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a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
Come and enjoy the following
AdministratoroftheYearattheAnnual activities: Food Court, games, hair
Fall Conference. Seegren was honored braiding, face painting, raffle, silent
by the many members of the auction, bake sale, drama and music
Association who came from every cor- Poerformances, and art & poetry dis-
ner of the state of Arizona. plays.
Tempe Prep is located at 1251 E.
Team from Corona Southern Ave.
heads to national finals
Corona del Sol High School’s Husein wins state
Competition Government Team won essay contest
the Arizona “We the People” state tour- Tempe Preparatory Academy stu-
nament on Jan. 9. The team will repre- dent Sebastian Husein won the state
sent Arizona in the national finals in final in the “Voice of Democracy” essay
Washington, D.C., April 25-27. contest,whichincludedarecorded3to
Under the guidance of teacher Tim 5 minute speech. The contest is spon-
Smith, Corona clinched it’s 10th state
Corona del Sol High School’s Competition Government Team celebrates its Jan. 9 “We
sored by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
title. “As coach I was pleased with how
the People” state tournament win. The team, coached by Tim Smith, heads to the nation-
al finals in Washington, D.C., next month (submitted photo).
the team came together and supported the campus for a ceremony to recog-
the nation’s elementary and secondary gressional hearing as the culminating
nize Husein’s achievement and present
students. What makes the program so activity for the “We the People” pro-
the award. Husein will travel to
to win, but also the will and determi-
successful is the design of its instruc- gram. The entire class, working in
nation to be successful,” Smith said.
tional program, including its innova- cooperative teams, prepares and pre-
senting Arizona for the national com-
tive culminating activity. sentsstatementsbeforeapanelofcom-
petition with 53 contestants: the win-
competence and responsibility among
Participants hold a simulated con- munity representatives who act as con-
gressional committee members.
U.S. territories. The first prize is a
Students then answer questions posed
provides students an opportunity to
demonstrate their knowledge and
to military kids
understanding of constitutional princi-
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship
ples while providing teachers with an
Fund applications are due July 31 for
excellent means of assessing perfor-
the 2009-2010 academic year.
The fund has awarded $2.5 mil-
Members of the 2009 Corona del
lion to the children of U.S. service
Sol winning team are: Ahmed Aboul-
members who have been killed or
Nasr, Hannah Augee, Kaitlyn Beaudet,
permanently disabled in an opera-
Katherine Cai, Christine Dyster, Seth
tional mission or training accident.
Garrison, Siddesh Gopalakrishnan,
Students who may qualify are encour-
aged to apply early.
Derek Hurang, Shelly Jackson, Rachel
Having a conﬁdent smile can change everything.
Kultala, Wyatt Larkin, Elizabeth Lee,
the dependent son or daughter of a
Vishal Maini, Eric McKay, Hari Menon,
U.S. soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or
Ask us about
Alex Nunez, Vincent Park, Smitha
Ramakrishna, Lizzie Shafer, Pankti
Shah, Mike Swindle, Molly Yang, Jake
ability rating) as a result of an opera-
Yocham and Zeyang Yu.
tional mission or training accident, or
who is currentlyclassifiedas a Prisoner
of War (POW) or Missing in Action
senior, high school graduate, or regis-
set for Tempe Prep tered as a full time undergraduate stu-
Join students, parents and staff dent and under the age of 26.
members of Tempe Preparatory For more information and/or to
Academy for an afternoon of amuse- apply visit www.fascholarship.com/
ment at its largest annual event, 11 call 800-475-6620.
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