Education

RP Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for March. They are, from left, front, Immogene Godwin, Aria Pate, Kendrick Williams, Taylor Coleman, Zameriea Robinson, Karmelo Dawson, Akeylias Sanders, Darius George; middle, Timothy Melvin, Jahzi Bowens, Brysen Staples, Justin Knight, Tyderion Wiggins, DeRihanna Riley, Jaliyah King; back, Khloe Sanders, Gabriel Rivera, India Finklea, Ja’Quavion Weaver, Briyahna Knott, Janessa Crook. Not pictured is Jaemisyn Taunton.
CACC nursing graduates
Thirty students graduated from Coastal Alabama Community College’s East District, in Brewton (formerly Jefferson Davis Community College), with their Associates in Applied Science – Nursing Degree. The graduates will formally become nurses during a 4 p.m., May 9 pinning ceremony at Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the Brewton campus. Shown are, from left, first row, Sandy Josey, Sidney McKenzie, Kyra Faircloth. Dana Richardson; second row, Amber Nelson, Jessica Warner, Shelby Thomas, Dekisha…
Wind Creek Atmore donates to Perdido School
Wind Creek Hotel and Casino of Atmore continues giving to nonprofits throughout the area, with the latest recipient being Perdido Elementary / Middle School. Tim Ramer, Property Manager, and Terri Morris, Assistant Property Manager, visited Perdido School, and presented Principal Phillip Stewart with a check for $11,709.20. While the amount may seem a bit unusual, there is an excellent explanation. Wind Creek has been most creative in their effort to…
School system holds job fair
The Escambia County School System’s job fair was held Saturday, April 8, at Flomaton High School. Administrators, board members, and central office staff were on hand to provide information and assist in completing online applications. Brandice Bonnee, at right, came from Montgomery to check out opportunities in the school system. Shown talking with her are, from left, A.C. Moore Elementary School Principal John Brantley, Escambia County Middle School Principal Debbie…
Perdido students participate in Special Olympics
Students from Perdido Elementary / Middle School recently participated in the Baldwin County Special Olympics. The countywide, annual competition was held at the Fairhope Municipal Stadium just before spring break. Assisting were teachers Ms. Tara Beauchamp and Mrs. Jenna Lewellen, along with two members of Perdido’s Peer Helpers, Blakeley Norris and Emily Williams. Athletes from Perdido School, the events they competed in and how they placed are as follows: *…