The spelling bee winners at Potts Camp school are pictured above:
front row (from left): Ashley Harris and Kiera Cowan; back row:
Alan Shaw and Dakota McGee. The students are in grades 5-8. They
won the school spelling bee and will compete at the county level
January 27 at Rust College.
To honor the legacy of two prominent Marshall
Countians who believed in young people studying intensely, receiving
an education, achieving honors, and making positive accomplishments,
a non-profit charitable foundation has been established.
The Reverend Charlie E. and Mrs. Cinderella
S. Taylor Sr. Foundation awards scholarships to deserving high school
graduating seniors, gives stipends to graduate students in theology,
and operates a Good Samaritan Outreach Ministry.
Because of their strong faith commitment
and support for church ministry, an undergraduate scholarship will be
awarded in their memory to a member of the Chulahoma MB Church and the
Yarbrough Chapel CME Church. Each recipient will received $250 per semester
and must maintain a B or 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in order to receive
the second installment. Stipends will be awarded to clergy pursuing
full-time theological studies, who demonstrates outstanding academic
potential and has dire financial need. Applicants in theology must be
recommended by their Presiding Bishop or equivalent faith group leader,
attend a regionally accredited seminary, and maintain a 3.0 GPA on a
For additional information, contact
Marjean Taylor Myatt, or e-mail CCTFoundation@aol.com.
To contribute, checks should be made payable to the CCTaylor Foundation
and mailed to 3671 Marianna Road, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635.
All contributions are tax deductible.
record breaking news from the Primary School
Several Holly Springs Primary School students participated in
the “Break A World Reading Record with Charlotte’s
Web.” The official reading event took place on Wed., Dec.
13, at 11 a.m. These students were among over 500,000 readers
worldwide who simultaneously read aloud the same passage from
the well-known book, “Charlotte’s Web.” This
event was held in honor of a wonderful book and to promote the
new Charlotte’s Web movie to be released on Dec. 15. The
participants were students from the second grade classes of Mrs.
Dominick and Ms. Marion; Ms. Loving and Ms. Robinson; Mrs. Taylor
and Mrs. Gaines; Ms. Williams and Mrs. Brandon; Mrs. Isom, Ms.
Shelton and Ms. Curry, Ms. Merriweather and Ms. Hearn and Ms.
Dowdy. Also participating were Mrs. Gillentine and Ms. Crawford’s
first grade, Mrs. Mitchell and Ms. Washington’s first grade
and the kindergarten students from Mrs. Breland and Mrs. Anderson’s
class. Mrs. Dominick, the event organizer, would like to extend
a special thank you to Tracy Jeffries and Terry Sims, who served
as witnesses to make the event official. Also, a huge thank you
goes out to participating classroom teachers who helped make this
event successful! Pictured above are Daymon Jeffries, Hannah Kamerzink,
Jayla Sims, Miranda Isable, Javian Walton, and rear, Terry Sims.
Elementary students at Marshall Academy in Holly Springs and Mary Reid
School in Potts Camp performed Christmas musicals prior to the holiday
break. (From top) Singing at MA are (from left) Haley McMinn, Kaylea
Fitch and Remy Collins. Dressing rather uniquely for Christmas at MA are (from left) Ginny
Strawn, Emily Byard, Jennifer Edwards and Jamie Edwards.
dressed up and enjoying playing the role of Santa at Mary Reid
is Morgan Moore (left). Ringing bells at Mary Reid are (from left)
Shelby Culver, Savannah Henderson, Allie Mills and Hailey Brown.
by Ronnie Day
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