Pasco News

School News, July 5

PHSC offering summer career camps

Pasco-Hernando State College is offering two academic career themed summer camps in July designed for students entering seventh, eighth and ninth grades. Camps will meet at the PHSC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road.

Business and Technology Careers will gather from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 14-17. Camp fee is $90. Campers will become entrepreneurs by creating a plan for a new business, experience the legal world by preparing and participating in a mock trial from the viewpoint of a paralegal, and expand their virtual world by creating a mini version of the Internet.

Health Careers will meet 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 21 – 24. Camp fee is $100. Campers will participate in simulations and other hands-on activities related to PHSC’s paramedic, nursing, dental and radiography programs. Campers also will become CPR certified.

Each camp session is limited to the first 12 students to register. To register, visit or call (727) 816-3256.

HSC plans July 9 open house

Pasco-Hernando State College will hold an open house 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, in R-151 of the West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road.

The open house is for recent high school graduates who are undecided on college plans and any potential students seeking higher education.

Attendees will learn about the variety of certificate and associate’s degree programs offered through the college. Plus attendees will learn about the new bachelor’s degree programs now available at PHSC.

The other four PHSC campuses will have similar events in July. For more information or to reserve a space RSVP at

Bishop McLaughlin hires cheer coach

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School has hired Adriana Brown to be its head cheerleading coach. A 2009 Bishop McLaughlin graduate, Brown will lead the Hurricanes squad at the school at 13651 Hays Road.

Two earn degrees from Florida Tech

Two students from New Port Richey graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with bachelor’s degrees. Steven Van Valin and Scott Fuller both collected degrees at spring commencement.

NPR student makes Hartford dean’s list

The University of Hartford announced Ana Alberti of New Port Richey has been named to its dean’s list for spring 2014. Hartford has more than 5,000 undergraduates, 1,600 graduate students and 75,000 alumni worldwide.

Suncoast News staff

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