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The programs and their schools are listed below by state.

First-Place Winners

California. "Viejo Weather Watch,'' Viejo Elementary School, Mission Viejo. Georgia. "Mind Your Own Business,'' Mabry Middle School, Marietta. Kansas. "Olathe Intergenerational Chorus,'' Olathe South High School, Olathe. Louisiana. "Science Is Something,'' Mandeville Middle School, Mandeville. Michigan. "Human Resource Teacher Academy,'' Cass Technical High School, Detroit.

Nevada. "Parent Involvement Through Technology,'' Burkholder Middle School, Henderson. New Jersey. "Supermarket Industry Employment Skills Development for Handicapped Persons,'' Bergen County Technical High Schools, Hackensack. New York. "Graduation Requires Effort and Time (GREAT),'' Cortland Junior-Senior High School, Cortland. North Carolina. "McSmiles (Mobile Classroom),'' Eastfield Elementary School, Marion. Washington. "Eugene Tone School Project'' (for homeless children), Eugene P. Tone School, Tacoma.

Second-Place Winners

Colorado. "Arrowhead Integrated Model (AIM),'' Arrowhead Elementary School, Aurora. Florida. "Ridge Arts,'' Cutler Ridge Middle School, Miami; "Visual Performance,'' Maynard Evans High School, Orlando; "Core Knowledge Curriculum Project,'' Three Oaks Elementary School, Fort Myers. Hawaii. "Project 'Students Making Individual Lives Easier' (SMILE),'' Waipahu High School, Waipahu. New Mexico. "21st Century Summer School Session,'' Robertson High School, Las Vegas. Vermont. "Foreign Language Program,'' U-32/Senior High School, Montpelier. West Virginia. "Global Issues Chemistry,'' Jefferson High School, Shenandoah Junction. Wisconsin. "Sensational Singing Sponges,'' Cushing Elementary School, Delafield; "Urban Rehabilitation Project,'' Custer High School, Milwaukee.

Honorable Mentions

Connecticut. "The Wilton Intergenerational School Experience,'' Wilton High School, Wilton. Illinois. "Science, Society, and the Future,'' Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora. Kentucky. "Jackson Elementary School: A School of Choice: Graded and Non-Graded Program,'' Jackson Elementary School, Fort Campbell. Maryland. "Comprehension System 8,'' Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School, Mechanicsville. New Mexico. "Integrated Preschool Program,'' Alvis Elementary School, Clayton. New York. "Center Ring,'' Barton Elementary School, Patchoque.

The McDonald's Corporation was recently recognized for leadership in education by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The presentation, made at NASSP's 76th convention, cited McDonald's creation of the Responsible Student Employment Project, intended to assure a balance between work and academics, and its support of a national recognition program for assistant principals.

Nanette Holben Jones, director of development at the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Md., was recently named the 1992 recipient of the Mrs. Lucy Eastwood Broadus Memorial Award for travel abroad. The award recognizes the achievment and dedication of Bryn Mawr teachers and staff members.
Anthony Ross, assistant vice president for student services and dean of students at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, has received a distinguished-service award from the Arizona Allicance of Black School Educators. The award cites his ability to assist, motivate, and prepare black Americans for participation in the professional world.

Schools in 24 states and Canada have earned "Highest Award'' status from the National Council of Teachers of English under its Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines. The schools and their magazines are listed below.

Alabama. Counterpane 1991, Shades Valley Resource Learning Center, Birmingham. Arkansas. Connotations, Fayetteville High School, Fayetteville. Canada. The Bluestocking, Havergal College, Toronto, Ontario. California. The Gallery, John F. Kennedy High School, Granada Hills; 1991 Sunset, Marymount High School, Los Angeles. Colorado. Something or Nothing, Cherry Creek High School, Englewood.

Connecticut. Expressions, Coleytown Middle School, Westport; Amphora, Robert E. Fitch High School, Groton; Daedalus, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich. Florida. Torchlights, Mainland High School, Daytona Beach; Omnibus Literary Magazine, Merritt Island High School, Merritt Island. Iowa. Echoes of the Warriors, Keokuk Middle School, Keokuk. Kansas. Calliope, Topeka West High School, Topeka. Kentucky. Horizons 21, Holmes High School, Covington.

Louisiana. Folio, Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, Natchitoches. Maryland. Erehwon, Winston Churchill High School, Potomac. Massachusetts. Runes, Dover Sherborn High School, Dover. Michigan. Gallimaufry, Cranbrook Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills. Minnesota. Mandala, St. Louis Park High School, St. Louis.

Nebraska. Tributaries, Millard South High School, Omaha. Nevada. Memories In The Wind, Kenny C. Guinn Junior High School, Las Vegas. New Jersey. Aspects 1991, Cherry Hill High School West, Cherry Hill. New York. Fragments, Long Beach High School, Long Beach; Soupstone, Yorktown High School, Yorktown Heights. North Carolina. Wondering Minds, Woodlawn Middle School, Mebane.

