Foundation is seeking $6,000 in community donations to commission a bronze bust of Dean Collett, who taught and counseled students at the school since it opened 43 years ago.The bust, which will be placed in the school's main hallway, is being created by Rosie Nelson-Kaufman, a 1995 Highland graduate and Brigham Young University art student.
The work will be unveiled at an alumni auction and dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. April 30, at the school. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Proceeds benefit the school's art department and the foundation.
Please send bust contributions to the Highland High Foundation, 2166. S. 1700 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84106.
S.L. DISTRICT NURSE NAMED UTAH SCHOOL NURSE OF YEAR
Nan Mead of the Salt Lake City School District has been selected as the Utah School Nurse of the Year.
Mead, who is battling ovarian cancer, is a 25-year member of the Utah School Nurse Association and helps to meet the health care needs, from scraped knees to complicated care of medically fragile students, for some 8,500 students, preschool to adults.
Mead is medical director of the National Youth Sports Program, which serves 500 low-income, at-risk students in Salt Lake City and Granite school districts, during the summer months. There, she ensures students receive physical exams, immunizations and on-site care.
She also makes school health presentations on AIDS, maturation and dental hygiene and works to put fluoride programs in the schools.
SLCC TO BEGIN REGISTRATION FOR ITS 2-WEEK TERM IN MAY
Salt Lake Community College next month will begin registering students for a two-week May term under its new semester system.
The abbreviated term is considered part of spring semester; students now enrolled for 12 to 15 credits can take up to 18 credits at no extra tuition charge.
"It will be helpful to those who just need a few more credits to graduate. These full-credit classes are the same academic quality as the classes in the standard semester," said Eric Weber, SLCC Student Administrative Services dean.
Students may register beginning April 5 at the college, by calling 957-2200 or online at www.slcc.edu. For assistance, call 957-4350.
ST. OLAF SCHOOL IN BOUNTIFUL TO HOST AUCTION AND DINNER
BOUNTIFUL -- St. Olaf School is hosting an auction and dinner fund-raiser at the school, 1793 S. Orchard Drive.
Auction items include airline and theater tickets, resort stays and skiing and fine dining, among others. Social hour and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. Dinner is at 7:30, and the main auction and prize drawings begin at 8:15.
"Communities all along the Wasatch Front have been generous beyond belief in contributions to this year's auction," said Kate Aravich, co-chairwoman in charge of donations. All funds support education at the school.
Tickets for the Saturday, April 17, event are $17.50 and available at the school or from Kristen Moulton-Cilwick, 546-9078.
KEARNS HIGH SENIOR WINS DAR'S GOOD CITIZEN CONTEST
Kearns High senior Michelle Healy has been selected the state winner of the annual Good Citizen contest, sponsored by the Utah Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Healy received $250, plus a pin and certificate for her grade-point average, extra-curricular activities and leadership skills.
Other high school honorees include: Audrey Esther Sanders, Cache Valley; Crystal A. Worthington, Grantsville; Laura Wright, Ogden; Brynn Janke, Olympus; Sara Rose Dodini, Pleasant Grove; and Richelle Robbins, Valley.
LAYTON HIGH STUDENT WINS RADIO SHACK SCHOLARSHIP
Layton High student Jacob Umbriaco has won $1,000 as the Radio Shack Tandy Scholars outstanding student in math, science and computer science.
The program, administered by Texas Christian University and endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, awarded $350,000 in awards and scholarships to teachers and students showing excellence in those disciplines.
Certificates of recognition also will be sent to 42,000 students and teaches across the nation, including 145 from 15 Utah high schools.