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Pleasanton Weekly

News - January 4, 2013

PPIE presents grants to student clubs

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation has announced the latest 12 winners of student grants. This years' winners are:

* Journalism Class Newspaper: Jamie Altman, Amador Valley High School, $350 for software to produce a more attractive and interesting newspaper

* Foothill High School Science Olympiad Club: David Bendebury, Foothill High School, $200 for materials and supplies for Science Olympiad Nationwide Competition

* AVHS Robotics Club: Kevin Chen, $270 to enter the college robotics competition

* AVHS Mock Trial Program: Chloe Connolly, Foothill High School, $200 to buy materials to help students improve public speaking skills and learning about civics, law and government

* AVHS Science for Youth: Beverly Fu, $270 to help promote interest, literacy, and joy in science

* Leadership Funds: Liz Veronica Guevara, Horizon High School, $250 to buy materials and supplies for student character education and recognition

* SIMS Club (Students Interested in Medical Sciences): Saba Hosseinzadeh, Amador Valley, $250 to buy materials and supplies for a college fair to showcase colleges with strong pre-medical and biological sciences programs

* HPMS Science Olympiad: George Huang, Harvest Park Middle School, $350 for lab equipment and team registration fees for club promoting the exploration and expansion of scientific knowledge

* Pleasanton Linguistics Tournament: Rick Huang, AVHS, $150 for materials for preparation for tournaments promoting linguistics and logic

* FHS Math Team (Mu Alpha Theta): Roland Huang, Foothill, $110 for competition fees

* FHS Writers Club Contest: Kelly McDeavitt, Foothill, $100, to support the clubs school-wide writing contest

* Foothill Buddies: Omar Sajjad, $500 for supplies for school-wide program that provides students the opportunity to build friendships with special-needs students.

The PPIE grant program is now in its 23rd year.

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