Family Fest & Health Fair
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host a free Family Fun Festival and Health Fair at the school’s New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road, on Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Festivities will include music, food, campus tours, children’s activities, crafts, games, prizes and giveaways.
Information on PHSC programs, financial aid, scholarships, student activities and athletics also will be provided; and application fees for college admission will be waived for prospective students in attendance.
Students under the age of 18 interested in applying at PHSC must be present along with a parent or guardian.
The free event, sponsored by the Musunuru family, will be hosted in recognition of Pasco County’s Rao Musunuru, M.D. Day, established on Feb. 1, 2014 by the Pasco County Commission to honor the nationally renowned, Hudson-based cardiologist and his many initiatives to support community health.
Organizations providing health care, mental health services, diet and fitness programs, or any service related to community wellness can reserve a free table for the event’s Health Fair online at tinyurl.com/ya6cfur2.
To register for the event, visit PHSC.edu/about/events.
Land O’ Lakes Christian School, 5105 School Road in Land O’ Lakes, will host an open house on Jan. 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The school encompasses PK3 through 12th grade.
It has full accreditation, affordable tuition, character training, college prep classes, fine arts, and athletics.
For information, call 813-995-9040.
These students were named to the fall 2021 Dean’s List at their respective schools:
- Madison Nichols, of Odessa, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York
- Laurie Schlosser, of Land O’ Lakes, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
- Timothy Williams, of Lutz, Wheaton College (Illinois)
New River and Hugh Embry library staff will visit Rodney B. Cox Elementary School, 37615 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Dade City, on Feb. 2 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., for an afterschool craft.
For information, call the New River Library at 813-788-6375.
Registration for Hillsborough Community College’s (HCC) spring flex-start semester is underway, with an offering of more than 1,000 classes.
The flex-start schedule offers a variety of start dates, times and modalities, including on campus, online, and live online, to ensure that students have the flexibility they need.
Students can earn credits applicable to any of HCC’s associate in arts and associate in science degrees, college credit and postsecondary adult vocational credits.
Tuition assistance also is available.
Flex-start semester dates are: Feb. 7 (12-week classes); Feb. 14 (10-week classes and five-week classes); March 8 (eight-week classes); and March 29 (five-week classes).
For information, visit HCCfl.edu/flexstart.
Supervisor of Elections Brian E. Corley is accepting applications for the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Scholarship (FSASE).
Applicants must be at least a junior in college; be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida, and have at least a C average or above for the previous year; have been a resident of Florida for two years; and demonstrate a financial need.
Two letters of recommendation, one from a college or university last attended or graduated from, and one from a personal reference should accompany the application.
The applicant also must be a registered voter.
Applications, as well as additional requirements, guidelines and eligibility information, can be found online at PascoVotes.gov, by selecting the 2022 FSASE Scholarship Application under the Newsworthy tab on the homepage.
Deadline for getting applications to the supervisor’s office is March 11.
Applicants will personally be interviewed by Corley, who will then select one finalist from Pasco County for consideration by the FSASE Scholarship Committee.
The association will award four $1,200 scholarships statewide to a political science/public or business administration or journalism/mass communications major.