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School bulletin: Cast your vote in Teen Photo Contest

Childhood cancer organization offers scholarship
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
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Cast your vote in Teen Photo Contest

The public is invited to help decide the winners of Granite Bay Library's Teen Photo Contest. Local high school students were asked to submit their images and the library received 54 entries. The contest judging ends Wednesday, Aug. 1, and three winners will be announced Aug. 2. Three young photographers will earn gift certificates donated by Target. To cast your vote, visit the library at 6475 Douglas Blvd. in Granite Bay.

Cancer organization offers scholarship

Keaton Raphael Memorial has launched the John McClean Hero Award scholarship for childhood cancer patients and survivors ages 14 to 21. The award honors one of the Roseville-based nonprofit organization's longtime sponsors who passed away earlier this year from cancer. The winner will receive $1,000 and read his or her story at the organization's 15th annual Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament on Aug. 24.

To be eligible, a candidate must be a U.S. citizen and have received treatment from Kaiser Permanente Roseville or Oakland medical centers, Sutter Memorial Hospital, UC Davis Medical Center, or Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland. The candidate must be a high school or college student. Applicants are required to write a 1,000-word essay on their experience with childhood cancer and submit an application.

The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. For more information and an application form, visit www.childcancer.org.

Roseville dealership gives $1,180 to high school

Future Ford Lincoln of Roseville and Ford Motor Company recently presented Lincoln High School with $1,180 for the Drive One 4 UR School event that took place in June.

For every person who test drove a new Ford vehicle at the event, Ford Motor Company and the local dealership donated $20. Sixty people participated in the event benefiting Lincoln High School. Ford's Drive One 4 UR School has raised more than $10 million for high schools since 2007.

"We know funding for school programs is hard to come by, and we want to do our part to help make sure these programs remain available," said Mike Mello, marketing director at Future Ford Lincoln of Roseville.

Raffle for Thomas Kinkade print

Valley Christian Academy in Roseville is raffling off a limited-edition, signed print by Thomas Kinkade of Yankee Stadium to raise money for the Roseville school's baseball program. No more than 500 raffle tickets will be sold by Wednesday, Aug. 1. To purchase a ticket for $10, send a check payable to Valley Christian Academy, with "raffle" in the memo line, to 301 W. Whyte Ave., Roseville, CA 95678. 

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