Science Festival to showcase Riverview Middle School

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2003-03-27

Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College education majors are currently involved in mentoring 192 Riverview Middle School eighth graders for a Science Festival to be held on April 12, in Science Hall at Huntington College. The college students are assigned to work with two small groups of Riverview Middle School students, who will present their project from 9 – 11 a.m., at the Festival.

The HC students participating in this mentoring opportunity are enrolled in Science Methods and Materials, under the instruction of Professor Susan Burson. Burson is newest instructor in the Education Department. Before coming to Huntington College, she taught kindergarten at Jessamine Early Learning Village in Wilmore, Ky. Professor Burson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C., and a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education at Georgetown College in Georgetown, Ky. Burson has also taken related coursework at Asbury Theological Seminary.

The public is cordially invited to attend the Science Festival on April 12, to support the hard work of the Riverview students. The Festival is in collaboration with Deb Daugherty and Mark DuBois, eighth grade science teachers at Riverview.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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