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Updated: August 4, 2013 6:05AM



Award winner: Six students received the New York Life Award at New York City’s Carnegie Hall during the 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards national celebration. Among the winners was Jullian Stodola, a 10th-grader at Portage High School, for her photograph, “Above the Water.” The six students were among more than 1,600 teenagers honored by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for their art and writing during the Awards’ 90th anniversary national celebration on Friday, May 31.

Scholarships awarded: The members of the St. John Chamber awarded three $1,000 scholarships this year to Peter Boyd, Keller Phalen and Taylor Stewart. Boyd and Phalen are graduates of Lake Central High School and will attend Purdue University in West Lafayette this fall. Stewart is a graduate of Hanover Central High School, where she was valedictorian, and will attend St. Ambrose University.

Summer camp opportunity: Innovations In Learning, which specializes in the treatment of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and behavior disorders, is accepting enrollment for its Camp Wanna Play program. This year’s theme is “Wide World of Sports.” The camp is a three-week program running 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday starting Monday, July 8, and ending Friday, July 26. The registration fee is $400 but scholarships are available for children who qualify. The camp provides social skills training and language building opportunities for children ages 5 to 9 with special needs. An initial evaluation/screening is required to determine if the child is appropriate. Visit innovationsinlearning.net or call 791-1400 for information.



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