Education

Mason-Oceana 911 to host free ‘ham’ radio training

August 25, 2015
Mason-Oceana 911 to host free ‘ham’ radio training

WEARE TWP. (OCEANA CO.) — Mason-Oceana 911, in conjunction with Oceana County ARES/RACES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service), will host a free, six week class on Monday nights that will instruct students on the fundamentals of amateur (also called “ham”) radio communication. The curriculum is based on the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) Technician license curriculum. The…

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WSCC awards scholarships.

July 16, 2015

VICTORY TOWNSHIP – The West Shore Community College Foundation and the college’s Financial Aid Office have announced the names of 146 students who have been selected to receive scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. The amount of scholarships awarded totals $180,200. The 146 recipients make up one of the largest cohorts since the college and its foundation began awarding scholarships over 40…

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Volunteers work so children can play

May 28, 2015
Volunteers work so children can play

PENTWATER — Community Build Supervisor Juan Bradford of Miracle Midwest Company in Okemos, (foreground, second from left) gives instructions to the first team of volunteers who are helping construct a new playground at Pentwater Schools today. Volunteers are still needed on Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, to complete the three-day project. Pentwater Schools Superintendent and Principal Mary Marshall…

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Allied Health students rank high in state competition

May 10, 2015
Allied Health students rank high in state competition

Recently, 18 students, enrolled in the West Shore Educational Service District Career and Technical Education Allied Health program and one post-secondary student attending West Shore Community College, competed at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference.  The competition took place on April 16 and 17 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Eight students were state finalists,…

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MCC’s Thomas nominated for GRAMMY educator award.

May 8, 2015
MCC’s Thomas nominated for GRAMMY educator award.

SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Schools Director of Music Tom Thomas has been nominated for the 2016 Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. A total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states have been announced as quarterfinalistsfor the Music Educator Award, In total, more than 4,500 initial nominations were submitted from all…

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