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November 27, 2002

Outstanding educators and educational programs in our community to be honored

The annual CenturyTel Accent on Excellence Breakfast will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at the Monroe Civic Center Conference Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Accent on Excellence is an annual event held to honor outstanding educators and educational programs at Monroe City and Ouachita Parish Schools and at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

In addition to recognizing the Teacher of the Year, Accent on Excellence honors teachers who design innovative programs that encourage students to apply their classroom learning to real-world experience. One program from Monroe, Ouachita, and ULM will be honored for partnering with business to create an innovative educational program.

ULM Professors to be honored at the event are: Dr. Michael K. Ramsey, Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science; Dr. Ron Berry, Entergy Endowed Professor and Head of CIS; Dr. Otis K. LoVette, Professor of Instructional Leadership and Counseling; Dr. Terry L. Jones, Professor of History and Government; Mrs. Linda Reid, Assistant Professor of Nursing; and Dr. W. Greg Leader, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Head of the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences (Pharmacy).

To reserve seating call 323-3461. The Cost is $10 per person or $75 for a table of eight.

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