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: ,=. 7. : : , January 26, 2012 I The Lovell Chronicle I 3 Three scholarships available to Lovell students Students from Lovell High School have multiple op- portunities for funding their college education this year. The Wyoming Community Foundation has announced the availability of three scholarships exclusively for Lovell High School seniors graduating this May. The Amy Tippetts Wright Memorial Scholarship is available to students who have overcome significant physi- cal, emotional or social disabilities in pursuit of their edu- cation. The Melinda J. Tillett Memorial Scholarship is for a student pursuing business or sciences. The Vera Asay Sar- gent Scholarship is set aside for students who will be at- tending Northwest College. All applicants should submit a completed applica- tion and academic transcripts to the Wyoming Communi- ty Foundation by Feb. 1, 2012. All three applications are available online at http://www.wycf.org/scholarships/index. html and through the guidance counselor's office at Lovell High School. The Wyoming Community Foundation is a statewide nonprofit organization with assets totaling over $70 million. In 2011, the Community Foundation awarded more than $2.9 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across Wy- oming. Visit www.wycf.org for more information. PATti CARPENTER Lovell speech team members (front row) Bailey Dugan, Mary Schwope, Michaela Werner, Marie Cruz, Emily Birkholz and Liz Birkholz. (middle row) Leslie Emmett, Austin Brost, Randy Carter, team coach Deb Fink, (back row) assistant coach Jason Zeller, Colton Wardell, Wray Krei, Adam Larson, Chase Aagard, Cole Moncur, Mesa Matthews and Dylan May travelled to Worland this week to compete at a speech and debate tournament. Speech and debate team news Birkholz takes second in poetry BY PATTi CARPENTER The speech and debate team travelled to Worland this week for a two-day competition. Thirteen went to the meet, which coach Deb Fink thought was a great learning experience for all. "The kids are doing re- ally good so far," said Fink. According to assistant coach Jason Zeller the con- gressional debate team learned a valuable lesson, "get up and talk more!" Jessica Emmett, Bai- ley Dugan, Mary Schwope, Wray Krei, Austin Brost, Adam Larson and Chase Aagard participated on the congressional debate team at the event. "The, :stud]e)arned 'that the more they speak, he better they are at plac- ing and that the more confi- dently they speak, the more credible they sound to the judges," said Zeller. For the congressio- nal debate, students write speeches both for and against a bill. Some of the topics are made up, and some are topics seen in the news. The competition is set up like a legislative ses- sion, where a topic is intro- duced and students com- pete by standing up and giving their point of view on the subject. Some exam- ples of topics include lower- ing the student driving age to 14 and getting rid of the "happy meal" at McDon- ald's. Student Jessica Em- mett likes this kind of com- petition because she loves to argue all sides of an ar- gument, She thinks it hel.ps her to stay current on 1s- sues. "It's a whole lot of fun and I really like it," said Emmett. "I might use this someday to go into politics or to become a lawyer." Emily Birkholz placed second in the poetry con- test reading poetry by hu- man rights activist Andrea Gibson. Birkholz received feed- back this time that her ren- ditions were too similar and plans two different read- ings in her next competi- tion. Students like Birkholz will typically perform the same material each meet and will make modifica- tions based on the judges' comments. Birkholz hopes that this strategy will take her to a first-place win in future competitions. The team consists of students from both Lovell and Rocky Mountain High Schools.  The Lovell group pre- sented some of their more child-friendly pieces at Lovell Elementary school this week, which provided good practice before a high- ly receptive young audi- ence. "It was a lot of fun per- forming for the younger kids," said Fink. "I think the students who partici- pated really enjoyed it." Next up, the students will travel "to Jackson Hole where 385 are entered to compete and 185 students sit on a waiting list hoping to fill any spot that opens up. "We can only enter four students per event in this meet, so students won't be able to compete in as many events as they would like," said Fink, who anticipates that this will be a very com- petitive atmosphere d a good leai'ning :expe'riende for all who attend. Teams from throughout Wyoming and some from Idaho are expected to attend. Students to carve wizards and Cody wood carving in- structor Bill Hurr is offering two new carving classes suit- able for both beginning and experienced carvers. The first class will carve two intertwined faces of wiz- ards in a piece of cottonwood tree bark. Class meets four Thursdays starting on Jan. 26 from 7-9 p.m. in Room 20 of Northwest College's Fagerberg Building. A $10 materials fee is included in the $45 cost. The following class will teach how to carve a small realistic-looking elk in-the- elk out of bark round in only five class meet- ings. The start date for this class is Thursday, Feb. 23, at the same time and place. The $59 fee for this class includes necessary materials, as well. Pictures of similar proj- ects are available at the Powell Valley Community and wood Education website at www. northwestcollege, edu/pvce, and project examples are on display in the PVCE of- rice, 1397 Fort Drum Drive, Powell. To register, call 307- 754-6469 or visit PVCE's website. LovelI-Kane Area Museum logo contest ends April 1 The Lovell-Kane Area Museum would like to invite the artists in the Lovell-Kane area to become part of the orga- nization's history. The Lovell-Kane Area Museum is spon- soring a logo contest. Museum board members would like artists to submit logo artwork to be used by the museum. The artwork must be graphically reproducible and contain images that evoke the history of this area. Please submit artwork by April 1, 2012 to: The Lovell-Kane Area Museum, PO Box 764, Lovell, Wyoming 82431. Artwork will be judged by the museum board. They will choose the logo that best portrays their mission to pre- serve the history of the area. The winning artist will receive $100 and their artwork will appear on all printed an electronic material the mu- seum publishes. The Lovell-Kane Area Museum board continues to work toward the goal of acquiring a museum building. It is a long-term goal and we are grateful to the community for their support. We hope that the community and its citizens of all ages can help us once again with their creative images. The artist of the winning logo image will be announced the first part of May. The second annual fundraiser is set for Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. PVCE workshop guides beginning iPad users For those wanting to learn how to get the most out of their iPad 2, a workshop based the Ultimate Beginners' Guide to the Apple Pad -2is bing offered by Lori Au'still through PoweI1 Valley Community Education. It will cover the basics of setting up and configuring a new iPad, as well as show how to use apps. Also covered will be download- ing new apps, books, movies and games, how to transfer photos and files to and from an iPad and tips and tricks for customizing an iPad. Students are asked to bring their iPad to class. Identical workshops will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 toll a.m. at Northwest College's Moyer Building, Room 108. Either workshop costs $39. Specify date choice when registering. Call 307-754- 6469 or register online at www.northwestcollege.edu/pvce. Powell Valley Community Education programs are a re- sult of a Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BO- CES) agreement between Northwest College and Park County School District Number One. Full-time CARDIOLOGY for you in the Big Horn Basin Big Horn County Predator Animal Control Board will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7 7:30 pm at the Bank of Greybull Greybull, WY Need an OB/GYIV? If you'd like to make an appointment, please call 754-7257 or 1-888-284-9308 777Ave H www.pvhc.0rg Roger Brecheen, M.D. OB/GYN 00.,Meatloaf night .v00ry ,00.yPrimeRib night Every so,ur.aYPOrk ChOP S You asked for nigh t specials, with 5tuflfng we heard! Come in forour evening specials! 548-9370 483 Shoshone Ave. Lovell, Wyo. January h heck Cervical Cancer yurStatus Awareness & REDUCE CANCER RISK. Month J" Regular Pap tests are key to preventing cervical cancer deaths. 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