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Glanton-Hindsman Elementary Student Speaks to Fairfield Kiwanis Club

Courtesy of Carroll County Schools
Courtesy of Carroll County Schools

(Carrollton, Ga. – November 21, 2014) Scott Johnson, third grade student and top AR point earner for the 2014 REACH camp at Glanton­Hindsman Elementary held last summer, spoke to the Fairfield Kiwanis Club on November 18, 2014.

Scott attributed his love and success of reading to the time he spent at Camp REACH. He shared his happiness at having won a new bicycle for his reading accomplishments and stated “Oh, I definitely will attend next summer. It was fun, and I can’t wait to see what I might win next year!” Johnson also thanked the Kiwanis Club for supporting Glanton­Hindsman Elementary School. Johnson was one of 138 students who participated in the first Camp REACH, a free literacy and math camp offered by Glanton­Hindsman.

Accompanying Scott Johnson at the Fairfield
Kiwanis Club Meeting were principal Beth Chandler and teacher Julie Hursey who gave a presentation to the Kiwanis Club describing all camps offered by the school. Glanton­Hindsman Elementary Summer Camps offered in 2014 included iRobot…Do You?, Full STEAM Ahead!, Camp STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Camp for Early Learners, and Camp REACH, a free Math and Reading Camp for 1st­5th grade GHE students held ten weeks over the summer.

Del Williams of The Fairfield Kiwanis Club presented Scott Johnson with a donation to Glanton­Hindsman Elementary School for the 2014­15 school year. Pictured from left to right, Julie Hursey, Beth Chandler, Scottie Johnson, and Del Williams. The Fairfield Kiwanis club is a global organization concentrating on the needs of children in Carroll County and West Georgia.

 

Contact: Tracy Harris, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent

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My name is Jimmy Beck I am a lifelong Carrollton resident. I love the Carrollton community and all it has to offer. I am currently a Senior at Kennesaw State University studying Business Management, with an expected graduation date of Summer 2015. I have a passion for sports business and social media. I have wonderful parents that love and support me in all that I do. I also have a younger brother Scott that I enjoy hanging out with on the weekends.