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li6-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 16, 2003 ISchool News Vriting contest underway for students, Tucked away in elementary conservation education leader- |'hools and high schools all ship scholarship for teachers. :'ross Oklahoma are knowl- :lgeable teachers and talented :udents who are keenly aware f the importance of our state's utdoor heritage. The Oklahoma Department f Wildlife Conservation and )klahoma Station Chapter afari Club International are )oking to reward the top tudents and teacher through youth writing contest and a Students aged 11-17 are eli- gible to enter the competition, added Warren. Two (one boy and one girl) winning essays will be selected in an 11-14- age category, and two (one boy and one girl) winners will also be selected from youth aged 15-17. Students in the 11-14 age cat- egory are competing for an all expense paid trip to the Appren- tice Hunter Program at the YO Ranch in Mountain Home Texas. The Safari Club International's Apprentice Hunters' Program is a unique, hands-on experience which covers a wide range of topics including; the history of hunting, the ethical basis of modern sport hunting, wildlife management, field identifica- tion, and wild game cooking. Winners in the 15-17-age category will receive an all- expense-paid guided antelope ............................................................................................ hunt in New Mexico. he Perkins-Tryon FFA placed 2 "n at the Oklahoma State Fair airy Judging Contest. Tyler Story tied for high individual; Jeremy icCasland was the 3 d high individual. The team included, from ft: Jeremy McCasland, Austin McCasland, Ashley Pope, State airy Princess, Tyler Story, and Brooke Clay. The four statewide winners and their legal guardians will be invited to Oklahoma City to attend an awards ceremony in March. In addition, the top 25 essay entrants will receive a one-year youth membership to Safari Club International. The winning student essays will be published in the OSCSCI newsletter Safari Trails. Pub- lication qualifies the winning entries tbr the National Youth Writing Contest sponsored by the Outdoor Writers Associa- tion of America. Perkins-Tryon FFA attended the Oklahoma State Fair Dairy Judging Contest. The was held September 9 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. Students aren't the only ones eligible to win. A conservation education scholarship is also available for educators. One teacher will be awarded an all-expenses-paid scholarship for an eight-day conservation education school at Safari Club International's American Wilderness Leadership School at Granite Ranch near Jackson, Wy. The AWLS program is con- ducted during the summer and presents an outdoor program for educators, which concentrates on natural resource manage- ment. Participants learn about stream ecology, map and com- pass, language arts and creative writing in an outdoor setting, fly tying, shooting sports, wildlife management, the Yellowstone ecosystem, camping, white- water rafting, educational resources and how to implement outdoor education ideas. Lodg- ing, meals and training materials will be provided by Oklahoma Station Chapter Safari Club International. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conser- vation will cover transportation to Jackson, Wyoming. Both the essay contest rules and scholarship applications are available from the Department's Web site www.wildlifcdepartm ent.com/out ed.htm. Essays and applications must be post- marked no later than Nov. 14, 2003, or delivered by 5 p.m. Nov. 14, 2003 in person to the Department of Wildlife's Jenks Office at 201 Aquarium Drive, in Jenks. Address entries to: Essay Contest, Education Sec- tion Supervisor, ODWC Jenks Office, PO Box 1201, Jenks, OK 74037. IR Perkins-Tryon FFA member Jeremy McCasland Grand Champion Market Hog at the Payne County Fair. left: Jeremy McCasland, Alan Jennings, Swine Su and Roger Jennings, Ag Instructor. i5 ) :ki: ; ! L BREAKFAST Monday 10/20: Oatmeal muffin squares or cereal, links, toast, fruit juice, jelly, honey, milk. English muffin w/sausage or cereal juice, milk, jelly. Wednesday 10/22: Blueberry pancakes or cereal, juice, milk, syrup, jelly. Thursday 10/23: Cinnamon rolls or cereal, sausage fruit juice, jelly, milk. Sausage gravy or cereal, biscuit, fruit margarine patty, milk. LUNCH Monday 10/20: Chicken and noodles or chicken mashed potatoes, white gravy, applesauce, hot roll, milk, garine patty, ketchup. Soft taco or chicken nuggets, lettuce Mexicali corn, oranges, milk, picante sauce, ketchup. Wednesday 10/22: Pizza wlcheese topping or chicken corn, cherry creme pudding, milk, ketchup. Baked potato w/chili or chili, crackers or chicken nuggets, peaches, French fries, milk, margarine patty, : Char burger or chicken nuggets, dill tots, fruit cocktail, milk, ketchup, salad dressing. WE ARE PROUD C ...-----' 547-2800 BE A PART OFA.T US 177 & SH 33 PERKINS . + .... IHQr:,, .... +,,,.. COMMUNI 7 a.m.- 11 p.m. BOOSTERS OF PERKINS_TRYOI ` Almer|ca'$  Now Open for SCHOOLS! Drlve-|n. Breakfast THE PERKINS JOURN pport our Encourage our students! (Demons! WWWltheperkinsjou "Now Th s A Pizza Coupon!" "l If"  / Country Comfor, Present This Coupon For A A Pizza!" LARGE PIZZA  ...... : FOR A  HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING Service and Repairs M EDIU M CHARG E David Lard, Owner/Manager One Coupon Per Customer Perkins kemember...we're OPEN LATE after home games!!! 547-2456 122 E. Thomas RO. Box 254 Perkins (405) 547-5046 PaynYOU Can , e Coun00 lSank Us! Peyne County Bank 202 S. 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