Education Briefs, June 1, 2011
According to a press release, Montana State University Bobcat tennis player Fletcher Keyes posted an outstanding senior season, earned Academic All-District VII honors after landing All-Big Sky Second Team honors. Resident of Park City since he was three-years old, Keyes finished 13-8 on the season as MSU’s No. 2 singles player, and 13-8 playing No. 1 doubles with Pawel Turzanski. Keyes helped lead a Bobcat team tabbed to finish seventh in the league to a fourth-place finish.
CADET PALMACCI ACHIEVES GOLD STAR
Cadet Cassie Leigh Palmacci, of Park City, was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the spring 2010-2011 semester. Palmacci is seeking a BS in Physical Education-Teaching. She achieved Dean’s List recognition, which is given to those cadets and active duty military students registered for 12 or more semester hours whose grade point ratio is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work. In addition, Palmacci earned a Gold Star for achieving a 3.7 grade point average or higher.
PARK CITY DAY SCHOOL IS PNAIS CERTIFIED
After a thorough review, the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS) has voted to grant Park City Day School (PCDS) full status as an Accredited Member of the association. Such accreditation also affords PCDS eligibility as a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), with its comprehensive professional development opportunities and databases. PCDS is already accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Committee (NWAC) and accordingly, by the State of Utah, allowing its academic credits to be transferred to other accredited schools.
Two people indicated in interviews they are considering mounting campaigns for the Park City Council, a signal the City Hall election could attract an intriguing slate of candidates in a year when the majority of the five seats are on the ballot.