June 3, 2009
Three earn Warner Bros. scholarships Warner Bros. Studios announced winners of the 2009 Burbank REACH Honorship on Tuesday. High school seniors Paige Andrews, Grace Babbes and Thomas DeMasters each will receive a $10,000 college scholarship, coupled with four summers’ worth of paid internships at the studio. DeMasters, of John Burroughs High School, won this year’s vocational Honorship and will receive an additional $2,500 scholarship. Andrews, also of Burroughs, plans to study communica- tions at Cal State Northridge while Providence High School senior Babbes plans to focus on film production at Chapman University.
June 3, 2009
Keeping tabs on local athletes playing in college: MATT MAGALLON Bellarmine-Jefferson High; baseball ; Columbia Union College : The former Guards standout had a wildly successful season at Columbia Union College, located near the nation’s capital in Maryland. A big contributor for the Pioneers this season, Magallon was named a 2009 United States Collegiate Athletic Assn. first-team All-American. The Pioneers (25-20), ranked No. 2, tried to defend their national title in the USCAA National Championship in Newport News, Va. However, the team went 3-3 in the tournament and failed to repeat.
June 23, 2007
RESIDENTS RECEIVE GLENDALE AREA PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIPS Nancy Dabu, Rachel Lizotte, Melissa Medina and Melinda Zook are local Burbank residents that have been honored by Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic as high school scholarship recipients. The group awarded $5,350, which was raised at the annual scholarship luncheon in March. Two college sorority women received scholarships. They are Lana Sanfilippo , a junior at USC, and Elizabeth Sennett , a sophomore at Syracuse University.
November 15, 2012
Keeping tabs on local athletes competing in college. Rishonda Napier (Bellarmine-Jefferson High), freshman, guard, Southern Illinois women's basketball) : The former Guards star has been getting playing time out of the gate in her first season on the collegiate level. Napier made an instant impact in her first college action Nov. 2, as the Salukis earned an 82-57 win over Central Methodist in an exhibition game at home. Napier poured in 20 points in the win. In addition to leading the team in scoring, Napier also dished out nine assists with just three turnovers and pulled down seven rebounds.
May 12, 2001
MURARO -- PERICO Ellie Muraro, daughter of Humberto and Elda Muraro of Sun Valley, and John Anthony Perico, son of Orlando and Gloria Perico of Burbank, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be graduated from Hoover High School in 1992. She graduated from Cal State Northridge with a bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School in Glendale, and is earning her master's degree in education.
August 17, 2002
Molly Shore Returning from the National Teen Leadership Program conference at Chapman University in Orange County, Providence High School sophomore Ashlei Brandt-Limbaga said she wants to run for class president next year because she has overcome her fear of losing. "Now my goal is to go out there and meet new people," Ashlei, 15, said, adding that it is no longer important to her if people vote for her. Ashlei possesses this new-found confidence because she learned at the conference last week to come out of her 'comfort zone,' a state of mind that requires no risk-taking, she said.
June 26, 2013
Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8 . “This is far from over, I can tell you,” said Chapman University law professor John Eastman, who supports the same-sex marriage ban. The high court ruled ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, lacked standing or the legal right to...