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White White White receives bachelors from UMHB

BELTON—Kortlin Perry White, a 2008 Rockdale High School graduate, received his bachelor of science degree in exercise science, all-level teacher certification with a pedagogy minor f rom the Un i - versity of Mar y Hardin-Baylor on Dec. 7.

He is the son of the late Garry and Misty White.

White is currently a computer teacher at Hutto ISD.

Local residents earn degrees from UMHB

BELTON—Three local residents were awarded degrees during the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor fall commencement held Dec. 7 at the Bell County Expo.

Those from Milam County receiving their degrees were:

Rockdale— Kortlin Perry White, bachelor of science in Exercise and Sport Science.

Thorndale—Maia Bayens Richter, bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.

CameronĀ­— Debra Jeanette Elliott, bachelor of science in Nursing.

Moore gets degree from Sam Houston State

HUNTSVILLE—Brandon Lee Moore graduated from Sam Houston Sate University on Dec. 15.

He earned a bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Mathematics.

Moore is the son of Vicki and Bobby Moore of Rockdale.

TAKS exit retest for outof school examinees set

Rockdale High School will offer the TAKS Exit Level Exams in March 2013 for Out-of-School (OOS) examinees. Tests dates are March 4 (ELA), March 5 (Math), March 6 (Science) and March 7 (Social Studies), according to RISD testing coordinator Lynnette Guerra.

Individuals who are no longer enrolled in school and who have not previously met minimum expectations on all sections of the TAKS test, but who have met all other graduation requirements, may register to retake the necessary sections(s). All out-of-school TAKS examinees must complete an online registration process. Out-of-school examinees may register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/ TAKSoos. Registration is open now until 5 p.m. Jan. 18.

All out-of-school TAKS examinees should notify the high school counselors of their intent to test at 512-430-6140.

On the day(s) of testing, examinees should arrive by 8 a.m. and report to the high school office. Examinees must present picture identification, such as a driver’s license, school ID, DPS ID, etc. to test. Examinees will not be able to take the test(s) without a picture ID.

OOS students with additional questions may contact Guerra at 512-430-6145.


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