COMMUNITY

Dallas Children’s Theater’s Showbiz Summer and Teen Conservatory runs June 1-Aug. 13 in one- and two-week sessions. Tuition ranges from $150-$550. Contact Terry Feagin at 214.978.0110, ext. 139 or terry.feagin@dct.org.  For more information or to enroll, visit dct.org.

EDUCATION

The Lake Highlands High School symphonic and concert bands received high marks in recent competitions. The bands received a high score of 1 for their stage performances at a UIL competition April 8-9. At the Morton H. Meyerson Music Festival April 16, the concert band received an “outstanding” rating and the symphonic band received a “superior” rating. They also won “best in class” in their categories. The bands’ directors are Chris Evetts and Jeff O’Neal.

PEOPLE

U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, who represents our area, received a Silver Mouse award from the Congressional Management Foundation for having one of the best websites in Congress. The award is given based on five principles: knowing the audience, providing timely and targeted content, making the site easy to use, fostering interaction both on- and offline, and adding value through innovation. View the website at sessions.house.gov.

The Lake Highlands Exchange Club has elected new officers. They are president Tommy Bailey, president elect Bryan McCrory, treasurer Gary Swan, secretary Fielder Nims, vice president youth Truitt Matthews, vice president fundraising Evan Luck, vice president programs Robert Sullivan and past president Rhonda Russell. The club also named directors: communications, Bob Potts; Americanism/citizenship, Adam Meirhofer; newsletter, Bryan Trowbridge; scholarships, David Brown; memberships, Stuart Sides; community events, Greg Duval; community service, John York; publicity, Steve White; e-communications, Tate Gorman; and new-member involvement, Jon Alspaw.

VOLUNTEERS

The Vickery Meadow Learning Center is seeking volunteers for its June 7-July 1 summer program. The center needs an adult ESL teacher Monday through Thursday from 9-11 a.m., an activity club teacher Monday through Thursday from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and a preschool assistant Monday through Thursday from 9-11 a.m.. Contact Amy Glover at aglover@vmlc.org or 214.265.5057, ext. 12.