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Students win thousands of dollars in scholarships during Walker’s Rising Stars

During the 10th annual Walker's Rising Stars, students from throughout Pinellas County Schools were recognized for their artistic talents. Thanks to the generous contributions of Dr. Jeffrey Walker, as well as other corporate and community sponsors, nearly 66 thousand dollars in scholarships were awarded to student performers and artists last night.  Each finalist competed in a...
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Countryside senior honored for her academics, strength of character

Morgan Moody, a senior at Countryside High School, has been awarded the Cougar Career Center's second annual $1,000 Senior Scholarship award. [caption id="attachment_14927" align="alignright" width="312" caption="Cougar Career Center Senior Scholarship Winner Morgan Moody, far left, celebrates with her dad, Mark, Career Advisory Board members Julie Yaeger and Karen Wilson, Volunteer Director Kathleen Lamb, and...
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Students told at Honors Breakfast to never stop using their talents

"I am proud that I won the Math Brain Bowl in the ninth grade." Those were some of the responses from the students who were highlighted Wednesday at the annual Honors Breakfast, which recognizes Pinellas County Schools seniors who were National Merit Semifinalists or Achievement and Hispanic Scholars. The students were allowed to bring to the breakfast...
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Three seniors win prestigious National Achievement Scholarships

Three Pinellas County Schools students have won National Achievement Scholarships. The National Achievement Scholarship Program is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding black high school students. Aubrey B. Wetzelberg, of Dunedin High, and Jaila C. Johnson and Ike Okonkwo, both of St. Petersburg High, are among the 800 award winners announced...
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