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U.S. Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander recently named 66 teachers as Christa McAuliffe Fellows in recognition of their achievements and innovations. The fellowships support educational-improvement projects or research sabbaticals.

The recipients are listed below by state.

Alabama. Judith Barnes, Baldwin County School District, Elberta. Alaska. Patricia Jacobson, Kodiak Island Borough School District, Kodiak. Arizona. Cindy M. Peterson, Gilbert Unified School District, Gilbert. Arkansas. Hugh W. Hill Jr., Wynne School District, Wynne. California. Cynthia Lynn Chun, Fremont Unified School District, Fremont; Walter C. Coleman, Bishop Union Elementary School District, Bishop; Charles Robert Downing, Grossmont Union High School District, La Mesa.

Colorado. Candice Elaine Musso, Pueblo School District #70, Pueblo. Connecticut. Stephen M. Rocketto, Connecticut Vocational-Technical School System, Middleton. Delaware. Charlotte B. Hughes, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington. District of Columbia. Barbara F. Emerson, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington. Florida. Chris Carey, Orange County Public Schools, Orlando; Katie M. McGrath, Marion County School District, Ocala. Georgia. R. Wesley McCoy, Cobb County Public Schools, Marietta.

Hawaii. Richard Anthony Young, Central Oahu School District, Mililani. Idaho. Marilee Case Donivan, McCall-Donnelly Joint School District, McCall. Illinois. Robert Lee Marek, Naperville Community Unit School District #203, Naperville. Indiana. Michelle Lavae Cline, West Lafayette Community School Corporation, West Lafayette. Iowa. Judy M. Christiansen, Harlan Community School District, Harlan.

Kansas. Becky K. Goodwin, Kansas State School for the Deaf, Olathe. Kentucky. Robert Leonard Barnett, Metcalfe County School District, Summer Shade. Louisiana. Donald Ray Thornton, St. Martin Parish, St. Martinville. Maine. Molly Schen, Freeport School District, Freeport. Maryland. Mary Jo Messenger, Howard County Public Schools, Ellicott City.

Massachusetts. Elaine C. Capobianco, Boston Public Schools, Uxbridge. Michigan. Mary E. Brown, Farmington Public Schools, Farmington. Minnesota. Kris A. Skrutvold, Detroit Lakes School District, Detroit Lakes. Mississippi. Vicki Fortson Shirley, Corinth Separate School District, Corinth. Missouri. Sheila Denise Perry, Bloomfield Reorganized-IV School District, Bloomfield.

Montana. Dorothea M. Susag, Sun River Valley School District 55F, Simms. Nebraska. Paul M. Ekberg, Orleans Public School District, Orleans. Nevada. Susan Jane Justad, Clark County School District, Las Vegas. New Hampshire. Donna G. Butler, Hanover School District, Hanover. New Jersey. Vivian E. Kean, East Orange School District, East Orange; Barbara Shimshak, Edison Township, Edison.

New Mexico. Jeremiah S.P. Cronin, Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe. New York. Fred V. Gillman, Sachem Central School District, Holbrook; Benita Behar Miller, Syosset Central School District, Syosset. North Carolina. Cary Lane Cockrell, Johnson County School System, Smithfield; Janet D. Ward, Catawba County School System, Newton. North Dakota. Donald L. Hoff, Velva Public School District #1, Velva. Ohio. Emily S. Hoar, Knox County Career Center, Mt. Vernon. Oklahoma. Gary D. Sacket, Fairview Public Schools, Fairview.

Oregon. Roy W. Chambers, Portland Public Schools, Portland. Pennsylvania. Patricia Oravetz, Southmoreland School District, Scottsdale; Daryle Crew Roboch, West Mifflin Area School District, West Mifflin. Rhode Island. Jane L. Lancaster, Lincoln School, Providence. South Carolina. Timothy C. Kentopp, Allendale County School District, Allendale.

Tennessee. June S. Chase, Cleveland City Schools, Cleveland. Texas. Ethan Howard Calk, Alamo Heights Independent School District, San Antonio; Carolene M. Leibl, North East Independent School District, San Antonio; Gayle K. Gaston, Austin Independent School District, Austin. Utah. Sheri Lyn Sohm, Salt Lake City School District, Salt Lake City. Vermont. Thomas William Keck, Washington Central Supervisory Union, Montpelier. Virginia. Amanda Louise May, Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas.

Washington. Becky Austell Freeman, Peninsula School District, Gig Harbor. West Virginia. Ella Darlene Bell, Jefferson County Schools, Charles Town. Wisconsin. John L. Mudore, Edgewood High School, Madison; Paul J. Uhren, River Falls School District, River Falls. Wyoming. Connie Nerby, Sweetwater County School District #1, Rock Springs.

Fellows Abroad

American Samoa. Fa'auisa M. Samoa, American Samoa Department of Education, Pago Pago. Guam. Joseph A. Gumataotao, St. Francis School, Yona. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Patricia K. Fua, ãîíé Public School System, Saipan. Puerto Rico. Lucila De Leon, Vega Baja School District, Vega Baja. Virgin Islands. Kyle J. King-Reynold, St. Thomas/St. John School District, St. Thomas.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the McDonald's Corporation recently recognized 51 school administrators as 1991-92 Assistant Principals of the Year. The recipients and their schools are listed below by state.

Alabama. Alan D. Stevens, vice principal, Hewitt-Trussville High School, Trussville. Alaska. James R. Taylor, assistant principal, Bartlett High School, Anchorage. Arizona. Robert F. Kopas, assistant principal, Shadow Mountain High School, Phoenix. Arkansas. Anne Hansen, assistant principal, Parkview Arts/Science Magnet High School, Little Rock.

