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WNCC Open House to feature unveiling of Wall of Honor

by Joyce Hollister

You can win one credit for any semester at Western Nevada Community College, Douglas at the school’s Open House on Friday.

Just guess the number of jelly beans in the jelly bean jar, said office manager Diane Nungary.

The event will feature the unveiling of the Wall of Honor, which contains the names of all who donated to the campus in the nearly four-year fund-raising campaign which ended in the construction and opening of the 15,000-square facility last year.

Nungary said members of the Gardnerville Elementary School student council will serve cookies and punch beginning at 2 p.m. The unveiling of the Wall of Honor comes at 3 p.m., with special guest Assemblyman Lynn Hettrick and artist Carol Foldvary-Anderson pulling the cords to reveal the work.

Minden Elementary School band student will perform at 3:30 p.m. From 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., there will be demonstrations of the WNCC interactive video technology, which allows students at Douglas to take classes being given at other WNCC sites.

From 3 until 8 p.m., astronomy demonstrations will be offered, and WNCC instructor Mike Sady will give science demonstrations in the science lab, 2 to 5 p.m.

From 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., instructor Leonard Mackay will give computer demonstrations, and instructor Michael Downey will be in the media lab for presentations from 5 to 7 p.m.

Larry Calkins will be in the library to answer questions from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Job Opportunities in Nevada, JOIN, which has an office at WNCC, will be available to talk to visitors in the career center.

In addition, Academic Counselor Sue Muller will be available in Room 104, as will Financial Aid Counselor Gary Wyatt in Room 108, to answer quetions regarding schedules and financial aid.

Students who are taking art classes at WNCC Douglas have installed their work on the walls of the hallways, and artwork from MES students will be on display in Room 106.

The Open House is part of the celebration of Community College Week and is being planned by WNCC Douglas staff and instructors. The Douglas County Task Force which raised money to open the college is presenting the Wall of Honor.

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