Cydni Whitley, a fourth grader at Wilson’s Mills Elementary, helped her mother, Beverly Whitley, a Teacher Assistant at Wilson’s Mills, deliver presents during the Angel Tree project last Christmas.
TA Association helps local families
The Johnston County Association of Teacher Assistants collected enough donations to help more than 35 families in the Johnston County last Christmas.
The association supported the Angel Tree project, which they have been supporting for the more than five years. Last Christmas 12 schools participated.
Employee of the month
Juanita Jeeter, a child nutrition assistant at McGee’s Crossroads Elementary School is the Classified Employee of the Month for Johnston County Schools.
Jeeter has been with the school system for 11 years.
The Employee of the Month program recognizes employees who demonstrate the qualities of a caring and dedicated individual.
Wake Electric offers scholarships
Wake Electric is offering two $1,000 college scholarships and all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. High school juniors in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance or Wake counties can apply for this scholarship and trip to Washington D.C.
The winner will attend the 2013 Rural Electric Youth Tour June 14-21. Students who win the two available North Carolina Rural Electric Youth Tour spots, sponsored by Wake Electric, will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. Applicants do not have to live in homes served by Wake EMC.
Once the winner has enrolled in college or a university and provides proof her or she will receive the scholarship.
Download the application at www.wemc.com/youthtours.aspx. The deadline to submit applications to the Youth Tour program is March 15. For details on the youth tour, visit www.youthtour.coop. For any other questions, contact Wake Electric at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-863-6312.
Young artists make art for animals
National Art Honor Society students at Corinth Holders High School painted canvases for the Johnston County Animal Shelter. These canvases are reusable and will feature the names of cats and dogs waiting for adoption. As each pet gets a home that name will be erased and a new animal’s name will take its place.