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Special School District Students Receive Scholarships and Awards

The Special School District of St. Louis County recognized and awarded 39 students for outstanding achievements, including many from Town and Country and Manchester.

The recognized and awarded 39 students for outstanding achievements, including many from Town and Country and Manchester.

The students received scholarships and awards, according to district officials.

The students were recogniized by the Special Education Foundation along with the Special School District (SSD) at the annual Commitment to Kids Banquet on April 28, SSD said.

Students were honored for their achievements in academics, vocational training, community service, arts, independent living skills and communication skills, SSD officials said in a news release.

The Rosemary Zander Award, the highest honor awarded to SSD students, recognizes students for their extraordinary successes. It was received by 23 SSD students, according to the SSD.

Winners of numerous scholarships and camperships awarded by local organizations were also recognized at the ceremony.

Following are some of the local students who received awards.

Parkway School District:

Rosemary Zander Award

  • Danesha Tomlin, Instructional Services Center
  • Kevin Cardinale, Parc Provence (Career-based Transition program)

SSD Board of Education Scholarship

  • Jennifer Scanlon, Parkway South High School

Dianne Arbeiter Scholarship

  • Douglas Cassavar, Parkway South High School
  • Jennifer Scanlon, Parkway South High School

Special Education Foundation Scholarship – Irene Orlando Scholarship

  • Marc Cohen, Fern Ridge High School

Special Education Foundation Scholarship – William R. Cumerford Scholarship

  • Jennifer Scanlon, Parkway South High School

Special Education Foundation Scholarship – Women Leaders Scholarship

  • Jennifer Scanlon, Parkway South High School

CBC High School:

Rosemary Zander Award

  • Joe Weller

Special Education Foundation Scholarship

  • Joe Weller
  • Lucas Wittenberg

Special School District:

Rosemary Zander Award

  • Lupita Dominguez, Neuwoehner
  • Brian Faust, Southview
  • Sheila Glover, Northview
  • Jackie Henderson Jr., Southview
  • Daniel Johnson, Neuwoehner
  • Alan Montes De Oca, Ackerman

 

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