Student Loan Xpress Inc., a subsidiary of Education Lending Group Inc., with offices in San Diego and Cincinnati, is offering parents chances to win money to pay their students' college costs through its "College Payment Instant-Win Sweepstakes," which runs through Sept. 6.
Rules and information are available at SLX's Web site, www.plusinstantwin.com, or call (888) 811-1061. Parents may enter weekly drawings as well as a drawing for a $50,000 grand prize. In addition to entry into the sweepstakes, parents will receive free weekly e-mailed financial aid tips.
Princeton teachers awarded grants
GLENDALE - Grants and awards were recently given to a number of teachers and volunteers in the Princeton City School District
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Learning Links awarded grants for the 2004-05 year to:
Princeton High School art teacher Jen Breitenstein, $1,000 for her project, Kids Without Cameras.
Music teacher, Jamie Holdren, $1,000 for the A Cappella Choir Washington D.C. trip.
Princeton Junior High School art teacher Dorothy Smith , two grants totaling $1,700 for special education projects.
Lincoln Heights Elementary School teacher Debra Klein was selected to participate in the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Science Workshop June 21-25 in Aurora, Ohio.
Springdale Elementary School's second annual Debbie Roberts Volunteer Spirit Award, which is given to an outstanding volunteer in the school, was awarded to Terri Zentgraf.
Oak Hills alumni host golf fund-raiser
MIAMI HEIGHTS - The Oak Hills Alumni Association will hold its annual golf outing fund-raiser 11 a.m. July 24 at Neumann Golf Course, 7215 Bridgetown Road.
Cost: $75 per player; $100 for hole sponsors. Payment must accompany entry form. Deadline is July 6 or until filled. The field is limited to the first 144 entries. For an entry form, call Oak Hills Alumni at 598-2948 or e-mail Ohmer_L@oakhills.hccanet.org.
Students to learn about government
More than 900 girls from 88 counties and 1,270 boys representing 600 high schools and home schooling are attending the American Legion Buckeye Girls and Boys State programs this week, with the girls meeting at Ashland University and the boys at Bowling Green State University. Participants in the programs receive experience in the operation of the democratic form of government. Students learn about local, city and state government with caucuses, rallies, elections, speeches and a joint session of House and Senate assembly.
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