Student teams excel in global competition
Hermitage School District students competed in the 2013-14 Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) Competition. Nearly 600 teams from some of the top high schools around the globe participated.
Dennis Ford holds up a pair of tweezers.
“The most important tool of a ship builder,” he quips.
11 speakers go to state tourney
The Mercer High School Speech Team placed seven of its speakers into the elimination rounds of competition at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League’s 53rd Annual State Tournament at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove.
LTI student brings home gold
Waltina Currie, Farrell, a member of Health Occupations Students of America at Laurel Technical Institute in Sharon, has returned from the State Leadership Conference in Lancaster, where she received a gold medal in Medical Spelling.
‘Music and Memories’ benefits AWARE
The Penn State Shenango Drama Club’s production of “Music and Memories: A Talent Show with a Twist!” features singers and musicians, a dance number, martial arts, a novelty number and a parody of Orson Welles’ version of “The War of the Worlds” as the story line tying together all the acts.
Church presents musical prodigal son
The biblical parable of the lost son – also known as the prodigal son – continues to touch people because of its themes of forgiveness, unconditional love, compassion, redemption and humility.
Onward Christian soldier
An icon in social service agency circles, Salvation Army caseworker Marta Nagel looks back on the 25 years she’s spent feeding and clothing the poor and intends to keep pushing forward to help others, even as she acknowledges that her plan and God’s plan for her life went in different directions on multiple occasions.
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Nashville inspires ex-local musician
In the east Nashville neighborhood where David Bavas lives, he can’t swing his guitar without hitting another musician.
They don’t call Nashville “Music City” for nothing.
Boat captains, wood stackers needed
WaterFire Sharon organizers are gauging interest in a class for boat captains and looking for volunteers to help stack firewood.
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Students enter most-ever inventions
The 25th annual Invention Convention was held at Ionta Elementary School in Hermitage for fourth- and fifth-graders on Feb. 27. A record number of inventions, 182, were entered in the convention.
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