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Good for you

By DONNA WINCHESTER

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 20, 2001


Mary Lou Beasley, a math teacher at Southside Fundamental Middle School, is a state finalist for the Presidential Awards of Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science. She is one of 12 Florida elementary and middle school math or science teachers named for the honor by the Florida Department of Education.

She will be considered for the national Presidential Award, the nation's highest honor for mathematics and science teaching in grades K through 12.

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All Children's Hospital's Beach Branch Guild named Maggie Eynatten Angel of the Year at its May meeting.

Eynatten joined the guild in 1987 and was president for two years. She was committee chairwoman for the hospitality and conference committees and for the Mrs. Santa luncheon. She has volunteered in the hospital gift shop, modeled in fashion shows and has recruited more than 15 new members for the Beach Branch.

She lives in Treasure Island with her husband, Robert.

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Dewey J. Leigh received the 2001 Saul Gitlin Citizen of the Year award during the city of Madeira Beach's May commission meeting.

Leigh is a Firefighter Pension Board volunteer and a steering committee appointee for Vision Days for Madeira Tomorrow. He proposed and implemented the residential flowering tree program and has been involved with the beach triathlon and the John's Pass Seafood Festival.

He works with Boys and Girls Youth Little League and officiates at charitable softball events for Special Olympics, Toys for Tots, Victims of Crime and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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