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School Notes: May 17, 2017

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Nathan Goelzer inducted into honor society

Nathan Goelzer of Buckeye was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.

To be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, an invitation, nomination and approval is required. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and top 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.

 

Local school collects books for charity

The Goddard School in Goodyear recently collected 1,200 new and gently used books for the Reach Out and Read Arizona charity.

As part of the charity celebration, the school held an event March 2 on Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and Council members Joe Pizzillo, Sharolyn Hohman and Wally Campbell joined the event and read some of their favorite Dr. Seuss books to the children.

 

Verrado High School students win award

Kenna Meagher and Loren Kueker from Verrado High School were awarded the 2017 National Center for Women in Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing Arizona Affiliate. They were given the awards on April 18 at Arizona State University in Tempe.

The awards include scholarships, plaques and recognition letters.

 

United Blood Services names local hero

Hilary Yuengst from Universal Technical Institute of Avondale was named as one of the United Blood Services’ 2016 Heroes.

The Hero Award went to people from organizations that have made the largest impact on the blood supply with outstanding blood drive coordination.

For information, visit UnitedBloodServicesAZ.org.

 

McTeacher Night raises $12,000 for local schools

Thirty local schools received a total of $12,000 raised during the Southwest Valley McDonald’s McTeacher’s Night Challenge at the Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Buckeye McDonald’s locations.

McTeacher’s Night gives a portion of McDonald’s sales during a two-hour period benefiting each school. The schools’ principals and teachers worked that period of time at the registers and greeting customers.

McTeacher’s Nights have raised $93,000 for local schools since 2009.

 

Trinity Proulx joins scholar society

Trinity AleSandra Proulx of Goodyear recently became a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Membership is by invitation for first- and second-year college students, based on grade point average and class standing.

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