Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Alumni Association (SHSAA) has announced the winners of this year's Student Grants program.
They are the National Art Honor Society for “Artistic Pursuits: Giving Back to the Community”; Special Peer Connections for “Bowl-ieve It or Not!”; Chemistry Club for tutoring and presentations; History Club for National History Day Fair and National History Bee and/or Bowl; PM School for a new resource library; Model United Nations for conference education; Leadership for a Non-Violent Age (ELNA) for Rachel's Table and ConKerr Cancer; Senior Exhibition for Student One Acts; Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) for competitions; the Biology Department for “Using Digital Projectors and Document Cameras to Enhance Instruction;” Town Crier, the SHS newspaper; and the Spanish Department for “Vision of the World Through Technology/Document Camera.”
In addition, association President Judith L. Donahue presented the Educational Television Studio and instructor Maggie Korab with the Partnership Award, for promoting the mission of the SHSAA through their video production “All About Alumni Grants.”
Each year since 1995, the SHSAA has funded grants for projects that involve or benefit SHS students. This year's winners were congratulated at a presentation in the high school's Anthony J. Bent Presentation Room Nov. 8. Speakers included Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Sawyer and SHS Principal Todd Bazydlo. Maria Smith assisted Grants Chair Sandra Lucas in presenting the awards.
The SHSAA, founded in 1993, is a nonprofit local organization run by and for SHS graduates. In addition to the grants, the group awards scholarships and hosts an annual all-class reunion. For more information, please see www.shrewsburyalumni.org.