Abilene ISD introduced in a information launch Friday that it once more shall be serving free meals to native youngsters by means of the summer.
Starting June 6 and persevering with by means of July 28, youngsters age 18 and youthful will obtain free breakfasts and lunches at quite a lot of areas in Abilene. All areas shall be closed June 20 and July 4.
► June 6-July 28: G.V. Daniels Park Recreation Center; Rose Park Recreation Center; Chavez Park Recreation Center; Cobb Park Recreation Center; Abilene High School; Martinez Boys & Girls Club; Redbud Playground; YMCA at Redbud Park; and Abilene Youth Sports Authority.
► June 6-July 14 (closed Fridays): Clack Middle School; Craig Middle School; Dyess Elementary; and Taylor Elementary.
► June 1-30 and July 13-21 (closed Fridays): Bowie Elementary
► May 31-June 16 (Tuesdays-Thursdays solely): The L.I.F.T.
► June 9: Children’s Art & Literacy Festival
Meal instances will range by location. For info, name 211 or go to abileneisd.org.
ACU names Teacher of the Year
Brad East, assistant professor of theology at Abilene Christian University, has been named the varsity’s Teacher of the Year for 2022, ACU mentioned in a current information launch.
The award was based mostly on nominations submitted by students in East’s lessons.
East holds an undergraduate diploma from ACU, a grasp of divinity diploma from Emory University and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He started instructing in ACU’s Department of Bible, Missions and Ministry 5 years in the past.
As a part of the award, East will journey within the ACU homecoming parade in October and converse at each the graduation in December and the University Scholars awards within the spring.
Col. Doug Simon to lead Tarleton Corps of Cadets
Tarleton State University introduced Army Col. Doug Simon will function commandant of the varsity’s Corps of Cadets and dean of its Leadership and Military College.
Simon will start his duties July 1, pending approval by the Texas A&M University System board of regents.
Simon, who has been a member of the Minnesota National Guard since 1989, is presently the State Staff Judge Advocate for Minnesota and Senior Judge Advocate and Branch Manager for the Minnesota National Guard Judge Advocate Corps.
Simon holds a PhD in sociology from South Dakota State University; a juris physician from the University of South Dakota; a Master of Laws in Military Law from the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia; a grasp of public administration diploma from the University of South Dakota; and a bachelor’s diploma in political science and historical past from Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.
Kayla Peak named dean of Tarleton School of Kinesiology
Tarleton State introduced Kayla Peak has been named dean of the varsity’s School of Kinesiology.
Peak will take the place on June 15, pending approval by the Texas A&M University System board of regents.
Peak joined the Tarleton college in 2006, and is presently interim dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. She holds a doctorate of training from Texas A&M University-Commerce and each grasp’s and bachelor’s levels in bodily training from Tarleton.
Three ACU students awarded Fulbright grants
Three students at Abilene Christian University can have a chance to examine overseas subsequent faculty yr as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, tying ACU’s file for many Fulbright recipients, the varsity mentioned in a information launch Thursday.
“The Fulbright program is a superb match for students at ACU due to its service orientation and world mission, and we love to see extra of our students getting to take part on this highly-regarded program,” Jason Morris, dean of the Honors College and
director of the Office of Major Scholarships at ACU, mentioned within the launch.
► Cesar Manzano, an eighth grade English train in Brownsville who acquired an MBA this May by means of ACU Online, shall be an English instructing assistant in Spain.
► Cassidy Miller, ACU’s examine overseas coordinator who shall be graduating with a grasp of training diploma in August, will journey to the Slovak Republic to train English and advise students about touring to the U.S.
► Bree Foster, a 2017 ACU graduate dwelling in Glenn Heights, shall be an English train assistant in Indonesia.