* The Carroll County Career and Technology Center will have a certificate program at noon Friday in the Commons Area.
The Practical Nursing Capping and Pinning Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Friday.
In other er school news:
* Third-grade students at Freedom Elementary will visit the Maryland Science Center Friday.
* The StatePolice will give a presentation at the Carroll County Education Center Monday on the topics "Stranger Danger" and 911.
* First-gradersat Westminster Elementary will visit the Baltimore Zoo on Monday andthe fifth-graders will travel to Harper's Ferry, W.Va., Tuesday.
* New Windsor Middle School fifth-graders will visit the "Lady Maryland" on Tuesday.
WESTMINSTER -- A celebration honoring teachers who developed Carroll County Hands-On Elementary Science is Tuesday.
The program, in its fourth year of support from the National Diffusion Network, has had a major impact on the nation's schools, resulting in its adoption by more than 1,000 schools and reaching more than 100,000 elementary students each year.
The celebration will convene at 2:15 p.m. with demonstrations of the program in action with teachers and students presenting lessons at William Winchester Elementary.
Activities move at 3:30 p.m. to the Quality Inn for a press conference and reception. Officials from the National Science Foundation, Hood College and Carroll County Public Schools will attend.
Also, staff and teachers from the Allegany County Board of Education will attend, as their adoption of the teacher-written program boosted its impact to more than 100,000 children per year across the nation.
LEADER ATTENDS SEMINAR
ELDERSBURG -- Caroline A. Bange, a sophomore at Liberty High School, was selected to represent the school at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation State leadership Seminar.
The four-day, all expense paid program was given April 18-21 at the Columbia Inn, Columbia, Howard County. The seminar brought together outstanding sophomores from around the state to discuss and analyze the American Incentive System with prominent leaders from business, finance, government and education.
Each school selected one student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential to attend the seminar.
Rod Daniels, WBAL-TV news anchor, was the guest speaker at the closing ceremonies. Hugh O'Brian also made an appearance.
Lastyear, more than 10,000 young people representing all 50 states participated in the program, endorsed by the National Association of High School Principals.
Caroline is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Bange Sr. of Eldersburg. She has a sister, Amanda, and brother, Rick, who represented LHS last year at the seminar. Caroline is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bange Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. John A.Rudnick, all of Westminster.