Two Carroll teens chosen for Youth Leadership Forum Two...

Education Notes

July 28, 2002

Two Carroll teens chosen for Youth Leadership Forum

Two Carroll County high school students have been chosen as delegates to the Maryland Youth Leadership Forum 2002 to be held Tuesday through Friday at Bowie State University.

Corey Langham from South Carroll High and Darcie Robinson from North Carroll High were chosen for the forum, designed for students with all types of disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential in their communities and schools.

The weeklong forum promotes leadership, independence, personal and career goal-setting and disability pride. Delegates must apply for the position and be interviewed before being selected.

`First Steps' orientation scheduled Aug. 6 and 19

Those ages 16 and older who want to learn about high school diploma options and other programs can attend a free "First Steps" orientation. Those who wish to take part will have their math and reading skills evaluated.

Introductory programs will be held:

From 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and 19 at Student Support Services and Carroll Adult Learning Connection, 1135 Business Parkway South, Suite 30, Westminster.

Advisers will be available to discuss learning needs and educational goals.

"First Steps" is part of Student Support Services and Carroll Adult Learning Connection.

Information: 410-751-3680.

Carroll Community College fall registration under way

Fall 2002 registration is under way at Carroll Community College.

Students can visit the college's Westminster campus, 1601 Washington Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until Sept. 3; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 30; and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

The college offers a deferred payment plan, which allows students to budget their tuition payments. For more details, contact the business office at 410-386-8040.

Information: 410-386-8435. The college Web site is www. carrollcc.edu.

Police cadets graduate from training program

Carroll Community College and the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions are offering the Police Entry Level Training Program (PELTP).

The fourth class of 19 cadets graduated Friday in the Great Hall of the college's Westminster campus.

All of the cadets were commissioned at graduation. They received a certificate from PELTP and a letter of recognition in law enforcement from the college. The letter of recognition will allow them to convert their 760 hours of training into college credits, which they may then apply toward an associate degree in Carroll's newest program in law enforcement.

Graduates and their job placement are:

Baltimore City School Police: Kevin A. Anderson, Alvin E. Baker Jr., Kellile Dia, Ronald E. Johnson Jr., Marvain Wall Jr.

Central Home Detention: Gershom C. Byrnes, Doretha B. Martin, Bernadette P. Melton, Selwyn O. Shields.

Crownsville Hospital Center: Laurence T. Campbell Sr.

Cumberland Police Department: Barry Fickes, Anthony M. Tringler.

Kent County Sheriff's Office: Stuart M. Lodge, J. Corey Tosten.

Prince George's County Fire Department: Scott K. Hoglander, William J. Lanning.

Rockville Police Department: Kelly P. Reidy, Christopher D. Sadelson.

Thurmont Police Department: Timothy W. Moran.

Before admission to the program, cadets must take a battery of hiring tests and be accepted by a state, county or city law enforcement agency as an employee. Cadets are then required to take one PELTP-directed 19-week training class per year (760 hours).

Those interested in a career in law enforcement should contact their local police department to determine job availability.

Information on PELTP: 410-386-8143.

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