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School news in brief

Updated: 2013-07-03T04:36:11Z

Raytown

Sheriffs’ scholarship: Blake Shepheard, an 18-year-old graduate of Raytown High School, has received a $1,000 John Dennis Scholarship from the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association.

The association established the scholarship in 1988 for Missouri students pursuing careers in criminal justice. Shepheard plans to attend Missouri State University and pursue a double major in criminal justice and criminology with an emphasis in homeland security, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff..

He aspires to work for the FBI.

Belton

Dance teams: The following students have been chosen for Belton High School’s dance teams for the upcoming school year:

• Varsity: Becca Kasper, Madison Page, Haley Scharrer, Ashley Thompson, Kaitlyn Gonzalez, Kaycie Hall, Madisen Staats, Megan Kelsey, Shyanne Jackson, Tiffany Tarpley, Chloe Miller, Caitlyn Stegner, Alison Connelly, Carissa Thompson, Cassie Schmill and T'andra Smith.

• Junior varsity: Ashleigh Austin and Ramiro Gonzalez- captains, Daraja Pollard- Scott, Gabrielle Allen, Ashley Wiley, and Ashton Bennett.

• Matey's: Mackenzie Cobb, Madisen Daniels, Caylee Richardson, Cassie O'Keefe, Emma Czar, Tori Rowell, and Felecity Keesler.

Blue Springs

School supply drive: Through July 30, Foster Dental Care is hosting a school supply drive to benefit the Blue Springs Community Services League. For each school supply item donated brought to the office at 2150 N.W. South Outer Road, the dental practice will donate a youth toothbrush.

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