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Volume 22 , Number 9 January 17, 2002


Spotlight on
HONORS
u Geri Lynn Flanary of Duluth HS-- named one of 20 regional semifinalists in the NASDAQ National Teaching Awards competition. As a semifinalist, she received a check for $1,000. The competition is sponsored by NASDAQ and the National Council on Economics Education.The national recognition program honors outstanding high school teachers, in any subject area, who advance economic literacy in their schools.
u Brookwood HS Boys’ Cross Country Team-- won first place in the state AAAAA cross country meet. The team is coached by Jerry Arnold.
u Parkview HS’ Football Team-- won the state AAAAA football championship. The team is coached by Head Coach Cecil Flowe and assistant coaches Neal Auer, Tom Beuglas, George Carden, Eric Godfree, Larry Massey, Todd Salo, Jerry Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Dennis Stromie, and Mark Whitley. The Panthers finished their season undefeated.

DEGREES
u Tiffany English of Rock Springs ES-- earned a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Piedmont College.
u Lori Fugere of Duluth MS-- earned a master’s degree in Mentally Handicapped K-12 from Nova Southeastern University.
u Anne Marie Glawe, Mary Lord, and Valorie Rolader, all of R. L. Norton ES-- earned master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education through the Piedmont College Cohort Program.
u Anne Granville, Sheila Hughes, Ann Schintzius, and Elizabeth Stiles, all of Norcross HS-- earned master’s degrees in Secondary Education through the Piedmont College Cohort Program.
u Laura Hayes of Cedar Hill ES-- earned a master’s degree in Secondary Education through the Piedmont College Cohort Program.
u Susan Healey of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Secondary Education in Science from Piedmont College.
u Patrick Jacobazzi of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Teaching from Piedmont College.
u Ben Lukowicz of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Teaching from Piedmont College.
u Rebecca Rolader of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Business Education from the University of Georgia.
u Carol Smith of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Secondary Education in Science from Piedmont College.
u Mary Ann Walker of South Gwinnett HS-- earned a master’s degree in Secondary Education in Science from Piedmont College.
u David Ward of Norcross HS-- earned an associate’s degree in Business Management from Gwinnett Technical College. Mr. Ward also earned certificates in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership.

PRESENTATIONS
u Beth Arnow, coordinator of the English to Speakers of Other Languages program-- co-presented with Gladys Ibanez of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund on “The Power of Hispanic Culture” for the Principals’ Center at Georgia State University.
u Anne Marie Glawe, Mary Lord, and Valorie Rolader, all of R.L. Norton ES-- presented their study of the "Differentiated Classroom" for the Georgia School Superintendents Association professional development program in December. They also served on a panel discussion with their principal, Dr. Robert Peterson.
u Heather Wall of Dacula ES-- presented “How Do Authors Do It? Using Literature in a Writing Workshop” at the West Virginia Reading Association conference.
u Clyde Wylie of North Gwinnett HS-- presented “Using the Understanding of the Nature of Science to Detach Science from ‘Hooey’” and “Be a More Effective Teacher” at the Southern Association of Educators of Teachers of Science conference in Tampa, Fla.

GRANTS
u Laura Manger of Rebecca Minor ES-- received a $1,000 grant from the Imlay Foundation of Atlanta for Minor Out Reach (M.O.R.e.), an organization of gifted students who participate in community service projects.
u Gwen Barnes of Summerour MS-- received a $500 grant from Interface Research. The grant will be used to study the use of landfills and their effectiveness as well as alternatives to landfills.


This issue of Education Briefs
includes 39 GCPS honors.

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