Fourth Annual Taste at Bay Port Event Set for Friday, September 15

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The fourth annual Taste at Bay Port event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15 at Bay Port High School leading up to the varsity football game between Bay Port and Pulaski. Local vendors will have delicious food for sale from 4:30-6:30 p.m. outside the main entrance to the athletics field. There will also be new and team-worn apparel for sale.

Menu items at the event will be available for $2-$4 each. Proceeds will benefit the Booster Club, which supports all athletics programs at Bay Port High School. Vendors include Anduzzi’s, Four Way, Dunkin’ Donuts, Tapped, LaJava, Mustard Seed Cafe, Olson’s Piggly Wiggly, Brainfreeze, Josephine’s, Townline, and Olde World Pastries Plus.

Bay Port’s Thomas Monfre Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

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Bay Port High School Senior Thomas Monfre has been named a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Monfre is among a group of 15,000 students nationwide to earn the designation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. He becomes the 37th student in school history to earn the honor.

Thomas will attend Dartmouth College where he will pursue studies in Computer Science and Digital Arts. As part of a stellar academic record at Bay Port, Thomas was a participant in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program where he is eligible for certificates in English, German, and History. Outside of the classroom, he was a two-time nationals qualifier for DECA and served as a drum major for the Bay Port Band. He was a leader on the stage crew for the Bay Port Performing Arts Center as senior lighting technician and also participated in FBLA, National Honor Society, YSL, and German Club.

Thomas will be honored for his National Merit Scholarship finalist designation at the Monday, May 8 Board of Education meeting. He is the son of Bill and Karen Monfre of Howard.