Showers

• A Christmas/birthday card shower is planned for Spencer McIntosh, who will celebrate his 70th birthday Sunday. Cards can be sent to him c/o 1-U 124/19, Hunter McGuire VA Medical Center, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond, Virginia 23249.

• A card shower is planned for Kay Cook, who will celebrate her 80th birthday Tuesday. Cards can be sent to 383 Fox Den Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

• A card shower is planned for Daniel Hottel, who will celebrate his 93rd birthday Wednesday. Cards can be sent to 218 Mill Road, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.

School news

Sherry Heishman, an agriculture educator at Central High School in Woodstock, has been named one of only six individuals nationwide to receive the National Association of Agricultural Educators Teacher Mentor Award. The award was presented Nov. 29 at the NAAE annual convention in San Antonio.

Heishman, an agricultural educator for 33 years, has provided professional workshops at various state and national functions, presented at the National Association of Agricultural Educators Conference on STEM-based labs and presented curriculum and lab ideas at area workshops and the Virginia Association of Agricultural Educators Conference on animal science, food science and agricultural business. She leads workshops for agriculture teachers with less than 10 years of service and worked as a cooperating teacher for 12 university students.

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