"Garry Krinsky's Toying with Science" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at
Perkiomen Valley Middle School East
, 100 Kagey Rd., Collegeville.
The performance will include circus skills, feats of balance, mime, original music and audience involvement, and will explore gravity, leverage, fulcrums and simple machines. Proceeds will benefit the Perkiomen Valley School District Foundation, which provides grants for educational opportunities not covered in the school district budget.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.pvsdfoundation.org. Prices are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, and $8 for students. For more information, call 610-489-8506, Ext. 1134.
About 225 12th graders from the North Montco Technical Career Center will participate in the school's third annual Senior Projects Expo on Tuesday. Projects will be based on the 21 programs the school offers, including culinary arts, cosmetology, biotechnology, and welding and carpentry.
The event, free to the public, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., noon to 2 p.m, and 6 to 8 p.m. The center is at 1265 Sumneytown Pike in Towamencin. For more information, call 215-368-1177.
William Elnick of Cheltenham has been appointed registrar of Arcadia University in Glenside. In his new role, he will maintain academic records, schedule classes, evaluate transfer credit, audit degree progress and completion, and issue academic transcripts and diplomas, among other tasks.
Elnick replaces Harold W. Stewart of Lafayette Hill, who retired after 38 years as registrar.
Elnick earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Rider University and a master's in math education from Beaver College (now Arcadia University). He joined the university's registrar staff in 1995, and has served as associate registrar since 2002. He will continue as an adjunct instructor in mathematics.
The Connelly Foundation has announced that seven Montgomery County students have been named Neumann Scholars and been awarded four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high schools of their choice.
In addition, two students from the county received honorable mention and half-scholarships. In total, the Connelly Foundation said 41 full scholarships and 17 half-scholarships were awarded in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties.
The Neumann Scholars from the county are Ewa Protasiuk and Christopher Foering of Corpus Christi School in Lansdale; Jeffrey Seidl, Queen of Peace, Upper Dublin; Joseph Brady, St. Aloysius, Pottstown; Katherine Boligitz, St. John of the Cross, Abington; Emily Mattucci, St. Maria Goretti, Hatfield; and Michael Brindisi, Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Trooper.
The honorable-mention students are Regan O'Connell of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Jenkintown and Emily Leyland of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Cheltenham.
- Erica Lamberg