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Belding HS principal accepts job as superintendent for Dewitt Public Schools

From: http://www.bas-k12.org

Dr. John Deiter, our high school principal has accepted the job as superintendent at Dewitt Public Schools. While we are sad to see Dr. Deiter leave, we are very happy for him as he takes the next step in advancing his career. He will remain at Belding Area Schools over the next few weeks as we make the transition into new leadership for your students.

Mr. Brett Zuver, our current athletic director, will be taking the reigns as high school principal after Dr. Deiter’s departure. Mr. Zuver has been at Belding High School since 2008 and has formed many positive relationships with students, parents, staff and community members during this time. We are very grateful to have someone of Mr.

Belding Fire Chief, Gregg Moore, wins Instructor of the Year award

From: Brian Blomstrom, Executive Vice President, MFSIA

The Michigan Fire Service Instructors Association (MFSIA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2009 Michigan Instructor of the Year award.  After taking applications through the spring and summer months, the organization awarded Chief Gregg Moore from the City of Belding Fire Department this annual and prestigious honor.  Chief Moore was named and recognized during the MFSIA's Instructor Conference in Traverse City on October 22, 2010.

Chief Moore was nominated by the Montcalm County Fire Academy instructor staff; the group submitted a letter outlining Chief Moore's background in the fire service, dedication to instructing others, and leadership qualities.  Area instructors commented on how Chief Moore mentors new instructors and is a model for providing quality education to area firefighters.

"Gregg is highly deserving of this award," says Sgt.

Two Candidate Forums slated for October 26th

From: http://www.greenvillechamber.net

The first of two consecutive forums, “Visions for a Better Greenville” is a local one. “This is our first collaborative forum with Greenville High School students” said Candy Kerschen, Director of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. “It will be run completely by our AP Government students. They will be setting up, greeting, gathering questions, screening questions (along with AP Government Instructor, Tim O’Brien), and moderating. This will be a great learning experience for voters and students alike”. “Visions for a Better Greenville” will host candidates vying for Greenville City Council and for Montcalm Township slots, and will take place from 5 to 6 PM at the M-TEC in Greenville, located at 1325 Yellow Jacket Drive.