LUMBERTON - Students in Theresa Deese and Jackie O'Neil's class at East Robeson Elementary School learned about Johnny Appleseed this past week in celebration of his birthday.
The students ate applesauce, drank apple juice and participated in many instructional activities related to apples. To practice with the color red, the class wore red clothing during the celebration of Johnny Appleseed.
Jacobs completes medical residency
CHAPEL HILL - Dr. Ramon Jacobs of Pembroke recently completed his residency with a combined program of internal medicine and pediatrics at Harvard's School of Medicine.
He began his job as a hospitalist with UNC Hospitals on Aug. 16. Locklear will also serve as an assistant professor.
He completed his undergraduate studies at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1998 and graduated from medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002. He received post-graduate training as a clinical fellow in medicine and pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital of Boston from 2002 to 2006.
Locklear received numerous awards and merit scholarships at UNCP, UNC-Chapel Hill and Harvard School of Medicine.
He is the son of Eddie and Rose Jacobs of Red Springs.
Technology school sets open house
PEMBROKE - The Information Technology High School has scheduled an open house for 6:30 p.m. Monday.
The school is housed at Purnell Swett High School. For information, call 522-1789.
State school picks Koloff, Lownes
DURHAM - Lumberton High School juniors Lindsay Koloff and Caitlin Lownes are enrolled at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics for the 2006-07 school year.
The total enrollment for the school is 640 students who represent 80 of the state's 100 counties. Koloff and Lownes are among the 325 juniors. The school is based on a challenging curriculum centered on science and math for juniors and seniors.
West Lumberton sets open house
LUMBERTON - West Lumberton Elementary has scheduled an open house for its new building from 3 to 5 today.
Refreshments will be served. The addition includes a new cafeteria, eight classrooms and a media center.