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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, February CHS American Enterprise Project .t CHS American Enterprise on activity items to identify the best tasting products. Participants concluded that food items should be purchased based on not only the cost but also the taste. The overall results of the activity showed that store brand foods were often selected for taste but that the price must be considered because brand name products may provide a better price point. Chairperson Chassidy Salyer Boardwine named to King University President's List provides hands >. The Castlewood High School American Enterprise Project (A.EP) Team provided a hands on activity to help teach the school and community how to save money by comparing brand named foods and store brand foods. The activity demonstrated how to read and understand the pricing of each product. Parti- cipants also had the opportunity to compare the taste of food Carol Sword B0ardwine of St.Paul was recently named to lhe King University's President's List for the fall semester 2012. 3"he list recognizes those who articipate in at least 12 hours of hcademic work and achieve a ]3effect 4.0 semester grade point lwerage. For the fall 2012 1emester, 1,023 students were honored with 429 named to the University's President's List and 94 to the Dean's List. : King is one of the oldest private institutions of higher learning in the Southeast and a Shool with an established acad- e/nic reputation and widening geographic outreach. On January 23, 2013, King President Greg Jordan announced to students that the 146-year-old King Col- lege of Bristol, Tenn., is offi- cially becoming King Univer- sity, effective June 1, 2013. King University is a Pres- byterian, master's-level compre- hensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the" University offers more than 80 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentration in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, digital media, educa- tion, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A'number of research, off-campus leaming opportuni- ties, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity athletic teams. For more information about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academical- ly qualified students of any race, color, 'national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King Uni- versity is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641 28, .2013 Project Team and Jessica Helbert also pre- sented their project to 21t Century After School parti- cipants. The results of the pro- ject will be submitted for Future Business Leader completion at the UVa-Wise FBLS Spring Leadership Conference to be held on March 22. The team would like to thank the com- munity and CHS students who assisted them with their project. Copper Creek Elementary students Copper Creek Elementary students in,Jump Rope For Heart On February 15, students at Copper Creek Elementary jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. The students raised more than $1,134 for the American Heart Assoc- iation, which funds research, programs and education to fight Dante Community Center meetings The Dante Community Center will have meetings every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 495-1247. THANK YOU to our local 47 th Masonic District volunteers, Robbie Frazier and John Greer, who gave their time and resources to provide the Virginia Child Identification Program to the students at Copper Creek Elementary School. Another example of our community working to keep our children safe! Devils in the Shadow This article is a third in a Castlewood Higfi Sc.hool Future series of articles provided by the Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Partnership with Busi- ness Committee with a focus on job shadowing opportunities with local businesses. CHS stu- dents have been able to learn about careers in our local area as they experience firsthand, dif- ferent work environments, skills needed, and daily routines for local professionals. This past week cHs fresh- man McKinley lsaacs visited New Peoples Bank in Castle- wood, Virginia. New Peoples serves the community by pro- viding basic accounts and loans to individuals and businesses. McKinley shadowed Becky Collins, Vice President & Branch Manager who has been banking for over 20 years. Ms. Collins is directly involved with every aspect of the bank as manager. Ms. Collins encourages stu- dents who are planning to go into this field to study hard in Business and Accounting during their high school and college career. The average salary for banking in our area is between $8.00 and $12.50 per hour. Collins shared with McKinley that the most rewarding part of her job was the opportunity to get to know and help customers on a daily basis. The future outlook for this career is promising due to the fact that individuals will always need for financial services. How- ever, with the advance in tech- nology fewer workers are need- ed. Also due to technological advances, computer literacy is a vital skill for job seekers. The Castlewood High School Partnership with Business Committee would like to thank New Peoples Bank again for their support in preparing youth for a better understanding of career opportunities in our local area. heart disease and stroke, our nation's No. ! and No. 4 killers. Jump Rope For Heart is a pro- gram that promotes physical activity and heart health through jumping rope. It is co-sponsored by the American Heart Associ- ation _nd the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, participate Recreation and Dance. To make a donation or to find out more about Jump Rope For Heart, call your nearest American Heart Association office or call 1-800-AHA-USAI (1-800-242-8721 ). You can also visit online at heart.org/jump. Odle named to Dean's List at Radford University Christopher Warren Odle of Nickelsville has been named to :the fall semester Dean's List at Radford University. Odle is a junior criminal justice major. To be named to the Dean's List, i student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C. Radford University is a com- prehensive, mid-size public uni- versity in Southwest Virginia. Serving a student population of more than 9,500, Radford feat- ures a strong, service orientation on a beautiful 191-acre Amer- ican classical campus. The uni- versity offers 69 degree pro- grams in 39 disciplines and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 21 master's programs in 16 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; seven post-baccalaureate certifi- cates and one post-master's certificate. A Division 1 member Tree identification booklet from Arbor, Day Foundation The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet, that helps people identify trees in a simple, step- by-step process. The booklet, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. What Tree is That? is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlight- ing the distinctive characteristics of many tree species. Nature lovers and profess- ional arborists alike have called this pocket field guide one of the most user-friendly resources to have. Its beautiful, full-color illustrations are in precise detail to depict natural colors, shapes, and textures, so users can make a positive species identification in just a few easy steps. The Arbor Day Foundation offers this booklet to help people identify trees in Virginia and throughout the Eastern and Cen- tral regions of the United States. What Tree Is That? uses a unique step-by-step approach to identify the species of each tree. The booklet explains what to look for in the shape of the leaves and differences in the leaf stems and twig structures, specifics on the fruits and flowers, and the details of buds and bark. "Our What Tree Is That? pocket brochure is an ideal • resource to help people develop a greater appreciation for trees," said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation. "The Arbor Day Foundation strives to help people enjoy and appreciate trees, and we feel our pocket field guide will do just that." What Tree is That? is also available as an online interactive version at arborday.org. The Ar- bor Day Foundation offers this unique, one-of-a-kind online tool so people can identify trees using the internet. To obtain a tree identification guide in full color, send your name and address and $5 for each guide to What Tree Is That?, Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE 68410, You can also order the book online at arborday.org. of the NCAA, Radford parti- cipates in 19 varsity sports--ll for women and eight for men. The university is in the midst of a $212 million building and renovation program designed to transform its campus with 21 ' century technology. Completed in August 2012, the new $44 million building for the College of Business and Economics of- fers the latest in research capac- ity and academic technology. Work is underway on the new Center for the Sciences and Student Fitness and Wellness Center, both scheduled to open in 2014. Residence halls and academic buildings are being remodeled to incorporate state- of-the-art amenities and the latest in sustainability initiatives. The university is nationally re- cognized for its commitment to responsible stewardship of eco- nomic, social and environmental resources. Learn more at www.radford.edu. Oooooooooooooooo Cinema Ci'. 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