In appreciation
Atmore Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016 presented a certificate of appreciation to Popeyes and David’s Catfish recently for their support of the Post and veterans. Shown at the presentation at Popeyes are, from left, Post Chaplain Glenn Wardrop, Christina Atkins, Lillie Williams, Cheyanne Brock, Olivia Simmons, Elliott Faircloth, Post Commander Billy Gates, and Jeremy Shoemaker.
Women at sea
Lt. Shanique Howard, left, from Uriah, and Chief Legalman Ru Li, from Groton, Conn., pause March 28 for a photo following a Women’s History Month celebration on the mess deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. The ship is operating in the Philippine Sea is part of a regularly scheduled patrol and provides a rapid-response capability in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster. Photo courtesy…
Dawe excels at football camp
Jabe Dawe, junior quarterback for Escambia Academy, received an elite honor Saturday, March 24, at the Scout STEP IT UP Football Camp in Dothan. Dawe was named the Top Quarterback at the elite camp. He has now been invited to Gunslinger Challenge in Knoxville which takes place in May and Air Attack QB Challenge In Miami in July. The junior passed for close to 1,700 yards last year accounting for…
PCI Education Department hosting college fair
Students and parents to attend the College Fair April 10, from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the new Community Services Building’s auditorium. Everyone is invited to attend to meet with the College Recruiters. Among those scheduled to participate are online universities such as the American Inter Continental University, Grand Canyon, and Columbia Southern University; local community colleges and vocational schools; University of South Alabama; University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa;…
Willis awarded scholarship
La’Dasia Monae Willis has been awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first two years of college. She was selected by a scholarship committee based on academics, extracurricular activities and two short essays. “We set up the scholarship program to recognize and reward high school seniors of our employees who meet certain criteria and wish to further their education at the post-secondary level,” Committee Chairperson Carolyn Voyles said.…