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Education Briefs

Former Park City resident to graduate with honors

Sarah Turner, a former Park City High School student, will graduate summa cum laude from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. on May 5. She will receive a baccalaureate degree in Biblical Studies with a minor in English. Turner attended Oxford University in England under the Study Abroad program, completing her senior Fall-semester coursework with honors. She plans to study ancient languages at the Harvard Divinity School this summer, then attend Yale University for graduate work where she has been awarded a scholarship in Biblical Studies.

Young Artists’ Academy

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for the Young Artists’ Academy. Applications can be found online and need to be submitted by May 10. Teenagers who are interested in art and possibly interested in careers in art are encouraged to apply. The Academy meets every other week during summer and every week during the school year. Students learn about careers in the art, work on their portfolios, learn about art history, take field trips and meet local artists. The Academy is free to the students. For more information contact Education Director Annie Kennedy at 649-8882.

Local resident named to the Winter term Deans’ List

Mathilde Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Williams, Jr. of Park City, was named to the 2007 Winter- term Deans’ List at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Conn. Choate Rosemary Hall is an independent secondary school of 846 students from 44 states and 19 countries.

Garage sale

The Park City chapter of The Mothers of Twins Club is hosting its first annual ‘Twin-sational’ garage sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1645 Creek Side Lane in North Silver Springs. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to the Park City Mothers of Twins Club. For more information contact: Tania McIntyre 940-0788

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