Charles T. Harden III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harden, graduated cum laude from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University on May 22.
Harden, a 1989 graduate of Tampa Preparatory High School, received his bachelor of arts degree in journalism, news editorial, with minors is history and mechanical engineering. He also was awarded departmental distinction by the Communications School.
Harden will attend Florida State University Law School.
Garden club installs
officers at luncheon
The Culbreath Bayou Garden Club recently had its annual installation luncheon at the home of member Sally Hill.
Outgoing president Meredith Chastain and Adele Kaminis were the hostesses.
The following officers were installed for 1993-94: Dedie Sanderson, president; Betty Ann Guyton, first vice president; Carole Anderson, second vice president; Mary Carter, third vice president; Daljit Gill, recording secretary; Kelly Merck, corresponding secretary; and Barbara Davidson, treasurer.
Chastain was honored for serving two terms as president. A special tribute was made to Carter for her job on entrance beautification. Another highlight was the luncheon food, which was made from recipes in the Bayou's Best Cookbook.
Rotary Club honors
The Rotary Club of Tampa Bay named Jefferson High School student Elizabeth A. Murphy as Student of the Quarter during its May 12 meeting at the Tampa Marriott Westshore.
Murphy, who will be a senior in August, has a 3.8 grade point average and is ranked at the top of her class. She was approved by the Jefferson administration and teachers for the award.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, Drama Club, Debate Club, Student Advisory Committee and School Improvement Team.
She also does volunteer work for St. Timothy's Youth Group, Angels Unaware, Medi-Center and The Children's Home.
The award was set up by Rotary to recognize Jefferson High School students who show extraordinary academic achievement and leadership qualities. Murphy received a $50 savings bond from the club and her name will be added to a plaque that will be on display at the school.