WILL-Channel 12's "KidVentures" captured the award for Best Program for Children and Youth during the Central Educational Network's 1995 program awards. The show, featuring artwork and stories by area children, is written and produced by free-lancer Debra Larson and directed and edited by WILL's Tim Hartin. Central Educational Network is a network of public television stations in the central region of the country. The contest drew entries from throughout the United States. Winners of awards through the civil Service Employees and Dependents Scholarship Program at the UI were honored at a May 10 reception. Four employee awards of $400 each were presented to June Holmes, events administrator, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts; Althea Jones, secretary IV, geography; Terrie Krueger, purchasing assistant II, Purchasing Division; and Marsha Penrose, secretary II, Conferences and Institutes. Four dependent scholarships of $600 were awarded to Kristin Sue Barnett, daughter of Patsy Barnett, staff secretary, Cooperative Extension; Christine Cromwell, daughter of Sydney Cromwell, administrative aide, theoretical and applied mechanics; Eric Tempel, son of David Tempel, instrument maker, mechanical and industrial engineering; and Ginger Watts, daughter of Thomas Watts, electrician, Operation and Maintenance.