Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Naja Selby ...$40,000 Champ!!!

Naja Selby

Congratulations to a member of my church...Naja Selby

Teen actress wins Star-Ledger Scholarship for the Performing Arts
by Allison Freeman/The Star-Ledger
Wednesday April 16, 2008, 8:08 PM

A young actress who is ranked third in her class at Newark's Arts High School -- and hopes to make it on Broadway someday -- is the 2008 winner of The Star-Ledger Scholarship for the Performing Arts.

Naja Selby, 17, was named the winner at an awards reception tonight at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. She will receive $10,000 a year over the next four years, a total of $40,000.

"I am so appreciative and so happy," an emotional Selby said as she wiped tears from her eyes last night.

Selby also was the 2007 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Winner, and is vice president of her senior class and president of the speech and debate team. She has studied theater at NJPAC and plans to study theater at New York University in the fall. Selby also volunteers her time at nursing homes and teenage homeless shelters.

"I will definitely make you proud if you give me this scholarship," Selby told the judges during her interview last week.

Charlie Brown???

Hey World,

My Mom sent me this in an e-mail today, so I thought I'd share it with you.
It makes alot of sense.
Thanks Mom xxxooo

Charles Schultz Philosophy

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schultz, the creator of the 'Peanuts' comic strip. You don't have to actually answer the questions. Just read this straight through -- you'll get the point.

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.

4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.

5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.
6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series winners.

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday. These are not second-rate achievers. They are the best in their fields. But the applause dies. Awards tarnish. Achievements are forgotten. Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one:

1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.

2. Name three friends w ho have helped you through a difficult time.

3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.

4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.

5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.


The lesson: The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care.

Pass this on to those people who have made a difference in your life.
'Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. ' (Charles Schultz)

Good Morning

Good Morning World...
Thank God for another day.

Quote for the day:

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
- Benjamin Disraeli
British Politition (1800's)

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