Education digest 3-23

CNJ staff

Clovis student selected for forum
Audrey Gill, a student of Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy, has been selected to attend the People to People Ambassador Program World Leadership Forum, according to a People to People press release. The Portales resident will examine the characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenge and prosperity, the release said. Participation is based on scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential, the press release said.

Zia student wins state essay contest
Martha Stewart of Zia Elementary in Clovis won a state essay contest sponsored in part by the Daughters of the American Revolution, according to members of the local chapter. She wrote her essay about Benjamin Franklin. She won first place in the fifth-grade category.

Gattis student in geographic bee
Gattis Junior High School eighth-grader Jennifer Landry is a finalist in the 2006 New Mexico Geographic Bee, according to a press release from the 2006 New Mexico Geographic Bee.

She is the daughter of Joseph and Michelle Adams.
To earn her place in the bee, she had to answer such questions as, Which mountain is Africa’s tallest peak and one of the most photographed landmarks of the continent? The bee will be held March 31 in the Albuquerque Convention Center.

GED testing available at CCC
GED testing is available at Clovis Community College.
To make an appointment , contact 769-4088. For schedule information, contact Jennifer Bussey at 769-4019. To receive free preparation help for the test, contact the Center for Student Success at 769-4095, or stop by CCC room 171.

Calendar
Today

• The Bella Vista Elementary Spring Musical will be held at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Bella Vista Multi-Purpose Room.

Friday • Clovis Municipal Schools will dismiss for spring break. Classes will resume April 3.

• Economic forum, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Zia Room, Eastern New Mexico University.

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