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Kiwanis honors outstanding local teachers and students

August 25, 2004

EDWARD HEADINGTON

The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club recently honored several educators and

students at its annual awards luncheon.

Recipients of the Outstanding Educator Award were David Engel of

Bret Harte Elementary School, Dorris Lang of Burbank High School,

Kristine Chinn of Jefferson Elementary School, Nancy Arlington of

John Muir Middle School, and Linda Nelson of Roosevelt Elementary

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School.

The teachers were nominated from peers based on their teaching

profess- ionalism and overall contributions to the school and

community.

The list of recognized graduating students from Burbank high

schools and Burbank Adult School were Matthew Dalton of Burbank High

School, Alex Taldykin of John Burroughs High School, Anthony Mucciolo

of Monterey High School, and Lidia Gutierrez of Burbank Adult School.

Each received a scholarship at the luncheon.

Retiring teachers Carol Casalman, Patricia Sawyer, Mike Henzie and

Dorris Lang were also recognized, member Loren Jonkey said.

Burbank Noon Kiwanis meet at noon Wednesdays at the Burbank YMCA,

321 E. Magnolia Blvd. For membership information, call Herb Vincent

at 848-2962.

Elks look for Most Valuable Student

The Burbank Elks, through its national body, is having a Most

Valuable Student competition and local students are encouraged to

apply. Applications will be available beginning Sept. 1 at Burbank

Elks Lodge No. 1497. The application deadline is Jan. 7

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships

to the highest-rated young men and women in the competition. Any high

school senior who is a U.S. citizen is eligible to apply. Applicants

need not be related to a member of the Elks, but current college

students are ineligible. For more information, call Fred DeLange at

845-4269.

Burbank Elks Lodge No. 1497 meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the

Burbank Elks Lodge, 2232 N. Hollywood Way. For membership

information, call John Holt at 845-4228.

News updates from several clubs

The Burbank Noon Optimists will install officers at a luncheon

from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at Genio's restaurant. For more

information, call Bob Ventura at 506-8714.

The Burbank Shrine Club is having its Night Out at the Hollywood

Bowl on Sept. 18. Tickets are $12.50 each and the evening will

feature the Los Angeles Philharmonic playing music from "Moulin

Rouge" set to fireworks. For more information, call Chris Barnes at

248-5074.

The Burbank Sertoma Club's annual Bunco Party is at 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 11. For more information, call Bob or Sandy Tomer at 848-8536.

Goodwin "Goody" Glance, a member of the Burbank Magnolia

Optimists, Masonic Lodge No. 406, and the High Twelve Club, is on the

mend and looks forward to spreading his brand of cheer. Well-wishers

can call him at 842-1124.

The Burbank Masonic Lodge No. 406 is planning a weekend cruise to

Ensenada, Mexico, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1. For more information, call

Norm Furman at 848-3750.

* EDWARD HEADINGTON has resigned to pursue other interests and the

Leader is searching for a replacement. To apply for the position,

call Joyce Rudolph at 637-3241. Send column items to her at

joyce.rudolph@latimes.com.

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