he Magnolia Park Optimist Club honored students at its April 15 meeting who were able to overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals.
did an outstanding job of selecting the students who won "Meet the Challenge" scholarships. "If it is to be, it is up to me!" was their motto. Each student received a $500 scholarship.
The winners are:
from Burroughs High School, who was introduced by
from the Burroughs Career Center;
from Monterey High School, who received the award from her counselor
of Burbank High School, who was introduced by
(her counselor was unable to attend).
The Basketball Scholarship winner was
of Burroughs High School, who received the award from
; and the Golf Scholarship winner was
also from Burroughs High School, who was introduced by coach
, a "Meet the Challenge" Scholar for 2009, was a guest speaker. He attends Santa Monica City College. The Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the Burbank Elks Club, 2232 Hollywood Way, Burbank. For more information contact Terry Scott at (818) 842-7950 or at
Mayors' Cup Golf Tourney celebrated
The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis held their annual Mayors' Cup golf tournament on April 30, which was a beautiful sunny day. Among the former mayors attending were
Mary Lou Howard, Vincent Stefano Jr.
. A very successful event, indeed. The winners of Flight A were:
Al Olivas, Charlie Baker
; and Flight B:
Mike Feix, Allen Martens, Ross Martinez
of Team Feix.
Flight B winners won in a card-off over Team Burbank who had an identical score of 58 Net; Team Burbank was comprised of Mayor Gary Bric, City Manager
, airport commissioner
and Deputy City Manager
. The High School Champions are
of Burroughs High School and
of Burbank High School.
The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the DeBell Club House. For more information, contact
at (818) 238-5880 or at
2010 Outstanding Educator Awards
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club annually honors one outstanding educator from each school in the Burbank Unified School District. The educator's recognition consists of a certificate and a gift card to be used to purchase educational materials. They also received Certificates of Appreciation from Rep.
, State Sen.
and county Supervisor
These year's honorees were:
, Edison Elementary;
, Emerson Elementary School;
, Jefferson Elementary;
, Joaquin Miller Elementary;
, McKinley Elementary;
, Providencia Elementary;
, Roosevelt Elementary School;
, Stevenson Elementary;
, Washington Elementary;
, Jordan Middle School;
, Luther Burbank Middle School;
, Burbank High School;
, Monterey High School; and
, Burbank Adult Education.
School board member
introduced this year's retiring educators:
The Kiwanis Club of Burbank meets at noon every Wednesday at the YMCA, 321 E. Magnolia Blvd. For more information, contact
at (818) 954-9294 or at