187 students attend teacher cadet conference
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Gaffney High Future Educators Association and Teacher Cadets Kalin Ellis, Alyssa Herrin, Nikki Scruggs and Jenny Harris show off a few colorful children's books prior to a presentation for the 2012 Upstate Teacher Cadet Conference at Limestone.
By Scott Powell of The Gaffney Ledger

There was a 3-ring circus in action Thursday when nearly 200 high school students descended on the Limestone College campus to learn about the future of teacher education. 

Teacher cadets from around the Upstate presented exemplary lessons and projects they created during 10-minute sessions. For example, Gaffney High students provided details on a project in which they read and distributed more than 200 copies of the Dr. Seuss book "The Lorax" in county elementary schools.

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Fitness Trail Proposal Receiving National Attention
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Dr. Felicia Cavallini

A comprehensive year-long study by a Limestone College physical education professor and her students that could lead to a fitness trail throughout the Gaffney community is garnering interest by two national organizations.

Limestone Physical Education Professor Dr. Maria Felicia Cavallini recently spoke at two national conferences about the project, which was led by her and her students, and how it addresses needs of the community.

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"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" ACTRESS TO SPEAK AT LIMESTONE ON MARCH 19
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Mary Badham

Mary Badham, known to many movie fans as "Scout" in the 1962 classic film To Kill a Mockingbird, will visit Limestone College on Monday, March 19 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film's release.

She will also talk about civic issues such as human rights, the women's movement, and her experiences while shooting the film including her friendships with other actors in the film including Gregory Peck.

Entitled "An Intimate Evening with Mary Badham," the event begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Limestone Center Theatre. There will be a short lecture by Badham followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Admission is free and open to everyone.

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