Education Notes


July 09, 2006

Theater program focuses on process

Cecil Community College's Young People's Theatre Program offers process-focused theater experiences for children ages 5 to 18.

Participants learn all phases of full-scale community theatrical productions.

Upcoming programs and start date at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave., include "The Apple" for 5- to 10-year-olds and "Holka Polka" for 11- to 15-year-olds, tomorrow, as well as "Bed Bugs" for 5- to 10-year olds and "The Green Chile Rebellion of 1899" for 11- to 15-year-olds, July 24.

The Summer Scholars courses also have openings for 13- to 15-year-olds. Upcoming classes, also at Elkton Station, include "Digital Photography," tomorrow; "Graphic Design," July 17; "Twist it, Sculpt it, Paint it!" and "Video Production," July 24; and "Sew Many Projects" and "Multi-Media," July 31.

Information: 410-392-3366.

Course will teach massage for horses

Cecil Community College is offering an Equine Sports Massage Therapy course to teach a method of healing muscle pain in horses.

Beginning tomorrow and July 31, the hands-on, 40-hour class will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for five days at Pioneer Stables in Oxford, Pa. The remaining 10 hours will be used for homework and self-study.

Melanie Wilson, certified equine sports massage therapist and Advantassage owner and instructor, will show students proper techniques to administer a full-body muscle-therapy massage to horses.

Information: 610-932-8833.

College names honors students

Cecil Community College has announced its honor student list for the spring semester.

Full-time students Margaret Duff and Madeleine Hyde of Bel Air, Diena Gischel of Forest Hill and Jennifer Dosch of Edgewood, as well as part-time students Michelle Fender of Abingdon and Christina Darling and Andrew Mitchell of Havre de Grace, made the president's list.

Full-time students Antonio Finlay and Kellie Glenn of Havre de Grace made the dean's list, along with part-time students Rahilla Bachu, Stacey Hash and Amy Young of Havre de Grace.

Harford Day School graduates 38

Harford Day School in Bel Air graduated 38 eighth-graders last month.

The students will attend 16 high schools, including public, independent, parochial, single sex, co-ed, day and boarding in Harford County, Baltimore, Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Special awards also were presented to the following students:

Laura Blum, Amanda Johnston and Charlotte Hagerman, Academic Excellence Award.

Charlotte Hagerman, the Sara Brumfield Award.

Laura Blum, Lyn Getz Fine Arts Prize.

Ariel Taxdal, Citizenship Award.

Alison Baker, Middle School Faculty Award.

College leader earns governor's award

Bonnie Sulzbach, Harford Community College's director for Advising, Career and Transfer Services, received the Governor's Volunteer Service Certificate at a reception honoring 2005-2006 Chesapeake Human Resources Association volunteers.

She served on the CHRA College Relations Committee, which supports the development of student chapters at local colleges and universities, and serves as the liaison to the community for human resources professionals.

The CHRA is the local chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Forest Hill resident honored by college

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland awarded Forest Hill resident Millicent Jordan the Graduate Studies' Academic Achievement Award in Management at commencement May 26.

The award is presented to the student with the highest grade point average in the program. Jordan received her master's degree in management at commencement.

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