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Three Mountain View football players have been held out of action while the Arizona Interscholastic Association continues to investigate allegations of improper conduct. The case was discussed during an executive session of the regularly scheduled AIA meeting last week.
(NAPSI)—Parents who hope to provide their children with a college education may feel overwhelmed by the cost of higher education and reports have stated that only about half those who start college graduate. But rather than giving up, they may want to investigate further, because beneath the headlines lies a more complex reality. What’s more, parents who start saving early—and strategically—can amass a sizable college fund without busting the family budget.
(NAPSI)—Government officials and business leaders from nearly 50 African countries gathered in Washington, D.C. on August 4-6 for the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (TRCF) has awarded $5,000 to four local non-profit organizations as part of its quarterly distribution program.
Amer Taleb's journalistic talent took him to Japan this summer, where he and other winners of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition toured multiple cities on a nine-day study trip. While in Hiroshima, he bought a silver keychain in the shape of a coin that was inscribed with a charge to work toward a more peaceful world.
The Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge has shaken up the summers in Tucson for three years, bringing the region’s cultural garden to modern day tastes buds. The culinary event brings up to 50 chefs and restaurants preparing unique salsa recipes and mixologists creating innovative tequila-based drinks along with sweet and savory menu pairings. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Southern Arizona and SAACA’s arts therapy and education programs.
Looking to continue being more fiscally responsible, Oro Valley Councilman Mike Zinkin recently got his trip to the 2014 Leadership Summit paid for.
Jim Lamb is the new president of the SaddleBrooke Rotary Club for the 2014-2015 Rotary year. He and his wife Mary have resided in this community for fifteen years. They have two children and three grandchildren. Mary is an operating room nurse at The University of Arizona Medical Center.
(BPT) - More evidence has emerged that parents are doing a better job teaching kids about money, and young adults are getting better at managing it.
(StatePoint) American families’ commitment to college is as strong as ever. In fact, ninety-eight percent of families with an enrolled undergraduate believe that it’s a worthwhile investment. However, the way they covered the bill last year changed, according to new statistics.
Four students have received 2014 Steve Engle Memorial / Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships.
(BPT) - Nestle USA is collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on the Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars “Let’s Get Her to Camp” campaign, making it possible for hundreds of girls to attend Girl Scout camp.
The University of Arizona football team released their official 2014 roster and former Catalina Foothills standout Ty Cruz was listed on the roster as a walk-on.
(NAPSI)—This summer, enjoying a sweet treat can be more than an indulgence, it can also be an opportunity to contribute to the future success of hundreds of girls. That’s the word from Nestlé Crunch, which is collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on a new campaign to help send girls to summer camp.
Former Canyon Del Oro standout Jared Tevis was one of two Wildcat players to accompany Head Coach Rich Rodriguez to Los Angeles for Pac-12 Media Day.
Pac-12 Media Day always serves as sort of a bench mark for the start of the college football season. Arizona will go to camp in a week, but first Rich Rodriguez and two players, Austin Hill and Jared Tevis, had to travel to Los Angeles to speak with the media.
(StatePoint) The transition to college is an exciting time, full of anticipation for the next chapter of life. But with new opportunities come uncertainties, from financing an education to picking the right courses.
Former Canyon Del Oro and current University of Arizona senior safety Jared Tevis is a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The award recognizes players whose charitable involvement and community service contributions stand out among all other student-athletes participating in the sport.
University of Arizona senior safety Jared Tevis is a member of the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, given to the nation’s best defensive player, it was announced by the Charlotte Touchdown Club on Thursday. The Pac-12 Conference leads all leagues with 18 players on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List.
(StatePoint) Any high school student planning to attend college should have a good plan for financing that degree, to avoid unnecessary debt.
The 2014 Boys and Girls State Junior Golf Championship will be held at The Gallery Golf Club, on July 8 and 9, 2014. For the sixth year in a row, the 2014 Arizona Boys & Girls State Junior Championships will be administered by the four state golf associations, the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), Southwest Section PGA, Arizona Golf Association and the Arizona Women’s Golf Association.
(NAPSI)—The story of Army Specialist Travis Fugate may be eye-opening for many Americans.
If you’re looking for a “traditional” school for your child this fall, Accelerated Learning Laboratory is probably not the charter school for you. However, if you want a school that will free your child from the restrictions that go along with a “traditional” education, and if you want a school that will teach them how to learn (and how to love it at the same time), then you need to schedule a tour of A.L.L.
The Big Ten Experience and Big Ten Commisoner Jim Delany at the Medal of Honor wall at the Big Ten Headquarters, on Friday, March, 7, 2014 in Rosemont, IL. Since 1915, the Big Ten Medal of Honor has been awarded annually at each conference school to a male and female senior student-athlete who demonstrates proficiency in scholarship and athletics. (John Konstantaras/AP Images for The Big Ten Conference)