Fulbright teacher to visit Japan
Callie Goodrum, a science/social studies teacher at Columbia Middle School, was named a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholar for 2004 for her project related to simple machines. Goodrum will travel to Japan for as part of the Japan-United States Educational Commission for a three-week study visit.
While in Japan, Goodrum will meet city officials, tour major industries, stay several days with a traditional Japanese family to learn the culture and work with Japanese teachers and school administrators to establish a team-teaching program between her students and a science class in Japan.
Goodrum has spent nearly 32 years in education and serves on the Leadership Team as the SACS Committee chair and as the science department co-chair.
Agnes Scott scholar
Anayah Sarkar was recently named as a Leticia Pate Evans Scholar at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. Sarkar is a member of the 2004 class at the American International School of Jeddah. Scholars are chosen based on extracurricular activities, academics, leadership, athletics and community service.
Brittany Westlake graduated Saturday from the University of Georgia with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She is a 2000 graduate of Evans High School and will be attending the PhD chemistry program in the fall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the daughter of Stephen and Connie Westlake of Martinez.
Young Harris Who's Who
Crystal Collins Carey was named a member of Who's Who in American Junior Colleges and received the Outstanding Christian Service Award on April 19 during a ceremony where Young Harris College students were recognized and awards were presented for outstanding performance during the 2003-2004 school year.
Carey is a sophomore at Young Harris and a 2003 graduate of Greenbrier High School. She is the daughter of Dewey E. and Carole J. Carey of Thomson. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Collins of Winfield.
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