Education-Youth

Fayette Co. Fair Assn. awards 20 scholarships

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The Fayette County Fair Association is again awarding 20 scholarships to seniors from the five Fayette County high schools for 2020. The scholarships are in the amount of $1,000 each, for a total of $20,000.

VFW awards scholarship to Pesl

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James Brossmann (left) represents the Schulenburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5623 in presenting Schulenburg High School senior Ashley Pesl (right) with a certificate of recognition and scholarship from VFW Post 5623. Pesl will use this scholarship to further her education in nursing at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

St. Rose service awards

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St. Rose of Lima Catholic School recently recognized seven educators for achieving service milestones at the school. They are as follows:

Texas Women’s League gives to PAT

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The Schulenburg/Weimar area Parents As Teacher (PAT) program was the recent recipient of a generous donation from Texas Women’s League.

CASA observing National Foster Care Month in May

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In observance of May as National Foster Care Month, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) would like to raise awareness of the children and families involved in the foster care system and the need for more people to step up to help them.

St. Rose students win

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The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Zoonosis Control Branch held its annual statewide Rabies Awareness & Prevention Poster Contest for grades K-12. St. Rose students swept the 3rd- 5th Division – (from left) Jenna Guentert, first place, $200 gift card; Anna Oeding, second place, Fjällräven backpack; and Thomas Neal, third place, $50 Visa gift card.

Drabek honored during A&M-Kingsville grad week

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Commencement week at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is normally filled with the excitement of one stage in life ending while another begins. But with COVID-19, nothing is normal.

PAT 4 U

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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month