Green Fields seniors earn $1M in awards

The class of 2013 at Green Fields Country Day School earned more than $1 million in scholarships from top colleges and universities around the nation.

The class was made up of 14 students, six of whom have attended the independent school since third grade.

The scholarships are from 34 institutions.

Automotive students from JTED honored

Fourteen local automotive students were recognized by the Automotive Service Association of Arizona's Tucson Chapter, including several from northwest-side schools.

The high school seniors were all enrolled in Pima County's JTED automotive technology and automotive collision-repair programs.

They each received a Matco tool set valued at $500 to help them start their careers, courtesy of the association and the Jim Click Automotive Group.

The northwest-side students who were recognized are Steven Anders of Canyon del Oro; Casey Gran of Marana High; Kody Leska of Flowing Wells; and Jeremiah Butler of Mountain View.

8 seniors receive art guild scholarships

Eight local seniors, including four from northwest-side schools, were awarded scholarships from the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild.

The art scholarships totaled more than $6,000.

The honorees from northwest-side schools are:

• Jacqueline Cooper of Ironwood Ridge High School, receiving the Laura Hollander Memorial Art Scholarship.

• Sara Bogle of Ironwood Ridge and Johanna Crepea of Sonoran Science Academy, receiving the award of excellence.

• Charles Bryce Corning of Canyon del Oro High School, receiving the award of honor.

Alexis Huicochea contributed to these reports. Send school notes to Phil Villarreal at