The Houston County Board of Education will offer basic computer classes free of charge to adults again this coming school year. The classes are taught by employees and student volunteers.
Seven sessions of two classes each will be offered at seven different schools. The training is from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday evenings. Each site will accept a maximum of 56 participants, except the Crossroads Center which is limited to 22 participants. To register, call Bruce VanBibber at 478-988-6396, ext. 0. Classes will be on the following dates:
Veterans High: Aug. 18, Aug. 25
Northside High: Sept. 8, Sept. 15
Perry High: Sept. 22, Sept. 29
Houston Career Academy: Oct. 20, Oct. 27
Houston County High: Nov. 3, Nov. 10
Warner Robins High: Jan. 12, Jan. 26
Crossroads Center: Feb. 2, Feb. 9.
Godman appointed principal of Lake Joy Elementary
Tami Godman has been appointed principal of Lake Joy Elementary School. An educator for 20 years, she has served as the assistant principal of instruction at Morningside Elementary for the past six years.
“My goal is to continue to pursue and maintain the excellence that Lake Joy represents in Houston County,” she said in a news release. “Together we will work to ensure that the school’s mission and vision are carried out and that we provide the highest quality of education.”
Prior to becoming an administrator, Godman taught for 16 years.
Her experience ranges from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
Bonaire resident inducted into national honor society
Penn State World Campus student Edwin Kwun Yu, of Bonaire, recently was inducted into Pi Delta Chi, the University Park chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, according to a news release. Penn State World Campus specializes in adult online education.
He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in spring 2014 with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Alpha Sigma Lambda is the oldest and largest national honor society recognizing the outstanding achievement of adult learners. To be eligible, students must be in a degree program, have completed 24 credits, earned a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and be in the highest 20 percent of students in their class.
Writer Jenna Mink compiled this article.