Paul Ellison, a senior at Simley High School, has been designated a semi-finalist in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program. He placed in the top 16,000 of more than 1.4 million participants in the 53rd Annual Merit Program.
Six Saint Thomas Academy seniors were recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Jason Davis of Mendota Heights and Eric Harms of Farmington were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Cody Evans of North Oaks, Benjamin Fohrman of St.
Dakota County invites teens 13 to 18 to challenge their skills at the Teen Adventure Course at Camp Sacajawea in Apple Valley on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m. Teens will test their personal abilities and have fun 40 feet above-ground on the high-ropes course and climbing wall.
Mendota Heights vocalist Maud Hixson will perform with the JazzMN Big Band, featuring guest artist Wayne Bergeron on trumpet, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Hopkins High School Performing Arts Center, 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Hopkins (off Highway 169, one half-mile west on Cedar Lake Road).
Take part in a "Study of Heaven," Oct. 15, 7 to 8 p.m., at Concordia Lutheran Church, W. Douglas St. & 5th Ave. S., South St. Paul. About 12 weeks until completed. Materials provided. All welcome; childcare available (call ahead). Contact Carlene at 492-6604.
A craft sale, silent auction, bake sale and raffle will be held at St. Joseph's Church, 1130 Seminole Ave., West St. Paul (corner of Butler & Seminole), on Sunday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. No admission fee.