Monday, April 23, 2018
News Roundup

Hometown Pinellas for July 4

MILITARY NEWS: Army Pvt. Spencer N. Norris, son of Cassaundra Honeycutt of Kansas City, Mo., and Spencer Norris of Pinellas Park, graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

Air Force Airman Michael C. Kincannon, son of Joyce Spinner of St. Petersburg and Michael Kincannon of Conway, Ark., graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman Devon L. Tanner, son of Lloyd Tanner of Pinellas Park and Yvette Lavalley of Surprise, Ariz., also graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

St. Petersburg High senior wins scholarship: Zoe Heuermann of St. Petersburg High School's International Baccalaureate program was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Pinellas Education Employees Retired. She is the daughter of Davis and Caroline Heuermann and was sponsored by her grandmother, Anne Green, who is a PEER member. The scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving Pinellas County School District senior who is related to a member of Pinellas Classroom Teachers' Association, Pinellas Education Support Professionals Association or PEER. Heuermann plans to attend New College of Florida.

Fishing tournament will benefit ill Children: The Pinellas Association of Insurance Agents held its 12th Annual Fun Fishing Tournament at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club to benefit the Children's Dream Fund. Proceeds of $27,000 will help make dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses living throughout west-central Florida.

Students selected for ANNE FRANK AWARDS: The Florida Holocaust Museum honored the humanitarian efforts of 93 teenagers with its 12th annual Anne Frank Humanitarian Award.

Twelve years ago, the award was created to focus attention on the positive actions of today's teens.

It is presented to one junior in each of the 93 public and private high schools in the five-county bay area, and the honorees were nominated by their principals, guidance counselors or teachers.

Pinellas County recipients included: Ian Schlifstein, Admiral Farragut Academy; Marketa Alston, Bayside: Brittany Smith, Boca Ciega, Delaney Abood, Clearwater Central Catholic; Jacie Parsons, Clearwater; David Siegel, Countryside; Kinza Khan, Dixie Hollins; Julia Martin, Dunedin; Brendon Bloomfield, East Lake; Auhria Newton-Reynolds, Gibbs; Anthony Copodonna, Gulf Coast Academy; Kevin Byun, Indian Rocks Christian; Kyle Johnson, Keswick Christian; Atiera Hopkins, Lakewood, Jordan Le, Largo; Maya Berrios, Northeast; Stephen Senderoff, Northside Christian; Ashley Miller, Osceola; Lacey Patterson, Palm Harbor University; Robert Maher, Pinellas Park; Sarah Hall, Seminole; Milan Shah, Shorecrest Preparatory; Rochelle Gober, St. Petersburg Catholic; Cassidy Slockett, St. Petersburg Collegiate; Carl Plant, St. Petersburg; and Marisa Soriano, Tarpon Springs.

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