Kathy Witker of Bradner, a junior trombone player in the Eastwood High School band, will attend Capital University's Reading clinic band this month in Columbus. The clinics she will attend over two days include those in music performance, sight-reading techniques, and music composition.
Nicole Gerity of Maumee High School, a senior in Penta Career Center's interactive media program, has won first place in the 2005 Knights of Pythias national poster contest. She received a $1,000 cash price for her poster titled "Road Rage - Is It Worth Your Life?" that is based on the theme of safe driving. Her poster is featured on the Knights of Pythias Web site.
Three students in the early childhood education program at Penta Career Center won top awards at the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America national leadership meeting recently in San Diego, Calif.
Andrea Fukuzawa of Springfield High School and Abigail Blair of Maumee High School each won gold in the illustrated talk contest. Their topic was the dangers of second-hand smoke.
Crystal Glenn of Maumee High School won a gold in the early childhood competition.
The students had qualified for the national competition by earning top scores in the Ohio FCCLA competition.