Kohl’s will award more than 2,300 young volunteers across the country with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes. Nominations must be in this week.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012
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We want to find the answers to all your questions about preparing for college this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about preparing for the ACTs, applying for loans or scholarships and any otherinformation college-bound students and parents may have. If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Oct. 25. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to…
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Saturday, the 2011 Corey J. Donnelly Memorial Golf Tournament takes place in Forest Park. Proceeds go toward Parkway South music scholarships and much more.
Saturday, friends, family and community members will come out for the 2011 Corey J. Donnelly Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament is held every other year. This is the fourth year for the fundraiser, held at Forest Park. Donnelly is a 2002 Parkway South High School graduate who was killed in an automobile accident in April 2003. He was a 19-year-old student at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Donnelly loved the marching band and was a member of the South High band all four years of high school, his mother Laurie King said. Since his death, his family has created the Corey J. Donnelly Memorial Fund to help other Parkway South students pursue music with funding for lessons and scholarships for seniors. This golf tournament raises …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Students at the Catholic High School in Manchester will head to Lindenwood University, Southern Methodist University following this week's graduation.
Seniors who graduated from Manchester's John F. Kennedy Catholic High School on Tuesday not only completed four years of academics, activities and other accomplishments tied to successfull classes – they did so while raising the equivalent of more than $57,000 per student in college scholarships. Almost two-thirds of this year's seniors received scholarship funding, in addition to seven students who received "full ride" college tuition offers. Graduates will head to universities including University of Missouri, Missouri State and St. Louis Community College - Meramec. Class Valedictorian Madeleine Heppermann of Ballwin will head to Lindenwood University, while class Salutatorian Josh Doerr, also from Ballwin, will attend Southern …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
The Granting Dreams program provided financial support and other resources to help more than 200 students to take the first steps toward their dreams.
The Parkway Alumni Association awarded local students with nearly $22,000 in grants Monday evening, through its annual Granting Dreams program. Manchester and Town and Country schools had 58 students who received grants this year, for everything from tennis and technology camps to shadowing a teacher or architect. Students applied for the grants by writing up detailed descriptions of their dreams, their plans for realizing those dreams, and how they would use the money or experience. Most grants come in the form of financial support, up to $250 per child, but some are fulfilled through mentoring or job shadowing with an alum in the student's dream career. Jan Misuraca, executive director of Parkway Alumni Association, said the idea behind …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Scholarships and a new amphitheater in Manchester keep Parkway South graduate Corey Donnelly's memory alive.
Corey Donnelly loved music, loved life and loved Schroeder Park in Manchester. Soon, park visitors will be able to enjoy music in the shadow of a new amphitheater bearing his name. Construction began last month on the amphitheater, which will be dedicated in the name of the 2002 Parkway South High School graduate who was killed in an automobile accident in April 2003. He was 19-years-old and a student at Meramec Community College. The park is located on Old Meramec Station Road, south of Manchester Road, just down the street from where Donnelly lived. When Donnelly died, his family requested donations be given to the Parkway South Band. Donnelly loved the marching band and was a member of the band all four years of high school. "He loved …
Friday, November 19, 2010
Andrew Kilkenny has made a splash on the district's swim team. Now he hopes to swim his way into the Naval Academy on a full scholarship.
Because of his talent and love of swimming, Andrew Kilkenny has already caught the eye of a lot of colleges, but one in particular has caught the eye of the Parkway South High School senior. "Navy is definitely the school I want," said Kilkenny. Of course, there's no guarantee. He's finished the rigorous application process and is awaiting nominations from his congressmen. "I would love to swim for the academy," Kilkenny said. "It would prove to be an amazing accomplishment for me." If Kilkenny does get accepted into the Naval Academy, he hopes he will go on a full scholarship for swimming. Jeremy Nichols, Kilkenny's coach at Parkway South, said the student's dedication and leadership will help him if he becomes a …