Encinitas academic briefs


Alexander Ehrhart named a ‘Cadet of Distinction’

Alexander Ehrhart of Encinitas has been named a “Cadet of Distinction” at Army and Navy Academy. This title is given to students who have achieved the highest citizenship grade attainable (Excellent) and zero demerits for the entire second grading period of the 2015-16 school year.

Cadets of Distinction exhibit a strong commitment to the Academy’s unique character education program. They exemplify the Academy’s mission of educating, mentoring, and developing good character and leadership in young men.

Founded in 1910, the Army and Navy Academy is a private not-for-profit institution that provides an academically robust, character-based education for young men, grades 7 through 12.

Madison Vice of Encinitas named to the University of Hartford Dean’s List

The University of Hartford recently announced that Madison Vice of Encinitas has been named to its Dean’s List for Fall 2015. The University of Hartford is located in Connecticut.

Conservation Scholarships offered to high school seniors

Conservation-minded high school seniors are encouraged to apply for one of five $1,000 college scholarships offered by the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County (RCD). The RCD Conservation Scholarship Program encourages students who are interested in conservation, agriculture, environmental science, natural resources, or biology to attend college and pursue careers in resource conservation or agriculture.

This is the 27th year that the RCD has offered these scholarships to students throughout San Diego County. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall of 2016. The complete application packet can be found on the RCD website at Submissions must be received by April 11, 2016.

“These scholarships are ideal for students who have a real passion about resource conservation or agriculture,” says Sheryl Landrum, RCD district manager. “They are not strictly academic scholarships, but also take into account the applicant’s original essay, relevant experience, and letters of recommendation.”

For more information about the Resource Conservation District and its programs, please contact Landrum at 619-562-0096, email or visit