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4 1 Rowlett High School is preparing to launch the district’s first Air Force National Defense Cadet Corps unit this fall. Open to all students, the program will focus on leadership, character development, citizenship, health/fitness and aerospace science. 2 3 4 Lakeview Centennial High School Special Education Nurse Rebecca Cherry won a 2016 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award. Nominated by her coworkers, a panel of judges selected Cherry to be honored in the upcoming March 2016 issue. Hit the green and support the Garland ISD Education Foundation. Register now for the 14th-annual Golf Tournament Friday, April Demonstrating innovation, leadership and educational excellence, Beaver and Watson Technology Centers for Math and Science received a 2015-17 Apple Distinguished Program distinction. connected 8, at Firewheel Golf Park. Community businesses, individuals and organizations can sign up by calling 972-487-3254. Sponsorship details are also available online at www.gisdedfoundation.org. 5 GISD is footing the bill for every junior to take the SAT on campus March 2. Students can prepare to impress colleges and universities by taking advantage of Khan Academy training resources, also free of charge. For more details, visit www.garlandisd.net/ready. 6 7 Thanks to the Read3Zero writing contest, 13 Kimberlin Academy for Excellence students are published authors and illustrators in I Write Short Stories by Kids, for Kids Vol. 6. Interested in Montessor Preview a primary classroom at He elementary schools every Thursda Contact the campuses to make an appointment.