Scherping, Lian Hong Liang speak at Kiwanis meeting

Published 10:39 am Friday, February 17, 2012

On Feb. 8, David Scherping, technology director of Polk County Schools, and Lian Hong Liang of the Chinese Teacher Exchange Program, were guest speakers for the Wednesday meeting of the Tryon Kiwanis Club. Lian Hong Liang is an English teacher at her home school. She and Scherping discussed her role at the Polk County Middle School, where she works with grades 6, 7 and 8. Topics covered at the school are Chinese culture, places of interest, Mandarin, Chinese numbers, Zodiac animal signs, Beijing Opera and much more. Shown above are David Scherping, Lian Hong Liang and Ernie Giannini. (photo submitted by Sue Watson)

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