Education briefs, May 27-29 |

Education briefs, May 27-29

Graduation celebration for PCHS girls

The Women’s Athenaeum Club will host the 73rd annual Girl Graduate Celebration June 1 to celebrate the girls graduating from Park City High School. According to the school’s website,, the event will feature awards, music, refreshments and guest speaker Kerri Cronk, an anchorwoman for Fox News. An opportunity for photos will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the event starting at 7:15 p.m. All senior girls are encouraged to attend and bring a guest. Those attending are asked to RSVP to Sue at or Linda at 435-640-9878.

Parents must pick up medications

The Park City School District is reminding parents they must pick up any medications they have stored at school for their students before the last day of school. According to a letter from the school nurses, any medication not picked up will be thrown away. Also, the students who require medication at school, including those who carry asthma inhalers and Epipens, will need new medication forms filled out by a parent and a physician before the start of next school year. The forms are available at For more information, contact a Park City School District nurse.

Park City student wins scholarship

Katherine Damon, a homeschool student, has been named one of the winners of the National Merit Scholarship competition. According to a press release, about 1.4 million students entered the contest, 15,000 were named finalists and about 2,200 received scholarships. The scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 annually for up to four years, with each participating college selecting its recipient from a pool of finalists. Damon’s scholarship is to the University of Arizona.