Perry High School students entered art in the All-State Art Symposium recently. Four students were selected as district winners: Logan Hambrick, Taylor Owens, Ashley Wukasinovich and Savannah Bixler. Two students were selected as state winners: Shelby Stamback and Madeline Roller. Catherine Heller is the Perry High School art teacher.
The annual All-State Art Symposium seeks to promote and recognize the creative talents of high school students from Georgia's school districts.
CGTC APPROVED FOR NEW NURSING PROGRAM
Central Georgia Technical College has been approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing to begin enrollment for a new nursing program.
"The approval of CGTC's associate nursing program marks a significant gain for our college and community in meeting the demand for qualified registered nurses," said Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president for academic affairs at CGTC. "With the recent addition of the Sonny Watson Health Sciences building in Warner Robins, we now have the additional state-of-the-art classroom and lab space to support this program."
CGTC now offers practical nursing programs at three campuses in Warner Robins, Macon and Milledgeville.
Graduates of the program will be qualified to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL HOSTING OPEN HOUSE
St. Joseph's Catholic School in downtown Macon will host an open house on Wednesday.
Prospective families may drop in from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to gain a comprehensive view of the school. Student ambassadors will be present to share their experiences and answer questions. Guests also will have the opportunity to meet with faculty members, tour the campus and learn more about the school's programs.
Prospective parents are also invited to come and observe active teaching on Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m. through May.
For more information, visit www.sjsmacon.org.
ANDERSON SCHOLAR SESSION COMING UP
An information session about the Peyton Anderson Scholar program is set for March 22 at 6 p.m. in Room D of the Professional Learning Center, located at 2003 Riverside Drive.
Students will receive additional information about the scholarship and the application process. Seniors will also get an opportunity to speak with and get helpful information from previous/current Peyton Anderson Scholars who are now attending college.
For more information and to submit an application online, visit http://www.peytonandersonscholars.org/scholarship/
HOUSTON TEACHER HONORED FOR TECH EFFORTS
Huntington Middle School ESOL teacher Brian Lewis has been selected as a 2016 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator.
Lewis is one of 104 educators selected in the United States and one of only three in Georgia. The PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators program is a yearlong, free professional development program designed to foster and reward a community of highly engaged, tech-savvy K-12 educators who are using digital media and technology in classrooms.
Telegraph writer Jeremy Timmerman contributed to this report.