Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

August 03, 2008

Cecil College holds advisory session

Cecil College will hold a free college information and career advisory session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Advisers from the college's credit and noncredit programs will talk to prospective students about training programs, workplace readiness classes, lifelong learning resources and financial aid.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 641.

Fundraiser focuses on life changes

Cecil College will hold a fundraiser for the Milburn Stone Theatre and the Division of Lifelong Learning featuring life coach Joe White at 2 p.m. Thursday in the theater on the North East campus.

White will give a 90-minute workshop on how to deal with life changes and reconnect with what matters. Since 1999, White has helped struggling individuals, couples, family and businesses.

Tickets are $20, available at the box office at 410-287-1037. Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 626.

Nursery school taking applications

Forest Hill Nursery School is accepting applications for its programs for 3- and 4-year-olds for the 2008-2009 school year.

Programs are two days a week for 3-year-olds and three days a week for 4-year-olds.

Teachers have degrees and are licensed by the state.

Information: 410-838-0868.

General joins school's board

The Highlands School has appointed retired Brig. Gen. Dean R. Ertwine to its all-volunteer board of directors.

After serving in the Army for 31 years, he is vice president for Battelle's Army Sector, where he is responsible for customer relations and business development.

Scholarships granted to graduates

The HAR-CO Maryland Federal Credit Union has awarded $18,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Harford County.

In addition to $1,000 scholarships, two named awards are also presented. The $1,000 Goetz Scholarship for a student planning to take up environmental studies went to Peter Houlihan from C. Milton Wright High; and the $5,000 HAR-CO/HCC Scholarship for a student attending Harford Community College went to Michael Jirsa from Fallston High.

Other scholarships went to: Vidur Tangri, Aberdeen High; Lindsay McBee, Bel Air High; Lauren Schmid, C. Milton Wright High; Amanda Holsclaw, Edgewood High; Nick Tomechko, Fallston High; Benjamin Sepulveda, Harford Christian School; Erin Buchanan, Harford Tech; Jessica Graybeal, Havre de Grace High; Darrius Biggs, James Run Christian Academy; Ashley Bosely, John Carroll School; Amber Hall, Joppatowne High; and Jacob Hutton, North Harford High.

Eighth-grader named to board

Callie Jakuszeit, an eighth-grade graduate of Harford Friends School, has been appointed as student representative to the Maryland Center for Character Education.

The school was invited to select a student to participate on the board and Callie's teachers nominated her. The student representative gives a student's voice to the statewide character education advocacy group.

Callie sits on the Web site development subcommittee as well as attending board meetings.

She is the daughter of Jennifer Noffke and Gerd Jakuszeit of Joppa.

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