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Scholarship: Mollie Drenth, a junior at Riverview High School, has signed for a full gymnastics scholarship to the University of Arkansas. Drenth is a level 10 gymnast at Golden City Gymnastics in Brandon. She will join the Arkansas team in January 2014.

Garden celebration: Doby Elementary School will celebrate the opening of the Doby Nature's Learning Garden and its prekindergarten classrooms from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at 6720 Covington Garden Drive, Apollo Beach. The classrooms and outdoor learning area will be open for viewing. The classrooms and garden were developed through a partnership with Lakeshore Learning. Kevin Carnes, president of Lakeshore Learning, will attend the celebration. Call principal Catherine Ferguson at (813) 672-5388.

Open house: Erwin Technical Center will host its annual open house on from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2010 E Hillsborough Ave., Tampa. The open house will highlight the school's accredited career-focused programs including automotive technology, computer repair and networking, culinary arts, dental assisting, massage therapy and medical laboratory technician. Call principal James Rich at (813) 231-1800.

American Heart fundraiser: Robinson High School will hold a Red Out during its football game against Spoto High School on Thursday. Spectators are encouraged to wear red to support heart disease awareness. American Heart Association "Rock the Beat" T-shirts will be on sale at Robinson during all lunches and in the main office until Thursday. The shirts will also be sold after school in the carpool line Monda through Wednesday and during the game. The cost is $12 per shirt. Robinson Knightmare Club members can purchase one discounted shirt for $7. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.

School news 10/13/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 13, 2012 4:32am]
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