Group awards scholarships

The Friends of Pavillion Park in Liberty Lake announced recipients of its ninth annual scholarship awards.

The scholarships are awarded to students who achieve excellence in recreation, entertainment, education and the arts.

The Elmer Schneidmiller Community Leadership Award, $1,500, was awarded to Drew Brown of Central Valley High School for outstanding leadership. Brown hopes to attend Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, to study political science. Brown also received a $500 scholarship from the group.

The Friends of Pavillion Park President’s Award, $500, was awarded to Andrew Schutts of CV for his volunteer efforts at Pavillion Park or Friends of Pavillion Park activities. Schutts plans to attend Harvard University to study international studies and environmental science. He also received a $500 scholarship.

Other recipients of $500 scholarships include: Brett Busch of CV who plans to attend the University of Washington to study political science and law; Homa Shaarbaf of CV who plans to attend Washington State University to study biology and pre-dentistry; and Michael Sattler of CV, who plans to attend UW to study mechanical/ environmental engineering.

Meet the principal candidates

The Central Valley School District will present an opportunity for parents and residents to meet the principal candidates for Opportunity Elementary School, 1109 S. Wilbur, Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Candidates will have 30 minutes to introduce themselves, talk about their qualifications and answer questions from the audience.

Attendees will be asked to submit feedback about each candidate.

The new principal will replace Molly Carolan, who will take over at Summit School this fall.

CVSD board meeting canceled

The Central Valley School Board has canceled its regular meeting scheduled for Monday.

Instead, members will have a board retreat at 5 p.m. A representative from McREL, a nonprofit education research group, will be there to discuss educational research the company has done.

The session is at the Learning and Teaching Support Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave., and is open to the public.

The next regular board meeting will be June 25 at 6:30 p.m.

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