Packed House for Mary Badham Appearance
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Mary Badham at Limestone College

There was not an empty seat to be found Monday evening (March 19) when Mary Badham ("Scout" in the classic film verson of To Kill a Mockingbird).

Badham treated the audience with behind-the-scenes tidbits from the making of that classic film and her friendships with other actors in the film including Gregory Peck. She also expressed her thoughts on social issues of today.

Enjoy our photo slideshow from the event .

 

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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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