HCC's Philipp picked for associate directorKatherine...

EDUCATION NOTES

January 04, 1993

HCC's Philipp picked for associate director

Katherine Philipp, coordinator of Business and Industry Training at Howard Community College, has been appointed to a one-year term as an associate director of the National Association of Investors.

The Columbia resident will assist in evaluating the program of the annual Investors Congress to be held in Portland, Ore., in August and work with the national staff in developing corporate memberships for the association.

Ms. Philipp teaches stock analysis classes.

County students named in Who's Who

Two students from the county are among 26 Western Maryland College students who have been selected for the 1993 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, the annual directory of the nation's outstanding students in higher education.

Kristine A. Holland is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Holland of Ellicott City. She is majoring in theater arts. Last spring, Ms. Holland was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, an honorary society recognizing leadership in academic and professional endeavors. She has been active as a reporter for the student newspaper, the Phoenix.

Christine M. Keiner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Keiner of Columbia. She is majoring in biology. Ms. Keiner was included in the spring 1992 dean's list for outstanding academic performance, receiving highest honors.

Hickey to present 1994 budget proposal

An overview of the proposed fiscal 1994 operating budget will be discussed at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14. At that time, Superintendent Michael E.Hickey will share details of the proposal with the Board of Education and the public.

The public will have an opportunity to respond during a hearing scheduled for Feb. 3. If more than 50 people sign up to testify, an additional hearing will be held Feb. 4.

All meetings will be conducted in the Board Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108 in Ellicott City.

Residents who would like to present testimony are asked to sign up with the board's secretary, 313-7197, beginning Jan. 4.

Engineering exam slated for Feb. 20

Howard Community College will offer the National Engineering Aptitude Search from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 20.

The NEAS examination, sponsored by the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS), is the only guidance-oriented examination available to help precollege students determine their aptitude for math, engineering, science or technology studies before choosing or entering college.

The NEAS examination offers students the opportunity to assess their academic strengths against other students who are considering a college major in engineering, mathematics, science or technology.

Components of the three-hour examination include tests in mathematical understanding, science, reading and comprehension, and problem solving, as well as an interest inventory, out-of-class accomplishment scale and a biographical questionnaire.

Two versions are given, one for ninth- and tenth-grade students and one for 11th- and 12th-grade students. A comprehensive score report and interpretive guide will be mailed directly to each student's home to assist with high school guidance efforts.

Students who are interested in taking the NEAS exam should see their guidance counselor to register. Students can also write to the American College Testing, NEAS Information (82), P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, Iowa 52243 or call (319) 337-1283. Deadline to register is Jan. 15.

Information: 992-4856.

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