Kay Shattuck to lead Homemakers
Kay Shattuck is the new director of the Displaced Homemaker Program at Carroll Community College.
She was formerly the executive director of Turning Point, a psychiatric rehabilitation program.
People eligible for the Displaced Homemaker Program are men and women who have become displaced because of divorce, separation, death or the disability of a spouse.
The program offers counseling, scholarship opportunities, personal counseling, academic advisement, skills assessment, interest inventories and workshops in career and life planning, job-search skills, resume writing and divorce law information.
Ms. Shattuck earned her bachelor's degree from Hood College and a master's in psychology from Shippensburg University.
A resident of Waynesboro, Pa., she is the mother of two daughters, Tracey and Gina.
Voice teacher awarded summer internship
Evan Paul Walker, assistant professor and music director at Carroll Community College, has been chosen to participate in the summer internship program sponsored for voice teachers by National Association of Teachers Singing.
Mr. Walker is one of 12 voice instructors from the United States to participate in this intensive 10-day program, which begins July 18. Nearly all of the interns have doctorates in voice.
The internship program, at Ohio State University this year, includes four master voice teachers who will oversee the 12 interns and the students assigned to them.
After presentations and workshops, the master instructors will sit in on voice lessons and evaluate the manner in which they are taught.
Mr. Walker performs frequently throughout the Baltimore area.
He received his graduate degree in voice from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore.
Architects named for new CCC building
Probst-Mason Inc. Architects, along with the Hillier Group, were chosen by Carroll County government to design the next building in the Carroll Community College complex.
Probst-Mason is from Baltimore and the Hillier Group is from Princeton, N.J.
The firms were chosen from 32 applicants for the 51,000-square-foot Learning Resource Center.
The college anticipates a July groundbreaking for the building.
The three-story center is expected to house 55,000 volumes in the library, an academic support lab, classrooms, college book store, health suite and storage area.
Costs are estimated at $10.2 million, including $1.5 million to build the library collection to the proper size for accreditation.
Currently, the library has a 15,000-volume collection.
CCC teacher's play to take center stage
Siobhan Wright, an English instructor at Carroll Community College, will have her play "Camera Obscura" produced by the Axis Theater in August.
The play was one of seven selected by the Baltimore Playwrights' Festival.
The play is about two grown sisters who attempt to bring their divorced parents together again after a 14-year separation for a Christmas reunion and in doing so try to understand their past.
Ms. Wright is acting as an adviser to the production and is working with Miriam Bazenski, the director, in casting the play.
The play also is under consideration for production by the American Showcase Theater in Arlington, Va.
Ms. Wright, a writer of fiction and poetry, lives in Baltimore with her husband, Daryl Gonder.
The Axis Theater is at 3200 Clipper Mill Road in Hampden.
The show runs from Aug. 6-22.
Ticket information and reservations: 243-5237.