Jeon named a scholar


From left, Josh Hirsch, Marcia Brown and Matthew Crider of the Hippodrome show off the plaque they received for their work with the HITT program at a residential facility for boys.

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Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 17, 2005 at 10:09 p.m.
  • Yerin "Stella" Jeon, an eighth-grader in the Lyceum program at Lincoln Middle School, has been selected as a 2005 Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholar.
    The program targets outstanding students who may need financial aid to enrich their education with summer studies and travel.
    She is the daughter of Okjune and Sanghyun Jeon of Gainesville.

    Kilgore, Miller get leadership scholarships

  • Travis Kilgore and Arin Miller each were recently awarded a $1,000 leadership scholarship from Chick-fil-A.
    Kilgore is studying education at the University of Florida and Miller attends Santa Fe Community College.

    HITT trio honored

  • Marcia Brown, Matthew Crider and Josh Hirsch of the Hippodrome were honored recently at a banquet for their work with the Union County Residential Facility.
    Through the Hippodrome Improvisational Teen Theater, or HITT program, residents of the facility were taught theatrical arts and social activism through performance.

    Davis inducted into honorary society

  • Jordan Davis of Archer was recently elected and initiated into membership in Phi Beta Kappa.
    Davis is a graduate of Jordan Glen School and P.K. Yonge. She is a sociology major and has been accepted to the University of Miami Law School for fall 2005.

    Ward wins fellowship

  • Peggy Ward, a teacher at Newberry High School, was honored recently by the Gainesville Sunrise Rotary Club with the Paul Harris Fellowship.
    Ward has encouraging students to join the Interact Club, which Sunrise sponsors.
    The fellowship was funded by a $1,000 donation from Sunrise member, John Galm.
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