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GSC Students Complete Teaching Internships

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2014

Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6391

Fall 2013 interns

(L-R) Front Row: Kaitlin Mefford, Rebekah Taylor, Maria Clothier, Elizabeth Hardman, Janis Collins, Staci Moore, Kaitlin Hawkins, Kimberly Jude, Lindsay Browning, Julia Keener. (L-R) Back Row: Robert DeWees, Miranda Hughart, Rachel Smarr, Chris Baber, Robert Pennington, Thomas Jude, Derrick Crawford, Valeri Garrant.

Glenville, WV- Eighteen Glenville State College students have completed their student teaching internships at area public schools.

Kimberly Wilson Jude completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Band and Music and Elementary Music (K-4). Her student teaching was done at Liberty High School under teacher Tom Day and at Peterson Central Elementary School under teacher Andrea Heath. Drs. John Taylor and David Lewis were Jude’s GSC supervisors. She and her husband Thomas live in Pennsboro (Ritchie County), West Virginia. Jude is the daughter of Frank and Benita Wilson of Pennsboro, West Virginia.

Robert Charles Pennington completed his Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Education and Middle School Social Studies. He completed his student teaching at Harrisville Elementary School under teacher Jennifer Price and at Ritchie County Middle School under teacher Cynthia Newland. Dr. Shara Curry was Pennington’s GSC supervisor. He is the son of Chuck and Drema Pennington of Harrisville, West Virginia. Pennington graduated in December 2013.

Lindsay Beth Browning completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. She completed her student teaching at Summersville Elementary School under teachers Peggy Benton and Laura Jarrett. Frances Fry was Browning’s GSC supervisor. Browning and her husband Corey reside in Canvas, West Virginia, and she is the daughter of Kenneth and Mary Drain of Pennsboro, West Virginia.

Thomas William Jude completed his Glenville State College student teaching in Music (K-4). He completed his student teaching at Pleasant Hill Elementary School under teacher John Bugby, at Arnoldsburg Elementary School under teacher John Bugby, and at Ritchie County High School under teacher Scott Tignor.  Drs. David Lewis and Shara Curry were Jude’s GSC supervisors. He lives with his wife Kimberly in Pennsboro, West Virginia. Jude is the son of Tommy and Susan Jude of Delbarton (Mingo County), West Virginia.

Julia Anne Keener completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Education (K-6) and Early Education (Pre K-K). She completed her student teaching at Glade Creek Elementary School teaching under Lori Symes and Michelle Vickers. Frances Fry was Keener’s GSC supervisor. She and her husband Gale reside in Summersville, West Virginia with their children Cody and Megan Bell and Cassie Keener. She is the daughter of William and Phala Tyler of Summersville, West Virginia

Christopher Michael Baber completed his Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Band (K-6) and Music/Band (9-12). He completed his student teaching at Lewis County High School under teacher R.J. Cook and at Gilmer County Elementary Schools under teacher Judy Leggett. Drs. John Taylor and David Lewis along with Don Sheets were Baber’s GSC supervisors. Baber is the son of David and Patty Baber of Craigsville, West Virginia.

Janis Henline Collins completed her Glenville State College student teaching in English (5-Adult). She completed her student teaching at Braxton County High School under teacher Lisa Vaughan and at Braxton Middle School under teacher Chris Locke. Frances Fry and Dr. Melody Wise were Collins’ GSC supervisors. She and her husband Bert reside in Heaters, West Virginia. Collins is the daughter of Sanford and Elsie Henline of Richwood, West Virginia.

Valeri Rose Garrant completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Physical Education (Pre-K- Adult) and Health (Pre-K-Adult). She completed her student teaching at Flatwoods Elementary School under teacher Tim Huffman, at Braxton County Middle School under Tim Huffman, and at Gilmer County High School under Waylon Kincaid. Janet Bailey was Garrant’s GSC supervisor. She is the daughter of Allen and Victoria Garrant of King George, Virginia.

