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The Dallas Examiner | 4/14/2014, 11:36 a.m.
Dallas ISD will host a citywide pre-K registration at all campuses that began on Monday and will end Friday. To ...


University General Hospital Dallas announced last week the opening of their new Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, located at 2929 S. Hampton Road. The center is a hospital outpatient department that specializes in treating patients with chronic, slow-healing or non-healing wounds. The hospital uses state-of-the-art, FDA-approved biological products to speed the healing of wounds. Hyperbaric oxygen is utilized on 15 to 20 percent of all patients presenting complicated wounds and is a proven effective treatment in healing problematic wounds. For more information, visit http://www.ughdallas.com.


The Urban League of Greater Dallas Young Professionals will host the annual Youth STEM Conference on April 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hughes-Trigg Student Center at SMU, 3410 Dryer St. The education event is part of the Young Professional’s day of service commitment devoted to partnering with local middle and high schools within Urban League communities.

Workshops within the conference include a college tour, an informational on acquiring life skills and a speed-matching career day. The conference is free but registration is required. To register, visit http://ulgdypyouthstem.eventbrite.com.


Emmett J. Conrad High School seniors Deyanira Zapata-Martinez, Lauren Jackson, Sumayah Al Haddad and Maria Monjares competed and placed in the Women LEAD Scholarship Program and won a total of $25,000 in scholarships. The selection process involved an application, essay, speech contest and their academic records. The Junior League of Dallas in collaboration with Mary Kay Inc. founded the scholarship in 2013. The following are the individual scholarship prize money of the recipients:

• First Place – $10,000: Deyanira Zapata-Martinez

• Second Place – $5,000: Lauren Jackson

• Third Place – $5,000: Sumayah Al Haddad

• Fourth Place – $5,000 Maria Monjares

For more information, visit http://www.dallasisd.org.