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Learning Briefs 06/02/08

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Shaunda Sawyer, a student of Nevada Union High School, has received the Haggerty-Miller Scholarship from the Lake Wildwood Community Relations Committee.

The scholarship is awarded every year to a graduating senior who’s not only an outstanding student, but also an accomplished jazz musician.



Sawyer plays the flute, saxaphone and percussions.

The award ceremony will take place June 4 at Nevada Union High School.




Heather Hughes, a 2004 graduate of Nevada Union High School, received her bachelor of arts degree in communication studies from the University of San Diego on May 25.

She minored in business administration and has a certificate in nonprofit management.

Hughes has been hired by NBC in San Diego as a reporter.

She’s the daughter of Ken and Jennifer Hughes of Grass Valley.

Those using the Litton Trail on the Sierra College Nevada County campus may face some interruptions in their walking due to construction work that starts today on the new Public Safety Training Center.

The trail won’t be closed, though people using the path might be stopped for several minutes during the logging and earth-moving operations, a college press release said.

The construction project is expected to take five months to complete. Signs will be posted at all entrances to the trail.

For more information, contact Donna Brazil-Bloche at dbrazil@sierracollege.edu or call 274-5327.

To submit items to the Learning Page, contact Staff Writer Soumitro Sen at ssen@theunion.com or call 477-4229.


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