The Dublin Coffman football cheerleaders will sponsor cheerleading clinics for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

The Dublin Coffman football cheerleaders will sponsor cheerleading clinics for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

The clinics will be held after school at all nine Dublin elementary schools from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 6 and 20.

The camp, which serves as a fundraiser for the Dublin Coffman Rocks Cheerleading Boosters, will instruct participants in cheers, dances, chants, jumps, motions and voice projection. Camp participants will perform at the Coffman JV football game on Oct. 23.

Registration for the camp is $45 and includes the two cheer clinics, a cheer T-shirt, hair ribbon, pom-poms, a picture with the cheerleaders and two tickets to the Oct. 23 JV football game.

Registration will be accepted through Oct. 6. For more information or a registration form, e-mail Lidojules@columbus.rr.com.

Students in third through eighth grade can participate in Dublin Coffman Drama Club's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" drama camp from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 15, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, for elementary students or from 4 to 9 p.m. for middle-school students. All sessions will be held at the Dublin Coffman Performing Arts Center.

The camp, which will be taught by Coffman drama students, teachers and local theater professionals, will provide instruction in dance, vocal work, makeup and more. All camp participants will be invited to perform in the Coffman production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. for elementary-school participants or at 7 p.m. for middle-school participants.

Registration for the camp is $40 and includes a t-shirt, photo with the high-school performers and a snack each day. Registrations must be received by Oct. 1 in order to receive a t-shirt; registration will be accepted through Oct. 10.

To receive a registration form, e-mail Lshoupe@sbcglobal.net.

Several students in Dublin City Schools received letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program recently.

According to information from the district, 30 students were among 34,000 nationwide to receive a letter of commendation to recognize their "outstanding academic promise" and work on the PSAT. Students who receive the letters are not eligible for National Merit Scholarships, but can receive special scholarships sponsored by corporations and businesses.

Dublin students who were named Commended Scholars are: Glen Auker, Dylan Bram, Evan Campbell, Katherine Chenevey, Adam Davidson, Ryan Donnelly, Christopher Ebersole, Andrew Eiterman, Kruti Ghandi, Suhas Gudhe, Meredith Haddix, Margaret Helmreich, Jessica Hruschak, Denise Hung, Rebekah Lee, Sarah Mayo, Samuel Ming, Peter Neidecker, Katlyn Patton, Daniel Pfister, Lucas Rose, Allen Sanderlin, Leo Shea, Yekaterina Shulgina, Ashley Smith, Adam Stafford, Lydia Utkin, Christine Walsh, Audrey White and Charles Xu.