Monthly Archives: November 2016

Let’s celebrate December anniversaries and birthdays!

December Anniversaries (Years)
Christine Kelly-Kleese (23); Randy Egsegian (23); Tom Murphy (16); Glenda Morris (9); Travis Brown (7); Andrew Kleitsch (5); JaNel Moore (3); Dawn Tevepaugh (2); Mary-Elizabeth Medlin (2); Lori Heiger (1); Eric Crump (1); Megan Shipman (1)

December Birthdays (Date)

Linda Meisenbach (2); Dwight Williams (4); Richard Lawrence (7); Carolyn Henderson (11); Erik Townsend (11); Gloria Gay (12); Robin Griffin (12); Greg Stilley (13); Ingrid Charles (16); Rasha Dumarieh (18); Craig Smith (18); Andrea Thomas (20); Alfreda Gregory (20); Mary Moore (20); Toni Brown (20); Thomas Beveridge (21); James Weeks (21); Paula Wilder (24); Maria Steele (24); Courtney Gaylor (25); Erin Popov (29); Haji Dove (29); Janemarie Baker (30)

Library hosts author Jason Porath

RJ3The Durham Tech Library hosted author, illustrator, and blogger, Jason Porath, in the Teaching-Learning Center on November 15. Porath discussed his newly published book, Rejected Princesses, which is based on his popular website and blog.
Picture1JaNel Moore (near right) and Meredith Lewis (far left) are all smiles as Porath signs copies of his book.

Porath discussed his research, inspiration for the project, and his past work experience at DreamWorks Animation. Attendees, including Marina DelVecchio’s HUM 150 Women’s Studies class (pictured below with Porath), thoroughly enjoyed the author’s humor and stories, and were enlightened by the information shared during his presentation and the question and answer period.
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Durham Tech’s Music Ensemble performs the national anthem

DT Ensemble

The Durham Tech Music Ensemble, under the direction of Adia Ledbetter, performed the national anthem at the Tomorrow’s Community Leaders Award Ceremony for the Mayor’s Award on October 27. Sponsored by the Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center, the Mayor’s Award recognizes Triangle-area students who demonstrate a commitment to service by volunteering at local nonprofits during their summer break.

The Ensemble beautifully represented Durham Tech to an audience that included Mayor William Bell, Commissioner Ellen Reckhow, and Senator Mike Woodard.