At Reservoir High, kudos to a teacher, scholars and athletes [Highland/Fulton]

Reservoir High School teacher Paul Lee was selected by the 2013 graduating class to be the Senior Class Teacher of the Year.

Paul joined the RHS staff this year. He will be honored at a countywide event hosted by the Board of Education in March. Congratulations.

Meanwhile, Reservoir students Alexandra Barrett and Sophia Yang are National Merit finalists for 2012-2013. They received Certificates of Merit "for demonstrating high potential for future academic accomplishment through distinguished performance in their high school classes and outstanding scores on the PSAT and SAT assessments." Congratulations Alexandra and Sophia.

Two other Reservoir students, Oluwatoyin Ajayi and Grace Amoh, are National Achievement finalists for 2012-13. They also received Certificates of Achievement "for demonstrating great potential for future academic success through outstanding performance in their high school classes and high scores on the PSAT and SAT assessments". Congratulations Oluwatoyin and Grace.

The Reservoir Indoor Track Team is having an excellent year with the boys team continuing their "run" (pun intended) to the state championship.

At the 3A East Indoor Track and Field Regional Championships, the boys finished in first with the girls team taking fifth place.

Marks of note: Cindy Alms finished first in the 1,600 meter with a time of 5:28.56, Timmy Usher finished first in the 500 meter with a time of 1:10.1 and, Eric Higgins took first in the pole vault with a height of 11 feet, 6 inches. More information at my blog

Over at Lime Kiln Middle School, the students of the week for the week ending Feb. 8 are Nicole Both, Madison Park, Taner Bulbul, Justin Silverstein, Sierra Williams, Gregory Nelson, Lauren Berg, Frank McGrath, Timothy Horne and Lukas Araujo. Congratulations.

It's that time of the year again when St. Louis Catholic Church Youth Ministry presents the 32nd annual Italian Dinner.

The event is Sunday, March 10, from 1 to 6p.m. in the St. Louis school auditorium. The main course is spaghetti with homemade meatballs and sauce (or lasagna), salad, garlic bread and homemade desserts.

Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger, $12 for lasagna, $15 for combo spaghetti and lasagna, and $40 for immediate family of 6.

Proceeds from dinner support Youth Ministry activities. Come early to avoid the rush. Call 410-531-6668 for more info.

Highland residents Pete and JoAnn Geoghan are very proud of their daughter Erin.

She attends the University of Richmond and plays on the women's lacrosse team (ranked 19th).

A graduate of River Hill High School, Erin and two other local gals, Beth Glaros (Wilde Lake) and Taylor Salandra (Glenelg), started in the teams' first game of the season against fifth ranked University of Maryland. Erin played the entire game and caused two turnovers, but they were no match for the Lady Terps.

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