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Salem News
Outstanding Youth Award will be presented ThursdayThe award was established to provide an opportunity to recognize youth who are
Outstanding Youth Award will be presented Thursday
Salem News / Posted yesterday
The award was established to provide an opportunity to recognize youth who are involved in one or more of the seven Junior Fair Youth Organizations - Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Future Farmers of America, Camp Fire USA, Farm Bureau, Grange and 4-H- and... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Junior Olympian Dies After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba While Swimming in Lake, Family Saysa beautiful set of wings, and a pair of gold running shoes,” the post read. Th
Junior Olympian Dies After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba While Swimming in Lake, Family Says
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
a beautiful set of wings, and a pair of gold running shoes,” the post read. The teen was described by his family as an honor student who was a member of the National Honor Society. He was also a talented athlete who competed three times in the... Read more
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Denver Post
Paige: It's a bad idea to give ax to Broncos center Matt ParadisPaul Bunyan-sized mystery man. Who knew? In the seventh grade, Paradis was the
Paige: It's a bad idea to give ax to Broncos center Matt Paradis
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
Paul Bunyan-sized mystery man. Who knew? In the seventh grade, Paradis was the backup quarterback for Council (Idaho) Junior High. "Mostly, I ran the quarterback sneak," he said. He grew out of the position and into a lumberjack. As a... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Nation's top academic schools all pursuing Lanier senior Ashton Barneswith extracurriculars outside of football and track and field. He is student bo
Nation's top academic schools all pursuing Lanier senior Ashton Barnes
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 4 days ago
with extracurriculars outside of football and track and field. He is student body vice president, a member of Beta Club, National Honor Society and the Lanier Student Leadership Team, as well as the Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. He also... Read more
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ESPN
Hurricane Katrina and the lessons from 2005's lost Tulane seasonThere aren't many two-win teams that a school chooses to honor. But the Tulane
Hurricane Katrina and the lessons from 2005's lost Tulane season
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
There aren't many two-win teams that a school chooses to honor. But the Tulane football team that played a decade ago kept the Green Wave alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans five days before the 2005 season... Read more
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Methow Valley News
His own pathin the Methow Valley, graduated from Liberty Bell High School in 2013 as the cl
His own path
Methow Valley News / Posted 5 days ago
in the Methow Valley, graduated from Liberty Bell High School in 2013 as the class salutatorian, and was about to enter his junior year at Whitman College in Spokane this fall. He was a month shy of his 21st birthday. At Liberty Bell, Tom was... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Postcards from NormCummings / Norm Cummings/Spectrum Caitlin Gillen, left, and Emma Homberg of th
Postcards from Norm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
Cummings / Norm Cummings/Spectrum Caitlin Gillen, left, and Emma Homberg of the Shepaug Valley High School swim team help honor longtime coach Dick Ayer on Feb. 4, 2003 as coach Ayer's wife, Cheryl, looks on. Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm... Read more
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Santa Clara Broncos
Welcome the Future of Women's Basketball: Andraya Florfinished second in state. She also played soccer where her team went undefeate
Welcome the Future of Women's Basketball: Andraya Flor
Santa Clara Broncos / Posted 5 days ago
finished second in state. She also played soccer where her team went undefeated in the regular season her senior year. Her junior year the team finished in fourth place in the state. Flor was a member of The Way to Win basketball club and the... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Moyer becomes boys basketball coach at Brooksidein a positive manner.” Prior to coaching the Brookside girls, Moyer, a 2001 Ed
Moyer becomes boys basketball coach at Brookside
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
in a positive manner.” Prior to coaching the Brookside girls, Moyer, a 2001 Edison graduate, spent four seasons as a boys junior varsity coach at Wapakoneta High School, an hour north of Dayton. He also worked with the Redskins’ junior high... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Murphy joins two teammates on Lombardi Award watch listyards deep from the line of scrimmage. Nominated candidates must be All-America
Murphy joins two teammates on Lombardi Award watch list
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
yards deep from the line of scrimmage. Nominated candidates must be All-Americans, all-conference or receive 2015 preseason honors. Murphy joined Blake Martinez and Joshua Garnett as a candidate for the award. Martinez and Garnett were named to the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
ELMO WEEKS: Amateur Tour lets hacks compete like prosHilton Head/Savannah chapter was one of the first to be formed. Each fall, Hilt
ELMO WEEKS: Amateur Tour lets hacks compete like pros
Savannah Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
Hilton Head/Savannah chapter was one of the first to be formed. Each fall, Hilton Head hosts the GolfWeek Amateur Tour’s national tournament, which brings in more than 1,000 players to eight courses over three days of play. “The main thing is... Read more
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The Advocate
Alpha Kappa Alpha to present 19 debutantesa Rites of Passage Ceremony at the Greater King David Activity Center. The you
Alpha Kappa Alpha to present 19 debutantes
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
