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Mendota Rotary awards scholarships to MHS seniors

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
MENDOTA - Four Mendota High School seniors, Amy Devitt, Jared Fritz, Amber Preston and Bethany Wohrley, were presented with Four-Way Test Award Scholarships by the Mendota Rotary Club. They were each presented checks in the amount of $500 for education expenses by Rotary president Roger Anderson on May 12.
The Rotary's "Four-Way Test of the Things We Think, Say, or

Lions Club schedules meeting to plan future projects

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
MENDOTA, The Mendota Lions Club is calling on all current members, past members and potential new member to join the club at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 8 to discuss the direction and future of the club.
Your voice and your contribution is needed. The Mendota Lions Club is at a crossroad and needs to decide what direction

Piskie receives Agricultural Accomplishment Award

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
MENDOTA - Kimberly Piskie of Mendota High School was recently presented the school's highest agricultural honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company.
Piskie, the daughter of Paul Piskie, received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. Her significant experiences and accomplishments include earning her State FFA Degree (the highest honor the Illinois Association

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship awarded to MHS senior

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
MENDOTA - The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2015-16 academic year was presented to Amy Devitt, a senior at Mendota High School. The scholarship was presented during the MHS awards ceremony by P.E.O. member Beverly Richardson.
Devitt is the daughter of the late Cash and Kathy Devitt and the granddaughter of John and Betty Fassig. She was recommended for

Carl's Quiz

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
On June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward Higgins White, Jr. was the first American to do what?

The answer to last week's quiz is: Jethro Tull (1674,1741) was an English agricultural pioneer who perfected a horse-drawn seed drill that economically sowed the seeds in neat rows. His methods helped provide the basis for modern agriculture.

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