Education Notes: Interlochen Center dance auditions are Jan. 23

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
Dance students in grades 6-12 are invited to attend an open-call dance audition on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Atlanta Ballet, 1695 Marietta Blvd. NW, Atlanta.
Auditions will include ballet, pointe and modern technique. Participating students will be considered for admission to Interlochen’s world-renowned summer arts program or fine arts boarding high school.
Required audition dress for girls is black leotards and pink tights. Boys should wear white t-shirts and black tights. Registration starts at 6 p.m. and auditions will be held from 6:30-8 p.m.
The dance program at Interlochen Center for the Arts offers a curriculum designed for the serious student who wishes to study both ballet and modern dance. All classes provide a positive, focused, professional atmosphere. For more information, visit www.interlochen.org/dance2013 .
• Courtney Howett inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
Courtney Howett of Brooks recently was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Howett, who is pursuing a degree in Radiologic Science at Armstrong Atlantic State University, is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership.

Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

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Piedmont College: Shawnequa E. Lewis of Fayetteville, Education Specialist; Keyona Chaunble Revere of Fairburn, Education Specialist degree.

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• Dean's Scholar

Piedmont College: Michele M. Morelli of Newnan.

• Dean's List

Berry College: Katie Weisbecker, Joe Crain, Ellen Rayburn, Stephanie Tomys and Preston Woods, all of Newnan; Lauren Buck of Senoia; Taylor Downs of Palmetto; Rachel Adams, Ann Ryden and Ashley West, all of Sharpsburg; Neil Kirkland and Emily Barton, both of Fayetteville.

Harding University: Alyssa Kee and Taylor Kee, both of Newnan; Kaysi McNichols of Senoia; Aundrey Flewellen of Fayetteville.

North Central College: Olivia Lopez of Newnan.

Piedmont College: Kayla M. Freund and Spencer D. Sheheane, both of Newnan; Erika L. Petry of Senoia.

University of Evansville: Kyle Abraham of Sharpsburg; Laura Lambert of Newnan.


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