Choraliers candlelight concert May 16-17

May 7, 2013 

The Clover High School Choraliers will present its Candlelight Classics concerts at 8 p.m. May 16- 17 at First Presbyterian Church, 1621 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia.

Tickets cost $10. Call 803-327-1768.

Corbiere named

OMS teacher of year

Oakridge Middle School principal Will Largen announces media specialist Kathy Corbiere as the school’s 2013-2014 teacher of the year.

Corbiere graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s in business finance and worked in banking and travel. After many years as a stay-at-home mom and a regular school volunteer, she returned to the classroom to earn her K-6 teaching credential and a master’s in information and library studies. She has worked for 17 years as a media specialist at Nathaniel Alexander Elementary in Charlotte, Lake Norman Charter School in Huntersville, and for the last two years at Oakridge. She has a son in Charlotte and a daughter and son-in-law serving in the Navy in Groton, Conn. She and her husband, Dick, live in Sharon.

Workshop for teachers open

The York Soil & Water Conservation District is taking registrations through May 17 for its annual Summer Conservation Science Workshop open to all K-5 teachers in York County.

The workshop will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 25-27 at Clover High School. Cost is $30, which includes all materials and 15 continuing education credits.

Teachers will learn hands-on instructional strategies to teach standards-driven soil, water and natural resource concepts. For more information, call 803-684-3137.

Farm Bureau offers scholarship

York County Farm Bureau offers a scholarship to a student pursuing a higher education in agriculture or in an agriculturally related field.

Applicants must have completed a first semester at a four-year school of higher education. The amount awarded will be $1,000 annually, to be awarded $500 each semester.

This scholarship will be awarded to a resident of York County based on character, leadership abilities, and dedication to agriculture or a related field.

Applications should be picked up and returned to York County Farm Bureau no later than June 14. Call 803-684-4235 for more information.

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