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Perkins Journal Thursday, February 2~, 198,5 m VAR TH U RSI) A Y, United Acad I Meri Kinder Meri Kinder has been named a 1985 United States National AwaN winner to the United States Achievement Academy in Band This award is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. Meri, who intends Perkins Middle School, was nominated for this National Award by Kent qhylor, band director at the school. Meri will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official yearbook, published nationally. Meri is the daughter of Jim and Ann Kinder, Carney. She is the granddaughter of Gertrude Kinder of Carney and Minnie M artin, of Carney. -O- _ II I I Illrll!' I Kevin Neitman, 9th grade P- T art student, has completed a modified contour drawing of a hand holding a stalk of wheat which has been accepted by the 25th armual Young 'lhlent of Oklahoma Art Exhibition. F, evin received a $25.00 cash award. The Oklahoma high school art ehibition at the Oklahoma Art Center is a joint annual effort by the Oklahoma Art Educators Association and the Oklahoma Art Cent~.,r in order to recognize I I Ill The United States Achieve- ment Academy announced to- day that Julie Kinder has been named a 1985 United States Na- tional Award winner in Band. This award is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. Julie, who attends Perkins-Tryon High School was nominated for this National Award by Kent "lgylor, the band director at the school Julie will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official yearbook, published nationally. Julie is the daughter of Jim and Ann Kinder of Carney, Oklahoma. She is the grand- daughter of Gertrude Kinder of Carney and Minnie Martin, of Carney. Julie Kinder Johnson have been invited to at- tend a thank you gala and preview showing at the Oklahoma Art Center on March 1 for student artists, teachers, administrators, and legislators. Also, to celebrate 25 years of the Young Talent Contest, an ex- hibit of works by former stu- dent exhibitors will be pre- sented from 5- 7p.m. on March 1 at Artsplace Gallery. The opening of the Young 3blent of Oklahoma Art Exhibit will be March 2 including an .... Ill .... i Daron Duke The United States Achieve- ment Academy announced to- day that Daron Duke has been named a 1985 United States Na- tional Award winner in History and Government. This award is a prestigious honor. Daron, who attends Perkins:I?yon ttigh School was nominated for the National Award by Allan French, his history teacher at the school. Daron will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, published nationally. Daron is the son of Bob and Sue Duke. The grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Goss of Wichita, Kans. and Mrs. Stella Duke of Sikeston, Mo. -O- I I II Ill I I award is an extra bonus. This is tim first time Pq' has entered this contest." Mrs. Sullivan believes it is important for her art students to learn the "basics" in art and she par- ticularly stresses drawing. She feels that it is important for the students to be able to visualize something and put it on paper. Art 1 includes learning visual- ization, visual perspective, lear- {ring to draw what you see basic lettering, poster design, tigure drawing, creative projects with 1985 Mock Trial Competition The I,egal Association competed in the p liminary round in Norman, Oklahoma. at the Cleveland County Court- house. PTLA went up against teams from Piedmont and Clinton. The case for this year dealt with the contested probate of a will with each team presenting both the defendant and plaintiff sides of the cast The I,egal Association out- scored both opponents in per- formance points, but failed to win the case decision points in both instances, leading to a fourth place finish and conse quent elimination from the tournament. Members cited for outstand- ing competition were Scott Briggs, qbdd Higgins, Rex Branstetter, Denise ttancock, and Autumn Baker. Other team members were Suzann Case , Wendell Hawxby, Alan tlawxby. Greg Wolfe. Jody Pate, Tins Coppick, Chrissy tlarris, and 'l-( rry Stafford. Mr. Dotson had the following comments concerning the com- petition: '"]'he team overall gave an excellent presentation I am very pleased with the members' efforts in preparing for the com- petition. It was a difficult case and I nmst commend them for their perspicacity and resilience during the trial. It is disappoin- ting to out-perform your op~ ponents and not gain the deci- sion. but dealing with subjec- tivity in decision-making is part of the legal process. I wish to thank the members' parents and the cooperation of Robert Murphy, Jr., for his legal assis tallcc'~" -o- P-TH.S. ATTENDS ASSEMBLI ES The Perkins:Pryon ttigh School had the opportunity to witness the Amazing Mr. Shaf- ton, Wednesday, February 20. After he introduced himself he invited a small group of students to j oin him on the floor where he demonstratod his abili- ty to put them under hypnosis. When they were in a trance Yale Prag Grac St. Carn Heri Well Gutl Gra( Pictured are the P-T Spider Club participants in the 1~ Oliv Fair. Left to right: Loretta List, Tah Moorman, Rol~ Orla Pam Smith, and Caprecia Sloan. ; Pra~ 'Oliv Spider Club Science Fair '85' The three categories in this yoar's middle school science fair were: gen~ rat scence, inventions and inventors, and inventions. The projects were very original and thought.provoking. Our judges took 2 hours to select the winners. Following is a list of all the participants and their en- tries. Remember! The world belongs to those that dare! Inventions Sixth Grade Loretta last Seventh Grade Jaysant Northcutt. Robert Sassar, Kamichia I)arby, Gary Wolfe I Cus Eighth Gra Cla Matt Brown, Pam Brown [ Clat Inventors & ln Sixth GraO Caprecia Sloan Seventh Gt~ Agl M arian tlagar Eighth GrS Do, Cm Tony Gottfried He1 " General sci Sixth Gra0 Deneice Shinglet l Murray, Tah Moor '4 Cu., St[ -O" McKinnis 8 Cu~ 1 Ok 2 Do CALENDAR OF EVENTS cti Feb. 28 CAMFE1, Dresen- tation, 9:30 Feb. 28 Baseball at Cashion {practice game} Mar. 1%oI(, and ensemble c(mtest choir,-district contest N.().C Mar. 2 l ocal Show-,1-1t and FFA Mar. 4-7 Payne 3 Da iAvestock Show Mar. 5 District Ba Mar. 6 Art Trip tolc.~-- Mar. 7 qhlent ShoIdi 3rd hours Mar. 7 Cheerleadi~JBY I. -o- hth ir sea t banI taroo BAND IS GREAT AGAIN Regardless ,)t the lite- threatening weather conditions last t"riday, the P:I' tligh School band braved the elements and proved once again that they are an indestructible force with cess for us. We recei ook good criticism and ~ cam, q he next outing i aein cert band will be when they compet Contest. The ei