Four local women honored by Delta Kappa Gamma | Lifestyle

DuBOIS – The local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators, has inducted four local women. PSI has recognized the following women for their professional excellence in the teaching field by honoring them with induction into the society: Dr. Jaqueline Manno, Cynthia Aiello, Ann Defilippi and Stephanie Lesser. Two women … Read more

Community celebrates three decades of life-saving leadership | Local News Stories

At 5 years old, David Cosgrave scrawled “I want to be a firefighter when I grow up” in crayon for his kindergarten teacher. His five-year-old proclamation became a prophecy. During his senior year at Carlmont High School, Cosgrave would leave school at noon each day to train with firefighters at the San Mateo County firefighting … Read more

Have a Heart gives college scholarships | Lifestyle

Starting six years ago, Have A Heart has chosen two deserving graduating seniors yearly to receive cash scholarships to further their education and seek an advanced degree. Two $ 1,000 scholarships are presented to two seniors based on grade point average, extracurricular activities and leadership, faculty recommendations, and excellence in essay form related to each … Read more

UNL Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department appoints White as lecturer | Farm & Ranch

Troy White has joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Panhandle Research and Extension Center as a lecturer in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication (ALEC) department. Dr. Troy White has joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center as a lecturer in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and … Read more

Meet the teenage entrepreneur behind Peacebunny Island | Gas

When you think of private islands, bunnies are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, on a 22-acre island in the Mississippi National River Recreation Area in Minnesota are dozens of bunnies, all part of a teen entrepreneur’s dream for a “hoppier” world. Caleb Smith, the brains behind Peacebunny Island, a non-profit … Read more

School districts, hospitals are in the housing business and becoming landlords

“I never thought I’d be doing this,” said Randi Lowe as she reviewed a spreadsheet of southern Vermont homes available for rent or sale. Lowe isn’t in the real estate business – she’s the superintendent of a Vermont public school system. But for the past few months, she and her staff at the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory … Read more

Central High School announces second semester honor roll | Lifestyle

Central High School released its second semester honor roll. Kalyn Alberts, Tyler Baker, Laney Bottorff, Allison Cox, Abbey Hanson, Sydney Hanson, Carly Perzee, Landon Schafer, Katherine Thompsen; Dylan Behrends, Alana Gray, Jackson Harrington, Nathan Kohn, Jayce Meier, Caleb Meister, Amarion Paxton, Luke Shoven, Kylie Smith, Serena Wilborn; Harmony Boudreau, Kyle Gifford, Lucas Gifford, Christian Gigl, … Read more

District announces school leadership changes for 2022-23 | Local News

Special to The News Herald Burke County Public Schools has announced several changes to school leadership within the county. All changes will be official on July 1. Jim Cole will be the new principal of Oak Hill Elementary School. Cole joined the administrative team at Walter Johnson in the fall of 2021 after having served … Read more

Two Henry County students selected for President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program | News

AMERICUS – Two students from Henry County are among 18 freshmen at Georgia Southwestern State University named to the President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program, established to honor the legacy of GSW alumnus and former US President Jimmy Carter. These students from Georgia, Florida and South Carolina are the fourth group to enter the program since … Read more

Ramsey embracing leadership role in St. Marys Area School District News

ST. MARYS – Harley Davidson Ramsey became the new superintendent of St. Marys Area School District effective in September of 2021, but his passion for education began long before that. Ramsey, raised in Coudersport in Potter County, was a former agriculture and environmental science educator before going into electrical work for about six years, covering … Read more