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  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • Free program to offer insight into relieving your knee pain

    With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees. Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program. Dr. Jon...
  • Teachers receive scholarships to attend marine science program

    Jennifer Ackerman and Kayla Brown, both fourth-grade teachers at Groveland Elementary School, recently received scholarships to participate in the SEAS (Science Education At Sea) Marine Science summer program from July 13 through 17 at the Florida...
  • Education, semantics, and beauty pageant: Letters

    Scared into an education As a current student and borrower, I am writing to express my concern for the growing burden of student loans. As costs of college rise and proceeding incomes fall, it provides a sense of relief that there is a cap on the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Awards Three Scholarships

    Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...
  • Leesburg woman stripped of Miss Florida crown after counting error

    Leesburg woman stripped of Miss Florida crown after counting error
    Days after she was crowned Miss Florida, Leesburg resident Elizabeth Fechtel learned the title has been taken away because of a tabulating error. Losing the crown means Fechtel won't be able to compete in the Miss America pageant. The Miss Florida...
  • Investing in Morgan's research benefits Maryland [Commentary]

    A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
  • Middle-class tuition aid on the way

    Middle-class tuition aid on the way
    To the editor: I can’t believe a state program for middle-class students will soon provide aid to families that earn up to $150,000 annually. As your article said: “The assistance is an attempt to help middle-class families that earn more than...
  • Q&A: More students will be eligible for school vouchers

    Q&A: More students will be eligible for school vouchers
    More Florida students soon will be eligible for private-school vouchers under controversial legislation recently signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. Here are the details: Q. What does the new law do? The new law expands the Tax-Credit Scholarship...
  • Scholarship awarded

    ENFIELD- The North Central CT Professional Business Women (NCCPBW) awarded their annual scholarship of $500 to Linda Moua. Moua is a returning student attending Asnuntuck Community College. She is majoring in Business Administration and plans to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Graduate Named To All-Connecticut Academic Team

    Tunxis Community College graduate Lina Matthews of Bristol was one of 12 outstanding students from the Connecticut Community Colleges to be named to the All-Connecticut Academic Team during a recognition ceremony held this spring at the State Capitol....