Work-based learning highlights businesses of the month
by Emanuel County Live | April 28, 2008 12:00 am
The Work-Based Learning Program of the Emanuel County School System highlights Dr. Mark Smith and the Franklin Memorial Library for the month of April. Both of these businesses have been a partner with the work program for many years.
Employed at the office of Dr. Mark Smith is Haleigh Johnson. Haleigh is a junior at Swainsboro High School and a first year Youth Apprenticeship student. She is the daughter of Chris Johnson and Bobbie Jo Moore. She plans to attend East Georgia College and then transfer to MCG to become an orthodontist. Dr. Smith stated, “Participating the work-based learning program has been a blessing for us.” He also spoke about how many of the previous students have continued school in the dentistry field.
Franklin Memorial Library employs Leah Meadows. Leah is a second year Youth Apprenticeship student. She is the daughter of Pat Meadows and Mike Meadows. She plans to attend East Georgia College and then transfer to Georgia to pursue a degree in psychology. Mrs. Barbara Moore, Manager, Franklin Memorial Library, spoke highly of Leah and will continue to use students from Emanuel County Schools.
For information about work-based learning in Emanuel County, contact Judy Williams at Swainsboro High School- (478) 237-2267 or Emanuel County Institute- (478) 763-2673 or Theresa Davis at Swainsboro High School.