WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2005 MOORESVILLE TRIBUNE 5A
LAKE NORMAN HIGH
Selling your home
Students get graphic to stress begins here!
danger of drinking and driving
contact Sarah Rice
704-664-5554, Ext. 23;
Highway Patrol coffin, borrowed from Cavin-
Cook Funeral Home, with a
regular occurrences at the
helps SADD chapter mirror inside. The idea “We want to do something
behind the mirror was for stu-
get the word out dents to see themselves in the
like this once a month,” he
coffin. The highway safety display
By DONNA SWICEGOOD Sara Fink, an 18-year-old will likely make a return visit
firstname.lastname@example.org senior at Lake Norman High around prom and graduation
and vice president of the times, Davis said.
The table full of color pho- SADD chapter, said she hopes This is the first year for the
tographs told a story of lives the display served as a wake- SADD chapter at Lake
ended too soon. up call for some. Norman High. Davis, who
The display was part of an “We put it together so that worked at West Iredell last
effort by Lake Norman High people will think twice before year, helped initiate similar
School’s Students Against drinking and driving, to face clubs there.
Destructive Decisions chap- the consequences of what can Fink said SADD is some-
ter to educate their peers happen,” she said. thing she believed in from the
about the dangers of drinking Berry said part of his job as beginning. “I’ve seen so many
and driving. traffic information officer is to people make bad decisions,
For about five hours talk with students about good drinking and trying drugs. I
Monday, Sgt. Carson Berry, decision-making skills. want to help inform people to
traffic safety information offi- “I talk to them about drink- make informed decisions,”
cer for the N.C. Highway ing and driving, talking on she said.
Patrol, told students the sto- their cell phones while driv- Davis said that’s the goal of
ries behind the photos. ing, speeding and not wear- the SADD Chapter and pro-
As he talked to the stu- ing their seat belts,” he said. grams such as Monday’s.
dents, a video played on the Iredell County Sheriff’s “We want students to
wall behind Berry. It showed Office Deputy Kevin Davis, make decisions that will keep
photos of a two-car collision the school resource officer at them from becoming
near Raleigh that killed four Lake Norman High, said involved in wrecks such as
teens. activities such as the one these,” he said, pointing to
Next to the display stood a Monday will likely become the display.
Saturday-only classes to be offered in Mooresville
Brewer said the college day), and fees are the same
By MANDY ZATYNSKI
officials are looking internal- as weekday classes: $38 per
ly for instructors. credit hour, or a maximum
For many of the 1,500 stu- Students can register of $608 for the semester.
dents at Mitchell Com- beginning today (Wednes-
munity College’s Mooresville
Center, typical, daytime SOLD!!!
classes do not fit into work or Now, or in the
That’s why the campus in
future, hire the
downtown Mooresville bus- company that doesn’t
tles at night. “We are essen- just list homes.
tially maxed out on the WE SELL THEM!
evening classes we offer dur-
ing the week,” said Vernon
Lawter, the center’s director.
So college officials are look-
ing toward the weekend for
570 Williamson Road
more course opportunities.
Starting in January, (704) 663-5592
Mitchell students will be
able to take transferable,
introductory courses on 40084769_kb1
Saturdays at the Mooresville
“It’s the next logical step
in trying to meet the
increased demand,” Lawter
said. Lucy Jacobs
This semester, the center
serv?es about 1,500 students 704-252-1244
through its curriculum and
Tim Brewer, vice presi-
dent of instruction for
Mitchell, said the college will
test the new initiative at the
Mooresville Center before
trying it at its Statesville
“Hopefully, it will just
explode,” Brewer said.
The college will start with
two eight-week courses on
Jan. 9. They are deemed
Line of Credit
“hybrid” classes, which
means instruction is both
lecture- and computer-
“It gives students the tra-
With a Five-Year
ditional lecture-type of situ-
ation and also the Internet
and at-home computer
component,” he said.
For those courses, stu-
dents must attend class for
four hours each Saturday.
The remainder of the work
will be done online.
“It allows students ... not
to spend so much time on
the weekend,” Brewer said.
“We’re always looking for
ways to meet students’
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