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Shorecrest senior wins national scholarship

Lillian Nave, daughter of William and Dorris Folwell of Belleair and a senior at Shorecrest Preparatory School, is the winner of a National Honor Society scholarship, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Mary Booker, headmistress of Shorecrest, announced the award, which includes a $1,000 college scholarship.

Nave, who was nominated by the Shorecrest chapter of the National Honor Society, competed for the award with more than 12,000 students nationwide.

Nominees submitted a form outlining their participation in school organizations and clubs, listed their academic accomplishments, employment experience and community service.

Nave has been senior class treasurer, captain of the volleyball team, a member of the soccer and softball teams, president of the National Honor Society, a National Merit commended scholar, president of the Spanish Honor Society and recipient of the Carleen Haskell Hodgdon Award for service and scholarship and the Harvard Book Award.

Nave plans to study math, English and philosophy at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.

Schoolchildren win essay contest

Jennifer Harris, an eighth-grader at Kennedy Middle School in Clearwater, and Richard Regina, a fourth-grader at Robinson Challenge School, are the winners of an essay contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Turner-Brandon Unit 7.

The title of Jennifer's essay was "America, the Past and Present."

Richard's essay was titled "God Bless America."

Both pupils were awarded savings bonds.

Student earns degree from FSU

Brett Stewart Davis, son of Beverly and Ross Davis of Palm Harbor and a 1987 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School, has graduated with a degree in political science from Florida State University.

Davis also was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force by Brig. Gen. Wallace Green Jr. in ceremonies in Tallahassee.

Freshman wins Naval ROTC prize

Amy Derrick, a freshman at the University of Mississippi, has been awarded the Naval ROTC American Legion Award for Military Excellence. She also has been appointed assistant athletic officer for the 1991-92 school year.

Ms. Derrick is a member of the track team at the university. She was a member of the track team at Tarpon Springs High for four years.

Ms. Derrick is the daughter of Dave and Mary Derrick of Palm Harbor and a 1990 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School.

Graduate passes state Bar exam

Suzanne Jill Ederr, daughter of Robert Ederr of Largo and Bonnie Kasdan of Fort Myers, recently passed the Florida Bar exam.

Ms. Ederr is a 1984 graduate of Seminole High School and a December 1990 graduate of the University of Florida Law School.

She is an associate with the law offices of Hardt and Stewart in Naples.

2 win Italian-American award

Juliann Accetta of Seminole High School and Kenneth D. Murena of North Miami Beach High School have been awarded the Italian-American Club of Greater Clearwater's John Nano Memorial Scholarships for 1991.

Miss Accetta, daughter of John and AllathiAccetta of Largo, was sponsored by her grandmother, Margaret VanDerveer.

Ms. Accetta plans to attend St. Petersburg Junior College as the first step in preparation for a career in law.

Murena, son of Doreen Murena of North Miami Beach and Kenneth Murena of New York, was sponsored by his grandmother, Gina Lomolino.

Murena plans to study pre-law and business administration at the University of Florida in Gainesville.