Maria Michelle Kisner-Clothier completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Education (K-6) and in Special Education (K-6). She completed her student teaching at Arnoldsburg Elementary School under teacher Gina Freed and at Calhoun Middle School under teacher Steve Babrich. Tara Cosco was Clothier’s GSC supervisor. Clothier and her husband Cai reside in Millstone, West Virginia. She is the daughter of Phil and Patsy Kisner of Millstone, West Virginia.

Kaitlin Marie Mefford completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Education (K-6) and (Pre-K-K). She completed her student teaching at Normantown Elementary School under teachers Julia Stewart and Janet Coombs. Shelly Ratliff was Mefford’s GSC supervisor. Mefford is the daughter of Robert Mefford of Charleston, West Virginia and Tracy Cummingham of Grantsville, West Virginia. She and her daughter Raylee reside in Grantsville, West Virignia.

Kaitlin Ann Hawkins completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Band (5th and 6th), Music (9-12) and Music (K-4). She completed her student teaching at Braxton County High School teaching under Allen Heath and at Jane Lew Elementary School teaching under Tracy Alfred. Dr. David Lewis, Frances Fry and Shelly Ratliff were Hawkins’s GSC supervisors. Hawkins is the daughter of Ronnie and Rebecca Hawkins of Fayettville, West Virginia.

Derrick Matthew Crawford completed his Glenville State College student teaching in Music (9-12) and Music (Pre- K- 5). He completed his student teaching at Parkersburg High School under teachers Dan White, Pam McClain and Jeff Treadway and at Mineral Wells Elementary School under teacher Beth Buskirk. Drs. Shara Curry and David Lewis were Crawford’s GSC supervisors. He is the son of Lois and the late William “Bill’ Crawford of Gauley Bridge.

Elizabeth May Hardman completed her Glenville State College student teaching in English Education (5- Adult) and Math Education (5-9). She completed her student teaching at Lewis County High School under teacher Michele Allen and at Robert L. Bland Middle School under teacher Marlena Bright. Drs. Melody Wise and Shara Curry along with Don Sheets and Joseph Wood were Hardman’s GSC supervisors. Hardman and her fiancé Sean reside in Weston, West Virginia. She is the daughter of James and Brenda Hardman of Cowen, West Virginia.
Rebekah Marie Taylor completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary Education ( K-6) and Special Education (K-6). She completed her student teaching at Peterson Central Elementary School under teacher Debbie Snyder and at Lost Creek Elementary School under teacher Amanda Beutman. Dr. John Taylor was Taylor’s GSC supervisor. She is the daughter of Gary and Suella Taylor of Jane Lew, West Virginia.

Rachel Jean Smarr completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Secondary Education History (5-12). She completed her student teaching at Buckhannon Upshur High School under teacher Bill Lanham and at Buckhannon Upshur Middle School under teacher Ruth Smith. Dr. John Taylor was Smarr’s GSC supervisor. She and her husband James reside in French Creek, West Virginia with their son David. Smarr is the daughter of Wease and Sandra Day of Buckhannon, West Virginia.

Staci Renae Moore completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Elementary (K-6) and English Education (5-9). She completed her student teaching at Clay Elementary School under teacher Marlene Phillips and at Clay County Middle School under teacher Sarah Holcomb. Frances Fry was Moore’s GSC supervisor. Moore is the daughter of Curtis and Kristina Moore of Looneyville, West Virginia.

Robert Bruce DeWees completed his Glenville State College student teaching in Chemistry and Physics (9- Adult). He completed his student teaching at Ravenswood High School under teachers Habeeb Rana and Jon Wheeler. Drs. Shara Curry and Joe Evans were DeWees’ GSC supervisors. DeWees is the son of Bruce and Lisa DeWees of Ripley, West Virginia.

Miranda L. Hughart completed her Glenville State College student teaching in Multi-Categorical Special Education and Elementary Education. Her student teaching was done at Glade Creek Elementary School under teachers Sandy DeMoss and Ms. Kopko. Frances Fry and Tara Cosco were Hughart’s GSC supervisors. She and her husband Bradley reside in Summersville, West Virginia.

These December 2013 graduates are now eligible to participate in the 140th Glenville State College Commencement Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 10, 2014 in the GSC Lilly Gymnasium.

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