January-Bell graduates with honors
Rainy January-Bell, a native of Atmore, graduated from Alabama A&M University with a B.S. Degree (Cum Laude Honors) in Computer Science on December 9, 2016. January-Bell was on the Dean’s List from 2012 through 2016; a member of the AAMU University Echoes Student Ambassador Program, 2013-2015; the 2015 Miss AAMU Echoes Student Ambassador Representative; 2015-2016 President of the Sigma Beta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. at AAMU; member of…
Children’s entertainer a hit at ACM
Dre Hilton imparts a positive message to youngsters when he performs at various schools, churches and youth organizations. But he is quick to point out that his young audiences are not the only ones who benefit from his shows. “The kids keep me young; they are such a blessing to me,” explained the 31-year-old entertainer, who sang, danced and otherwise charmed the children during a January 31 return engagement at…
Superheroes ‘Crack the Code’
Students in Mrs. Laurie Myer and Mrs. Linda McCullough’s classes at Perdido School turned into Superheroes Thursday, February 2, in order to rescue the stuffed animal locked inside the Breakout EDU box. Dr. Stephanie Hulon, Instructional Transformation Specialist, organized the activity, which quickly caught the imagination of every student.  Students were organized into groups of three or four. The objective was based on BREAK OUT rooms, or Crack the Code. Before…
Friends of Education donates to choir
Several members of Friends of Education gathered at Escambia County Middle School Wednesday, February 1, to present a check to Conrad Weber. You would have to be hiding under a rock not to know that Weber is the choir director at Escambia County Middle School and Escambia County High School. And you’d have to be under that rock not to know that several members of the choir are going to…
ECMS students going to All-State Choral Festival
Note the photo and article above about Friends of Education’s donation to the Escambia County Middle and High School choirs. The funds will be used to buy formal wear, which the students will in turn “rent” from the school. It’s always nice to put faces with an article, so here are four young ladies who will be among the first to benefit from the most recent donations. These middle school…