Education briefs

First Posted: 1/15/2009

Employees honored at Long Branch
LUMBERTON - Janet Meier and Gwen Daniels are the Employees of the Month for October at Long Branch Elementary School.
Meier has taught music at the school for three years. A Tiffin, Ohio, native, Meier attended Ashland University where she received a degree in music. She lives in Lumberton with her son, Collin.
Daniels, an exceptional children teacher assistant, has worked at the school for 11 years. She has a two-year degree in early childhood education from Southeastern Community College. She is married to Terry Daniels, and they have two children: Tanner and Megan.

Colonial Dames to award scholarships
LUMBERTON - The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the North Carolina will award a scholarship of $3,000 and a runner-up scholarship of $1,000 to two North Carolina senior high school students to be used at any North Carolina college or university.
Recipients will be selected on the basis of character, need and scholastic record, as well as the relative merit of a submitted essay.
The deadline for applicants is Jan. 28. Senior high counselors at each county high school have the necessary applications.

Center seeks reading volunteers
LUMBERTON - The Robeson County Church and Community Center is seeking volunteers to teach others how to read.
Volunteers will be working at the Lumberton center, Red Springs center and elementary schools. The community center provides free training and ongoing support. For information, call Carolyn Auman at 738-5204 or send e-mail to [email protected].

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