Education

Metzler named ‘Who’s Who’ by Troy
Perry Metzler of Atmore has been selected by Troy University as a “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” “Who’s Who” recognizes juniors, seniors and graduate students who have excelled in campus leadership and in their academic area. Selections are made based on academic standing, community service, leadership ability and potential for continued success. This year’s recipients were honored by Troy Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and First…
Caring and sharing at ANC
Escambia County Middle Schools after-school students visited Atmore Nursing Center Monday, Dec. 4. Students delivered Christmas cards during the dinner hour, and violin and cello students performed Jingle Bells and other songs. Shown are, from left, Elizabeth Mitchell, Trinity Thames, Tenya Brown, My’ Asia Cooks, Nataleigh Martinez, and Imari Lemon.
Fifth-graders experiment with plants
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Perdido Elementary School students in Mrs. Jill Jones’s fifth-grade class have been discovering what plants need to live and grow and the process of photosynthesis through a series of experiments. First, students designed experiments to determine which type of liquid is best for watering squash. The squash seeds were planted in test tubes which the students watered daily with milk, water, food coloring, salt…
Teachers of the Year named at Perdido
Perdido Elementary / Middle School recently selected its Teachers of the Year for both middle school and elementary. Named as middle school Teacher of the Year was Miss Nita Long, and elementary was Ms. Gerri McDonald. Miss Long is a native of Grove Hill, Alabama but currently resides in Saraland. She is a graduate of the University of Mobile where she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor…
RP Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for November. They are from left, first row, Ty’Justice Wiggins, Livie Hadley, Havannah Killcreas, Brionna Sutton, Blake Bayne, Aubrey Winn, Kingston Crenshaw, Jakaden King, Tonia Richardson; second row, Cayden Bolar, Kimora Watson, Ava Bayne, Elycia McMillan, Kayden Riley, JaShayla Williams, Jeffrey Gentry; third row, Jamaurion Silar, Jade Harrelson, Breanna Richardson, McKenzy Rudolph, Dishaye Richardson, Qe’mora Taylor, Taelyn Lee; fourth row, DiJaylen…