Education briefs

January 16, 2013 

Houston schools to host teacher recruitment event

Teachers interested in working in the Houston County school system are encouraged to attend a recruitment fair March 2 at Veterans High School from 9 a.m. to noon. Candidates register in the auditorium lobby by submitting a résumé. Representatives from 38 schools will conduct screening interviews, according to a news release.

Veterans High is located at 340 Piney Grove Road in Kathleen. For more information, call human resources at 988-6244 or go to

Warner Robins High School to host dress sale

Anyone searching for an inexpensive prom or bridal gown is encouraged to drop by Warner Robins High School’s annual dress sale Jan. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

The student council is still accepting donations. Dresses can be dropped off at the front office through Friday. Dresses must be bagged, in good condition and freshly dry cleaned. Proceeds from the sale benefit local charities. For more information, e-mail

Houston residents make college dean’s lists

Several college students from Houston County made their school’s dean’s list for fall 2012.

• Anna Schmitz, daughter of William and Hyo Schmitz of Kathleen, made the dean’s list at Furman University. Furman’s dean’s list is comprised of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.

• North Greenville University student Erin Lindsey McLure, of Bonaire, was named to the dean’s list, according to a news release. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must maintain a 3.5 GPA while taking a minimum of 12 hours.

Hannah Crozier, a freshman pre-engineering major from Kathleen, has been named to the dean’s list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. Students on the dean’s list must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours and have at least a 3.6 GPA.

-- Staff reports

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