Education briefs: Northside students earn GeorgiaBEST certificates

May 28, 2014 

Northside students earn state certificates

Eighty-one students at Northside High School have earned a Georgia Department of Labor GeorgiaBEST certificate in the Business Ethics Student Training Program.

“The program provides students with training in 10 soft skills and good work habits most often sought by employers in the global economy,” according to a news release. “Discipline and character, attendance and punctuality, work habits, teamwork, time management, attitude, communication skills, responsibility and organization are among the standards stressed as part of the program.”

For more information, go to www.employgeorgia.com or call Sandi Couillard, work-based learning coordinator at Northside High, at 478-929-7858, ext. 41868.

Westfield student receives $1,000 scholarship

The Westfield School’s Stephanie Campbell is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Balvaunuca Club of Perry.

The scholarship is for students who demonstrate outstanding service to their communities, schools and churches, according to a Westfield School news release.

Campbell is the salutatorian for Westfield’s class of 2014. She plans to major in veterinary medicine at the University of Georgia, the release states.

UGA student from Warner Robins gets scholarship

A University of Georgia student from Warner Robins won the William Tyler Ray Scholarship at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Spring Awards Banquet in April.

The winner, Emily Bilcik, is the daughter of Lee and Elizabeth Bilcik, according to a news release.

-- Staff reports

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