What we're reading - June 19th, 2015

Foster Kids Overcome Obstacles, Graduate High School - ABC (6/19/15)

It was an emotional ceremony for 175 foster kids, who overcame obstacles to mark a big milestone in their lives - they graduated high school and all of them are heading to college. It was a proud moment for the high school graduates at Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday night. They were recognized for outstanding academic achievements, and all of them are setting their sights on college, thanks to a million dollars in scholarships. Many of the teens have spent years in the Los Angeles County foster care system. Full article and video here.


Russellville High School students win international rocketry challenge - WHNT (6/19/15)

Students from Russellville High School have achieved international success — after winning the Team American Rocketry Challenge last month, they went on to win the world finals at the Paris Air Show! The team learned the news Friday.  Teams design, build and fly their own rockets. Congratulations Russellville Tigers for this phenomenal victory!  Full article here.


MU alumni celebrates 50th reunion - The Wellsboro Gazette (6/18/15)

Corey Creek Country Club played host to the annual Mansfield University Alumni Golf Tournament on Friday, June 12, celebrating the 50th reunion of the Class of 1965.
There were 22 members of the Class of 1965 in attendance for the two-day MU Alumni weekend of celebration. Full article here.