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Brian Harter, son of Robert and Linda Harter of Palm Harbor, received his bachelor of science degree in sports management. Harter minored in music and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and the Marching Chiefs, and was coach for the City of Tallahassee Youth Baseball League. Harter is a 1998 graduate of East Lake High School and is employed by the Florida State University athletic department.

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Daphne M. Wood, daughter of Jim and Betsy Wood, has received her bachelor's degree in business management from the University of South Florida. Wood, a 1997 graduate of Clearwater High School, received her bachelor's degree in business marketing from Florida State University in 2001. She is pursuing her master's degree in business administration at USF.

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Westlake Christian School announced school winners in the the Junior American Citizen Contest, sponsored by the Caladesi Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The theme of the contest is "America the Beautiful."

Westlake's winners include:

ESSAY WINNERS: Seventh grade _ first place, Sherilyn Guzell; second place, Brittany Lundahl; third place, Ashley Lynn Rogers; honorable mention, Crystal Murphy. Sixth grade _ first place, Gregory Yap; second grade, Christopher Wenstrom; third place, Ryan Reeder; honorable mention, Brett Zitzelberg. Fourth grade _ first place, Elizabeth Pitts.

POETRY WINNERS: Seventh grade _ first place, Teresa Linnert; third place, Brittany Williams; honorable mention, April Zinober. Sixth grade _ second place, Alan Rivero; third place, Stephen Scully; honorable mention, Myranda Profetta. Fourth grade _ first place, Courtney Williams; honorable mention, Mary Parianos.

STAMP DESIGN WINNERS: Seventh grade _ third place, Alex Hernandez.

SIXTH GRADE: First place _ Mark Bell; third place, Wesley Jones; honorable mention, Kara Knight. Fourth grade _ second place, Mary Parianos.

BANNER DESIGN WINNER: First place, Susan Johnson's class.