Archive for April, 2008

People in school

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Maria Alonso Martinez, a junior at Westview High School, recently received an Outstanding Student Leadership Award for making a difference in her school by volunteering and/or work experience.

She was among three Beaverton School District students recognized March 7 during the 18th annual Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

On April 5, the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference Planning Committee organized a fund-raising dinner, auction and dance at Willamette University to support the organization’s scholarship fund, which awarded more than $500,000 to Latino high school students for continuing education.

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Round 2 of programs by Portland Music Foundation

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

The Portland Music Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing the local music scene, will hold its second round of educational programming at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Lawrence Arts & Community Center. The session, which is free, will include nine veteran music-industry members. The series is presented in collaboration with the Maine Center for Creativity.

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