Because of the number of school cancellations caused by the snowstorm last weekend, the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance has extended the application deadline for high school seniors seeking the Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship to Thursday, Feb. 21. Each submission, including application form, student biography, academic transcript, writing samples and letter of recommendation, should reach the Alliance at P.O. Box 70, Unionville, CT 06085, by 11 a.m. on that date. ... New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich is the featured speaker for the next CT Challenge Speaker's Series event on March 21 in Fairfield. Herzlich, a cancer survivor, will give his talk "From Cancer to the Super Bowl" at the Roger Ludlowe Middle School at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, and all tickets at the door priced at $10. To purchase tickets visit www.ctchallenge.org/herzlich. Funds raised support survivorship programs and events at the CT Challenge Center for Survivorship in Southport and at hospitals around the state who are members of the CT Challenge Survivorship Network, in addition to ground-breaking research that will benefit cancer survivors.
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