Education briefs

June 23, 2003

Teachers may attend free workshops at Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Va. - George Washington's Mount Vernon invites teachers from Virginia, Maryland and Washington to participate in the George Washington Teachers Institute on Monday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 22, at Mount Vernon.

The program includes discussions led by noted Washington scholars, workshops on how to incorporate the content of the scholars' presentations into classroom curriculum, and a reception and evening tour of the mansion.

The George Washington Teachers Institute relies on private funding, so teachers participate free of charge.

Teachers interested in participating should contact Mount Vernon's Education Department at 1-703-799-8604 by July 7 for reservations.

Key Club inducts officers, holds awards ceremony

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Career and Technology Center Key Club recently held its annual officer induction and awards ceremony at the school.

New officers for Group 1 for the 2003-2004 school year are Brandon Lehman, president; Cole Baker, vice president; Charli Bingaman, secretary; and Donna Garber, treasurer.


Officers for the coming year for Group 2 are Alicia Curtis, president; Noreen Tarner, vice president; and Heather Kershner, secretary.

Tracey Diffenbaucher received the Most Community Service Hours award for her 28.75 hands-on hours of service. Heather Armold received the Strong Right Arm Award for assisting the club adviser. Allison Luce was named Key Clubber of the Year, and Jessica Barnes and Tracey Diffenbaucher received scrapbook awards.

The club is sponsored by Sunrise Kiwanis of Chambersburg.

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