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Tampa school news, Oct. 21 and upcoming

Fall gala: The St. Peter Claver Catholic School will hold its fall gala fundraiser, "A Classic Celebration of Community," at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Academy of Holy Names Brady Center, 3319 Bayshore Blvd. The event will feature food from the Columbia Restaurant, flamenco dancers and Talitha Anyabwele of Black Girl Speaks Productions.

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Tickets are $75 each. Call the church office at (813) 223-7098.

Student honors: Students at the Academy of the Holy Names have qualified for the Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars and the Duke Talent Identification Program.

The Joseph Baldwin nominees are Zachary Bradshaw, Annmarie Collins, Christian Jung, Gianni Jurado, Julia Lee, Lindsey Marian, Diego Perez, Sara Phillips, William Sjobeck, Alexandra Smith, Sebastian Angel-Riano, Adwoa Baffoe-Bonnie, Brandon Bailey, Peter Barausky, Meghan Clare, Zoe Cuva, Drew Kamaris, Sophia Mastro, Alyssa Muir, Macy Scanlan, Samantha Stagg, Sarah Tevlin, Naomi Youakim and Jessica Zakhary.

Duke Talent Identification Program nominees are Zachary Bradshaw, Peter Cevallos, Annmarie Collins, Meghan Curinga, Vanessa Davila, Ethan Dieck, Christopher Jennings, Christian Jung, Gianni Jurado, Julia Lee, Alessandria Ligori, Lindsey Marian, Macy McConnie, Haiqa Mian, Matthew Orta, Diego Perez, Sara Phillips, Kyle Repar, Rachel Saunders, Elena Schillinger, Isabella Sebek, Emma Sewell, William Sjobeck, Alexandra Smith and Olivia Traud.

Students in the Joseph Baldwin Academy participate in college-level courses, and must score in the 95th percentile on the most recent standardized test to qualify. To qualify for the Duke program, students must also score in the 95th percentile on the most recent standardized test.

Fundraiser: Stewart Middle Magnet School will hold a fundraiser Wednesday to benefit the STEM Robotics Team from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sweet Tomatoes, 1902 N Dale Mabry Highway. Sweet Tomatoes will donate 20 percent of sales to the robotics team from patrons buying a meal and beverage who present the fundraiser flier. The flier is available online at

Open house: Tampa Bay Technical High School will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. The open house will have information on the school's 13 technical programs, as well as school tours and assistance in filing online applications. Any student living in Hillsborough County is eligible to apply. The school is at 6410 Orient Road. For more information, call (813) 744-8360, ext. 225.

Tampa school news, Oct. 21 and upcoming 10/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 20, 2012 4:31am]
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