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Instructions from an Olympian
Retired Olympian Gabor Mate demonstrates to track and field athletes from Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and J.U. Blacksher High how to properly hurl a discus during the Lions Club of Atmore-sponsored Olympic Throws Clinic conducted at EA last Thursday (January 26). Mate competed for Hungary in the discus toss during three Olympics competitions, 2000 in Sydney, Australia; 2004 in Athens, Greece; and 2008 in Beijing, China. News photo…
ECMS create quilt from book study
Escambia County Middle School’s Enrichment Class read the book Stealing Freedom by Elisa Carbone. The novel study was six weeks long. One of the class projects was to create a quilt that represented the book. Each student recreated scenes from their favorite parts of the book on blank quilt squares. The students pieced the quilt together and had a member of the Atmore community sew the quilt squares together to create…
CACC hosts Tedder math tourney
The Coastal Alabama Community College Michael Tedder Mathematics Tournament was held on Thursday, January 26, on the Brewton campus. Nine high schools and a total of 192 students participated in the day-long event. Teams competed for trophies and awards on a 35-question exam and 16 “quick answer” cipher questions. Michael Tedder, retired mathematics and physics instructor for the college and the founder of the tournament over 30 years ago, was…
Nurses pinned
The Woodfin Patterson Auditorium was the setting on December 8 for a Nursing Pinning Ceremony for 13 graduates of the Nursing Program at Jefferson Davis Community College. Graduates represented the Standard Track Nursing Program (RN) and the Career Mobile Track Nursing Program (LPN to RN). Special honorees for the Standard Track were Valedictorian Casey Nolen and Salutatorian Ashley Schlossberg, and for the LPN Career Mobililty Track were Valedictorian Claudette Johnson…
JDCC releases honors lists
Jefferson Davis Community College has released the President’s and Dean’s lists for Fall Semester 2016. Requirements for inclusion on the President’s list are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work. Atmore students named to this list are Madelyn Hope Boatwright, Jerame Heath Conn, Caleb Grant Hochstetler, Pamela Joy Powe, James Bryan Sizemore. Requirements for…