Monday, March 1, 2004

College tech show also competition

In the schools

By Sue Kiesewetter
Enquirer contributor

BATAVIA - One team of high school students will build a computer for people with multiple handicaps. Another team will discuss genetics related to macular degeneration while a third will discuss the design of an e-commerce site built for a local business.

Fairfield High School students Jennifer Biller (left), 16, and Katie Lackman, 16, work during the morning program of the Youth Summit.
(Ernest Coleman photo)
These are just some of the projects to be showcased Tuesday during the College Tech Prep District Showcase at the University of Cincinnati's Clermont College.

Judging is 9:30 a.m. to noon. An awards ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. Categories include engineering, information, health, automotive, business/e-commerce, digital design and environmental technologies.

Winning teams in each category will advance to the March 17 College Tech Prep Southwest Region Showcase at Middletown Towne Mall.

Information: 218-1350.

Hearing and speech clinic started at Woodward

ROSELAWN - A new hearing, speech and language clinic has been established at the health technologies program at Woodward Career Technical High School in Roselawn.

The clinic, sponsored by the University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences, allows for more clinical and research experiences for the UC students, expanded services in the city and more educational opportunities for Cincinnati Public School students.

The clinic provides diagnostic hearing evaluations, consultations and treatment. Expanded services will include speech, language and voice diagnostic evaluations and therapy for people of all ages.

Rummage sale at Mason Intermediate Saturday

MASON - The After Prom Committee at Mason High School will hold a garage sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Mason Intermediate 56 Building, 715 S. Mason Montgomery Road.

Donations can be dropped off at Mason Intermediate 6-9 p.m. Friday.Information: 398-0434 or 754-8767.

Princeton High offers annual college fair

SHARONVILLE - Princeton High School will host its annual college fair 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria, 11080 Chester Road.

Geared to students in grades 7-12 and their parents, the fair will include 70 representatives from schools, financial aid institutions and the military.

"Funding Your College Education" will be presented at 8 p.m. in Room 524. Information: 552-8255 or

Fund-raiser evening benefits Blessed Sacrament

FORT MITCHELL - Blessed Sacrament School is hosting its annual "Evening to Treasure" fund-raiser 6:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday at London Hall at the Drawbridge Inn, Interstate 75 and Buttermilk Pike.

Tickets are $40. There will be silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing and raffles, including one year's school tuition. Information or tickets: (859) 331-3062.

Pleasant Run teacher nominated for listing

COLERAIN TWP. - Pleasant Run Middle School teacher Laura Hendricks has been nominated for Who's Who Among America's Teachers. Northwest High School junior Cherokee Brown, a former student, nominated Hendricks.

Five percent of teachers are honored in each edition with fewer than two percent included in more than one edition.


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