California. Barbara Jean Sims, assistant principal, Sunnyvale Middle School, Sunnyvale. Colorado. No nominee. Connecticut. Salvatore Saitta, assistant principal, East Windsor Junior-Senior High School, East Windsor. Delaware. Rachael M. Ali, assistant principal, St. Mark's High School, Wilmington. District of Columbia. Louise W. Buckner, assistant principal, Frank W. Ballou Sr. High School, Washington. Florida. Peter W. Kennedy, secondary assistant principal, River Ridge Middle/High School, New Port Richey.

Georgia. Georgette Izen, assistant principal, Newton County High School, Covington. Hawaii. Eileen K. Clarke, assistant principal, Mililani High School, Mililani. Idaho. Richard W. Woodfin, assistant principal, Blackfoot High School, Blackfoot. Illinois. Stephen R. Wapon, assistant principal, Antioch Community High School, Antioch. Indiana. Richard W. Kirchner, assistant principal, Portage High School, Portage.

Iowa. Michael Bock, associate principal, Waverly-Shell Rock High School, Waverly. Kansas. James Lee Hayes, assistant principal, Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson. Kentucky. Shirley Lauterbach, assistant principal, Oldham County Middle School, Buckner. Louisiana. Donald W. Aguillard, assistant principal, Acadiana High School, Lafayette. Maine. J. David Shapiro, assistant principal, Deering High School, Portland.

Maryland. Kent W. Kramer, assistant principal, Westminster High School, Westminster. Massachusetts. Stephen J. Conroy, vice principal, Stoneham Middle School, Stoneham. Michigan. Richard F. Shepich, assistant principal, Troy High School, Troy. Minnesota. Richard L. Edinger, assistant principal, Fergus Falls Middle School, Fergus Falls. Mississippi. Anthony L. Morris, assistant principal, Starkville High School, Starkville.

Missouri. Stephen M. Laub, assistant principal, Rolla Middle School, Rolla. Montana. Tena M. Versland, assistant principal, Park High School, Livingston. Nebraska. John D. Crook, assistant principal, Westside High School, Omaha. Nevada. Judy Cameron, assistant principal, Bonanza High School, Las Vegas. New Hampshire. Carolyn M. Bradley, assistant principal, John Stark Regional High School.

New Jersey. Dennis J. Foreman, vice principal, Oakcrest High School, Mays Landing. New Mexico. Kathleen R. Nunn, assistant principal, Sandia High School, Albuquerque. New York. John F. Didden, assistant principal, Roslyn Heights; Victor B. Heltzer, assistant principal, administration, Susan E. Wagner High School, Staten Island, New York City. North Carolina. Gaston Seal, assistant principal, A.C. Reynolds High School, Asheville.

North Dakota. James Stenehjem, associate principal, Central High School, Grand Forks. Ohio. Ronald J. Wheeler, assistant principal, Franklin Heights High School, Columbus. Oklahoma. Jan L. Miller, assistant principal, Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City. Oregon. James F. Dixon, assistant principal, David Douglas High School, Portland. Pennsylvania. Robert J. Eichensehr, assistant principal, Lycoming Valley Middle School, Williamsport.

Rhode Island. Joyce A. Hindle Koutsogiane, assistant principal, Cumberland Middle School, Cumberland. South Carolina. Dean E. Owens, assistant princpal, Dent Middle School, Columbia. South Dakota. Gary Merkwan, assistant principal, Riggs High School, Pierre. Tennessee. Dornetha Taylor, assistant principal, Covington High School, Covington. Texas. Charlotte A. Montgomery, assistant principal, Georgetown High School, Georgetown.

Utah. Betty Yanowitz, assistant principal, Skyline High School, Salt Lake City. Vermont. Winton I. Goodrich, assistant principal, Peoples Academy, Morrisville. Virginia. Johnnie M. Fullerwinder, assistant prinicpal, George Washington High School, Danville. Washington. Carol Shell, assistant principal, Rainier Junior High School, Auburn. West Virginia. Randall W. Patterson, assistant principal, Meadow Bridge High School, Meadow Bridge.

Wisconsin. Steven J. Ryan, assistant principal, Marshall Middle School, Janesville. Wyoming. Mary K. Wells, assistant principal, Sage Valley Jr. High School, Gillette.

Thirty-seven individuals have been named 1992 Warren E. Shull Advisers by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The recipients, who are all student-council advisers, are listed below by state.

Arizona. Michael C. Hassel, Estrella Junior High School, Phoenix. Colorado. Sharon Olson, Loveland High School, Loveland. Delaware. Sharon Lynn Duncan, Wilmington Christian School, Hockessin. District of Columbia. Mattie S. Jefferson, Cardozo Senior High School, Washington. Florida. Jackie C. Burch, Fort Meade Junior-Senior High School, Fort Meade.

Hawaii. Art Fillazar, Lahainaluna High School, Lahaina. Indiana. Terrie Jean Turchi, South Vermillion High School, Clinton. Iowa. Dennis R. Duerling, Clinton High School, Clinton. Kentucky. William Goller, Holy Cross High School, Covington. Louisiana. Etienne A. Doiron Jr., Lafayette High School, Lafayette.

