Gamma Omega offering grant-in-aid
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is pleased to announce the Annie Ruth Whitten Grant-In-Aid for high school senior girls who have chosen to go into the field of education. This grant-in-aid will be at least $150. The purpose of Delta Kappa Gamma is to promote professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education and to lead women educators to impact education nationwide,…
Dedication + hard work = Scholarship
Jarrett Nelson started out playing the trumpet in the Escambia County High School band, but when he got braces, he had to change instruments. So he went to the saxophone and became quite accomplished. But then it was time to start thinking about a college scholarship in music. Jarrett knew there were a lot of saxophone players vying for those coveted scholarships. He talked with ECHS Band Director Hayley Cockrell,…
Collecting cards
The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 spent a couple of hours Saturday, February 11, at Heritage Park, collecting cards to send to the VFW National Home for Children to be used in various arts and crafts projects. They manned their station from 10 a.m. until noon, and by about 10:30, they had already collected more than 600 cards, some of which were turned in ahead of time. Shown are members…
SAIL Center names Valentine king and queen
Alice Klopfenstein Wilson and James Wilson, who were married in October, were crowned SAIL Center King and Queen during Tuesday’s Valentine’s Day Banquet at the local senior activity center. The new SAIL Center royalty, who won the titles by one point each, were crowned by last year’s king and queen, Jean and Charles Wilson. More than 50 local seniors enjoyed fellowship, the country crooning of Jay Bird and Dustin, dancing…