• These Rushe Middle School students were named District Science Fair winners: First place: Zane Hogue. Second place: Samantha Montoya, Jamie O'Rourke and Derek Walters. Third place: Krystin Demsher, Sydney Reed, Madison Grybek, Bridget Monahan and Steven Naggy. Fourth place: Nicole Mooradinan. Steven Naggy also was named winner of the Environmental and Engineering awards.
• The following Gulf Middle students have qualified for the International Baccalaureate Program at Gulf High School for the school 2010-11 school year: Renee Patnode, Hannah Quade, Jackson Raymond, Nicole Sedivy, Maranda Smith, Renee VanDyke, Haley Wedge, Brooke Davis, Alexzandra Hare, Molly Smith, Cory Chin Loy, Bruce Dillard, Alex Giannakanis, Jamie Graves, Jalena Hawkins, Lissett Hernandez, Maria Hernandez, Asiya Khan, Tiffani Maybin, Hanna McAnn, Nicholas Osterer, Nikita Patel, Matthew Baker and Haley Kocurek.
• Each year, the Thursday Musicale gives scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a career in music. The following students were named 2010 winners and were honored at the Thursday Musicale March Concert: Christopher Greco, Gulf High School, for Sonata for E flat Saxophone by Eccles. Aaron Cabrera, River Ridge High, for his performance of Concerto No. 3 by Stamitz. Victoria Hopkins, Mitchell High, for her flute performance of Cantabile et Presto by Enesco. Kristen Murrell, Mitchell High, played Jungle Walk on the marimba.