Maryland. Stephen G. Barry, Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils, Annapolis. Massachusetts. Dennis F. Lordan, Marlborough High School, Marlborough. Michigan. Larry Streeter, Dondero High School, Royal Oak. Minnesota. Arnie Mages, St. Cloud Technical High School, St. Cloud. Mississippi. Gayle Ladner Bentz, Biloxi High School, Biloxi.

Missouri. Melba J. Walker, Dexter High School, Dexter. Montana. Dennis W. Roseleip, Cut Bank High School, Cut Bank. Nebraska. Randy Ernst, Lincoln High School, Lincoln. New Mexico. Mary Lou Smith, Silver High School, Silver City. New Jersey. Allan S. Matthews, Ocean City High School, Ocean City.

New York. Karen Pace Pierce, Cortland Junior-Senior High School, Cortland. North Carolina. Shirley Danner Simmons, Fuquary-Varina High School, Fuquay-Varina. North Dakota. Nancy L. Jordheim, Fargo South High School, Fargo. Ohio. Joseph M. Donovan Jr., Dater Junior High School, Cincinnati. Oklahoma. Gary Oberste, Bishop Kelley High School, Tulsa.

Oregon. Michelle B. Shigemasa, R.A. Brown Junior High School, Hillsboro. Rhode Island. Ernest D. DiMicco, Coventry High School, Coventry. South Carolina. Peggy S. Linton, C.A. Johnson High School, Columbia. South Dakota. Sherry Ellwanger, Edgemont High School, Edgemont. Texas. Betty Kyle, Canyon High School, New Braunfels.

Utah. Gary W. Clark, Granite High School, Salt Lake City. Vermont. Winton Goodrich, student-council adviser/assistant principal, Peoples Academy, Morrisville. Virginia. Mable E. Scott, Chatham High School, Chatham. Washington. Katherine Parker, Edmonds-Woodway High School, Edmonds. West Virginia. Suzanne Morton Cunningham, Braxton County High School, Sutton.

Wisconsin. Larry O. Hereid, Horicon High School, Horicon. Wyoming. Jean E. McConaghy, Natrona County High School, Casper.

Twenty-one high schools nationwide have been named winners of the National Bicentennial Competition on the Constitution and Bill of Rights, directed by the Center for Civic Education, co-sponsored by the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, and funded by an act of Congress.

The winners are listed below by category and state.

National Winner: East High School, Denver, Colo. Second Place: Academy of the Sacred Heart, New Orleans, La. Third Place: Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis, Ind.

Honorable Mention

California. Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton. Illinois. Maine South High School, Park Ridge. New Jersey. East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick. New York. Half Hollow Hills High School East, Dix Hills. Ohio. Findlay High School, Findlay. Oregon. Lincoln High School, Portland. Texas. McAllen Memorial High School, McAllen.

Regional Winners

Arizona. Corona del Sol High School, Tempe (West). Nebraska. Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln (Rocky Mountain Plains). Michigan. East Kentwood High School, Kentwood (Central). Georgia. Clarkston High School, Clarkston (Southeast). Connecticut. Trumbull High School, Trumbull (Northeast).

Unit Awards

Alabama. Shades Valley Resource Learning Center, Birmingham (Unit 6: Extension of Rights). New Mexico. Moriarty High School, Moriarty (Unit 1: History of Rights). Nevada. E.W. Clark High School, Las Vegas (Unit 2: Creation of the Bill of Rights). Minnesota. Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson (Unit 3: Expansion of the Bill of Rights). Missouri. Joplin High School, Joplin (Unit 4: First Ammendment). Utah. Orem High School, Orem (Unit 5: Due Process).

The Council for Basic Education has selected 178 elementary-, middle-, and high-school humanities teachers, and 10 school principals, as 1992 National Fellows for Independent Study in the Humanities. The recipients are listed below by state. Each recipent's academic field, or administrative position, and topic of study are included.

Alabama. Anne Counselman, Amelia L. Johnson High School, Thomaston, Libary Science, "An Investigation Into Folktales and Folksongs in Alabama.'' Arizona. Debbie A. Hickman, Ganado Primary School, Ganado, Elementary Curriculum, "Conrad and Nabokov: The Writer Behind the Writing''; Kathleen E. Kajer, St. Charles School, San Carlos, Principal, "Ethnohistory of San Carlos Apache Indians''; Dianne M. Turausky, Mansfield Middle School, Tucson, English/Literature, "The Hidalgo's Legacy of Aristocracy in the American Southwest''; Thomas N. Turk, Agua Fria High School (North Campus), Avondale, English/History/Foreign Language, "History vs. Literature in Four Epic Poems''; Kathleen M. Ulrich, Curry Elementary School, Tempe, English/Literature, "The Printed History of Children's Picture Books and the Critical Analysis of Notable Illustrators for Picture Books.'' Arkansas. Charlotte J. Pillow, West Elementary School, Batesville, Reading, "Beatrix Potter: The Woman Behind the Tales.''

