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Fifty-two assistant principals were selected as 1994-95 Assistant Principals of the Year by their respective state associations. The program is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the McDonald's Corporation. The winners are listed below by state:

Alabama. Carol C. Lowe, Benjamin Russell High School, Alexander City. Alaska. Andrew P. Haviland, Apangalook Memorial High School, Gambell. Arizona. Janet A. Velasco, Corona del Sol High School, Tempe. Arkansas. Kathy Lease, Lake Hamilton High School, Pearcy. California. Bobbi Forcier, Clairemont High School, San Diego. Colorado. Sue E. Wall, Thompson Valley High School, Loveland. Connecticut. Arthur D. Sajecki, Tolland High School, Tolland. Delaware. Mary V. Huff, Delcastle Technical High School, Wilmington. District of Columbia. Edwin C. Jones, Eastern Senior High School, Washington. Florida. Rebecca C. Fleck, Lake Placid Middle School, Lake Placid.

Georgia. Deloris J. Spears, Albany High School, Albany. Hawaii. Estelle C. Wong, Olomana School, Kailua. Idaho. Robert T. Stinson, Meridian Middle School, Meridian. Illinois. Barry C. Thomas, Highland High School, Highland. Indiana. Kenneth R. Webb, Madison Heights High School, Anderson. Iowa. John W. Pas, West High School, Sioux City. Kansas. Donna J. Gurss, Derby High School, Derby. Kentucky. Donna McAnelly, North Hardin High School, Radcliff. Louisiana. Freddie Jo Nichols, Bolton High School, Alexandria. Maine. Jeffrey D. Sturgis, Leavitt Area High School, Turner. Maryland. Deborah S. Klaus, Middle River Middle School, Baltimore. Massachusetts. William D. Cowles, Walter S. Parker Middle School, Reading.

Michigan. Robert S. duBois, Marshall High School, Marshall. Minnesota. Jerry W. Figg, Eden Prairie High School, Eden Prairie. Mississippi. Grant Shipley, Horn Lake High School, Horn Lake. Missouri. Robert R. Hiatt, North Kansas City High School, North Kansas City. Montana. Scott A. Dubbs, Fergus High School, Lewistown. Nebraska. C. Burnett Terman, Grand Island Senior High School, Grand Island. Nevada. Ronnie T. Smith, Hyde Park Middle School, Las Vegas. New Hampshire. Barbara S. Tremblay, Keene High School, Keene. New Jersey. Frances J. Sills, Watchung Hills Regional High School, Warren. New Mexico. Mike Gaume, Las Cruces High School, Los Cruces.

New York. Mary Ann Costello, Frontier Center High School, Hamburg. New York City. Rosina M. Montana, New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn. North Carolina. Dennis E. Jones, Richlands High School, Richlands. North Dakota. Jim Gentile, Dickinson High School, Dickinson. Ohio. Monica M. Mittner, Fairfield High School, Fairfield. Oklahoma. David Risinger, Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City. Oregon. Richard Moon, North Salem High School, Salem. Pennsylvania. Marsha L. Novak, Springdale Junior/Senior High School, Springfield. Rhode Island. Stephen A. Desposito, South Kingstown Junior High School, Wakefield. South Carolina. Linda P. Hawkins, Lake City High School, Lake City. South Dakota. Elwood Dietrich, Sturgis High School, Sturgis.

Tennessee. Lovanda P. Fergusen, Farragut High, Knoxville. Texas. David L. Carlin, Round Rock High School, Round Rock. Utah. David George Stoddard, Bingham High School, South Jordan. Vermont. Robert Camisa, Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans. Virginia. Janice G. Leslie, Chantilly High School, Chantilly. Washington. Patricia D. Atterberry, Ingraham High School, Seattle. West Virginia. Thomas E. Garner, John Marshall High School, Glen Dale. Wis-consin. Steven D. Smolek, Mosinee High School, Mosinee. Wyoming. Michael J. Helenbolt, Green River High School, Green River.


The Arts & Entertainment Television Networks has named the winners of its Eighth Annual Teacher Grant Competition. Twelve regional winners--three from each of four geographic regions--will receive a $1,000 savings bond and a television and videocassette recorder for their schools. One grand-prize winner will receive an additional $2,500 savings bond, a VHS camcorder, and an A&E video library. for their school.

The grand-prize winner is Mary Jakubiak, Tippecanoe School for the Humanities, Milwaukee, Wis., from the central region. Other winners are listed below by region.

Central region. Linda Naley and John Wilson, Katherine Curren Elementary School, Hopkins, Minn.; Lara Ruby, Fort Hayes Metropolitan High School, Columbus, Ohio.

Eastern region. Winnifred G. Bolinsky, Fogelsville Elementary School, Allentown, Pa.; Patricia M. Dunne, Atlantic Middle School, Quincy, Mass.; J. Michael Pabian Jr., John F. Kennedy Elementary School, Somerville, Mass.

