Charles County Public Schools: In Focus
La Plata, MD - 5/2/2012
By Charles County Public Schools
Westlake High School social studies teacher Kathryn Wathen was recently awarded the James Madison Memorial Scholarship. This award is given only to two candidates from Maryland each year. The scholarship amount is $24,000 and allows her to pursue her master’s degree through James Madison University.
Louis Cate, a music teacher at Arthur Middleton Elementary School, earned first place in the Nashville International Song & Lyric Competition for Christmas 2011. His song, “Mistletoin,” earned the award for excellence in the songwriting category. Prizes include a full, five-piece-band demo on CD. Visit: http://www.paramountsong.com/song-contests
for more details on the competition.
Sandra Chisholm, a computer teacher at Piccowaxen Middle School, was chosen to participate in the 2012 Making Education Relevant and Interactive through Technology (MERIT) summer institute program at the Krause Center for Innovation in Los Altos Hills, California. MERIT is a research-based, educator development program designed to help teachers bolster their curriculum with student-centered, technology-enhanced learning activities to motivate, challenge and inspire the diverse learners and future leaders. The program joins teachers together to plan for the future of educational possibilities. Visit: http://krauseinnovationcenter.org/
for more information.
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