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Canterbury School to offer campus tours April 17-18

By Rita Farlow
Published April 11, 2007


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Canterbury School of Florida will host open houses on April 17-18.

Families with students in prekindergarten through fourth grade are invited to the Hough Campus, 1200 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg, from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Families with students entering grades 5-12 are invited to the Knowlton Campus, 990 62nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, from 8 to 10 a.m. April 18.

Faculty members and administrators will answer questions, and campus tours will be offered. For information, call 521-5903.

Seniors urged to apply for $1,000 scholarship

The Princess Hirrihigua Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a resident of Pinellas County and plans to attend an accredited college or university.

The deadline to apply is May 1. For information on eligibility and requirements, and to download an application, go to the chapter's Web site at http://fssdarchapters.org/princesshirrihigua/ and click on "Scholarship Information."

Senior at Boca Ciega honored as volunteer

Janice McShane, a senior in the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions at Boca Ciega High in St. Petersburg, is the recipient of a Gold President's Volunteer Service Award for her commitment to volunteering.

The award was presented by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, on behalf of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation.

McShane participated in the Spirit of Community program this year as a representative of Boca Ciega High.

McShane earned her award by volunteering 424 hours of her time at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, the Masonic Home Band, Shriners Hospital for Children, and as a Bogie Buddy mentor at Lakewood Elementary.

[Last modified April 11, 2007, 06:30:47]


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