a Rites of Passage Ceremony at the Greater King David Activity Center. The young women will be formally presented to society in spring of 2016 at a debutante cotillion. The debutantes are Mia Elisse Age, daughter of Brendetta S. Age and Huey... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Volunteer ProfileMelanie Miller is the program manager and a volunteer for Junior Achievement, a
Volunteer Profile
The Shawano Leader / Posted 10 days ago
Melanie Miller is the program manager and a volunteer for Junior Achievement, a nonprofit organization. A Marion native, she graduated from Marion High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of... Read more
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Lemont Reporter
Lemont Hall of Fame to welcome three new members(Carvell) Bogun (2000 graduate), Randy Bromberek (1992) and Connie Weaver-Hessl
Lemont Hall of Fame to welcome three new members
Lemont Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
(Carvell) Bogun (2000 graduate), Randy Bromberek (1992) and Connie Weaver-Hesslau (1981) will be included among the honorees when the Hall of Fame enshrines its 11th induction class at a ceremony on Sept. 20 at Cog Hill Golf Club. Bogun was... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How The First African-American Marine Received The Medal Of Honor 47 Years Agoyears old one month before he died. For his heroism and selfless sacrifice, An
How The First African-American Marine Received The Medal Of Honor 47 Years Ago
Task & Purpose / Posted 11 days ago
years old one month before he died. For his heroism and selfless sacrifice, Anderson was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on Aug. 21, 1968, making him the first African-American Marine to receive the nation’s highest honor. The fact that... Read more
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South Maryland News
Students selected to serve as CCPS TV broadcast anchorsfor other original programming. The anchors for the 2015-16 school year are Mo
Students selected to serve as CCPS TV broadcast anchors
South Maryland News / Posted 11 days ago
for other original programming. The anchors for the 2015-16 school year are Morgan Abresch, a La Plata High School junior, Aaryn Baker, a Thomas Stone High School senior, Jaren Jamison, a Westlake High School senior, Jasmine Mitchell, a... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Martinsburg High student set to attend Harvard this fallmuch about it at first, I just knew that he was in some special class at first,
Martinsburg High student set to attend Harvard this fall
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 13 days ago
much about it at first, I just knew that he was in some special class at first," Jenkins mother said. "Then he went into honors in middle school, and so on, the academics and intelligence has always been there," Mailynn added. "There is a group... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ellis distinguishes himself on field, in classfor the season, including 10 at Death Valley against LSU. Ellis, with a 4.0 gr
Ellis distinguishes himself on field, in class
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
for the season, including 10 at Death Valley against LSU. Ellis, with a 4.0 grade-point average, was a member of the National Honor Society at Fayetteville High School and active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is a worker, and almost... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Leipply, Mustangs ready for next stepus. That's what's driven during the offseason in lifting. They were just bigger
Leipply, Mustangs ready for next step
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
us. That's what's driven during the offseason in lifting. They were just bigger and stronger. I'm glad it happened my junior year because it definitely opens it up for us this season." The remainder of the Mustangs have used it as motivation,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association names Hall of Fame inducteesGeorgett,a and many teachers for sparking his interest in education and medicin
St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association names Hall of Fame inductees
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 15 days ago
Georgett,a and many teachers for sparking his interest in education and medicine. He earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in chemistry from UF in 1977. Burchfield was accepted to medical school at the University of South Florida to study... Read more
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Washington Post
Prince William County community calendar7:15 p.m. Woodbridge American Legion, 3640 Friendly Post Lane, Woodbridge. 703-
Prince William County community calendar
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
7:15 p.m. Woodbridge American Legion, 3640 Friendly Post Lane, Woodbridge. 703-494-4304. $15 minimum. Washington Balalaika Society The orchestra of Russian folk instruments performs, followed by an ice cream social. 3 p.m. Loy E. Harris Pavilion,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropper, August 16, 2015League honors award recipients Amy DiChiara received the Mary Harriman Award
Namedropper, August 16, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
League honors award recipients Amy DiChiara received the Mary Harriman Award for exemplary service to the league, and the Margaret L. Richards Award for outstanding community impact was awarded to Shannon Roche when the Junior League of Scranton... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Our Citizenswork for the Michigan Department of Corrections or become a Michigan State Poli
Our Citizens
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
work for the Michigan Department of Corrections or become a Michigan State Police Trooper. She joined Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and was Spotlight Student, featured in a Dateline Delta television segment. She works two jobs while... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Socialwork for the Michigan Department of Corrections or become a Michigan State Poli
Social
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
work for the Michigan Department of Corrections or become a Michigan State Police Trooper. She joined Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and was Spotlight Student, featured in a Dateline Delta television segment. She works two jobs while... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Queen Daphne Pageant is todayThe Junior Fair Queen contestants are as follows: Autumn Jenee Knotts, age 12,
