Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

May 28, 2006

HCC provides computer courses

Harford Community College is offering a series of computer courses for the busy professional.

Courses include: Creating a Mail Merge in Word, Creating Tables and Columns, Creating Fliers in Word, and PowerPoint Pizzazz.

For details and to register, call 410-638-2576.

Summer programs for kids ages 4 to 12

Harford Friends School will offer summer learning programs for children ages 4 to 12.

Camps include rocking with robots; art in nature; animal crackers; myths, magic and music; worms to wings; literature for little ones; crafting with nature; and underground railroad.

Camps will be held in Fallston and Darlington.

For details on programs, e-mail jbutton@harfordfriends.org.

Students to attend military school

C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air will graduate several students who will be attending military schools or academies next fall.

The following students will attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point:

Anthony Lester, varsity football, track and wrestling.

Nick Alexander, a 2005 honorable mention All-State and first team All-County soccer goalkeeper and three-year varsity letterman in baseball, being recruited to play soccer at West Point.

Jocelyn Lewis, varsity tennis.

The following student will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy:

Erin Rawlick, a first team 2005 All-County in soccer and a letterman in lacrosse who helped CMW win the 2005 state girls soccer championship.

The following student will be attending the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, N.J:

Jessica Ahn, who won her second-straight Upper Chesapeake Bay Area Conference tennis singles championship this year.

The following students will attend their respective universities through the ROTC Program:

Nathan White, varsity golf and basketball, will attend Texas Christian University through an Air Force ROTC scholarship.

Ryan Hunke, varsity soccer, will attend Texas A&M University through an Army ROTC scholarship.

School announces winners of art show

The John Carroll School has announced the winners of its annual Art and Photography Show.

They were:

Best in Show, Christian Zurkowski; first place, Brianna McNamarra; second place, Bret Lubertine; third place, Savanna Scroggins.

First Year Awards: first place, Katie Johnson; second place, Romaine Tilotta; third place, Nadjay Hettchen.

Ceramic Awards: first place, Amanda Johnson; second place, Dan Getz; third place, Catherine Subrizi; fourth place, Casey Gayhardt.

CCC athlete to play at Division I school

Cecil Community College men's basketball player Joel Green of Philadelphia has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J.

The 25th Seahawk in the last eight years to accept a Division I scholarship, he averaged 12.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks for CCC, which went 33-2 and won the 2006 NJCAA Division II Championship.

Instructor to retire, teach part time

George Bell, an English teacher at Cecil Community College for nearly 31 years, will retire from his full-time position but continue to teach part time, college officials announced.

The 62-year-old plans to pursue other interests while still teaching.

About 3,500 students have been taught by Bell, whose special interest is in classes for students who need additional development and appropriate courses as shown by their skills assessment scores.

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