■ Eric Evans, a 2011 graduate of Boyle County High School in Danville, was selected to represent Kentucky as a delegate to the National Youth Science Camp from June 30 to July 24 at Charleston, W.Va. Evans joined 116 other top science students from across the nation and the world for the honors science leadership program.
Scientists from various disciplines presented lectures and led directed studies. This year's topics included: global warming, genomic medicine, radio astronomy and energy sustainability. Delegates had the opportunity to dissect a human hand, discuss bioethics, explore forensic science techniques and search through the DNA sequence of a genetic disease.
■ As part of its end-of-camp performance and cookout, the Lafayette High School Marching Band will host the Lafayette Grand Band Reunion on Friday at Ishmael Stadium, 401 Reed Lane. The cookout begins at 5:30 p.m., and the performance is at 7. Dinner is $6.
All Lafayette band alumni are invited. Awards will be given for the class with the most participation, the oldest band T-shirt, most miles traveled to attend, best beanie and the oldest Lafayette band member in attendance.
Tickets are available at the door, but reservations are requested. Call (859) 559-0333, go to Lafayetteband.org or look for Lafayette Band Pride of the Bluegrass on Facebook.
■ Staples and Dosomething.org are having their fourth annual national school supply drive.
Lexington teens are asked to collect school supplies and drop them off at their nearest Staples store through Sept. 17. Customers may donate $1 or more at any Staples store, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Lexington students in need.
School supplies and donations will be given locally to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of the Bluegrass to be dispersed in time for the new school year. Supplies may be dropped off at Staples stores at 524 West New Circle Road; 2081 Harrodsburg Road; and 2321 Sir Barton Way, Suite 140. For more information, go to Staplesforstudents.org.