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Jekyll and Hyde going on stage

The Asolo Touring Theater of Sarasota will present The Strange Case ofDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for approximately 800 secondary school students Thursday at Crystal River High School.

The play is an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of the struggle between good and evil.

The Asolo Touring Theater, which is an educational outreach program of the Asolo Theater Company, is in its 19th year of bringing professional theater to hundreds of communities throughout Florida.

Participating schools are provided with comprehensive study guides and opportunities for teacher and student workshops.

College student wins scholarship

INVERNESS - Bret Bennett, an Inverness resident and student at Central Florida Community College, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Florida Engineering Society to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville.

He was selected from a statewide field of applicants based on grade point average, ability, interest in the profession and sincerity.

Bennett is employed with the Citrus County Department of Technical


Eighth-grader wins geography bee

LECANTO - Tara Torricelli, an eighth-grade student at Central Catholic School of Citrus County, won the school's recent geography bee. The bee was the first round in the second annual National Geography Bee, which is sponsored by National Geographic World, Amtrak and Kudos granola bars.

Welding student's work is honored

INVERNESS - William D. Merritt has been named Welder of the Month by the welding department of the Withlacoochee Vocational Education Center. Merritt is a post-secondary student from Hernando.