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Tampa area student honors, after-school care info

Student honors: Robinson High School junior Meng Fei Shen was one of 50 U.S. high school students chosen to study in South Korea in August as part of the fifth annual CIEE South Korea Scholarship program. She will study at Yonsei University in Seoul and participate in academic lectures and cultural tours.

Middleton High School sophomore Benjamin Simon won first place in Introduction to Technology Concepts at the FBLA National Championship in Anaheim, Calif., in June. He is a student in Middleton's engineering and computer engineering magnet programs. Other Middleton students placed in the competition. Jordan Hart snagged seventh, and Amanda Hernandez and Samuel Musgrove placed 10th.

After-school care: Online registration is open for new participants of Rec2Six, an after-school care program offered by the Hillsborough County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation for children in grades K-5. The program begins Aug. 20 and runs from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $38 per week, or $30 per week with a current reduced-price school lunch letter and $20 per week with a current free school lunch letter. Parents or guardians can also enroll their children at participating Rec2Six locations Monday through Friday. Locations include:

• Brandon, 502 E Sadie St. Call (813) 635-8179.

• Mango, 11717 Clay Pit Road, Seffner. Call (813) 635-7489.

• Northdale, 15550 Spring Pine Drive, Tampa. Call (813) 269-1366.

• Roy Haynes, 1902 S Village Ave., Tampa. Call (813) 903-3480.

• Ruskin, 901 Sixth St., Ruskin. Call (813) 672-7881.

• Thonotosassa, 10132 Skewlee Road. Call (813) 987-6206.

• Westchase, 9791 Westchase Drive, Tampa. Call (813) 964-2948.

• Winston, 7605 Destin Drive, Tampa. Call (813) 744-5539.

For information, contact the centers or visit and click on "Parks, Recreation and Conservation" under "Departments."

Tampa area student honors, after-school care info 08/02/13 [Last modified: Friday, August 2, 2013 4:42pm]
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