The first Star Students of the school year were honored Friday, August 31, at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. They had special visitors. Brandon James with the Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter brought two shelter dogs to be in the picture. You may read about RP’s relationship with the shelter on page 1A. Shown with Brandon at far left, are Star Students for August, from left, first row, Tro’Darrius McWilliams, Jah’Liyah Dawson, Jayla Mitchell, Jada Stephens, Tyler Ivery, Logan Taylor, Reagan Yoder, Khamyria Finklea, Madison McCants; second row, Romulus Thompson, Taylen Shamberger, Kamariana Wiggins, Jakaden King, Alivia Hunter, Kaleigh Stallworth; third row, Jayleigh Brown, Sheniah Johnson, Laya George, Neveah Jones, T’Andrea Johnson, Khole Brown; fourth row, Thomas Ramsey, Zamaya Williams, Ibrahim Almatari, Sarah Lowman, India Lyons, LaRoshia Lee. Not pictured is Paisley Macks.