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Taylor Wascavage performs Thursday during Leon Sheffield Elementary School’s Veterans Day show. The school’s show choir, Centerstage, and Cassandra Ayers also performed.
Daily photo by Jonathan Palmer
Taylor Wascavage performs Thursday during Leon Sheffield Elementary School’s Veterans Day show. The school’s show choir, Centerstage, and Cassandra Ayers also performed.

Education In Brief

Brewer NHS

These students from Brewer High School were inducted into the National Honor Society on Oct. 22. Members were selected by a faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character.

Inductees: Matthew Gregory Birmingham, Rebecca Lynne Brooks, Christopher Kyle Childers, Micah James Coker, Bridget Leann Crowe, Alaine Danielle Dempsey, Chelsea Lorene Dews, Lauren Peggy Elam, Adam Michael Holden, Garrett Stephen Holmes, Grant Logan Holmes, Laura Rae Lampi, Amanda Nicole Mahan, Brittany Ann Mooney, Eric Scott Nappier, Maranna Grace Parsons, Joel Kohl Sowder, Derek Alexander Sutton, Laura Ashley Thomas, Stephen Blake Van Winkle, Daniel Blake Wright.

SADD toy drive

Students Against Destructive Decisions at Danville High School are holding a toy drive through Nov. 28. The group is working with the Kids to Love Foundation to collect new toys, new clothing items and personal care items for orphans of homes broken up by methamphetamine use. Monetary donations are also needed.

All donations may be brought to Danville High School office during school hours.

Lipscomb night Thursday

Lipscomb University in Nashville will host an event for alumni, students, parents and anyone interested in learning more about Lipscomb on Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Huntsville Museum of Art, 300 Church St. S.

Attendees will learn about Lipscomb’s programs and key initiatives.

Teens are invited to participate in Wii games, iMovies and give-aways. Six scholarships will be given to students attending the event.

For more information, call (800) 333-4358, ext. 6171, or to register call (800) 333-4358, ext. 7069.

Phi Theta Kappa inductees

These area students were inducted into the Alpha Chi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the Two-Year College at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.

Jodi Howell of Anderson; Amanda Rogers of Athens; Brandy Smith of Baileyton; Mark Hull of Decatur; Kayla Webb of Eva; Alicia Lawrence, Debra Stanulevich, both of Falkville; Anita Barbee, Jada Haga, both of Somerville; Lori Bice, Jennifer Gay, Mechelle Robbins, Merritt Robbins, Jaime South, Wendy Stelzer, all of Vinemont.

Calhoun technology tour

The Technologies and Work Force Development Division at Calhoun Community College will host a Technology Open House and Tour on Monday and Tuesday, at the Decatur campus. Hours are 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

Attendees can talk with program instructors in aerospace technology, air conditioning and refrigeration, design drafting technology, industrial
technologies (electrical,
instrumentation, and automation/robotics), industrial maintenance, machine tool technology and process technology.

Tours will include the college’s new Center for Manufacturing Innovation.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Calhoun Department of Public Relations at 306-2560.

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