Published Sunday, March 03, 2013

Coweta Education Notes: CLICK Trivia Bee fundraiser March 14

From Staff Reports

education@newnan.com

Trivia can support local literacy when Certified Literate is Coweta’s Key (CLICK) holds its annual Trivia Bee March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Library in downtown Newnan. Participants – typically sponsored teams – compete in a series of rounds with a final round determining the winner.

Tax-deductible sponsorships are offered at five levels: platinum – $1,500 (team and special promotion); gold – $750 (team and promotion); silver – $500 (team and promotion); bronze – $250; and friend – $100.

“We are looking for sponsors at all levels,” Johnston said.

Organizers also are accepting donations of door prizes to be raffled off among contestants and spectators at the event.

CLICK’s mission is “to enable all individuals to improve their quality of life through literacy,” helping local citizens learn to read, write, do basic math and use computers with a view to ensuring they have the skills to lift themselves out of poverty, contribute to improved health care costs, and find and keep sustainable employment.

In 2012 CLICK had 25 volunteer tutors assisting adults in improving basic literacy skills, and also offering pre­-GED and ESL tutoring in adult education classes, Johnson said. CLICK also provided GED test fee scholarships to 35 GED students

For further information on the Trivia Bee or other CLICK programs, call Johnston at 678-423-2000, Ext. 339 or e-mail lisa.johnston@cowetaschools.net .

Anderson named to SOAR Team

Newnan’s Nick Anderson was among 23 students chosen to serve on Georgia Southern University’s Southern Orientation, Advisement and Registration (SOAR) Team for 2013.

Anderson, a freshman RETP/Environmental Engineering major, will help new students register for classes, provide information to prepare them for college-level academics and inform parents about university services.

He was selected based on his leadership potential, work ethic and ability to represent the University from the 120 students who initially applied to be SOAR Leaders.

Caldwell works on theatre production

Ensley Ann Caldwell of Sharpsburg recently worked as a costumer in the Brenau University and Gainesville Theatre Alliance production of “A Raisin in the Sun.

Caldwell, a Brenau freshman majoring in musical theater, is a graduate of Northgate High School.

DEAN’S LIST

Bethel University: Paul Moore, son of Timothy and Sharon Moore of Newnan.

Northeastern University: Lauren D. Folk of Newnan, International Business major.

DEGREES

Bethel University: Paul Moore of Newnan, BA in Business and Political Science.

Brewton-Parker College: John N. Thompson, Jr. of Senoia, Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management.

Northeastern University: Lindsey Langness, daughter of Jay and Vernes Bjornstad of Sharpsburg, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (summa cum laude).

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