School board holding monthly meeting Wednesday The...

Education Notes

July 07, 2002

School board holding monthly meeting Wednesday

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

The regular meeting agenda will be posted on the school system's Web site: ccps.

The meeting will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable TV. It will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Thursday and July 14 and 18, and at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Information: 410-751-3020.

5 graduates in county get chamber scholarships

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce has awarded five Charles D. Schaffer Scholarships in memory of the chamber's first executive director.

The chamber awards one scholarship to a graduating senior from each Carroll high school.

This year's recipients were: Adam Auerback, Westminster High; Sheila Parham, Francis Scott Key High; Lisa Wilson, South Carroll High; Honey Wirth, Liberty High; Shanon Gibbons, North Carroll High.

Physical therapist assistant program at CCC approved

Faye Pappalardo, president of Carroll Community College, has announced that the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education has approved the college's Physical Therapist Assistant program for another eight years.

Accreditation is intended as a service to students, the public, institutions of higher education and the profession. Through the accreditation process, the commission assures the public that individuals entering the profession are receiving from the program a quality education, one that will prepare them to give safe, highly effective patient care.

The accreditation program also attempts to foster excellence in physical therapy education by enhancement of the programs that offer entry- level degrees.

Information: Sharon Main, 410-386-8259.

College honors two men as visionary leaders

George Grier and Jacob Yingling were recently recognized by the Carroll Community College board of trustees as visionary leaders and were given Friends of the College pins and appreciation awards.

Grier was instrumental in establishing the community college in the 1970s, when he was county planning director.

Yingling supported the establishment of a community college in the 1960s as a state delegate.

Board Chairwoman Barbara Charnock presented the awards.

Career center students win medals at skills conference

Two students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center received medals recently at the Skills USA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America's 38th National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City.

Mark Andrews, a graduate of Westminster High School, earned a gold medal in the culinary arts contest.

Matthew Smith, a senior at North Carroll High School, earned a bronze medal in the technical math contest. He is enrolled in the diesel technology program at the center.

Culinary arts instructors are Joan Alder and Tim Norwood. The diesel technology instructor is Jim LeBarre.

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