Six students from Cherry Hill Township high schools are among 44 finalists of the Delaware Valley Science Council and will continue in competition. They were among 154 students from 44 high schools in the region who took the DVSC's exams Oct. 19 at Temple University. Finalists from Cherry Hill High School East are

Jacek Skryzalin, Stanley See, Justin Deng

and

Michael Chin

. The Cherry Hill High School West finalists are

Robert Wardlow

and

Jeremy Silver

.

Five students from the Cherry Hill High School West Vocal Music Department successfully auditioned for the All-South Jersey Chorus 2008.

Elizabeth Britton

,

Lewis Bivona

and

Dennis Palma

were selected to perform with the Senior High Chorus.

Jasmine Riel

and

Yanellie Pabon-Garcia

were chosen for the Junior High Chorus. The performances are scheduled for Feb. 2 and 3 at Eastern Regional High School.

Nominations are being accepted for the first Outstanding Alumni Award to be bestowed by Camden County College. The award was established in recognition of CCC's 40th anniversary and is to be bestowed at commencement on May 17. Nominees must be CCC graduates and must have been recognized as outstanding practitioners of their professions or vocations, made noteworthy contributions to improving the lot of their fellow humans, or served as positive motivational role models for others. Nominations, due by March 14, may be made online at

» READ MORE: www.camdencc.edu/alumni

. For information, contact Melissa McKelvey at 856-374-4946 or

» READ MORE: mmckelvey@camdencc.edu

.

The Pennsauken Campus of Camden County Technical Schools has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top public high school in the country. The school received a bronze medal based on a report published Dec. 4 in the magazine. The publication, along with the research firm School Evaluation Services, analyzed 18,790 public high schools in 40 states using data from the 2005-2006 year. Gold and silver medals went to 505 schools, and bronze to 1,086 schools.

- Lea Sitton Stanley