The East County’s Manatee County FPS Club, comprising Southeast High students Brittany Wenger, Mackenzie Yaryura, Meg Rivera and Sarah Stevens, placed sixth out of 66 teams at the Future Problem Solving International Conference in June.
Their project, inspired by Mackenzie Yaryura’s 2009 trip to Belize, helped raise funds and school supplies for a non-profit high school there called Ocean Academy.
Connor Yaryura, an alternate, placed first in the Global Issues Problem Solving Alternate Competition; and the community problem-solving team (Mackenzie Yaryura, Rivera, Stevens and Julia Nordhausen) ranked fourth in the world in the Middle School Division in the education category.
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31 Homes for our Troops Golf Tournament
31 7th Annual Military Ball
7 Manatee Audubon - OPEN HOUSE at Felts Audubon Preserve
8:00 am - 11:00 am
13 52nd Annual Sarasota Shell Show
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Car Meet
Thousands of spectators turned out Jan. 25 for the 46th annual Devereaux-Kaiser Car Meet held off Rangleland Parkway, in Lakewood Ranch.
PHOTO GALLERY: Taylor Emmons Fundraiser
More than 300 people joined in support of the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund for its fourth annual Charity Golf Classic and Texas Hold 'Em Tournament Jan. 24.
PHOTO GALLERY: McNeal Winter Carnival
Families at McNeal Elementary School enjoyed a day of carnival-style games, pizza and hot dogs, a silent auction and other festivities during the school's Winter Carnival Jan. 24, at the school.