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Local Student Honored

Local Student Honored
 Austin Ferrell, a student at Fulton Independent High School, has been invited to participate in the 2012 TQI Summer Honors Camp for Future Educators.

 The Murray State University Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) is hosting the 2012 TQI Summer Honors Camp for Future Educators for high school students who have completed their junior or senior year and are considering teaching as a career.  This week long campus experience is aimed at allowing the participant to explore careers in teaching and the development of personal leadership skills.  Participants will be introduced to

-         opportunities in education
-         the teaching/learning process
-         the college application process
-         different areas of teaching
-         opportunities to meet students from diverse backgrounds
-         personal leadership development
-         award winning teachers and educational leaders.

 The Summer Honors Camp will be conducted on the campus of Murray State University, in Murray, Kentucky from Sunday, June 3, through Thursday, June 7, 2012.  Participants will be housed in a university residence hall with meals served in a cafeteria on campus.

 A limited number of students were invited to participate in the 2012 TQI Summer Honors Camp.  Criteria used to select the participants included scholarship, school and community activities, principal and/or teacher recommendation and an expressed interest in teaching as a career.   

 The student selected for this honor will be have all camp expenses paid by the Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and a grant to Murray State University Teacher Quality Institute from the Office of Regional Outreach.

 For more information contact:
Teacher Quality Institute
Murray State University
338 Alexander Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3340

 Phone: (270) 809-2090
Fax:     (270) 809-2689
E-mail: smorris4@murraystate.edu

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