CCC hosting teacher workshop
Clovis Community College will host the New Mexico Teacher Assessments Basic Skills Test workshop on May 10, according to a press release. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 223.
Information: contact Mindy Watson at 769-4119.
ENMU awarded equipment grant
Eastern New Mexico University received $20,000 from the Intel Corp. to purchase computer-related technology in support of the science building remodeling and expansion project currently underway on the campus, according to a school press release.
The science building will be open for classes this fall.
Clovis High ROTC receives award
Clovis High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Core has been selected as one of 328 units to receive the 2007-2008 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award, according to a press release from Clovis High School.
The award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens for America.
ENMU junior will intern for senator
Eastern New Mexico University junior Erin Griffith will intern in the Washington press department of U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., this summer, according to an ENMU press release.
The Albuquerque native is one of eight New Mexican interns working for the senator during the June 28 through Aug. 2 session.
Music program earns award
Clovis Municipal Schools was named a “Best Community for Music Education” by International Music Products Association foundation, according to a press release.
The designation was gained through an on-line survey taken voluntarily by 110 school districts in the country.
It is the third year Clovis Municipal Schools has earn the distinction. They also earned the award in 2003 and 2005, according to NAMM Foundation officials.
Choices students win at conference
Four Choices Alternative High School students placed in the Jobs for American’s Graduates-New Mexico’s second annual Career Development Conference, according to a press release.
• Kiara Brubaker, first, public speaking
• Dominic Zamora, first, leadership development event
• Brubaker and Zamora, second, career display event
• John Sloniker and Javier Garza, third, career display event
Marshall, Barry teachers get grants
Teachers at Marshall Middle School and Barry Elementary were awarded grants from the Clovis Municipal Schools Foundation on April 24, according to a foundation press release.
Marshall teachers Terry Pipkin, Kayla Pipkin, Dustie Gonzalez, Chere Michels and Mary Ann Collings were granted $4,571 to implement a new mathematics program for seventh and eighth grade students.
Barry teachers Karri Hatley, Donna Plummer, Debbi Lusk, Paula Lockmiller, Tracy Rucker and Gina Dorazio were granted $5,000 to implement a new reading program for kindergarten through third-grade students.
Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail:
CCC hosting teacher workshop
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