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Brittany Farrell, a nursing student at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, has received the Deaconess Scholarship.
The Deaconess Scholarship is the result of a collaborative effort by Deaconess Foundation, The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis and the St. Louis American Foundation.
The Special Education Foundation, in partnership with Special School District (SSD), recognized 19 students with Rosemary Zander Awards recently. Six of the awardees were from Hazelwood West High School: Alexis Henderson, Jill Ellen Kiernan, Deric Liddell, Lens McKeown III, Abigail Niener and Donald Phillips.
Every day, children experience bullying – that’s why the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri joined with local schools to educate kids on how to help. Transform UR Future (TUF) equips students with tools so they can be more than just a bystander.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District has named the following new administrators for the 2014-2015 school year:
Adrienne Bland has been approved by the Board of Education as the district’s Director of Elementary Education. In this position, Dr. Bland will oversee the operation of the District’s 17 elementary schools and serve as a member of Ferguson-Florissant’s academic leadership team. Bland has served the Ferguson-Florissant School District since 2003 as principal of Combs Elementary, prior to being named acting director of Elementary Education during the 2013-2014 school year. She previously worked in the Affton School District as an assistant principal and taught in the Rockwood and University City School Districts. She received her Doctorate in Education and Master’s Degree in Elementary Administration from Lindenwood University.
North County Churches United (NCCU) is holding its fourth Annual Summer Youth Computer Academy at John Knox Presbyterian Church, 13200 New Halls Ferry Rd. in Florissant, from June 18, to July 12, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Hazelwood School District (HSD) has been named a recipient of the North County Incorporated (NCI) Community Development Award for 2014. The District will be honored during the NCI 37th Annual Breakfast Friday, May 16 at 7:30 a.m., at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.