California. Fred S. Brill, MacGregor High School, Albany, English/Literature/History/Social Studies, "Dramatic Metamorphoses: Existentialism Into Activism''; Martha I. Dudley, Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, Selma, English/Literature/History, "The 12th and 13th Centuries in England: Social Background and Political Events''; Daniel R. Flinn, Paradise Adventist Academy, Paradise, English/Literature, "A Study of New Literature in English From Africa, the West Indies, Asia, and the Pacific''; Charles R. Hammer, Lowell High School, San Francisco, Journalism, "Nomads of Central Eurasia, 1500 B.C. to 1500 A.D.''; Linda D. Harris, Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, History/Social Studies, "The Black Military Experience in the Civil War: A Study in Historiography''; Joni B. Jordan, Redwood High School, Visalia, English/Literature, "What I Remember: Autobiography and Biography of American Indian Women''; Mary J. Koehler, El Camino High School, Sacramento, English/Literature, "American Flower Power: Transcendentalism and Imagism in Print and in Paint''; Dan E. McCaslin, The Crane School, Santa Barbara, History, "Alexander and the Early Hellenistic Age''; Susan H. Mitchell, San Rafael Elementary School, Oceanside, Elementary Curriculum, "An Examination of Luiseno History''; Sheila S. Moss, John Burroughs Junior High School, Los Angeles, English/Literature, "Exploring Literary Links Between 19th and 20th Century Black Women Writers'';

Sharon deLeon Navarro, J.W. North High School, Riverside, Library Science, "Yosemite and John Muir: An Historical Study''; Andrea L. Newcomer, Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, English/Literature, "Bierce, Twain, and Crane: Journalistic Style and Their Early Works''; George P. Roin, Point Loma High School, San Diego, History, "The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Who Did What?''; Julie A. Roemer, Alameda High School, Alameda, English/Literature/Foreign Language, "Hildegard of Bingen: Her Theology of the Divine Feminine and Its Relation to Old Europe's Religion of the Great Mother''; Mel E. Sanchez, Santa Ana High School, Santa Ana, English/Foreign Language, "Pre-Columbian Literary Influence on Contemporary Literature''; Margaret E. Spiller, Ramona Convent Secondary School, Alhambra, Principal, "Locality and Justice for the Oppressed in Selected Works in Steinbeck and Stegner''; Susan P. Stoehr, Aragon High School, San Mateo, English, "Where Are the Literary Heroes for Women?''; Jean H. Toh, John Muir High School, Pasadena, English, "Shakespeare's Literary Influence on Verdi's Operatic Art''; Penelope B. Turk, El Capitan High School, Lakeside, English/Literature, "The Role of Individualism in the Writings of New England Authors, 1850.''

Colorado. Tony J. Catanese, Graland Country Day School, Denver, Elementary Curriculum, "Literary Transitions: From Novel to Drama and Screenplay''; Deborah DeBord-Schulze, Longmont High School, Longmont, Foreign Language, "La Ruta Maya: Savoring the Mayan Experience of the Guatemalan Highlands.''; Frances Ann Jaramio, Campion Academy, Loveland, English/Literature, "Religion in the Novels of George Eliot''; James K. Oakes, Valley High School, Gilcrest, History/Social Studies, "The American Character: Development of Albion's Seed.''

Connecticut. Ross J. Calabro, Joel Barlow High School, West Redding, Foreign Language, "Black Francophone Literature: Conduit to a Culture Reborn''; Ann M. Cappetta, Clintonville Elementary School, North Haven, Art, "Women's Role in a Quaker Whaling Community 1760-1870.''; Augustine P. Cofrancesco, Farmington High School, Farmington, Art, "Minority Sensibilities in Contemporary American Art''; Phyllis C. James, J.F. Kennedy High School, Waterbury, English/Literature, "A Study of Selected Writings of Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats That Both Individually and Collaboratively Reflect Their Interpretations of Irish Mythology, Mysticism, Legends, and Folk Tales''; Don P. Johnson, Pomeraug High School, Southbury, English/Literature, "Virginia Woolf: The Voice of Contradictions''; Mary Donna Lyons, Enfield High School, Enfield, Foreign Language, "The Iconography of the Soul in Early Greek and Pre-Hispanic Literature''; Peter E. Pokalsky, Central Middle School, Greenwich, English/Literature, "The Great Depression: Art as Remedy and Response''; Charles A. Tierney 3rd, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, History, "European Women's History: The Middle Ages Through the Reformation''; Ann Marie Ward, East Catholic High School, Manchester, History/Social Studies. "From Columbus to the Columbia, The Enterprise of Exploration.''

District of Columbia. Robert J. Caiola, Maret School, History/Philosophy, "John Muir: Is He the Bridge Between Thoreau and Leopold?''; Margaret G. Harris, The Owl School, Principal, "Education for Women in France and England 1603-1789: Rationale and Influences''; Judith Shipley, Banneker Academic High School, English, "Urban Images in the Poetry of Blake, Baudelaire, and Whitman''; Shirley A. Turner, Frederick Douglass Junior High School, English/Literature, "The Use of Figurative Language in the New Testament.'' Florida. Bradley L. Bonner, Roseborough Elementary School, Mount Dora, Music, "An Affective Response to the Life and Music of Aaron Copland''; Donald F. Dickerson, Fort Lauderdale High School, Fort Lauderdale, English, "Understanding Late Medieval Society Through the Cathedral''; Karen M. Palao, Suncoast Community High School, Riviera Beach, Foreign Language, "Matute: A Child of the Spanish Civil War Recapturing the Joys and Pains of the Childhood and Adolescent Stages of Life Through Her Fiction''; Andrew Tracey, Martin County High School, Stuart, Foreign Language, "The Life and Thought of C.S. Lewis, Influences on Him, Works of a Friend.''

Georgia. Jospeh P. Mahon, Shiloh High School, Lithonia, Principal, "The Fisher King: A Study in the Origins and Development of Myth''; Rena G. Patton, Darlington School, Rome, Engish/Literature/History/Social Studies, "Holy Laughter: An Examination of the Relation Between the Comic and the Cosmic in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor''; Arthur W. Wilhelm, Osborne High School, Marietta, English/Literature/Foreign Language, "The Novels and Plays of Julien Green: An American-French Writer's Quest for Identity.''

