District Web site shows scholarships
Scholarship opportunities are available at the Hillsborough County School Board Web site, which now includes the monthly Scholarship Matrix. Visit guidanceservices.mysdhc.org/matrix.
Camp will teach rowing to students
Rising eighth- to 12th-grade students can participate in the Learn to Row Camp with the Plant High Rowing Association. Camp is 8 a.m. to noon. The first session is June 15-20; the second runs Aug. 10-15. Call (813) 835-9541.
Tampa Prep student wins UVA scholarship
Taylor Richardson, a senior at Tampa Preparatory School, 727 W Cass St., is one of the winners of the Jefferson Scholarship from the University of Virginia. The Jefferson Foundation received 1,120 nominations, but only 105 finalists participated in the Jefferson Scholars Selection Weekend. Taylor was one of the 24 award recipients. The scholarship includes eight semesters of tuition, fees, room and board, and expenses. It also includes a third-year component to travel abroad, as well as other academic enrichment opportunities.
Roosevelt orientation is for kindergarten
Parents whose children will enter Roosevelt Elementary School kindergarten in the fall are encouraged to bring their little ones to an orientation session at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the school, 3205 S Ferdinand Ave. Also, Roosevelt teachers Angela Wilson and Michele Nelson will retire at the close of the current school year. The school invites former students to write a note of gratitude or a fond memory of time spent in the teachers' classrooms. Notes should be mailed by June 1 to Roosevelt Elementary School, Attn: Rachel Ellis, 3205 S Ferdinand Ave., Tampa, FL 33629.
Stewart Middle sets welcome breakfasts
Stewart Middle School will hold a welcome breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday for students and parents who will be new to the school in 2009-2010.
Breakfast is in the school's cafeteria, 1125 W Spruce St. School tours will be offered after each breakfast.
Student wins with 'Crayon Masterpiece'
Roosevelt Elementary School fourth-grader Trevor Jay was the runner-up in the sixth annual Crayon Masterpiece Program, an initiative of the Hillsborough Education Foundation. Trevor's entry was a replication of Vincent Van Gogh's Vincent's Chair With His Pipe. Roosevelt elementary is at 3205 S Ferdinand Ave.