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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia Hard work pays off for Raleigh students at fair Over half of the projects submitted by Raleigh county students in the West Virginia social studies fair held recently at Marshall University were singled out for awards at the conclusion of the two Day event. Thirty five first place county level projects were entered in the state judging with 18 of the projects taking awards. Five of the awards were first place while seven of the winning projects were submitted by students from a single school. A your students did amazingly Well this year in the state fair a said Teresa Gry Giel elementary curriculum supervisor who helped organize the county judging. A a we re very proud of Cranberry Prosperity elementary school students brought Home nearly half the awards won by the Raleigh county entrants. Chad pen dry and Shane a. Davis won first in division i for grades four through six in geography in the pair Competition for their project titled a fire fountains a How do they affect Man a classmates Samantha Abner and Crystal Bone captured first place in division i in pair Competition in the special theme category Bicentennial of the Constitution with their project a rights privileges and Cranberry Prosperity a Kristine m. Lawson and Lydia h. Lawson walked away with second place honors in division i in pair Competition in the psychology category for their project a Vietnam 17 years later does it still haunt us a Rashika Hairston and Jeffrey Walker won a third place award in division i in the class Competition in the political science category for their presentation of the sixth Grade class project on a Eastern Cherokee life a How has it changed Over the years a Cranberry Prosperity students earning honorable mention awards in division i and the titles of their projects Are As follows Michael Shean individual Competition economics category a How does global warming affect the Economy a Anthony Byrge individual Competition political science category a what has the Law done for me a a handicapped person a and John Wooton and Jason Bailey pair Competition political science category a running for office who pays the Bill a Bradley elementary school student Richard Bennett earned first place honors in division i in the individual Competition in the special theme category on the Bicentennial of the Constitution. His project was entitled a Why study the Constitution a the son of Everett and Sandra Bennett Richard a fifth grader picked up a medallion and a $100 prize for his project which he chose to do to find out his rights and freedoms As a citizen of the . Richard said he especially enjoyed the Survey be conducted among students and adults to see How much people know about the Constitution. No one scored too percent on the questions asked on the Survey he said. The most commonly missed question in All age brackets was the number of amendments in the Constitution. Bennett said the majority guessed 24 instead of the Correct number of 26. Other division i winners include track Mccallister and Kelly Showalter Crescent elementary school second place division i pair Competition economics category a a let a Start a business Erie Dillon Stanaford elementary school third place individual Competition psychology category a laughter How does it help you a Kristie Phillips Ghent elementary school honorable mention individual Competition state and local history a Thurman we a and Brenton Crouse and Todd Matherly Daniels elementary school pair Competition world history category a the great Beckley Junior High school students Kristi Absher and Jonathan Lee Perry received first place awards in division ii in individual Competition for grades seven through nine. Kristin a sociology category project was titled a is America taking care of her own tired poor huddled masses a the daughter of David and Becky Absher of Maple Fork she said she did her project on the homeless following a Clas trip last year to the nations capital. We saw these people sleeping in boxes and it was really awful a Kristi said. Currently the number of homeless is estimated at three million but Kristi said her research indicates that the census May reveal a figure As High As eight million. Jonathon a project in the economics category was titled a nuclear Power plants Are they Worth the Price a the son of Frankie and Judy Perry of North Sand Branch Road he said a Cousin who is a former employee of a nuclear waste dump on the Border of Georgia and South Carolina peaked his interest in pursuing the nuclear Power theme. Following science and social studies fair projects last year on the same topic he said nuclear Power poses safety issues As Well As Large costs. He said there Are also the court and operational delays and the problem of disposing of radiation waste. Although no new plants Are currently under construction he said 90 to too plants exist in the . A i feel solar Energy will be used in the future and possibly geothermal but solar Energy would be a very Good option a Jonathon said. Both Kristi and Jonathon picked up Gold medals As above first place winners at the state social studies fair All from Cranberry Prosperity elementary were from left Shane Davis Chad Pendry Crystal Bone and Samantha Abner. Below Are first place winners Jonathon Perry and Kristi Absher from Beckley Junior High school. Jonathon researched the feasibility of nuclear Power plants for his project and Kristi examined the problem of the homeless in the . First place winners. Beckley Junior High students Sonja Davis and Aita Blackburn won an honorable mention in division ii in the pair Competition in the sociology category for their project a in the search for excellence has cheer leading lost its focus a other division ii winners Are As follows Mary gravely Stratton Junior High school third place individual Competition geography category a horrors of Hugo a How devastating was Hugo to South Carolina a Miles Cushman Park Junior High school honorable mention individual Competition . History Cate tory a jewel of the Parks Yellowstone a and Rebecca Stanton Stratton Junior High school honorable mention individual Competition world history category a blackboard was he truly the most feared pirate of All a Lei Bennett Beckley