Good for you
By DONNA WINCHESTER
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The Business and Professional Women's Foundation has awarded Deborah M. Hart of Pinellas Park a scholarship to continue her studies at St. Petersburg College.
Hart, 47, is in her sixth semester at SPC after returning to school to become a certified addictions professional. She expects to receive an associate's degree in human services in May and wants to work with female offenders and ex-offenders in the human services field.
A member of Phi Theta Kappa and a recipient of President's Honor Roll honors, Hart works for the Public Defender's Office.
Toastmaster International presented Thane W. Cornell of St. Petersburg with an Advanced Toastmaster Gold certificate, the organization's highest speech achievement award. Cornell received the certificate at an awards ceremony at local Toastmaster's Club 4698.
An active member of Toastmasters since 1967, Cornell completed hundreds of speeches as he progressed through various levels of speechmaking expertise. Additionally, he coordinated and conducted seminars and served as a mentor for new Toastmaster members.
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