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WINNERS IN A STRETCH

Two R.D. White Elementary School students traveled and dined in grand

style Monday -- the fruits of being the top fund-raisers for

technology-related needs at their school. Children at the school raised

several hundred dollars selling household items. The top priority for the

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funds is to buy ink cartridges for school printers. The entire school

participated in the four-month program, which was organized by R.D. White

technology chairwoman Kelly Hume. Fifth-grader Tayra Quinones, 10, and

third-grader Sharleen Sherafatian, 8, were picked up at their school in a

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beautiful black limousine donated by Art Executive Service. The happy

pair were accompanied by R.D. White Principal Suzanne Risse and

teacher-specialist Christie Brown. In keeping with the high-class spirit

of the event, the limo whisked them to The Castaway restaurant in

Burbank, where they were treated to a gourmet meal at the elegant

hillside restaurant. The Castaway donated the meal to the school.


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