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‘Happy Holidays’ From Your Pet

The Lee County Humane Society will hold their annual fund-raiser, Pet Portraits with Santa Claus, on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at For Paws Boutique. The boutique is sponsoring the fund-raiser, and all photos will be taken by Kelly Focht with Fotos by Focht.

This is the 11th year for Pet Portraits, and it is the oldest fund-raiser for LCHS. The event has raised as much as $1000 in the past, and averages about $500 to $700 a year. A portion of the proceeds from… Continue

Added by Patricia DeBow on November 30, 2009 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Getting an Education to Give an Education

Meagan Baird, a senior in Collaborative Special Education, has known that she wanted to teach for as long as she can remember. She said, “I love working with children, and I have always wanted a job that I enjoy going to each day.”

Meagan’s major includes K-12, which means she will be certified to teach at all grade levels. She also took a test in Birmingham called the Praxis II: Elementary Content Knowledge, so she is highly qualified in teaching grades K-6. As a special education… Continue

Added by Patricia DeBow on October 28, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Learning Spanish is as Easy as Uno, Dos, Tres

¿Cuánto quieres aprender español? (Translation: How much do you want to learn Spanish?) Anthony Farmer, senior in the College of Business, was so adamant about learning the language that he moved to Panama for a summer.

Anthony is from Woodstock, Georgia and came to Auburn as an International Business major. He later switched to Accounting but kept his minor in Spanish. He has decided that once he graduates, he wants to join the military, specifically either the Navy or Air Force. If… Continue

Added by Patricia DeBow on September 21, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

I Love the Auburn School of Nursing!

There are many reasons why people decide to go to nursing school. For Ellen Sykes, this desire began when she was 13 years old. She was diagnosed with leukemia when she was in eighth grade, and for the next two and a half years, she had a great deal of contact with nurses. Throughout that experience, she began to realize that the nursing profession was one she could make a connection with. She said because her nurses were so great when she needed their help, she wanted to be able to help others… Continue

Added by Patricia DeBow on September 2, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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