Month: April 2013

Club Meeting – April 25th

We were pleased to present the Roy Henrickson Outstanding Citizen Award to Mr. John Hall.  Mr. Hall has been Principal at Salem High School since 1987 and has been an educator for nearly 40 years.  Alan Seibert and Bert Spetzler

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Club Meeting – April 18th

The Finnish Phenomenon: Public Education in Finland In November 2012, six school leaders from Salem were part of a Delegation of more than 30 educators from Virginia to Finland that included the Virginia Secretary of Education.  East Salem Principal Mrs.

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Club Meeting – April 11th

Jim Sweetwood, Tournament Coordinator for the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament, spoke with the Club regarding the growth of the Greenbrier Classic.  Entering its 4th year, the Greenbrier Classic is a PGA Tour, FedEx Cup event.  Jim shared with us breaking

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Club Meeting – April 4th

Dr. Peggy Shiflett, PhD in Sociology and author of four books on life in Appalachia spoke to the Club on “Growing up in Appalachia”. She offered wonderful insights and stories about her childhood. Her books are available at the Salem

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Club Meeting – March 28th

Dr. Ryann Fame, daughter of our own Dr. Tom Fame, gave a highly informative presentation regarding stem cell research.  Ryann recently completed her Ph.D. at Harvard and works in the area of Molecular and Cellular Biology.  She explained what stem

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