Education Notes: Sharpsburg’s Moore Honored at Excellence in Athletics DayFrom Staff Reports
Sophomore Logan Moore of Sharpsburg recently was honored at the Belhaven University Athletic Department’s Excellence in Athletics Day, when school officials celebrated the achievements of their student-athletes.
This semi-annual event is held to honor students who excel in both athletics and academics. A total of 174 students were recognized for earning a 3.0 or higher GPA during the previous semester.
Meredith Bailey Scott, daughter of James and Shannon Scott of Newnan, was recently named to the homecoming court at Huntingdon College
A biology and political science double major, Scott is the Student Government Association vice president and served as vice president of Alpha Omicron Pi women’s fraternity. She is a member of the Exchange Club, College Democrats, Environmental Club, and The Gargoyle newspaper staff and has served as an Orientation Leader, a Huntingdon Host and a Huntingdon Ambassador.
• Georgia Tech admissions forum in PTC Oct. 18
The Coweta-Fayette Georgia Tech Club will sponsor a forum for high school students, parents, guidance counselors and alumni Oct. 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the PeachCity Events Center, 313 Dividend Drive in Peachtree City.
Georgia Tech Director of Admissions Rick Clark will present the program, “What is Tech Looking For?” Clark will offer information and answer questions from those attending, and refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Oct. 16 to Linda Sorrow, 404-587-1979 or LindaSorrow@TheHensonTeam.com .
• Newnan Christian School plans Fall Festival Oct. 20
Newnan Christian School will hold its 20th Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The event will feature activities, barbecue plates, a rummage sale and vendors. Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. For information, contact Linda Anderson at email@example.com .
• Youth Leadership Coweta open to high school juniors
Registration is open for Youth Leadership Coweta, a program designed for high school juniors aimed to develop leadership potential and acquaint participants with community needs, problems and resources through interaction with local leaders and decision-makers.
A partnership between Summit Family YMCA and District 4 Health Services, the program is free to participants but requires a seven-month commitment of approximately 2.5 days per month and participation in a service-based learning project.
Applications must be submitted through high school guidance counselors. For more information, call Nora Ann Wood at Central Educational Center, 678-423-2000, Ext. 292
• Free GED classes offered in Grantville and Senoia
Free GED classes currently are being offered in Grantville and Senoia.
Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Grantville’s Clements-Malcolm Community Center, where volunteer teachers work with students from 7-9 p.m. For information on attending, volunteering or donating materials and supplies, contact Shelly Smith at 678-793-7574 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Orientations for Senoia classes are scheduled for Oct. 15 and Oct. 17 from 5-8 p.m. at the HFL Resource Center, 7285 Hwy. 16. Prospective students must call ahead to reserve a space and are required to attend all six hours of their assigned orientation sessions.
October’s orientations are the last of 2012. Orientations will begin again in January. Call 770-599-1746 to make a reservation.