Education

Honoring excellence
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer For the 33rd year, the Atmore Rotary Club honored students from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Northview High School for academic achievement. The Rotary Academic All-Star program was held Thursday, May 10, in ECHS Hodnette Auditorium. One hundred thirty-eight students were recognized. Eight of them are four-year Academic All-Stars: Anna Bell Barberree, Northview High School; Lazarrian Boykin, Escambia County…
Perdido MS boys win district track meet
Special to Atmore News Perdido Middle School’s boys track team took first place honors at the district meet recently. Members of the team, coached by Jackson Adams, placed as follows: * 100 meter dash: 1st – Ty Drinkard; 2nd – Christopher Johnson * 1600 meter race: 2nd – Cole Koehrsen * 4×100 meter relay: 1st place team – Coleman Dove, Landen Harville, Christopher Johnson, Cole Koehrsen * 400 meter race: 1st…
42nd Law Day held Godwin honored for organizing local observance
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore attorney Charles Godwin decided in 1977 that local lawyers and court officials needed a reminder of the importance of their career choice, and local high school seniors needed a hands-on look at the role the law plays in American society. More than four decades later, those points are still being driven home each year. May 3, during Escambia County’s 42nd successive Law Day…
17 graduate YLA
Future leaders encouraged to ‘be bold, bring down barriers’ By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Seventeen area high school juniors finished Youth Leadership Atmore with a graduation ceremony and reception Sunday, April 29. Graduates are Joshua Banks, Logan Chavers; Bailey Hayles, president; Anna Grace Janes, treasurer; Christiara Jones; Sam Martin; Jasmine Rivers; Johnika Roberts, vice president; Sara Rolin; Mar’Daizah Salter; Emma Caroline Sasser; Valen Shelly; Arianna Silar; Olivia Simmons, secretary;…