Education Briefs

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2016

Three Livingstone students to attend national leadership institute this summer

Three Livingstone College students were selected by the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Inc. to attend their 2016 National Undergraduate Summer Leadership Institute to be held during the week of June 18 in Atlanta, Ga. These students are Jamar Anderson, a junior majoring in business administration, from Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Justice Thurgood-Thomas Marshall, a sophomore biology major from Rochester, Mich., and Terrell Richardson, a sophomore social work major from Wilmington.

All three students are members of the Gamma Delta chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, located on the campus of Livingstone College. Their chapter adviser is Lee S. Howard Jr.

The Undergraduate Leadership Institute is a highly structured and intense leadership experience that is designed to increase the participants’ capacity to lead in multiple contexts within the fraternity, their communities and in corporate america. A required academic GPA of 3.0 or higher was necessary for consideration in the program. All expenses for this leadership experience, including transportation, meals and lodging, will be sponsored by the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity Inc. whose headquarters is located in Indiana.

East Spencer offers Summer Camp

The Town of East Spencer is offering a day camp to give kids and teens in and around Rowan County an adventurous, active and healthy summer. East Spencer’s camp program offers children fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore outdoors, meet new friends and create memories that last a lifetime.

For the past two years East Spencer has received assistance from nonprofit foundations and individuals to help send nearly 60 children to its five-week summer camp. The camp operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transportation within the town limits of East Spencer is provided. The camp will tentatively run July 5 through Aug. 5.

The town is requesting financial assistance and volunteers to assist.

For information, call the Town Hall at 704-636-7111.