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Students at McAnally Intermediate School, enjoyed Fun Day on Friday, including a water balloon catch. Other activities included kickball, three-legged races and football throws. Cotton candy and sno-cones were also available.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Jason Fontenot left) and Chandler Smith were two of seven seniors who received Aledo Ag Backers scholarships at the Aledo FFA's 60th annual Awards Banquet on May 24,
The Aledo Ag Backers presented their annual scholarships to seven graduating seniors at the annual Aledo FFA Awards Banquet, held at the Aledo Ninth Grade Center on Tuesday, May 24.
Scholarships and recipients were:
$750 Ag Backers Scholarship - Ross Bronson
Glennetta and OC Dugan Agriculatura and Science Accomplishment $500 Scholarship - Jessa Davis
$750 Ag Backers Scholarship - Jason Fontenot
$1,000 Ag Backers Scholarship - Chandler Smith
Cliff Green Memorial Scholarship ($250) - Thomas Smith III
Randy Keck/The Community News: Amy Dunn receives her honor cords from Aledo High School teacher Myrna Sam.
Aledo High School held its annual Honor Graduate Recognition Banquet Monday, recognizing 38 seniors who comprise the top ten percent of 2011 graduates.
After a welcome by High School Principal Dan Peterson, seniors were introduced and their accomplishments cited. Each senior then presented a medallion to the teacher the student felt was most significant or influential in his or her education.
Weatherford ISD’s Child Nutrition Department will once again participate in the Summer Nutrition Program June 1 – Aug. 5 at Ikard Elementary, 100 Ikard Lane, in Weatherford.
Breakfast will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; and lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program offers meals to children ages 18 and under at no charge.
The purpose of the Summer Nutrition Program is to enable schools to continue to operate the National School Lunch Program during the summer months. Both programs address hunger and healthy eating to benefit the well-being of Texas’ children.
Benefits of the program include:
* Children receive nutritious meals at no charge.
At its annual Status of Women luncheon May 4, the Zonta Club of Parker County awarded more than $13,000 in scholarships to 14 Parker County women and named Roxanne Hobart, incoming club vice president, as its 2011 Clubwoman of the Year.
Receiving scholarships - and their major and college or university - were:
§ Catherine Lundy-Peterson of Weatherford, marketing and fashion merchandising, Stephen F. Austin;
§ Elisa Gomez of Weatherford, medical, Weatherford College
§ Chandler Spooner, Weatherford, nursing, WC/TCU
§ Christie Dossey, Weatherford, accounting, WC
§ Diana Steedley, Weatherford, nursing, WC
§ Christy Hardin of Poolville, psychology, Tarleton
§ Shelby Carter, Weatherford, education-dance, Ranger College
§ Amy Smith, Weatherford, nursing, WC
Screenshot: The Daily Show Web SiteAledo's David Barton, founder of Wallbuilders, was recently featured in the New York Times in an article entitled "Using History to Mold Ideas on the Right."
Ms. Senior Parker County, Carmen Ashby: Lady Lions roaring for an opportunity to pose with the newly crowned, 2011 Ms. Senior Parker County, Carmen Ashby. Pictured from left to right are Gail Tilley, Connie White, Carmen Ashby, Lynn Manaco, Kathy Lyon. The Weatherford Senior Center takes pride in the fact that Ms. Ashby is a daily attendee at the center where everyone encouraged her to participate in the pageant.
Former Aledo pitcher Whitney Canion pitched a shutout (a no-hitter through 6.2 innings) to lead Baylor to its fourth regional title with a 1-0 win over East Carolina yesterday in College Park, MD. The shutout marked Canion's 27th consecutive inning of shutout pitching.
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Fifteen high school students in Angela Arthurs' class teamed up with Weatherford Regional Medical Center to participate in a mock tornado disaster drill on May 11.
The hypothetical torndao touched down at 8 a.m. on May 11, and students entered the hospital with "artificial" wounds. WRMC staff assisted the students with their own protocol.
Board Recognizes Community Education: Pictured (from left) are Dr. Chip Evans, WISD Director of Community Education, Adult Education Instructor Donnie McGowen, and WISD Board Member Kip Hooks (photo by DERIK MOORE).
The Weatherford ISD Adult Education Program recently received the Outstanding Community Education Event Award at the Texas Community Education Association state convention held inKerrville.