Hawaii. Ambika Kosada, Honaunau School, Captain Cook, English/Foreign Language, "A Comparison of Myths, Legends, Tales, and Fables From Hawaii, Japan, and Europe.'' Illinois. John
Hawaii. Ambika Kosada, Honaunau School, Captain Cook, English/Foreign Language, "A Comparison of Myths, Legends, Tales, and Fables From Hawaii, Japan, and Europe.'' Illinois. John R. Chamberlain, Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, English/Literature, "The Origins and Intellectual Climate in Which King Lear Was Written: Shakespeare as Architect and Archetypist.''; Mark Dryfoos, Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Art, "George Orson Wells: Love on My Terms''; Dianne E. Elliott-Weaver, South Side School, Champaign, Elementary Curriculum, "Study/Travel Experience With Beatrix Potter''; Alice H. Price, Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, English/Literature, "Narratives by 19th Century African-American Women''; Lawrence (Lee) E. Smith, Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, English/Literature, "The Faust Legend in Literature and Music''; Michael J. Wieglus, Jackson Elementary School, East St. Louis, Elementary Curriculum, "City of the Sun: A Reading Discovery Into the Cahokia Mounds and Related Pre-Columbian Cities of America''; Jan L. Yourist, The Chicago Academy for the Arts, Chicago, Humanities, "Contemporary Native American Fiction.''

Indiana. Helen M. Altmiller, Fenger High School, Chicago, English/Literature, "Influences on the Appalachian People Culminating in Common Literary Themes of Their 20th Century Literature''; David R. Head, Heritage Christian High School, Indianapolis, English/Literature, "Utopia and the Limits of Freedom''; Lionel R. Kreamer, Village Woods Middle School, Fort Wayne, English/Literature, "William Faulkner in the Context of the South.'' Iowa. Mary S. Ellinger, Helen A. Hansen Elementary School, Cedar Falls, Elementary Curriculum, "Peace Links: Tracing the Philosophy of Nonviolence From Mohandas K. Gandhi to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'' Kansas. William J. Haas, Pierson Junior High School, Kansas City, Principal, "A Quest for King Arthur.''

Kentucky. Gabriele W. Bosley, Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, History/Foreign Language, "Literary Reflections of Postwar German Female Writers''; (Sister) Nisia Thornton, Norte Dame Academy, Covington, English/Literature, "Comparative Study of Dag Hammarskjold's Markings and Selected Works of Eckhardt, Kierkegaard, and Buber.'' Louisiana. Shannon L. Antoine, Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, English/Literature, "The Louisiana French Creole and His Literary Heritage''; Elizabeth Y. Dardeau, Edna Karr Magnet High School, New Orleans, English/Literature, "History of the Louisiana Cajuns.'' Maine. Stephen C. Farrand, Mount Ararat School, Topsham, History/Foreign Language, "Explorations of the Russian National Chracter: Readings in 19th and 20th Century Masterworks of Poetry and Prose''; Paul R. Miller, Newport Elementary School, Newport, Elementary Curriculum, "The Life and Work of T.S. Eliot''; Valjeane M. Olenn, Wells High School, Wells, Principal, "Activist Women in 19th and Early 20th Century Wartime Activities''; Kristina S. Zuibema, Edna Libby School, Sebago Lake, Library Science, "Wabanaki Myths: A Female Character Analysis.''

Maryland. Bonita L. Connoley, Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, English/Literature, "In Search of the Genteel Tradition in American Art and Literature.''; Wilma F. Daniels, Walter Johnson High School, Bethesda, English/Literature, "Old Rules/New Interpretations: A Study of Cases Dealing With Rights of the Accused Prior to and Subsequent to Miranda v. Arizona''; Joan E. Donaldson, Oldfields School, Glencoe, English/Literature, "An Analysis of the Influence of Eudora Welty on the Writings of Anne Tyler''; Deborah Grandy, Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, Rockville, English/Literature/History/Social Studies, "The Family in Colonial Society: A Historiographical Journey''; Diane B. Levine, Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, English/Literature, "The Literary Representation of Gender in Shakespeare''; Deborah L. Wilchek, Richard Montgomery High School, Rockville, English/Literature, "Braided Lives: A Study of Native American Fiction''; Marcia G. Young, Pyle Middle School, Rockville, English/Literature, "The Triumph of Individuality.''

Massachusetts. Louisa A. Burnham, Commonwealth School, Boston, History/Social Studies/Foreign Languge,"Cathar Voices From Occitania: Jacques Fournier's Inquisition Register (1318-1325)''; Patricia J. Crain De Glarce, Keystone School, Newton, English/Literature/History/Foreign Language, "The Inspiration of a Chilean Author''; Norman H. Finkelstein, Edward Devotion School, Brookline, Library Science, "The End Was Near: Decisionmaking and the Cuban Missile Crisis''; Patricia D. Grondin, Malden Catholic High School, Malden, Religion/Philosophy, "Internment of Japanese-Americans During World War II''; Dennis W. Kennedy, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, English/Literature, "Song in the Art of James Joyce''; Rita C. Krupa, Cathedral High School, Springfield, Religion/Philosphy, "Women Within Judaism''; Sloan K. Sable, "The Windsor School, Boston, History/Social Studies, A Comparative Study of Revolution in China and Russia''; James P. Shea, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, History/Social Studies, "The History and Culture of Ancient Egypt''; Anne V. Speyer, Mount Greylock Regional High School, Williamstown, English/Literature, "Sisters of Social Conscience: The Words, Lives, and Concerns of Nobel Prize Writers Pearl Buck and Nadine Gordimer.''

