EDISON — Middlesex County College President Joann La Perla-Morales received a Contribution to the Community Award at the First Central Jersey Women in Business Dinner on Nov. 4.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a poster contest in honor of Red Ribbon Week. Each student made an “I have the power to be drug free” poster.
STATE — The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (HBCSF) announces that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term.
CLARK — St Agnes School students placed third out of 14 schools in the recent Roselle Catholic Scholastic Olympics. Matthew Thoonkuzhy placed first in art. Matthew Juechter placed first in spelling.
RAHWAY — The pre-kindergarten students in Kathleen Harris’ class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed interacting with a fireman dressed in full firefighting gear during a recent visit. The children learned about fire prevention and safety during Fire Safety Month.
CLARK — Mrs. Halleck’s fourth grade science students from St. John the Apostle School in Clark are seen working on a project using their eyes, a magnifying glass, and a microscope.
ELIZABETH — Three members of the Class of 2011 at Benedictine Academy, Emilie Burke of Colonia (far left), and, Megan Hely of Union and Chelsea Odufu of Newark (second and third from right, respectively), were inducted into the school’s National Honor Society chapter on Oct. 25.
RAHWAY — After learning about the achievements of their school’s namesake, the fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’ class at Roosevelt School in Rahway wrote persuasive letters explaining why Theodore Roosevelt deserved the honor of being sculpted on Mount Rushmore.
RAHWAY– Dr. Carlo Parravano, Executive Director of the Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE), has been named Educator of the Year by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, an organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of research and development in New Jersey.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway began a week-long celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt on National Day on Writing, Oct. 20.