Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

June 08, 2008

Cecil College to host information session

Cecil College will hold an information session about its veterinary office assistant program at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Technology Center on the North East campus.

Veterinary Assistant Training I: Outpatient Care covers office and exam room procedures, client relations and biology. V.A. Training II: Diagnostics and Pharmacology covers diagnostics basics, functions of the lab, pharmacy, radiology and ultra-sound.

Both classes are available in the fall semester. V.A. Training III: Patient Care and Treatment, and V.A. Training IV: Anesthesia, Surgery and Emergency Care continue the program.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 211.

Students finish academic marathon

The students of class 7-D at Southampton Middle School in Bel Air celebrated the completion of their Marathon of Achievement with a dinner and awards ceremony last week at the Richlin Ballroom.

This was no ordinary marathon - rather than pushing themselves athletically, the students strained to complete 26 activities in academics, service learning and character education outside the classroom.

Students are given a choice of 30 activities and must select 26 to complete in six months.

John Carroll School names vice president

The John Carroll School has named Kurt Sudbrink as vice president for institutional advancement.

He will be responsible for directing and managing the school's major gifts and planned giving programs; and will oversee development communications and the integration of the annual, capital and alumni efforts.

Sudbrink was most recently director of corporate and foundation relations for Loyola College of Maryland.

Harford Friends School gets grant

Harford Friends School recently received a grant from the Friends Council on Education to help a qualified family with tuition costs.

The school will receive $1,000 for the next three academic years to be given to a student with specific financial need. The recipient will be selected by the school's Financial Aid Committee.

The school currently provides financial aid and/or scholarships to one-third of it students.

Two awarded scholarships

Two Harford Tech FFA graduates have received a $1,000 scholarship from Plaza Ford and Ford Motor Company.

Lyndsay Ames and Kathleen O'Laughlin each received a scholarship as part of Ford's commitment of $1 million to the National FFA Foundation for FFA member students planning to attend college.

Ames is planning to study biological sciences at Harford Community College, and O'Laughlin is expecting to attend Virginia Tech.

Six honored during senior luncheon

Six Harford County residents recently received awards at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland's Senior Luncheon.

*Angela Buonaugurio of Aberdeen: Anne Dulea Award from the chemistry department, named for a member of the class of 1952, who is remembered for her dedication, service, independence and courageous spirit.

*Kathleen Conn of Bel Air: Margaret Smith Wasilifsky Award for prose writing.

*Lori Margaret Stone of Bel Air: Outstanding Student in Liberal Arts Award.

*Lauren Coon of Fallston: Grace Hopper Award for superior achievement in computer studies.

*Elizabeth Knauer of Whiteford: Ladonna and Raymond Baginski English Achievement Award.

*Jennifer Hale of White Hall: Academic Achievement Award from the communication arts department, as well as a certificate in leadership and social change.

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