Michigan. John E. Klemme, Wylie Groves High School, Beverly Hills, English/Literature, "An Emerging Saga: The Plays of August Wilson.'' Minnesota. Kathleen (Kate) A. Anderson, Jackson Preparatory Magnet School, St. Paul, Principal, "Themes in Contemporary American Indian Literature''; Pamela D. Block, Saint Elizabeth Seton School, Minneapolis, English/Literature/Social Studies, "A Closer Look at the 19th Century American Missionary and His/Her Converts.'' Mississippi. Janet P. Littlejohn, Demonstration School, Columbus, Elementary Curriculum, "Southern Literature, The Last 100 Years and More.'' Missouri. Kenneth A. Brown, Duchesne High School, St. Charles, English/Literature, "Images of God in Modern American Literature''; Thomas J. Chmelir, St. Louis University High School, St. Louis, English/Literature, "Alienation and Search for Identify in Native American Literature From Its Roots to Its Expression in Modern American Literature''; Robert E. DiAntonio, Kirkwood High School, Kirkwood, Foreign Language, "Spanish American Literature: An Analysis of Its Judaic Component''; Carolyn Jackson, Enright Classical Junior Academy, St. Louis, English/Literature/History/Social Studies, "The Quest Motif in the Writings of Female Black Americans''; Ann M. Worth, Clardy Elementary Curriculum, "Pioneer Women: Making a Home and Preserving Family Traditions on the Prairie.''

Montana. James G. Bruggeman, Irving Elementary School, Bozeman, Principal, "The Civic Culture of the Early American Republic: Economic Individualism and the Public Good, 1790-1830''; Mary Ann Gruba, Sentinel High School, Missoula, English/Literature, "Shakespeare's Women: Characters or Caricatures?''; Nancy R. Marmont, Sentinel High School, Missoula, Foreign Language, "French-Canadian Literature Since the Quiet Revolution''; George R. Price, Two Eagle River School, Pablo, History/Social Studies/Art, "The History of Relations Between Native American Indians and African-Americans in the United States from 1750-1980's''; Robert D. Wilson, St. Ignatius High School, St. Ignatius, Foreign Language, "Magic Realism as a Phenomenon in 20th Century Literature of the Americas: An Exploration.'' Nebraska. Cynthia M. Gipson, Norfolk Junior High School, Norfolk, English/Literature, "The Depiction of Women in Nebraska's Literary Tradition.'' Nevada. Patricia J. Dodge-Robinson, Greenspun Junior High School, Henderson, History/Social Studies, "Renaissance of American Indian Culture: A Study of the Revitalization of American Indian Religion and Society''; Barbara A. Morzan, Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School, Reno, Elementary Curriculum, "Social and Cultural Aspects of 19th Century Parisian Life.'' New Hampshire. Marjorie A. Margolia, Conant High School, Jaffrey, English/Literature, "Hamblecheyapi: A Study of the Sioux Indian Vision Quest''; Katherine R. Whitten, Oster River High School, Durham, English/Literature, "Extending the Domestic Sphere: Women's Changing Roles in the 19th Century.''

New Jersey. James M. Burns, New Jersey Avenue School, Atlantic City, Music, "Tools To Blow, Blow, Pluck, or Pound: Histories of Our Orchestral Instruments''; Carol S. Dempsey, Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, Foreign Language, "Twentieth Century Francophone Women Writers''; Joseph R. Filinuk, Haddonfield Memorial High School, Haddonfield, English, "A Study of Moral Philosophy To Determine the Nature of Goodness and Its Individual/Universal Applications''; Sandra L. Garrick, Newark Academy, Livingston, History/Religion/Philosophy, "Meeting the Elders: A Study of Writings By and About Native Americans''; Wende L. Greenberg, Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, English/Literature/Humanities, "What Possesses William Wordsworth's and A.S. Byatt's Women: Love or Art, or Both?''; Madeline R. Lloyd, Collingswood High School, Collingswood, History/Social Studies, "Renaissance Art: The Italian Masters' Influence on European Artists and on Western Society''; Ann W. Lyons, Cherry Hill High School West, Cherry Hill, English/Literature, "A Study of the Dynamics of Prejudice in the Writings of Three South African Writers''; Sandra T. Hancock Martin, Ramsey High School, Ramsey, Foreign Language, "The Labyrinth of '92: Circa, Before, and Beyond''; Renee I. Steinberg, Fieldstone Middle School, Montvale, English/Literature/Library Science, "The Effects of War on Children: Fiction and Reality''; Patricia A. VanDyk, Lacey Township High School, Lanoka Harbor, English/Literature, "The Oral History of Pioneer Women on the Western Frontier''; Albert J. Vetrini, Ocean Township High School, Oakhurst, History/Social Studies, "Novelists' Treatment of Male and Female Characters in Holocaust Literature.''

