Braden River High School sophomore Sarah Schoeffel has earned the prestigious NSLI-Y Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
This summer, Schoeffel will spend seven weeks in China, where she will attend the Beijing Camford Royal School during the week. She will stay with a host family on weekends.
Schoeffel, who is learning Chinese at Braden River, will attend a two-day cultural orientation from June 25 to June 27, in Washington, D.C., prior to her departure.
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26 Tribute to Heroes Parade - Main St LWR
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
28 Braden River Soccer Club Try-outs
29 LWRBA May Membership Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
31 May YLA Breakfast "Legendary Leaders"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."