Education Notes

Education Notes

December 19, 2004

High school students may join robotics team

Carroll County Robotics, hosted at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, recently received a $6,000 grant from NASA to participate in the Chesapeake Regional First Robotics Competition, in Annapolis from March 17 to March 19.

Students from all Carroll County high schools are encouraged to join the countywide team.

For information about the Robotics Team, contact Jamieson Durette, technology education teacher at Liberty High School, at 410-751-3560, ext. 304.

Rebecca Harrison earns All Eastern Band honors

Rebecca Harrison, a Winters Mill High School senior, has been selected as a member of the All Eastern Band.

The All Eastern Honors Ensembles consist of a band, orchestra, chorus and jazz ensemble made up of more than 700 selected high school students from the Eastern Division states.

The band will perform at 1:30 p.m. March 6 as part of the MENC Eastern Division Conference in Baltimore on March 3 through March 6.

Sean Clancy a semifinalist in National Merit program

Liberty High School senior Sean Clancy, 17, has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

He is president of the Carroll County Student Government Association.

Catherine Caviglia, Lauren Locklear and Christopher Pesto, also Liberty seniors, received commended certificates in the program. They placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1 million students who entered the competition by taking the PSAT/NMSQT exams.

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