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School bulletin: Golf tournament to benefit PARTY

Woodcreek High School gets $6,000 check
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
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Golf tournament to benefit PARTY

Students at Roseville High School and Granite Bay High School will soon participate in PARTY, Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth, a reality education program designed to enable students to make informed choices when considering risky behaviors such as texting and driving. Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Roseville medical centers, police officers and paramedics deliver the PARTY program to freshmen and sophomores through  health courses.

PARTY will hold its second annual golf tournament fundraiser at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at Empire Ranch Golf Club, 1620 East Natoma St. in Folsom. Entry fee is $125 single and $475 foursome and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and dinner. Mail-in registration is open through Sept. 14, and online through Sept. 18. For more information, visit www.partyprogramca.com.

Woodcreek gets $6,000 check

Future Ford Lincoln of Roseville and Ford Motor Company recently presented Woodcreek High School with a $6,000 check for a successful Drive One 4 UR School event in spring. For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle at one of these events, Ford Motor Company and the local dealership donate $20. At Woodcreek's event, 300 people participated. Since the program began in 2007, more than $10 million has gone to high schools nationwide.

Flags donated to Eureka Union School District

The Granite Bay Post 9869 Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Gary Murawski and 17t h District VFW Commander Billie Hovey made a special presentation before the Eureka Union School District school board on Aug. 14. The commanders formally donated the U.S. and California flags to the district to be displayed at all future board meetings.

Oakmont grad gets $1,000 scholarship

Roseville resident Jared Virtue recently received a $1,000 California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Illuminators Education Foundation Scholarship. Virtue graduated from Oakmont High School and will attend Willamette University this fall and major in politics and economics. During high school, he served as associated student body president, played four years of baseball and interned at the California Department of Justice. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, evidence of outstanding character and leadership potential.

County employees of the year named

Placer County Office of Education named its 2012 employees of the year on Aug. 14. Classified employee of the year was Justine Anderson, a special education teacher assistant. Certificated winner was Mary Boehm, a special day class teacher in the program for students with emotional disturbance. Management award winner was Janet Larsen who works in the early childhood education department. Rookie of the Year was given to Josh Gregory who works in alternative education. The superintendent's employee of the year was Jason Drewry from the maintenance, operations and transportation department.

Have news for the school bulletin? Email your campus news and events to reporter Sena Christian at senac@goldcountrymedia.com.