New York. Lois A. Bricklin, Vernon Township High School, Vernon, English/Literature, "Testaments to the Nightmare: Wiesel, Levi, and Sachs.'' William P. Brown Jr., Nichols School, Buffalo, English/Literature, "Native American Fiction and Inherited Stories''; Patricia L. Caberzasi, Tappan Zee Elementary School, Piermont, Elementary Curriculum, "Iroquois Culture and Customs''; Jill Crocker, Pittsford Mendon High School, Pittsford, Foreign Language, "The Spirit Within Women Who Wrote: Sappho and Sulpicia to Willa Cather et al.''; Gildon Goldberg, Hebrew Academy of Nassau County, Uniondale, "The Ethical Teachings of Moses Maimonides''; Michael J. Herman, Walnut Street School, Uniondale, English/Literature/Social Studies, "Exploring the 'Moral Imagination': Ethics, Morals, and Values in Modern Fiction''; Elizabeth F. Hogan, School of the Holy Child, Rye, English/Literature, "Literature of the Scandinavian American Dream''; Judith M. Kramer, White Plains High School, White Plains, History/Social Studies, "Reading in the History of Women in Europe, Late 19th and 20th Centuries''; Moira A. Lang, Ithaca High School, Ithaca, English/Literature, "The History of American Antebellum Slave Resistance and Revolt''; Gerard M. Matovcik, Miller Place High School, Miller Place, English/Literature, "At the Entrance of the Tent: Dante, de La Tour, and Schoenberg''; Judith J. Mazziotti, Bennett Park Montessori Magnet, Buffalo, Foreign Language, "Romanticism and National Liberation.'';

Ann N. Nash, Collegiate School, New York, Art/Music, "Native American Women Writers and Artists: Claiming Identity''; Peter A. Pappas, Pittsford Sutherland High School, Pittsford, History/Social Studies, "Harry Mark Petrakis: The Greek Community and the American Immigrant Experience''; Andrew P. Peik, Owen D. Young Central, Van Hornesville, English/Literture, "The Role of Irish History and Mythology in Modern Irish Poetry''; William S. Rowland, Centereach High School, Centereach, English/Literature, "Reflection, Redemption, and Resurrection: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath''; Cecilia F. Schnackenberg, Cornwall Central High School, Cornwall, Foreign Language, "Repression and Feminism in the Novels of Argentinian and Chilean Women Writers''; David A. Shapiro, Fieldston School, Bronx, principal, "Introductory Readings in the Philosophy, Religion, and Literature of Ancient Egypt and Their Influences on Classical Greece''; Karen K. Ural, Hastings High School, Hastings-on-Hudson, History/Social Studies, "A Sampling of Turkish Literature in Translation''; Sally G. Vacanti, Brighton High School, Rochester, English/Literature/Religion/Philosophy, "Readings in the Corpus Hermeticum and Related Works on Egyptian Thought''; Nina M. Wasserman, Public School 131, Brooklyn, Elementary Curriculum/English/Litrature, "Story Strands: An Exploration of Common Elements in English Translations of Jewish and Arab Folklore.''

North Carolina. Lora L. Holland, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, Foreign Language, "Beyond Vergil: A Selection of Poetry From the Augustan Age''; Jill S. Muti, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, Art/Music, "1650-1750 Venice: History, Culture, and Society''; Jo B. Taylor, Jesse O. Sanderson High School, Raleigh, English/Literature, "Midwestern Voices, Hoosier Writers and Their Neigbors.'' Ohio. Pamela E. Billiat, Willis Intermediate School, Delaware, English/Literature, "Quakerism: The Religion, Social Conscience, and Way of Life''; Christine A. Holliday, Christ the King School, Toledo, Library Science, "A Catholic School Teacher Looks at the Holocaust''; Larry F. Koebel, Walnut Ridge High School, Columbus, History/Social Studies, "Paradox of Pluralism: A Democratic Value on a Foundation of Quicksand''; Michael F. Pennock, St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Religion/Philosophy, "Selected Quaker Thinkers, Their Peace Testimonies, and the Contributions of Quakerism to the Modern World''; Velia F. Pryce, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Foreign Language, "A Reading, in French, of Selected Short Novels of Henri Bosco (1888-1976)''; Judyth A. Ulis, Sterling Morton Elementary School, Mentor, principal, "Abraham Lincoln: Conquering Adversity (1861-1863).'' Oklahoma. Linda S. Scudder, Will Rogers Junior High School, Claremore, Art/Art History, "The Question of Honorable Leadership: A Comparison of Two Japanese Writers' Views.'' Oregon. Karen E. Hoppes, Lakeridge High School, Lake Oswego, History/Social Studies, "Literature and American Society: The Uses of Literature for History.''

Pennsylvania. Maureen K. Dwyer, Father Judge High School, Philadelphia, Foreign Language/Religion Philosophy, "God-Langugage and Gender in Judaeo-Christian Thought.''; Paul K. Kania, St. Joseph's Preparatory School, Philadelphia, English/Literature/Religion/Philosophy, "New Mexican Santos: A Distinctive Religious Art''; Betty-Jeanne Korson, Fairhill Elementary School, Philadelphia, English (E.S.L.), "Virginia Woolf: The Life of a Mind''; Alexander C. Pearson, The Episcopal Academy, Merion, Foreign Language, "The Literary Art of The Odyssey''; Larry Simmons, Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, Foreign Language, "An Inquiry Into Current Scholarship on Hector Berlioz and Extensive Reading of His Prose Writings''; Judy W. White, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, English/Literature, "Parent and Community in Young Adult Fiction''; Larry Wilkins, Abington Friends School, Jenkintown, Library Science, "Tradition and the Individual Talent: Caribbean Revisions and Reworkings of Classic American and European Literary Texts''; Kenneth R. Woolley Jr., South Mountain Middle School, Allentown, History/Social Studies, "Pennsylvania in the Civil War: The Civil War as Seen Through the Eyes of Pennslyvania's Regiments.''

