Education Notes


Education Beat

November 27, 2005

Used musical instruments sought for students

The Band Together program, which collects musical instruments for students interested in music, has accumulated 40 donated instruments to be refurbished.

Donations of usable instruments are always welcome. Information: Robert Powers, 410- 638-3920.

Scholarship available for female head of household

Harford Community College has received a $10,000 donation from Terry and Regina Stancill of Stancill's Inc. to establish an endowment for a two-year scholarship for a single female head of household, guardian, or caretaker for other family members.

The scholarship may be used to fund the student's tuition, fees, books, and child care expenses.

Ehrlich appoints 2 members to community college board

Susan E. Mull and Bryan E. Kelly have been appointed by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to five-year terms on the Harford Community College board of trustees.

Mull has served as PTSA president for Fallston High School and is a secretary at Youth's Benefit Elementary School.

Kelly is managing partner and owner of Kelly Financial Group LLC. He is a member of the Harford Leadership Academy Alumni Association at HCC, as well as the board of directors for University of Maryland Baltimore County's Economics Advisory Council.

John Carroll School holds Thanksgiving food drive

John Carroll School has completed its annual Thanksgiving food drive, having collected more than 1,600 canned goods and dry food items.

A John Carroll School bus delivered the items to the Harford Community Action Agency, where they will then be distributed throughout the county.

Band and chorus schedule holiday show for Saturday

The Upper Chesapeake Community Band and the Cecil County Choral Society will appear together in the Cecil Community College Holiday Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $10 to $15. They are available by phone at 410-287-1037, at the Cultural Center box office, or online at The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.


Health career -- Cecil Community College will hold a free information session about training for careers in allied health from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 in Elkton Station, Room 327, 107 Railroad Ave.

Science and Math -- The Science and Mathematics Academy will hold an informational meeting for parents, guardians and students from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 14 at Aberdeen High School's auditorium. scienceandmathacademy. com.

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