Oregon. Rites of Passage, Jefferson High School, Portland. Pennsylvania. Inklings, Allen High School, Allentown; Burning Glass, J.P. McCaskey High School, Lancaster; Bittersweet, Quaker Valley High School, Leetsdale. Texas. Bullseye 1991, Douglas MacArthur High School, San Antonio; Esse: Elle-Meme, Ursuline Academy, Dallas. Utah. Mosaic, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School, Salt Lake City. Virginia. Heritage, James Madison High School, Vienna; Eddas 1991: Our Changing World, Woodbridge Senior High School.

The Conference on English Education of the National Council of Teachers of English has announced the winners of the James N. Britton Award for Inquiry within the English Language Arts, a group for teacher-educators interested in all aspects of teaching English, both pre-service and in-service, at all education levels.

The winners and their publications are listed below.

Cathy Ann Fleischer, Eastern Michigan University, "Reforming Student Literacy: Informing Teacher Research''; Janet L. Miller, Hofstra University, and Elizabeth Bauer, Mary Lee Martens, Esther Ranells, Gerry Seifert, and Georgette Neveille Vosseler (the contributing teacher-researcher group), "Creating Spaces and Finding Voices: Teachers Collaborating for Empowerment.''

Ten Chicago-area high-school teachers have been selected as recipients of the 1992 Golden Apple Awards for excellence in classroom teaching, awarded by the Golden Appple Foundation. The winners are listed below.

Michael Bachrodt, William Fremd High School, Palastine, chemistry and physical science; Guadalupe Barajas, Paul Robeson High School, Englewood, art; Renee Cargerman Dolezal, Arts of Living Institute, Chicago, English instruction to pregnant teenagers; James Effinger, Naperville North High School, Naperville, biology; Emiel Hamberlin, DuSable High School, Chicago, biology and horticulture; Beverly Hawkins, South Shore Community Academy, Chicago, learning disabilities; John Lewis, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, physics; John Quinn, Fenwick High School, Oak Park, American history; Judith Stein, Kenwood Academy, Hyde Park/Kenwood, English and public speaking; Jan Yourist, Chicago Academy for the Arts, Chicago, humanities.

James E. Dezell Jr., vice president of the International Business Machines Corporation and president of EduQuest, the I.B.M. Educational Systems Company, was recently honored with the Distinguished Achievement Award by the International Communications Industries Association, for his efforts in bringing technology into the classroom; and with the Distinguished Service Award, for service to education, by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Eldrige W. McMillan, president of the Southern Education Foundation, has received the 1992 Children's Defense Fund Leadership Award for Work on Behalf of America's Children.
The Taylor County (Ky.) School District has received the Risk Management Achievement Award, from Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust for its risk-management program recognizing the need for safety and personal-health training of school food-services employees and for its work with the Kentucky Department of Education to develop the Level III Safety Curriculum for Kentucky School Food Services Workers.
Jean Wyatt, assistant principal of Lake Highland Junior High School in Dallas, Tex., was presented with the Earl Reum Adviser of the Year Award, by the National Association of Student Activity Advisers, for her contributions to the development of other student- activity advisers.

Twelve educators have been chosen as recipients of the eighth annual Kohl International Teaching Awards, which aim to recognize innovative teaching methods, commitment, sensitivity, and courage. The recipients are listed below.

Gary Bacon, high-school holistic-education teacher, Los Altos High School, Los Altos, Calif.; Debbie Blackburn, elementary Montessori teacher of the mainstream hearing-impaired, Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School, Mt. Prospect, Ill.; Lynn Cherkasky-Davis, kindergarten teacher, Dumas Child Parent Center, Chicago, Ill.; Deneita Jo Farmer, pre-kindergarten teacher, State Pre-K Demonstration Center, Chicago, Ill.; Janice Gould, art teacher, Lawrence Hall Youth Services, Chicago, Ill.; Emiel Hamberlin, biology/horticulture teacher, DuSable High School, Chicago, Ill.; Kirsten Kaiser, language-arts and social-studies teacher for 10- to 12-year-olds, The Common School, Amherst, Mass.; Andrew Krugly, 2nd-grade teacher, Prairie School, Buffalo Grove, Ill.; Andrienne LeDree, teacher of the mentally handicapped, Carver Middle School, Chicago, Ill.; John Van Hook, choral-music teacher, Schaumburg High School, Schaumburg, Ill.; Tom White, 8th-grade science and technology teacher, Meyzek Middle School, Louisville, Ky.; Ronald Whitmore, kindergarten teacher, Orrington Elementary School, Evanston, Ill.

Two recipients have been chosen for 1992 Media Awards by the Dolores Kohl Education Foundation. They are: Linda Ellerbee and her production company, for her documentary news-magazine series being produced on children on the Nickelodeon cable channel; and Recruiting New Teachers Inc., for its contribution to building a skilled, committd, and diverse teacher workforce.

Albert Kaufman, an Australian educator well known for his efforts to reduce prejudice and encourage acceptance among all ethnic groups, has been selected to receive the 1992 Kohl International Peace Prize by the Dolores Kohl Education Foundation and the Kohl Children's Museum.

Vol. 11, Issue 29

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