Rhode Island. Patricia A. Hayes, Saint Raphael Academy, Pawtucket, Foreign Language, "Marcel Pagnol: This 'Gift' as a Storyteller of Provence.'' South Carolina. Esme T. Jenkins, Hammond School, Columbia, English/Literature, "The Presence of the Holocaust in Modern American Fiction''; Elisa M. Moskovitz, Lexington High School, Lexington, Art/Music, "Selected Operas of the 20th Century.'' South Dakota. Maylin K. Olson, Mitchell Senior High School, Mitchell, History/Social Studies, "What Is Past Is Prologue: Indian Treaties and Their Legacy to Reservation Life.'' Tennessee. Ann E. Christeson, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, Foreign Languge, "The Theme of 'Furor' in the Works of Cicero and Vergil''; Diana C. Groves, North Junior High School, Winchester, History/Social Studies, "The Home Front: Franklin County, Tennessee, During the Civil War''; Nancy W. Kaminski, Franklin Community High School, Franklin, English/Literature, "In the Beaten Way of Friendship: A Consideration of Friendship and Mimetic Desire in Shakespeare''; Carol H. Lacy, St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis, English/Literature, "Good and Evil in the Characters of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Possessed''; Margaret B. Lee, White Station High School, Memphis, Foreign Language, "Africa From Within: A Study of Two African Novelists.''

Texas. Deirdre M. Blagg, Brownwood High School, Brownwood, Foreign Language, "What's a Nice Feminist Like This Doing in a Century Like That?''; Christina A. Cox, Ross S. Sterling High School, Baytown, Foreign Language, "Discovering La Malinche: Interpreter, Ambassadress, Missionary, Slave, or Sycophant''; Sylvia J. Hillhouse, Bill J. Elliott Elementary School, Fort Worth, Special Education, "The Study of Five Fairy Tales and the Story Ballets Which Evolved From Them''; Donald R. Koenig, The Awty International School, Houston, History/Social Studies/Religion/Philosophy, "Re-evaluating the Meaning of the Nazi Past''; Baird M. Neville, William Howard Taft High School, San Antonio, English/Literature, "The Effect of European Colonization on American Indian Populations in Texas and New Mexico''; Merlinda Z. Rodriquez, Highland Park Elementary School, Austin, Elementary Curriculum, "Women Science Fiction Authors and Their Visions''; Charles N. Skallerud, S.H. Rider High School, Wichita Falls, Foreign Language, "The Rhetorical Unity of Calvin's Institutes''; William P. Thompson, F.D. Roosevelt High School, Dallas, History/Social Studies, "Were Aristotle's Ideas About Women's Rights and Slavery 'Benighted' for His Times?''; Sara R. Voelker, Green B. Trimble Technical High School, Fort Worth, English/Literature, "Twain, Cather, and Individual Freedom.''

Vermont. Gerald W. Desmaris, Spaulding High School, Barre, History/Social Studies, "Socialists and Strikebreakers: The Unions of Barre, Vermont''; Keith A. Pillsbury, Essex Middle School, Essex, English/Literature/History/Social Studies, "A Journey Into the Times of Edward I.'' Virginia. Geoffrey D. Braun, Chatham Hall, Chatham, History/Social Studies, "A Study of Women in Antebellum America''; Charlotte N. Cook, Henrico High School, Richmond, English/Literature, "Southern Women Writers''; Linda C. Goss, Alf J. Mapp Junior High School, Portsmouth, English/Literature, "African-American Women Slave Narratives''; Proal D. Heartwell, Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville, English/Literature, "History of the Imagination: A Planned Study of the Journals and Notebooks of Prominent American Authors''; Frank A. Penland, Liberty Middle School/Patrick Henry High School, Ashland, Foreign Language, "Menander of Athens and the Comic Spirit''; Alice F. Stewart, The Potomac School, McLean, History/Social Studies, "Washington, D.C.'s Evolving Landscape and Social History.''

Washington. Adina M. Carrick, The Northwest School, Seattle, Humanities, "Dante's Commedia in the Original''; Joan M. Dunham, Ponderosa Elementary School, Spokane, Elementary Curriculum, "Edith Nesbit: Her Life and Writings for Children.'' West Virginia. James Bradley Martine, Elkins High School, Elkins, Foreign Language, "Unmasking a More Authentic Reality in the Fiction of Julio Cortazar and Franz Kafka''; Linda L. Pracht, Williamstown High School, Williamstown, Foreign Language, "Quebec: Remaining True to Its Heritage''; Joyce C. Spencer, Barboursville High School, Barboursville, English/Literature, "Applachian Culture, History, and Literature.''

The National Organization of Student Assistance Programs and Partners recently recognized outstanding individuals and outstanding programs at its National Conference Awards Program.

The recipients are listed below by category.

Outstanding Professional. Judy Haller, "Turn Around for Succsssful Citizenship'' Program Unit Leader, Fairport Middle School, Dayton, Ohio; Donna J. Stefanic, Impact Coordinator and Counselor, Overland High School, Aurora, Colo.

Outstanding Programs. Student/Teacher Assistance Networks, North East Independent School District, San Antonio, Tex.; Impact Program, Los Angeles (Calif.) Unified School District; Student Assistance Program, University of Mississippi; Student Assistance Program, Indian Oasis-Baboquivari Unified School District, Tohono O'odham Reservation, Tucson, Ariz.; The Center for Substance Abuse, McKeesport, Pa.

Special Awards. Outstanding Local Law Enforcement, Newport News (Va.) Police Department; Outstanding Federal Agency, U.S. Department of the Treasury's Project Outreach.

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