Thursday, November 3, 2005


Capers will give Founders’ address; Mosley will be awarded

The Rev. Dr. Joreatha McCall Capers, formerly the assistant general secretary of the Black College Fund and Ethnic Concerns of the United Methodist Church, will give the 139th Founders’ address on November 13, 11 a.m. in the Morehouse Auditorium, Doxey Center.

The week-long event will kick off with the traditional bell ringing ceremony at historic Asbury United Methodist Church, birthplace of Rust College’s founding, at 10 a.m., Sunday, November 6. Worship service will follow at 10:30 a.m.

A native of Tampa, Florida, Capers pastored five years in the Florida Conference. She received the Annual Conference Award her second year for the Most Creative Ministry at Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church in Daytona Beach. Her second appointment was with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry in the aforementioned position which she held for eight years.

In addition to her work with the Church, Capers has taught high school in New York and Florida; and on the collegiate level at Spellman College and Broward Community College. A graduate of Talladega College, she went on to earn a Master’s degree and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida. Her Master of Divinity degree is from Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mary Nell Harrell Mosley, class of 1953 and a retired educator will be conferred an Honorary Doctor of Humanities Degree by Rust College President David L. Beckley. Mosley, a native of Bowdon, Ga., taught 32 years in several school districts throughout Mississippi. She retired from Starkville where she was named Educator of the Year by the Starkville Educator ’s Association.

A former secretary of the Rust College Board of Trustees and chair of the trustee Student Affairs Committee, she is an active member of the Mississippi Retired Teachers Association, NAACP, Rust College Alumni Association and an equalizing delegate for the 2005 United Methodist Annual Conference. Mosley earned the Master’s and Education Specialist degrees from Mississippi State University.

Other Founders’ celebration events include the coronation of Miss Rust College-elect Ricca Wright on Friday, November 11, 8 p.m. McMillan Multi-Purpose Center. On Saturday, November 12 several activities are planned -- the International Alumni Association meeting is at 9:15 a.m., Doxey Center; Founders’ parade at 11 a.m., and concert of bands, 1:30 p.m. in the McMillan Center. On Saturday evening the Alumni Awards Banquet will be held in the Shaw Cafeteria, Brown Mass Communications Center at 6:30 p.m. Following the banquet, there will be an alumni basketball game in which current players will play former Bearcats, 8:30 p.m., McMillan Center. After a 9 a.m. brunch on Sunday, November 13, a memorial service at the gravesite of A. C. McDonald will be held at 10 a.m. in the Hill Crest Cemetery. A ground breaking ceremony for the new science annex is also tentatively scheduled during the weekend.

H.W. Byers High School honor roll

Superintendent’s Honor Roll: Robinson, Mavis, 12th grade; Young, Kimberly D., seventh grade.

Principal’s Honor Roll:

Twelfth grade -- Bishop, Christopher; Gulledge, Audacious; Jones, Ebony; Seldon, Antonio;

Eleventh grade: Anderson, Latasha; Hooker Victoren; Robinson, Mavis; Scott, Corranda;

Tenth grade: Boyce, Ronald; Brooks, Justin; Crawford, Justin; Jones, Octavian; Parker, Marian;

Ninth grade: Bryson, Terdarin; Gulledge, Kenyata D.; Maness, Sean P.;

Eighth grade: Blackard, Crystal; Campbell, Larry; Rains, Patricia; Seldon, Candice; Woods, Teresha;

Seventh grade: Cleggins, Michael; Coleman, Kourtney C.; Halley, Emily P.; Laster, Laura A.; Ledford, Nikita; Penilton, Rosalyn; Young, Kimberly D.

Mary Reid honors

Mrs. Green 4-K

Superintendent’s List: Donte Isom, Morgann Bing, Paige Smith, Jac Tyler Jenkins, Stephanie Sexton, Ariauna Henderson, Paxton Work, Madison Waddle, Megan Blevins, Madison Newman, Hunter Brown, Sasana Trammell, Dillon Rikard, Katelyn Mitchell, Alexis Boren, Kayla Allen; Principal’s List: Taylor Wilbanks, Liz Brock, Anthony Hill

Holy Family School honor roll for first quarter

Grade 1, Principal Honor Roll: Larissa Hill, Yasmin Howell, Gerrin Sterling, Trameya Thomas; A/B Honor Roll: Chyna Fields, Kyrah Freeman, Dalvin Jones, Madisyn Washington

Grade 2, Principal Honor Roll: Andrew Crittle, Splyndid Hollis; A/B Honor Roll: Ta’Koia Allen, Brandon Baird, Lakendra Bell, Mary Francis Dobbs, Elijah Henderson, Samantha Henderson, Jalen Jackson, Shakyrian Jefferson, Kyia King, Jasmine Lucas, Shundria Sharp, Javarria Thomas, James Vinson

Grade 3, Principal Honor Roll: JaBria Curry, Jordan Harris, Eromosele Okhiria, Wynter Thomas; A/B Honor Roll: Kylon Freeman, Kelon Hall, Jonathan Howell, Neja Hubbard, Teyuna Isom, Jeremiah Ivy, Alandra Washington, Mikiya Wooden, Mikayla Zinn

Grade 4, Principal Honor Roll: Jonathan Ford, Ashley Vinson; A/B Honor Roll: Alexus Bell, Jasmaine Dean, Keyundria Ivy, Kiera Lumpkin, Jonathan Mayfield, Vatrice Nunnally, Kerica Settle

Grade 5, Principal Honor Roll: Abreana Spight; A/B Honor Roll: Alexandria Henderson

Grade 6, Principal Honor Roll: Jessika Harris, Brianna Hollowell, Alexandra Johnson; A/B Honor Roll: Kearsha Brown, Jasmine Cathey, Chelsey Dennis, Roleshia Wilkins

Grade 7, Principal Honor Roll: Takeva Bell; A/B Honor Roll: Johnathan Bownes, Davonte Harris, Ashley Pryor

Grade 8, A/B Honor Roll: Shayla Campbell, Joseph Hollwell, Rayshonda Johnson

HS High School honor roll

12th Grade, Principal’s List, Shannon Baird was left off.

Kedra Govan should have been Kedra Cowan

Charles Gulledge should have been Charlese Gulledge.

Intermediate students create cookbook

The Holly Springs Intermediate School Student Technology Team puts a new twist on community service. The STT has decided to create a cookbook, A Taste of Holly Springs, as an effort to strengthen the ties between community and school.

In addition, a part of the cookbook’s proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The students will gain a sense of giving back to their community.

The book will be designed and prepared by the HSI Student Technology Team. The cookbook will consist of original recipes contributed by area locals. A picture of the recipe’s author will be displayed beside each recipe.

We are asking the entire community to get involved by submitting a favorite recipe, along with a personal photo by Nov. 11.

A Taste of Holly Springs cookbook orders/requests are also due on Nov. 4. Cookbooks are $10 and will be available for the holiday season.

Please contact Akiah Jones at 252-2329, Holly Springs Intermediate School, for more information.

Forms are available for downloading at www.hssd.

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