School briefs

Blenk named to OSU honor roll

Robbie Blenk, a freshman majoring in zoology, was named to the honor roll for winter term at Oregon State University.

To be named to the school's academic list, students must maintain a 3.50 grade-point average or better with at least 12 graded credit hours.

UW offers 'SuperCamp' for youths

Students hoping to boost their academic, social and communication skills are invited to the University of Washington's SuperCamp, a summer enrichment experience at the Seattle school.

Student campers live on the University of Washington campus and take part in activities designed to accelerate learning techniques; increase confidence, motivation and self-esteem; and empower students to improve grades, communication and relationships.

SuperCamp lasts 10 days and is July 23-Aug. 1 for students entering grades nine-12. Cost is $2,695. For more information or to register, call 800-285-3276 or see

Scholarships for future teachers available

Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is offering grants to college students who are majoring in education.

Applicants must have graduated from a Clallam County high school and be a student at either the junior or senior level in an accredited teacher-training institution of higher learning.

Students who have completed their first two years of work at Peninsula College and have been accepted by an accredited teacher-training program and students working on their fifth year of training also are eligible.

For more information and/or application materials, call Carol Verstegen at 683-4821.

Physicians' scholarships, grants available

Caretakers of the Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund are accepting applications for academic scholarships in medically related fields and for medically related community grants.

Both will be awarded in 2010.

The scholarships provide tuition support for students in medical fields. To be eligible, a student must be a graduate of a Clallam County high school and have been accepted into (or currently be enrolled in and making satisfactory progress in) a fully-accredited, professional school in a medically related program.

The community grants are to encourage one-time, medically related community projects that benefit a broad cross-section of the community.

Applications for both scholarships and grants may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit fund, P.O. Box 3005, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Completed applications are due by Tuesday, June 1.

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