November 2,1994 4 Campus News Student teacher feels students are not motivated by Addle Tschatnler It all began at home when she, being the oldest of four children, had to teach each of her siblings what she had learned already, be it tying a shoe or reading a book. Senior Nancy Carr said she had always had “kind of a nagging feeling to teach. I never really acknowledged it, though, until I was older." Carr, an English major and Teach ing Fellow at Meredith, has recently begun student teaching at Athens Drive High School and hopes to continue teaching even after her four year com mitment to teaching in North Carolina schools is over. “I love school,” Carr said with an outgoing smile. Carr is originally from Fayetville, North Carolina - a town that has a strong Scotish heritage. Carr is from a Scottish family as well. Her mother, she noted, “has been the biggest influ ence in my life. She was a very strong woman who had four children in four years.” “She was always at home with us while our father was traveling” as part of his job, Carr said. And even after her parents were divorced, Carr’s mother made a difficult decision to leave the children with their fether, since he was Nancy Carr has been teaching in some form all of her life. employed, because she knewtheir lives would be more stable. “It was hard for her to make that decision since we had become so much a part of her,” Carr added. Carr feels that her life was also greatly affeaed when she was hospital ized because of an illness during part of her years in junior high school. “It helped me realize that life is temporary, and we have to make the most of what we have. I began to appreciate family, friends, and just life itself and the beauty of life. It made me value life more, and afterwards, I felt more like I was living life instead of just floating through life,” said Carr. Student teaching has kept Carr on the go, especially with her additional activities at Meredith as president of the Colton English Club and editor of The Acorn. Carr described her life since stu dent teaching began as “hectic, but wonderful!” Carr feels that the biggest problem in schools today is that “students are not motivated to learn. They cannot see the value oftheir education. They’re just kind of into the moment. I want to help students realize what education can do for them and that it is the key to the future. ” In a few years, Carr said “I hope to be settled and have my own classroom and my own little house, living with my cat, Sam.” Junior Women's Club inducts new members by Claiky Lucas The Meredith College Junior Woman’s Club (MCJWC) inducted 17 new members on Tuesday, Ort. 4, in the Dogwood B conference room of Belk Dining Hall. The ceremony began at 8 p.m. with Cindy Godwin, president of the Raleigh Junior Woman’s Club induct ing the club officers for the 1994-95 school year. Each officer was pre sented with a piece of children’s play jewelry to remind the officers that everyone is a precious stone that can shine and bring others joy. Those sworn in were President Amy Harper, First Vice President Jennifer Sharp, Second Vice President Jessica Drew, Corresponding Secretary Clarky Lucas, Recording Secretary Molly Shepherd, Treasurer Francis Moran and Service Chair Page Brown. The new members were recog nized and given a piece ofblank puzzle to show that alone, one person can only do so much, but when everyone works together like puzzle pieces con nected, we can accomplish many great things. Heanor Oliver, District Eight Junior Director, then inducted the members who pledged to serve their community to the best of their ability. Past MCJWC President Mary Carroway presented Amy Harper with the President’s pin. Service projects were then outlined and refreshments were served. “I was very impressed by the repre sentation of all four classes at the induc tions. I look forward to the variety this provides to our club,’^ said Harper. Upcoming projects for the club in clude donating Halloween candy for trick-or-treat bags for the children at Halifax Court, donating food for a fam ily in need for Thanksgiving dinner and assisting the Raleigh Junior Woman’s Club in the Capital Christmas celebra tion. MCJWC is the only collegiate chap ter of the Woman’s Club in the world. It was established in 1990, and its pur pose is to act as a service club for the Meredith College community and to benefit the community as a whole. Qub meeting are held the first Tues day of every month. Members are re quired to complete five service hours and participate in 10 hours of general club activities such as meetings. “We hope to accomplish all of those goals by working together and involv ing as many students as possible,” said Brown, junior. AMC Meeting Fri., Nov. 11 10 a.m. Kresge Events/Workshop Schedule •Get Real: Coopera tive Education Learn about the Meredith Cooperative Education program and ways to “earn while you learn.” Monday, Novem ber 7,10:00a.m. • On-Campus Recruiting Mass Mutual Interview date: Friday, November 16 Sign-up dates: Through November 8 NC Cooperative Ex tension Service Interview Date: Friday, November 11 • Employment Information Sessions US Federal Govern ment Date: Wednesday, Novem ber 2 Time: 10:00 -11:00 a.m. US Federal Bureau of Investigation Date: Friday, November 18 Time: 10:00 -11:00 a.m. •Job Fair ‘94 Information Day Wednesday, November 9, 12:30-5:00 p.m. Greensboro Marriott Interview Day Thursday, November 10, 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. Greensboro Marriott

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