Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Community news from Hernando County

Timi Grace Woodward

Timi Grace Woodward

JUNIOR NATIONAL YOUNG LEADERS: Timi Grace Woodward, 12, a sixth-grader at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics, is heading to the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., this summer.

Timi is a 6-year Girl Scout in Troop 704 of the Spring Mermaids. She was nominated by her teacher, Rosemary Foley, for academic excellence and leadership potential. Timi's interests include archery, volleyball and track.

The conference provides an opportunity to tour Washington, hear speakers and participate in workshop sessions. It is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, a nonpartisan, educational organization.

HERNANDO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced Hernando Christian Academy's yearbook program as part of its 2013 Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The designation recognizes dynamic school yearbook programs. This year's yearbook team at Hernando Christian included Emily Buckley, Jennifer Hutchinson, Dakota Beck, Alycia Groeger, Susan Dilixiati, William Liu and Zoe Zeng.

BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS: The Hernando Builders Association Spike Club has announced its annual scholarship recipients. They are: Emma Betters, Springstead High School; Nicholas Crockett, Nature Coast Technical School; and Gabriella Napolitano, Weeki Wachee High School.

Community news from Hernando County 06/08/13 [Last modified: Friday, June 7, 2013 11:51am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Lightning owner Jeff Vinik backs film company pursuing global blockbusters


    TAMPA — Jeff Vinik's latest investment might be coming to a theater near you.

    Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner, invested in a new movie company looking to appeal to a global audience. | [Times file photo]
  2. Hernando readies for possible rally at county's Confederate monument

    Public Safety

    BROOKSVILLE — Law enforcement officials have readied themselves in response to a string of social media rumors about possible rallies at the Hernando County courthouse Friday afternoon centered around the Confederate soldier statue that sits out front.

    Hernando County's Confederate monument stands on the courthouse lawn in downtown Brooksville.
  3. What to watch this weekend: 'The Defenders,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'What Happened to Monday'


    Slow burn: The Defenders

    First there was Daredevil, then Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist followed. Now, the superheroes team up for The Defenders. The new Marvel series on Netflix follows the city's unlikeliest heroes as they struggle with their own personal vendettas …

    Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones in The Defenders.
  4. Bill Nelson celebrates Steve Bannon's departure


    Bill Nelson likes what he sees Steve Bannon getting the boot:

  5. Algae bloom and fish kill confirmed in Old Tampa Bay


    An algae bloom and fish kill have been confirmed in Old Tampa Bay from Safety Harbor to the south end of the Bayside Bridge.