Queen Daphne Pageant is today
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 17 days ago
The Junior Fair Queen contestants are as follows: Autumn Jenee Knotts, age 12, is the daughter of Heather and Charles Knotts of Parsons and the granddaughter of John and Dottie Nestor and Rick and Betty Largesse. She has a younger brother, Sydney,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropper, August 14, 2015Tocqueville Society honors Munchak Members and guests of the Tocqueville Soci
Namedropper, August 14, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Tocqueville Society honors Munchak Members and guests of the Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties were on hand when Mike Munchak was presented with the Tocqueville Society Award at a private reception at the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sean Maguire, not Everett Golson, is best candidate to be FSU quarterbackfour years before they got their opportunity.. "All the great ones during the
Sean Maguire, not Everett Golson, is best candidate to be FSU quarterback
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
four years before they got their opportunity.. "All the great ones during the run never played until their redshirt junior year, like Sean is doing now," Fisher said. "That dynamic is [mostly] gone. That's not our society today. There's no... Read more
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TribLIVE
Board hears about safety issueNorvelt elementary schools. Under athletics and activities, the board: • Acce
Board hears about safety issue
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
Norvelt elementary schools. Under athletics and activities, the board: • Accepted the resignation of Floyd Snyder as the junior high academic science coordinator. • Approved the elimination of the events director supplemental position. •... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Christina Austinand is vice president of communications for the Black Student Union. Last year,
Newsmaker: Christina Austin
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
and is vice president of communications for the Black Student Union. Last year, she was inducted into the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society. Education: Austin is entering her junior year at Chatham, where she is majoring in... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Alderson Broaddus University inks nine track commitmentsin the 4x400m relay and once in the 4x800m relay. Kyle also excelled in the cla
Alderson Broaddus University inks nine track commitments
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 21 days ago
in the 4x400m relay and once in the 4x800m relay. Kyle also excelled in the classroom, earning a spot on the principal's honor roll every year and graduating magna cum laude. Also heading to Battle Hill is Ritchie County's Taylor Mace from... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Central Lafourche tennis player commits to BelhavenAll-League singles selection on the Bayou/River Region All-League tennis team t
Central Lafourche tennis player commits to Belhaven
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 days ago
All-League singles selection on the Bayou/River Region All-League tennis team this year. He also placed second at the Junior Team Tennis state championships in Morgan City. Matherne, who trains at City Park in New Orleans, is a member of Beta... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Central Lafourche tennis player commits to BelhavenAll-League singles selection on the Bayou/River Region All-League tennis team t
Central Lafourche tennis player commits to Belhaven
The Daily Comet / Posted 22 days ago
All-League singles selection on the Bayou/River Region All-League tennis team this year. He also placed second at the Junior Team Tennis state championships in Morgan City. Matherne, who trains at City Park in New Orleans, is a member of Beta... Read more
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The Advocate
Parry Nickerson emerged as a strong coverage guy for Tulane last season. Richard Allen and a pair of freshmen look ready to turn cornerback into a strong point in 2015All-American Athletic Conference pick, according to Phil Steele, is the guy qua
Parry Nickerson emerged as a strong coverage guy for Tulane last season. Richard Allen and a pair of freshmen look ready to turn cornerback into a strong point in 2015
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
All-American Athletic Conference pick, according to Phil Steele, is the guy quarterbacks will want to avoid. Allen, a junior who played primarily on special teams in his first two seasons, is the clear frontrunner for the second starting... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Poe named defensive line coach at North Alabamatackles (21 solos) in a 75-71 victory against Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C. in th
Poe named defensive line coach at North Alabama
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
tackles (21 solos) in a 75-71 victory against Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C. in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) state championship game. Poe played at UWA under Bobby Wallace in 2010 and Will Hall in 2011. A... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Amish converts choosing their religion and building roots in oldest settlementShe was on student council, played softball, basketball, and marched in the ban
Amish converts choosing their religion and building roots in oldest settlement
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
She was on student council, played softball, basketball, and marched in the band as a trumpet player. She was an honor roll student. But Cortez never could completely shake her fascination with the Amish. In 2010, her mother started... Read more
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The Times Leader
Area Sports Briefsmeeting before your child may participate in scholastic athletics or cheerleadi
Area Sports Briefs
The Times Leader / Posted 27 days ago
meeting before your child may participate in scholastic athletics or cheerleading. The Buckeye Local Junior/Senior High School meeting date will be on Thursday, Aug. 13 at Buckeye Local High School at 5 p.m. in the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Who’s Fighting Free Speech?is the politicization of everyday life. “Grievance mongering, apology demanding
Who’s Fighting Free Speech?
