|Six Calhoun people are now at the Appalachian Regional Commissions 2001
Summer Math and Science Institute, which is being conducted at Oak Ridge,
TN from July 7-20. The four Calhoun High students are James Bailey of
Arnoldsburg, son of Ronald Bailey of Arnoldsburg and Dorene Doolittle of
Creston; David Albaugh, son of Stephen and Sarah Albaugh of Grantsville;
Erin Smith, daughter of Keith Smith of Grantsville and Donna Conrad of
Sutton and Deva Murphy, daughter of Jimmy and Debbie Murphy of Mt.
Also attending the institute are teachers, Dan Fiedorczyk of Grantsville and
Pam Bartlett of Millstone.
The special school is being held at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak
Ridge Lab (ORNL) and is being administered by the Oak Ridge Institute from
Science and Education (ORISE).
The summer program will focus on hands-on education and the application of
math and science principles in the 21st century. Students and teachers will
participate in field and lab experiments under the guidance of mentoring
ORNL is one of the largest U. S. Department of Energy research facilities.
ORNL pioneers the development of new energy resources, and addresses the
important national and global environmental issues.
ARC sponsors the summer programs for selected students from 13 states.
Twenty-eight high school students and nineteen teachers have been
selected, with a more than respectable representation from Calhoun County.
Students are chosen for their academic and leadership potential. Teachers
are selected as a reward for their dedication to teaching.
The group will also have outside experiences at the American Museum of
Science and Energy, Mayfield Dairy, the Tennessee Aquarium and Dollywood
During the two-week period, you may check-up on the group by visiting the
ORISE web site below.