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Lafayette First-Grader Wins National “Leader In Me” Grand Prize With Inspirational Speech [VIDEO]
Lafayette First-Grader Wins National “Leader In Me” Grand Prize With Inspirational Speech [VIDEO]
Zhorie'l Tapo, a first-grader at Plantation Elementary in Lafayette, is one of the grand prize winners for The Leader in Me Student Speech Contest. She, along with students in other age brackets, won a $500 Leadership Grant. Nearly 250 students participated in the nationwide contest.
Honor Student Punished For Giving Ride Home To Drunken Friend
Honor Student Punished For Giving Ride Home To Drunken Friend
Breaking News All of us have done something wrong in school that could have called for a detention or even worse, a suspension. What if a student actually acts responsibly? You might say this deed deserves praise, maybe even an award. WRONG. 17-year old Erin Cox was suspended from North Andover High School in Massachusetts for driving her intoxicated friend a ride home from a party.
Students React to Lean School Lunches With ‘We Are Hungry’ Song [VIDEO]
Students React to Lean School Lunches With ‘We Are Hungry’ Song [VIDEO]
As a way to help combat obesity, new federal guidelines were recently put in place stipulating that schools serve meals totaling no more than 850 calories. Since then, some students say the new low-cal lunches simply aren't enough. One group of students at Wallace County High in Kansas even created a protest song called 'We are Hungry' that parodies Fun.'s 'We are Young.'
MIT Students May Have Created The First Non-Stick Ketchup Bottle [VIDEO]
MIT Students May Have Created The First Non-Stick Ketchup Bottle [VIDEO]
Call it a "modern day world problem," but we have all sat over our plate of dinner once waiting for ketchup to pour from a bottle. Often we resort to tapping the bottle several times until our ketchup slowly begins to pour, but that problem may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a few students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yes, the students may have come up with a solution