ELIZABETH–Brittany Henderson, a junior at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, spent a week in the Netherlands recently, as the recipient of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)-Wachovia Jazz for Teens (WJFT) Program’s fifth annual Groningen Award.
CLARK — Siblings Daniella and Nicholas Walano take a break from their studies, at Valley Road School in Clark, to attend a PTA-sponsored assembly on animals and the environment.
NEWARK – This past school year, 7,000 fourth grade students from all parts of New Jersey participated in the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey/Verizon Design a Fourth Grade Folder Contest.
DOVER — Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Karl Soehnlein, PhD, has announced that students from Union County have been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Winter 2011 Quarter.
EDISON — Fifty-six students were recently inducted into the Middlesex County College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges.
LINDEN — Students at Linden School No. 1 learned about famous women and created PowerPoint presentations about their subjects. At a school-wide event, the students presented their discoveries to their peers.
ELIZABETH — Last week, Union County College held an investiture ceremony for Dr. Margaret McMenamin, the first female and eighth president in the school’s 78-year history
CLARK – Kathy Ullrich’s fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark, took part in an interactive project about the history of inspirational musicians, singers and composers.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The students, faculty, and staff of Union Catholic High School celebrated their commitment to the environment with a special Arbor Day service on Friday, April 15, hosted by the Union Catholic Environmental Club.