EDISON — Last December, the Middlesex County College Foundation received a challenge grant from the Willard T. C. Johnson Foundation structured in two parts: an outright gift of $500,000 as well as a challenge grant of $500,000.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Girls’ Tennis Team raised $542 during a fundraising car wash held on Saturday, Sept. 11, on the school’s North Edison campus. Members of the Boys’ Tennis Team pitched in as well.
GARWOOD — Garwood resident and Arthur L. Johnson graduate Louis F. Rigano of Rhode Island School of Design has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Japan in Design, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
NEW BRUNSWICK – In poll after poll, Americans have voiced concern over the deterioration of civility in every corner of life, from angry discourse in the halls of Congress to cell phone use at the local movie theater. Even President Barack Obama has remarked on the need to maintain “a basic level of civility in our public debate.”
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently sent its varsity cheerleaders to the Pine Forrest Cheerleading Camp at Chestnut Lake in Beach Lake, Pa.
RAHWAY — The sun was shining almost as brightly as the smiles of students, teachers and parents at Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway as the school year officially got under way.
RAHWAY — Students from Kathleen Harris’ pre-kindergarten class at Franklin School in Rahway presented a gift to their new superintendent, Edward Yergalonis.
EDISON — Abigail Rogers of Plainfield, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, seized the opportunity to advance her enthusiasm for photography while attending a National Geographic On Campus Expedition in Monterey Bay, Calif. from June 27 to July 6.
PERTH AMBOY — Kerry Dyke, a student at Perth Amboy Catholic School, has won a billboard contest held by The Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey. Dyke’s artwork, expressing the message “Choose a Bright Future, Avoid Alcohol” was selected from thousands of entries.
EDISON — Project Connections, a program at Middlesex County College that provides intensive support services for college-able students with learning disabilities, has received a five-year federal grant.