UB receives 5-Star Rating
United Bank has maintained its 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security from BauerFinancial, the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm. The 5-Star award recognizes United Bank’s financial strength and performance and is based on profitability, capital, level of delinquent loans, charge-offs, repossessed assets and liquidity. The rankings announced are based on the bank’s June 30, 2017 financial results. What this rating means for United Bank is that the institution…
Engineering at ECMS
Escambia County Middle School ASTEM students were given a project in engineering: construct towers for height using tongue depressors and mini clothes pins. When completed, structures must stand independently. Shown above, from left, students Shanie Lee, Lilyana Franco, Tyquez Thomas, and Zachariah McCants. Shown below, from left, students Tydarius Crenshaw, Jessica Cuenca, Gabeielle McMurray, Natalleigh Martinze, and Malyshia Flowers.
Hands-on for Perdido ES kindergarteners
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin is a favorite story for Mrs. Brooke Drinkard’s kindergarten class at Perdido Elementary School. After listening to the story, the children helped create a chart to show their favorite color of shoes. Hands-on activities in kindergarten include children’s spelling their names by manipulating the letters (with Velcro backs) onto cards. This activity not only…
Doolittle on medical track
Some opportunities are a once in a life time event, but for Northview High School junior Brooke Doolittle, who recently transferred from Escambia County High School, The National Congress of Future Physicians will be an ongoing summer event as a high school student. Brooke was nominated as both a freshman and sophomore while attending Escambia County High School. She accepted the nominated and raised close to $5,000 to attend a…