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Elks recognize Gulf High students

NEW PORT RICHEY _ Students of the month at Gulf High School have been selected by the New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284. They are William Cleaver and Melissa Davis.

Cleaver, 17, a senior, is the son of Karen Cleaver, 3820 Seven Springs Blvd., New Port Richey.

His hobbies are tennis and bowling, studying and reading. He is a member of the Spanish Honor Society, Peer Counseling and Special Olympics Club.

He hopes to become a physician and plans to attend St. Petersburg Junior College, the University of South Florida or the University of Miami.

Miss Davis, also 17, a senior, is the daughter of John and Paula Davis, 2115 Woodside Drive, New Port Richey.

She was homecoming queen, is secretary for Just Say No, a member of SADD and a peer counselor. She served on the student council from the ninth through the 12th grade. She is a member of Interact. She received the 1989-90 Daughters of the American Revolution Award.

Her hobbies are swimming, water skiing, cheerleading, hiking and traveling.

She hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon and plans to attend the University of Florida.

Power Squadron member honored

Raymond N. Pollenz of Gulf Harbors, educational director of District 22 of the United States Power Squadrons, has received a commendation from the national organization for outstanding achievement in his position during 1989.

Pollenz, a member of the Tarpon Springs Power Squadron, coordinates the educational activities of all squadrons in the district including the public safe boating courses offered to adults and teen-agers to improve their knowledge of boat handling.

A new class will start at Gulf High School on March 7.