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Education briefs

July 14, 2003

Day school begins July 21 at Wilson College


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The 14th annual Summer Enrichment & Exploration Day School at Wilson College will be held Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program is open to students in grades kindergarten through eight.

Students can select from many classes, including gymnastics, canoeing, tennis, multicultural art, pottery, archery, drawing, bowling, computer fun, cooking, sculpting, designs, self-defense, Spanish and swimming.

The cost is $90 per week per child. A family plan of $75 per week for each additional child in the same family is available.

Registration is required. To make reservations or learn more about the course offerings, contact Melissa Imes at 1-800-421-4796 or 1-717-262-2025 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, or visit the Wilson College Web site and the SEEDS page at www.wilson.edu/CCE/cceseeds2003.html.

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Arts Recognition and Talent Search applications available


MIAMI - Talented performing, visual and literary artists entering their senior year of high school may apply to Arts Recognition and Talent Search by Oct. 1 for the chance to share in an awards package valued at up to $900,000.

Just by completing the application process, artists become eligible for $3 million in scholarship opportunities made available for ARTS applicants by arts colleges across the United States. Cash scholarship awards range from $100 to $25,000.

The final application deadline is Oct. 1. The deadline for submission of audition materials is Nov. 1. ARTS applications may be obtained through high school art teachers, by visiting www.ARTSawards.org on the Web or by calling 1-800-970-ARTS.

ARTS is the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts' annual core program through which talented actors, dancers, filmmakers, classical, pop and jazz musicians, photographers, visual artists, vocalists and writers are identified and rewarded. Eligible artists must be high school seniors, or 17 or 18 years old.




Clear Spring graduate receives honors at FBLA competition


Recent Clear Spring High School graduate Jamie Teach brought home honors from the Future Business Leaders of America National Competition held June 23 to 28 in Dallas.

She earned fourth place in the Word Processing II competition. She qualified for nationals with a first-place performance in the state competition.

The exam consisted of eight documents that had to be keyed and formatted without error within 60 minutes or less as well as a 100-question written exam on formatting procedures for office documents.

Competitors came from all 50 states, as well as from Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Bahamas, Saipan, Ontario and the Department of Defense Dependent Schools of Europe.

Teach is a 2003 Clear Spring High School graduate and a four-year member of FBLA, holding offices of treasurer, reporter and vice president during her membership. She will attend Salisbury University in the fall, majoring in business management.

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