+ Mr. Riverview
The Senior Board at Riverview High School will host the Mr. Riverview Pageant at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, to raise money for prom. Fifteen contestants will compete in categories, including theme wear, swimwear, talent and formalwear.
Mr. Riverview will receive a cash prize of $200 and a reserved parking spot for the rest of the year. The second-place finisher will receive $100, and the third-place finisher and Mr. Congeniality will receive $50.
The event is open to the public. Admission is $5 in advance, and $7 at the door.
See what it takes to be Mr. Riverview in a video at YourObserver.com.
+ Fueling their futures
CITGO Petroleum and Marketer Mid-State Energy named Sarasota Military Academy one of 12 winners of its Fueling Good program, which rewards local organizations that give back to their community. Sarasota Military won $5,000 worth of CITGO gift cards, which will provide transportation to events such as music events and academic competitions and the Junior Olympics.
+ Life Skills
Seventh- through 12th-graders at NewGate School recently participated in Internship Week. Students worked at local businesses and nonprofits such as the Cat Depot, Audrey’s Jamaican Cuisine, Ashton Animal Clinic and many others. NewGate School requires all its students in the Secondary Program to complete a one-week internship each year. This allows students to learn about businesses and various career paths while equipping them with practical life skills.
+ iPad intuition
Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School will be implementing a pilot 1:1 iPad program starting in the fall. Incoming ninth-graders will be equipped with an iPad for daily classroom use, to help students navigate in an advanced technological world. Classrooms will also be converting from SMART boards to Apple TVs. The school’s goal is to enhance the learning experience, improve technological literacy and integrate technology into the curriculum.
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Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."
Sarasota native and resident Bri Oliva made her TV debut May 7, on the "Rachael Ray Show." Oliva was selected to participate in a segment called "Hidden Dangers on the Playground."
Key to the city
More than 100 community members and leaders, friends and family surprised Paul Thorpe, one of the founding members of the Downtown Association of Sarasota, April 25, at The Gator Club, to show their appreciation and celebrate the strides he’s made for Sarasota over the past four decades.