The first-place winner of the "I Love My Library Bookmark' contest is Steffie Lynn Tuesink, a forth-grader at Moon Lake Elementary School. She received a $100 savings bond.
Calusa Elementary's paraprofessional for emotionally-handicapped students, Anita Dolin, was selected as employee of the month. Kenny Irons won first place in the Tropicana speech contest at Calusa. David Peak won second place, and Sarah Tolle came in third. Sunshine Readers poster winners are Jessica Altamuro, first place; Dustin Burchell, second place; and James Cerciello, third place.
Pine View Middle School pupils Adam Gaudens and Will Leslie were honored at the Tampa Bay Lightning game last week for their creativity. Will won first prize for his ad to find a corporate sponsor for the Zamboni machine. Adam won third place for a new sandwich he dreamed up to sell at the games.