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Dunedin Elementary's top readers win new wheels

The 12 top readers of Dunedin Elementary’s Bikes for Books program were awarded bicycles courtesy of Dunedin Masonic Lodge 192 F&AM, at the school’s yearend assembly June 4.

Kevin Schlenker | Special to the Times

The 12 top readers of Dunedin Elementary’s Bikes for Books program were awarded bicycles courtesy of Dunedin Masonic Lodge 192 F&AM, at the school’s yearend assembly June 4.

The brothers of Dunedin Masonic Lodge 192 F&AM provided bicycles for top readers of Dunedin Elementary's Bikes for Books program at the school's yearend assembly recognizing scholastic achievement by students.

This year's winners by grade are James Jackson and Ariyana Nesbitt, kindergarten; Taylor Bond and Nerli Hernandez, first grade; Xain Tooker and Jennifer Diaz, second grade; Santiago Romero and Rezielle Natnat, third grade; Nathaniel Grimm and Taylor Walker, fourth grade; and DJ Street and Cristina Rogers, fifth grade.

Masons presenting the bicycles were Steve Andrews, Tim Bryce, Ken Giesow, Chris Laughlin, Bob Matheson, Bill McIntosh, Shannon McIntosh, Mike Palenik, Matt Panzano, BJ Sammon, Rome Scerbo and Chris Schlenker.

Deputy Spencer Gross of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department gave a brief lecture on bicycle safety and presented helmets to the winners.

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Clearwater High senior Alyssa Wygant has been awarded the Max Devane/Bill Roys Scholarship by the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City's Youth Services committee at a recent awards program at the school.

Wygant's overall GPA is 3.8. She was a member of the track team and club involvement included: CHS Life, chorus, drama, French, math and ecology. She is also involved in mission work at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, including volunteering with less-fortunate families. Her educational goals are to attend college and major in ministry and religious studies.

Wygant will be the guest of honor at Thursday's Kiwanis Club meeting at Clearwater Country Club.

Dunedin Elementary's top readers win new wheels 06/12/10 [Last modified: Friday, June 11, 2010 6:23pm]
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