Southern region. Kathleen Marie Alley, Braden River Middle School, Bradenton, Fla.; Sharon V. Simmons, Caminitisic Exceptional Center, Tampa, Fla.; Alice R. Yoder, Alexander Graham Middle School, Charlotte, N.C.

Western region. Martha J. Bowling, McKemy Middle School, Tempe, Ariz.; Holly Braden, Myrtle Cooper School, El Paso, Tex.; Kelly Ann Long, Poudre High School, Fort Collins, Colo.


Ten New York City public school educators have been recognized as the 1995 recipients of the Citibank Success Fund Award. The Fund for New York City Public Education and Citibank together presented the winners with a $2,500 grant to be designated to an education program of their choice. The winners are listed below.

Lorraine Boyhan, principal, Public School 372, The Children's School, Community School District and Citywide Special Education; Ronald Chalusian and Sonnet Takahisa, co-directors, New York City Museum School; Gregory Gorman, teacher, Junior High School 47, School for the Deaf; Deborah A. Henry, teacher, James Monroe High School; John R. Holst, principal, Public School 186, Castlewood School, Community School District 26; Stephen Mohney, teacher, Bedford Village School, Community School District 13; Denise Robinson, teacher, County Intermediate School 229, Community School District 9; Patricia J. Tubridy, teacher, Rockaway Beach Junior High School 180, Community School District 27; Claude L. Winfield, principal, Walt Whitman School, Intermediate School 246, Community School District 17; Nancy Vega, teacher, Public School 155, Community School District 4.


The Toyota TAPESTRY program, an annual competition administered by the National Science Teachers Association, has awarded $1.6 million in grants to 153 teams of teachers to support their innovative environmental and physical-science projects. The project winners are listed below by state with team leaders included.

Alaska. John P. Norton, Juneau-Douglas High School, Juneau. Arizona. Mark Blaser, Verde Valley School, Sedona. California. Dave Massey, Chet F. Harritt Elementary School, Santee; Catherine W. Smirnoff, Louisville High School, Woodland Hills; Larry Rose, Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton; Brian L. Kick, Helix High School, La Mesa; David E. Tinker, Corning Union High School, Corning. Colorado. Stephen W. Lantz, Cherry Creek High School, Englewood. Connecticut. John A. Cunningham, The Foote School, New Haven. Florida. Mary Easley, Gulf Breeze High School, Gulf Breeze.

Idaho. Lori A. Frank, Coeur d'Alene High School, Coeur d'Alene. Illinois. James Pudlewski, James Hart Junior High School, Homewood. Indiana. Bridget Mary Davenport. Iowa. Karen Stiles Murphy, Central Campus, Des Moines. Kansas. Becky Goodwin, Kansas School for the Deaf, Olathe. Maine. Rosemary E. Binda, Lubec Middle School, Lubec. Michigan. Margery M. Lawson, St. Juliana G.E.D. High School, Detroit. Minnesota. James Gilley, Montevideo Middle School, Montevideo. Mississippi. Frances McLean Coleman, Ackerman High School and Weir Attendance Center, Ackerman.

New Hampshire. Michele L. Bartlett, Rundlett Junior High School, Concord; Peter Faletra, Lin-Wood School, Lincoln; Frank Kelley, Kingswood Regional Middle School, Wolfeboro; Peter E. Stackhouse, Exeter Area High School, Exeter. New Jersey. James L. Ealy Jr., The Peddie School, Hightstown. New York. Michael G. Cost, West Genesse High School, Camillus; Nancy Moreau, Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls; Linda Padwa, Port Jefferson Middle School, Port Jefferson. North Carolina. Mary Ann Johnson, Weaver Education Center, Greensboro; Kathy Jo Ross, North Edgecombe High School, Tarboro.

North Dakota. Gary Brekke, Woodrow Wilson Community High School, Fargo. Pennsylvania. Francis M. Jaquish, Hughesville High School, Hughesville; Karen Komorek, Our Lady's Christian School, Erie. South Carolina. Charles A. Traynor, Colleton Preparatory Academy, Walterboro. Texas. Michael Ross, Dean Intermediate School, Houston. Utah. Ron Hellstern, South Cache Freshman Center, Hyrum. Virginia. Lori D. Sloan, Benjamin Franklin Middle School-East, Rocky Mount. Washington. James M. DeVine, B.E.S.T. Alternative High School, Kirkland; Larry J. Reed, Selkirk Junior/Senior High School, Ione. Wyoming. Bryan L. Aivazian, East Junior High School, Casper; Gordon L. Cook, Laramie Senior High School, Laramie.


Judy Brown, director, Miami Museum of Science Education, has received the National Science Teachers Association's 1995 Distinguished Informal Science Educator of the Year Award for her contributions to science education in a nontraditional setting.

Linda Roberts, director, U.S. Education Department Office of Educational Technology, was recently honored with the 1995 Zenith Data Systems Information Technology Leadership Award for Education, presented by the Computerworld Smithsonian Award Program and Zenith Data Systems.

Linda Wolfe Smith, teacher, Booker T. Washington High School, Atlanta, Ga., was recently named Junior Achievement's National Teacher of the Year.

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