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J Page 4B EDUCA110N Hays Free Press * June 15, 2011 + PflOTO BY JIM CULLEN Recipients of the Hays High School PTSA Wlsh'l~t ~ for 2011 recently gathered to receive their grants and share a smile with PTSA President Lucinda Cook, Wendy Scarborough and Aedin Meagher ( PTSA at far right), this year's co-chairs of the annual Wish Ust Committee. Cash grants totaled more than $2,300. STAFF REPORTS time has been its attempts to meet some of for a drumset for the after school guitar club; the specific needs of campus teachers by HeatherMorgar~$1OOforadigitalmicroscope; Every school campus wishes for a team addressing their "Wish List." Scarborough Ashleigh Bomar, $100 for magnifying lenses, of active and coffimitted parents bent on andMeagherwereco-chairsoftheWishList Kelli Keenan, $130 for social studies supplies; offering encouragement and support every project this year and theyhitahomerunf~or David Bowe, $250 for campus supporting Stu- day and, occasionally, a little help. Hays High many of their flock, i dent Council supplies; BrandiBrownlow, $150 School is among those campuses fortunate By the time they'd announced the results, for targeted social studies books. toenjoysuchablessingintheformofitsPar- 14 teacher's wishes had been fitlfilled, witha Others included Tom Ray, $150 to help ent Teacher Student Association (VISA). total dollar price tag of more than $2,300. It students with SAT and TAKS preparation; Evidence ofthe support that group btings was all in the spirit ofthat support the Hays Eleanor Greet, $115 for Quickread materi- to the Rebel family was offered recently High School PTSA brings to their campus, als for recent immigrant students; Liz Hon- when PTSA President Lucinda Cook and Recipients and the money for their granted eycutt, $115 for resource student reading members Aedin Meagher and Wendy Scar- wishes went to the following: PaulAnderiitch, books; Amy Parrish, $115 for art materials borough visited a Hays High School morn- $200 for camera to document student proj- for students in Spanish; Starr Cruz, $240 for ing faculty meeting bearing gifts---many ects; ~enna Billingsle~ $80 for algebra soft- art block printing presses, and Marnie Hart, gifts~Atraditionoftheorganizationforsome ware for 30 at-fisk students; Bmt Coats, $340 $322 for mat cutters in art dasses. Pay It College Forward Continued from pg. 3B nalIustice Club, and the Marine ing awareness tours to middle grads - she's looking for that per- tesy of the group's "Persistence Corps JROTC, while volunteer- schoolstudents, manent, professional position Team," which keeps in touch ing at PAWS animal shelter and The latest chapter of her in- for which she's prepared herself, with its college-admitted clients the Kyte Public Library. At Texas spiring story concluded a few Karia refers to the "endless and checks on their status regu- State, despite being a young weeks ago with Karlaparficipat- help" that came from College lariy. "It sum did help me stay wife and mother, she was first ing in a pair of Texas State grad- Forward, startingwith those col- focused and see the light at the mentored, then became a men- uation ceremonies and walking lege applications, financial aid end of the tunnel," the recent tot for College Forward and was away with degrees in Commu- applications and with scholar- college graduate says. a member ofthe Spanish Honor nication Design and Spanish. ship hunting. "Even after l grad- Fornow, KarlaBell, herhus- Society. Bell also worked with This summer, she's working in uated from high school, theystill band, and two sons remain the Student Volunteer Connec- the Texas State Office of Spon- believed in me and helped me focused - on enjoying the light tion and the university's Office soredPrograms, but it's only for throughoutmycoUegejoumey." they discovered on emerging of Community Relations, giv- the summer and-like aU college That experience came cour- from that long tunnel. 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