WESTMINSTER — Two adjunct educators at Carroll Community College became full-time faculty members this semester:
* Linda A. Gilmore of Hampstead hastaught reading and English skills at CCC since 1988 as an adjunct instructor. For her Reading 091 and 101 classes, she devised instructional techniques to increase the critical reading and thinking skills of students.
She also taught reading and English modules of the Clerical Training Program for the college's Office of Continuing Education/Community Services; English Grammar Review; SAT Preparation; Contemporary Issues; and The Twentieth Century.
Gilmore developed and taught English Grammar Review workshops for county government and conducted a workshop, "Computer Assisted Instruction," for the Literacy Providers ofCarroll.
Previously, she was an instructor for adult education with the Carroll Board of Education and was editor of "PACCE," a quarterly newsletter for the Maryland Association of Adult, Community and Continuing Education. She also taught reading and writing skills in middle schools for six years.
She has a bachelor's degree in historyfrom Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, and a master's in education in reading from Western Maryland College.
* M. Kathryn Demarest of Finksburg is the college's new business instructor. She has taught Introduction to Business, Marketing Management and Principles of Management.
Before coming to CCC, she was a marketing support coordinator and systems analyst with Unisys Corp. She also worked as a cartographic analyst on the Regional Planning Council in Baltimore.
Demarest has a bachelor's in urban affairs from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a master's from the University of Baltimore.
REEVE IS NOMINEE
Carroll Community College's Displaced Homemaker Program recently nominated Helen Reeve for Carroll County's Most Beautiful People Program .
The Westminster resident has volunteered to log 1,000 hours for the program.
She already has been helping program director Sherry Glass for a year, performing a range of duties.
For her nomination, Reeve received a congratulatory letter from the county commissioners.
"Your volunteer efforts in Carroll County are deeply appreciated by the Carroll County commissioners and all those whose lives have been enhancedby your commitment and caring," the letter said.
Glass said the commissioners' note summed up how the college also feels about Reeve.
STUDENT IS TOP GRADER
Howard B. Gillespie III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Myers of Uniontown Road, achieved a 4.0 grade-point average in his spring semester at Villa Julie College in Baltimore.
He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business information systems/accounting. He has continually made the dean's list and is in his fourth year.
Gillespie is employed with the accounting firm of McLean, Koehler, Sparks and Hammond in Towson, Baltimore County.