Braden River Elementary School Teacher Sue Curry has been selected from more than 1,600 teachers nationwide to attend the 2009 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy, July 19-24, at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.
Started by PGA Golf great Phil Mickelson and his wife Amy in cooperation with ExxonMobil, the academy helps teachers engage young students in math and science in a way that will help them retain interest in those subjects through college and into their careers.
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Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.