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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                10A O HeraldZeitung 3 Friday October r a I d t u n q Education Comal ISD CHS Easley and Adams SVHS Lewis and Golsch are nominated for Wendys Heisman Award SVHS Jerry Daugherty helps students by providing scholarships to GED graduates Four CISD seniors were nomi nated for the fourth annual Wendys High School Heisman Award This national awards program created by Wendys The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City recognizes academic achievement community service and athletic accomplishments of high school senior men and women Sandra Golsch and Daniel Lewis both seniors at Smithson Valley High School were nominated by Dan Geroy the schools principal These two students are currently in the top five percent of their class Sandras sport at Smithson Valley High School is basketball and Daniels sports are football and track and field In addition to spending time on academics and athletics both stu dents volunteer for community ser vice Golschs community service has included Optimist club activities church activities PALS and the Big Buddy Program Lewis has been in volved in the Boy Scouts of America and church activities These accom plishments earned Golsch and Lewis their nomination for Wendys High School Heisman Award Will Krieg Canyon High School principal nominated Chris Easley and Kylie Adams Easley plays in the varsity march ing band and concert band earning district regional and state honors In athletics he plays basketball football baseball and was a re gional track qualifier in the discus He was an AllAcademic District athlete in 199495 199596 and 199697 In his spare time he was an actor in the schools production of Lil Abner Easleys offcampus activities in clude participation in American Le gion Boys State the Reach for a Star Foundation and serving as a volunteer flag football coach for two years Kylie Adams was elected as a class officer for 94 95 96 and 97 and was also a band member from 94 to 96 serving as a band officer in 96 Her athletic participation includes softball track powerlifting and volleyball Adams was three times unanimously selected as an AllDis trict catcher and for 1997 was First Team AllGreater San Antonio catcher and for 1996 and 1997 se lected as Texas Girls Coaches As sociation AllState catcher In 1995 she was a State powerlifting final ist Off campus she participates in activities with the First Baptist Church Youth Group is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Ath letes and a four year members of the FFA Principals at the nations esti mated high schools were in vited to nominate one male and one female studentcitizenathlete for the awards competition Entries will be evaluated to nar row the field to State Final ists A distinguished panel of judges including past Heisman Memorial Trophy recipients and education business and community leaders will name 12 National Finalists one male and one female representing six geographic regions One male and one female will then be selected as the National Winners and Honored during the Heisman Me morial Trophy national telecast of Sat urday December 13 on ESPN CISD photo by Don Clark Jerry Daugherty on the right an employee of Smithson Valley High School is providing financial aid schol arships to several of the schools GED students Larry Schwab L is Smithson Valley High Schools GED teacher SVHS GED students must first submit an application through the schools counseling office and become qualified to compete for the scholarship Bulverde Elementary students learn about literature and creative writing while studying knights of old Jerry Daugherty a member of the Smithson Valley High School staff has decided to make a personal effort to help some of the schools GED graduates get a good start on the rest of their life Daugherty is providing scholar ships to several GED students to help them take the next stepintheir education O His first scholarship of went to Karissa Page a 1997 SVHS GED grad single parent and now student at San Antonio College I just want folks to know that I am doing this to help someone I dont want any big credit for Daugherty said Its important what these students are doing They overcame a lot and I want to give them some help an in centive to go he said This year he plans to provide two scholarships according to Larry Schwab SVHS GED teacher Schwab stated GED students have a more difficult time getting to post high school education than many other students Most of these students have a fam ily of their own or are single parents and have jobs they need just to have the basics Going to college is a real financial he said CISD photo by Don Clark Karissa Page a 1997 SVHS GED graduate was the first to receive a financial aid scholarship spon sored by Jerry Daugherty I didnt finish high school dropped out and went to trade school Then I joined the Army Made a career of it Got my GED after basic Daugherty said I had a lot of people help me a lot of sergeants older than me And I was able to help others when I got some rank he said He has a big heart he knows the students and wants to Schwab said He came to us wanting to pro vide some seed money for Now this young lady is at San nio College something she probably couldnt have done without his Daugherty is particularly proud of his daughter a teacher in the North East ISD a graduate of Our Lady the Lake College and now ing her masters degree at UTS A and his soil a business administration graduate from Incarnate Word Univer sity SVHS GED Students must qualify for the scholarships by through the school counselors of fice Scholarship money goes to the school and counselors to ensure the students who receive the funds meet all of the criteria according to Schwab GED students attend classes two hours a day on the high school cam pus either in the morning or in the afternoon Monday through Friday and remain in class only as long as it takes to pass GED requirements Completing the GED provides graduates with a high school equiva lency certificate Each student must pass five comprehensive tests in the following core academic subjects cial studies science mathematics erature and writing skills The writ1 ing skills portion requires a 200 word essay CISD photo by Don Clark Shown at the entrance to their castle are Bulverde Elementary School fourth grade students LR Sam Mott Jamie Gonzalez Sarah Shubin John Turk and Brittany Hunt Fourth grade teachers Kitty Wainner and Sally May designed a multidisciplinary unit based on medieval times including the knights of the Round Casey Thompson wins art contest for new MVES school tshirt Fourth grade students in Kitty Wainner and Sally Mays fourth grade class recently concluded a unit of study on medieval times The multidisciplinary unit pro vided students opportunities to prac tice creative writing through their stories about castles and knights We also developed the students interest in and appreciation of lit erature from a different time and Wainner said Reading unusual stories from oilier times and lands students also develop interests in other events and learn to use their she added John Turk learned something about geography too Loch Ness all the lakes are called lochs has some type of dragon or sea serpent Each year a group of scientists to out to study the Turk said I learned how heavy the knights armor was They had to have guys help them onto their com mented Sarah Shubin Mary Van Kleef and Karen Bolz Bulverde Elementary parent volun teers built the impressive castle fa cade to provide an additional incen tive for students to learn Add these important events to your calendar Oct 17 CIS Young Astronauts to 1MAX Oct 18 CIS Library Open Spectacular Saturday 9 Oct 2024 CIS Book Fair Oct 2024 ASIS Book Fair Oct 20 MVES MidTexas Symphony depart for Civic Center Oct 23 Early Conferences Oct 22 Early Voting for CISD Bond Election Begins at a variety of locations Oct 22 Early Voting at GPS ASIS CIS FES 1 6 Oct 22 Early Voting at RPS 1 8 Oct 23 Early Voting at GPS RPS ASIS CIS FES 1 6 Oct 23 Early Voting at CMS 4 8 Oct 23 Early Voting at SVHS 4 9 Oct 23 SVHS College Night 7 9 Oct 23 Board of Trustees Meeting BBES Oct 24 MVES Homecoming Festivities All Day CISD photo by Don Clark Students at Mountain Valley Elementary School recently competed In an art contest to design the schools new student tshirt Casey Thompson a fourth grade student submitted the winning design Shown here jj I with the schools new tshirt are LR Christina Sandel fourth grade student and runnerup in the design I contest Thompson and her winning entry Matt Smith fourth grade honorable mention Courtney Tonlck second grade runnerup and Dr Hope Erickson MVES principal For her winning design Thompson also j received an art kit containing supplies to help with her next art project i   

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