The New Yorker / Posted 28 days ago
is the politicization of everyday life. “Grievance mongering, apology demanding, and scalp collecting are modeled at the national level by ruthless professionals,” they write, “then replicated straight on down the line.” In their view, the effect... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Lebanon High School seniors get colorful with annual parking-lot traditiontouches on their parking spots. It’s a tradition that’s been around in Lebanon
Lebanon High School seniors get colorful with annual parking-lot tradition
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 28 days ago
touches on their parking spots. It’s a tradition that’s been around in Lebanon for about 15 years. Every incoming junior and senior gets to claim her or his sport by picking up a paintbrush and getting creative. For some it means... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Honor Roll /School in Amherst, competed the weekend of July 24 to 26 in Virginia Beach, Va.
Honor Roll /
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
School in Amherst, competed the weekend of July 24 to 26 in Virginia Beach, Va., in the 12 and Under Doubles USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour National Championships. Kelsey and Hannah were the only team from New York participating in the 2015... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mt. Pleasant grads bound for service academiesPennsylvania's United States senators (Democrat Robert Casey and Republican Pat
Mt. Pleasant grads bound for service academies
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
Pennsylvania's United States senators (Democrat Robert Casey and Republican Pat Toomey), her nomination came via the Honorable Joseph Biden, vice president of the United States. “I was extremely excited when I received the information,”... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in TennesseeSchools. He previously attended South Forsyth Middle and Sharon and Big Creek e
Recent Lambert High grad dies after ropes course injury in Tennessee
Forsyth County News / Posted a month ago
Schools. He previously attended South Forsyth Middle and Sharon and Big Creek elementary schools. His sister is a rising junior at Lambert. According to Gary Davison, principal at Lambert, Horan completed the accounting pathway and was active in... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Live Coverage at 7 p.m. Saturday: Who will be Queen of the Fair?Regional High School, Class of 2016. Future: Degree in Education and Social Wo
Live Coverage at 7 p.m. Saturday: Who will be Queen of the Fair?
New Jersey Herald / Posted a month ago
Regional High School, Class of 2016. Future: Degree in Education and Social Work, Peace Corps School accomplishments: National Honor Society, Student Council, Go Green Club, interact Club and Deca. Community service: Pass It Along, Squire... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Sweet Corn queen candidates keep busy leading up to big dayof Mendota. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, and is 5-6. She graduated from
Mendota Reporter Sweet Corn queen candidates keep busy leading up to big day
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
of Mendota. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, and is 5-6. She graduated from Mendota High School in May where she was an honor roll student. She was involved in FFA in high school as the Chapter Reporter and Chapter Vice President, and also... Read more
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South Maryland News
Dicko accepted into National Society of High School ScholarsHama Dicko has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High
Dicko accepted into National Society of High School Scholars
South Maryland News / Posted 1 months ago
Hama Dicko has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment, a press release states. The... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Youths in the NewsCommunity Scholarship valued at $1,500. The scholarship is awarded in partnersh
Youths in the News
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Community Scholarship valued at $1,500. The scholarship is awarded in partnership between the mall and the foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational and career development opportunities for... Read more

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