Release Date July 13
The Brookhaven College Bears Soccer Team has a group of new recruits preparing to start the 2012 season. Brianna Gibson, a graduate of Little Elm High School, has joined the team. She earned All-State Academic Team, All-District First Team and was named Utility Player of the Year in 2012. Payton Kames from Azle High School holds the record for the most goals in a season at the school, made the All-District First Team for two years and was named Offensive Player of the Year for 2012. A graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Roberta Aguilar is another star set to join the Brookhaven College soccer team. She was captain of the varsity team from 2010 through 2012, was named District Newcomer of the Year for 2010, and made the All-District First Team and was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Player in 2012.
For the first time, the featured soloist for the annual concert given by the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Brookhaven College will be a student. Two years ago, Eunjin An, originally from Korea, started her classes at Brookhaven College as an English for Speakers of Other Languages student, but music was her goal from an early age and she plans to earn her associate degree, then transfer to the University of North Texas to continue her studies as a pianist. An will be performing twice with the symphony — in Mesquite on September 8th and at Brookhaven College on September 15th. Since 2004, the symphony has been performing at the college, with faculty members as the featured soloists, except for 2005 when the Brookhaven College Choral Society was featured. The concert held at the college will support funding for student scholarships.
Ann Coder, librarian at Brookhaven College, was recently elected as incoming chair of the Community and Junior Colleges Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries of the American Library Association. Her responsibilities will include appointing committee members and liaisons to other sections and organizations. She will also help coordinate activities for the section, such as conferences, an awards dinner and committee meetings, as well as communicate information and elicit feedback on larger association issues. Coder previously served as vice chair and co-chair for the organization.
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