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• The Hudson Elementary Book Battle Team placed first in regional competition and second in district competition.

• These Gulf Middle sixth-grade students were named winners of the school level Tropicana Speech contest: Alexis Casazza, Ariana Ruisi, Benjamin Contreras, Austin Keough, Brittany Takas, Phillip Thompson, Audrey Vilaihong, Chloe Houston, Stacey Hite, Amanda Gibson, Brittany Dehart, Cameron Suiters and Julianne Rice.

• The Take Stock In Children Scholarship program recently recognized 39 Pasco County seniors, their mentors and families at a banquet held at Seven Springs Country Club.

Most of these students will receive a four-year tuition-paid scholarship valued at $17,000 for their multiyear commitment to maintaining good grades, attendance, behavior and remaining drug and crime free. Students honored were: Vinnette Alvarado, Wesley Chapel High; Amanda Arey, Zephyrhills High; Natalie Avila, Zephyrhills High; Ashley Bartko, Ridgewood High; Kristy Bennett, Pasco High; Summer Bernini, Gulf High; Gilberto Carrillo, Pasco High; Sebastian Cavanagh, Mitchell High; Lydia Elezi, Mitchell High; Damian Gallo, Mitchell High; Samantha Groome, Wiregrass High; Gabriella Guardado, Ridgewood High; Ashley Hagerty, Gulf High; Breannallee Hansen, Mitchell High; Stephanie Holz, Pasco High; Taylor Jones, Zephyrhills High; Zackary Lemay, Zephyrhills High; Austin Lewis, Pasco High; Michael Marla, Anclote High; Anthony Martinez, Wiregrass High; Mario Martinez, River Ridge High; Jacob McLaughlin, Zephyrhills High; Alexis Merritt, Mitchell High; Raul Mojica, Wesley Chapel High; Cheyenne Noack, Land O'Lakes High; Jason Nowak, Hudson High; Jorge Ortiz-Vega, Pasco High; Kali Pizzo, Zephyrhills High; Kaussandra Raulerson, Zephyrhills High; Gabriel Salazar, Land O'Lakes High; Mackenzie Semenovich, Ridgewood High; Naser Shareef, Gulf High; Yaroslav Shtykalo, Mitchell High; Dimetrios Stefopoulos, Ridgewood High; Santiya Stewart, Pasco High; Alyssa Sullivan, Zephyrhills High; James Teixeira, Gulf High; Jessica Thomas, Zephyrhills High.

• Three Pasco County seniors have received higher education scholarships from the Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Foundation, which provides need and merit-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited institution in Florida. Pasco recipients include: Emily Bauer, Sunlake High, who will receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for four years; and Tiffani Spicer, Hudson High, and Chloe Miller, Wesley Chapel High, who will each receive a $6,000 scholarship renewable for two years.

Pasco school news 06/07/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2:02pm]
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