Church to celebrate 80 years in area Beckley presbyterian Church 203 s. Kanawha St., will celebrate 80 years of ministry to the Beckley area june 9 and to. Highlighted will be the worship service sunday at to . With the Rev. David Rees the oldest living former minister of the Church delivering the message. Rees served the Church As associate pastor under or. . Lineweaver from 1940-44. He received his degress from the College of Wooster in Ohio and Princeton theological Seminary. Following the worship service there will be a picnic at noon at Grandview state Park. Registration Wil be held saturday from noon to 3 . At the Church. Or. And mrs. Albert Tieche Wil Host a get together from i . To 4 . At their Home on dry Hill Road. Doh advertises resurfacing work in surrounding counties David Rees at 5 . There will be a catered dinner at the Church. Reservations Are required. Following the dinner a program will de held in the Church Sanctuary featuring the Mountain singers a musical group composed of presbyterian clergy and Lay people. Raleigh Board to offer computer Camps the Raleigh county Board of education will offer summer computer Camps for grades two through 12 through its Community education division beginning the week of june 18. Camps and Grade Levels will be logo grades two through six Apple grades four through six computer assisted math grades one through six ism grades seven through 12 and act sat test prep grades nine through 12. Computer Camps will be offered on a weekly basis and each Camp will be limited to 20 participants. Each student will be placed in his preference of Camp on a first come first served a. Sis. Campers will be notified regarding placement in Camps before june 13. Tuition for each Camp will be $35 with the exception of the act sat test prep Camps which will be $70 Ana the math which will be $21. Camp Sites will be Crescent elementary logo and computer assisted math Maxwell Hill ele Camps Centary a Park Junior High act set test prep and ism to tech Center for additional information Contact Mary Ellen Vaught at 256-4615, Hinton Ranger station plans activities in is a list of summer activities planned at the National Park services Hinton Ranger station a a thursdays june 7-aug 30, to to 3 . A paddle a leisurely Section of the new River learn the basics of paddling and water safety from a National Park service Ranger and gain a unique perspective of the area reservations must the made one Day in Advance. Local Canoe rentals Are available a a wednesdays. June 6-aug 20, 9 . To 9 a slide program featuring the new and Bluestone River areas. A a fridays june 8-aug 31, 9 to to . A program on the natural and cultural history of the area meet at Pipestem state Park Campground woodshed. A a saturdays. May 26 sept i 2 River at Mountain c reek Lodge in Pipestem state Park Wear comfortable shoes a a fridays aug 3 and to saturdays june 9 Ana 12, july 14 and 18, and aug la and 25 and sunday aug. 12 a walk ing tour of historic downtown Hinton meet outside the Summers county courthouse at to Ballengee St. At to a in the aug 12 tour will begin at 1 30 pm a a saturdays june 16 and july 21. 9 a in. To 4 a Bluestone River walk from Pipestem to Bluestone state Park meet at the top of the Tramway to Mountain Creek Lodge in Pipestem state Park bring lunch and water Wear comfortable shoes. A shuttle can be arranged to take hikers Back to Pipestem for additional information he a a a i ii Quot More than 230 Miles of resurfacing is among work in 35 counties advertised by the West Virginia division of highways for a bid opening tuesday gov. Gaston Caperton says. The Doh a current work Pace according to the governor May even be ahead of 1989, a record year for both resurfacing and replacement of Many of the states More than 6,500 Bridges. A last year the people of West Virginia could really see their highways taxes at work a said Caperton citing an annual Revenue of $50 million from 1989�?Ts Nickel a gallon Gas tax. A in addition to our expanded Bridge replacement program and resurfacing we have funds to match the Federal dollars now being provided for our appalachian highways by the states congressional upcoming resurfacing projects include a a Fayette county a 1.75 Miles Lively Pax Road on county 23 1.15 Miles Plum Orchard Lake Road on county 23/1 1.17 Miles horse Creek Road on county 23/5 1.11 Miles Russell Hill Road on county 60/30 and 1.42 Miles Beauty Mountain Buckhom Road on county 85/5 and 85/8 a a Greenbrier county a 2 Miles Childress Road and Lewis Road on county 52 and 63/1 1.91 Miles Miller Bryant Road on county 60/5 and 5.54 Miles Neola Pocahontas county line Road on . 92 a a Mercer county a 0.81 mile East Bluefield Road on . 19 0.88 mile new Hope Road on . 20 2.33 Miles goodwins Chapel Road on county 35 extended coverage by Basil 0. Bennett most personal property coverage is written on an actual Dollar value bams that is in Case of toss depreciation would lower the Worth of each item from its Purchase Price to current value that s not too bad in a Houseful of new things but most of us seep our belongings until they be depreciated Down to almost nothing and an actual Cash value payment won t buy a new sofa what we a homeowners Pokey with a replacement Cost coverage endorsement most tosses Are simply settled on a new Tor old basis. In most locations though the endorsement won i replace items of rarity or Antiquity that Are really replaceable or things whose age or history Are part of their Worth this Means that Memorabilia souvenirs and collectors items Are not protected motorized Golf carts and their accessories Are not covered on a replacement Cost coverage endorsement either these belong under an automobile Pokey and Are settled for actual Cash value do you have the coverage that s right for your needs a let s go Over it together at Eastern insurance Agency stats Highway it. 16 crab Orchard we 253 5230or255-4195 0.87 mile gland Road on . 52 1.61 a a Monroe county a 2.58 Miles Pine a a Nicholas county a i 64 Miles net Miles old Matoaka Lashmeet Road on Grove red Sulphur Road on county 27 tie Fenwick Road on . 20 and 4.36 county 71/20 and 2.89 Miles Greasy and 1.4 Miles Back Valley Road on Miles it. Nebo Nallen Road on w a. Ridge Road on county 71/20. County 29/2. 41. 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