Diversified Agriculture students at Emmanuel College got a firsthand look at one of the most important segments of the poultry industry this week when they toured the new Columbia Farms Feed Mill in Comer, Georgia. Students were given the opportunity to explore career options within the operation and the poultry industry. The tour was led by Plant Manager Patrick Allard and facilitated by Scott Cochran, Live Production Manager.
Ashley Sorrow has been selected as the first recipient of the Thomason Family Scholarship for Diversified Agriculture. The four-year $4000 scholarship is for a student majoring in Diversified Agriculture at Emmanuel College and honors academic excellence, community service and participation in secondary Agricultural Education activities. Ashley is a graduate of Franklin County High School and the daughter of Andy and Freida Sorrow of Lavonia.
Dr. Oscar earned his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Ecology at the University of Florida. He has a M.Sc. in Zoology at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru), a Master in Tropical Biodiversity Management at the Universidad San Pablo CEU (Spain), and a B.Sc. in Biology at the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (Peru).
Heather Lloyd is an adjunct professor for Emmanuel College and a secondary math teacher for Hart County High School. She has been teaching 16 years. She has taught all grade levels from 6th grade to college level. She holds a Bachelor's degree from North Georgia University and both Master's and Specialist degrees in Teacher Leadership from Piedmont College. She presents each year at the annual GCTM conference. She is also currently head of the department at Hart County High. She has two sons, ages 8 and 12.
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Mrs. Baty graduated from the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia with a B.S. and Master's degree in Secondary Math Education. She taught math 3 years at Centennial High School in Fulton County before she and her husband moved to Franklin County in 2000. She is in her 17th year of teaching math at Franklin County High School. She lives in Carnesville with her husband and 2 children.
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In her 12 years at Emmanuel College, Dr. Sherry Story and her story have impacted the lives of many Emmanuel students and staff members. The passion that she has for teaching and sharing God’s word with students makes her this week’s Faculty Staff Spotlight.
Please join us this Thursday, September 1st at 7:30p.m. at Taylor Chapel, as Daniel Maltz, a former piano student of Carol White, wife of Emmanuel College President, Dr. Ron White, will give a free piano recital.
A concert pianist based in Vienna, Austria, Mr. Maltz was born in Lexington, South Carolina, and is a citizen of both Israel and the United States.
As Emmanuel College approaches its 100th Anniversary in 2019, Dr. Ron White, EC President, said his hope for Emmanuel College through the next 100 years is to take its place on the world stage as a difference maker. One way he hopes to achieve this is through creating a culture of service at Emmanuel through a program called EC Serve.
Poet Robert Frost says in the last stanza of his ever famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” the following words: …