School notes

2013-03-21T00:00:00Z School notesCompiled by Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Marana High class of '73 sets reunion

Marana High School graduates from the class of 1973 can look forward to their 40th reunion in May.

The event, at Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites, 475 N. Granada Ave., will include a dinner banquet May 3 and a picnic barbecue May 4.

For more information, call 780-6715.

March 29 deadline for Rotary awards

Graduating seniors in Marana Unified School District high schools can apply for a $2,000 Dove Mountain Rotary Scholarship.

Students can pick up applications at their schools' career centers or by visiting online. Two students at both Marana and Mountain View High Schools will receive scholarships.

The application deadline is March 29 and contenders will be interviewed at their school April 8.

Elks donate $1K in arts supplies

For the second consecutive year, Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 donated $1,000 worth of art supplies to Marana Unified School District's Roadrunner Elementary School. The lodge presented the gift to the school at an assembly.

The lodge also named its February students of the month, all Pusch Ridge Christian Academy students. Caitlyn Stoltzfus and Nick Wambach won in the middle school category, while Alex Kate Halvey and Wency Bensing won the high school distinction.

Winners are selected based on nominations by parents and students. Stoltzfus plays softball and volleyball. Wambach plays football and basketball and participates in the Latin Club.

Halvey, who is the senior class president, plays soccer and founded the school's Spanish Club, of which she is president. Bensing holds down a job at a coffee shop and is active in church activities.

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