“I am honored to be the new Choral Director for ORCMA and to work with such brilliant individuals,” said Johnson. “Oak Ridge has a rich and unique musical history, and I aspire to further this excellence with inspiring and exciting programs. We welcome any new members who have a passion for singing!”.
Alicia was born and raised as one of eight children in Texas by her mother, a single parent. To work as migrant farm workers to labor in the fields of Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio. While in these northern states, Alicia not only toiled with her family in the fields, but also stayed focused on receiving an education..
The dietary front: In a world where kale is king and vegetarianism holds itself up as environmentally and ethically superior to meat eating, there is good nay, delicious news. Science Daily reported new research from a Carnegie Mellon University study that found USDA recommendations to consume more fruits, vegetables, dairy and seafood were more harmful to the environment because those foods have relatively high resource uses and greenhouse gas emissions per calorie. “Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon,” said Paul Fischbeck, professor of social and decisions sciences and engineering and public policy..
The following teachers from Glendale have been named to the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005: der Hovanessian, Polet, counselor; Anson, Melanie, Citrus College; Balcer, Theodolinde M., professor of nursing; Ching, Barbara, business administration professor; Coblentz, Terry, Glendale Community College; Collins, Deirdre, educator; Dinh,Thi L., Glendale Community College; Farahmand, Mehrdad, lecturer adjunct faculty; Fredholm, Carol A., teacher; Gage, Francisco J., Glendale Community College; Ghahramanyan, Alla, math professor; Glanzer, Allyn E. Glendale Community College; Good, Pamela E. Assistant principal; Irwin, Dianne E., Glendale Community College; Kamei, Richard T., Glendale Community College; Kassakhian, Loussok, educator; Kibler, Robert L, visual and performing arts; Kolpas, Sid J., Glendale Community College; Lee, Elis, ESL instructor; Lencki, Sharon, aviation instructor; Levy, Murray, Glendale Community College; Lewis Goldstein, Diane E., assistant professor; Mardirosian, Mary, Clark Magnet High School; Mori, Michael W., math teacher; Nazaryan, Elmira, counselor; Nazaryan, Elmira, Glendale Community College; Ogara, Melissa J., Clark Magnet High School; Perry, Jean, language arts teacher; Ramos, Gilbert L., Glendale Community College; Romo, Georgia; Rusnock, K.