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Clayton State hosts regional MathCounts!

School Notebook 01-24-14

MORROW — The College of Information and Mathematical Sciences at Clayton State University is hosting the MathCounts! South-East Perimeter Chapter Competition Feb. 1.

The event is run by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.

Dr. Catherine Matos, an associate professor of mathematics, is helping coordinate the competition and expects to have about 100 middle schoolers and their team coaches and parents to attend.

Matos also will speak to students about Clayton State’s Dual Degree and Regents’ Engineering Transfer programs with the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Registration will be at 8 a.m. in the James M. Baker University Center on the main campus, 2000 Clayton State Blvd. in Morrow.

For specifics about the competition, call Matos at 678-466-4434.

Blackburn graduates Baylor University

Morrow resident Preston Rashad Blackburn recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in family and consumer science and apparel design and product development from Baylor University.

DJ Williams recognized as Scholar Athlete

DJ Williams of Jonesboro was recognized as a Hurricane Scholar Athlete in a recent ceremony at Louisburg College. Williams is a member of the football team.

At the beginning of each spring semester, Louisburg College recognizes athletes who achieved high levels of academic success during the previous year. This month, the college recognized more than 100 students during the Hurricane Scholar Athletes Awards Ceremony in the Roger G. Taylor Athletic Center.

Scholar athletes were recognized at the ceremony for their academic achievement during the spring 2013 or fall 2013 semester.

Clayton students graduate ABAC

Two Clayton County residents received degrees from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Terry English earned a bachelor’s degree in turfgrass and golf course management. Cynthia Mooney graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing.