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Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 2:20 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.

Scholarships: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is accepting applications for five college scholarships worth an initial $1,000 each. The program, a newly developed element of the medical center’s Preventing Childhood Obesity initiative, recognizes students who plan to pursue a career related to health or wellness. Students who apply should be high school seniors who will pursue a bachelor’s degree, live in the Omaha metro area and plan on pursuing a degree related to health or wellness. For more information or to submit an application visit Applications are due March 14 at 5 p.m.

Spelling bee: St. Wenceslaus School held a spelling bee recently. The top three finishers: first place, Michaela Munchrath, seventh grade; second place, Kate McGill, fifth grade; third place, Emma Grubble, fifth grade.

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