April 24, 2008
BMC Cap and Gown honor society
Thirty-five students, including Christina Teel of Marshall County, were recently inducted into the Cap and Gown honor society at Blue Mountain College.
Founded in 1990, the Cap and Gown Honor Society is an honor society for junior and senior students with scholastic standing in the upper one-fourth of the class. The purpose of the organization is to advance the spirit of scholarship, recognize and encourage leadership, and provide opportunities for community service.
Also inducted from this area were Nicole Swinford and Laura Vierheller, both of Hickory Flat.
HS Intermediate School news
Parents, if your child is having problems passing the ELO skills, visit the parent center located on the Intermediate School campus to check out materials to help your child. Don’t allow your child to be left behind. Beverly Phillips is there daily to assist you. Just drop by or give us a call at 252-7733.
Community Health Fair will be held on Sat., April 26 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at the gym. The heath fair is sponsored by the Junior Citizens Corps Club and co-sponsored by Best Friends/Best Men.
Holbrook receives high honors
Nathan Holbrook, son of Larry Holbrook and grandson of Wanda Holbrook of Holly Springs, is the valedictorian of West Union’s 2008 graduating class. Nathan plans to attend Mississippi State University in the fall and study physics and electrical engineering.
Nathan is at the top of the 2008 graduating class with a 4.0 GPA.
At West Union, he participated in the Beta Club, received various subject area awards, and earned perfect scores on both the biology and U.S. History state tests. He was also a member of the homecoming court and voted Most Intellectual of his graduating class.
In his spare time, Nathan enjoys playing the acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica and keyboard.
He gives this advice to younger students, “Actually do the work. People don’t do well because they don’t try, not because they cannot do the work.”
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