LaGrange College honors Alexandra Mobayyeni at 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day
Alexandra Mobayyeni of Columbus High School was recognized by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander at the college's 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day. The event honors students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and leadership.muscogee county
Organization honors winners of American History Essay Contest
The George Walton Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored the winners of the Annual American History Essay Contest Feb. 6 at St. Paul United Methodist Church. The title of the essay was The Lives of Children During the American Revolution. The winners were, from left, Davis Hardin, seventh grade, St. Luke Middle School; Daniele Scroggins, fifth grade, North Columbus Elementary School; Gionna Faith Wicks-Phillips, eighth grade, St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School and Olivia Trimiar, sixth grade, Midland Middle School. Each winner received a bronze medal, a certificate and $25.
Alexandria Kalpen to compete for Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen title
Miss Auburn/Opelika Area Outstanding Teen 2014 Bria Alexandria Kalpen will be competing for the Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen title for 2014 this weekend. Bria is an honor student at Brookstone School. Among her many accomplishments, she was named a Southeastern U.S. Honors Choir Member and has received a Model United Nations Outstanding Delegation Award.AROUND THE VALLEY
Marion County High School Quartet opens General Assembly with national anthem
The Marion County High School Quartet opened the Georgia General Assembly with the national anthem and received a standing ovation from all lawmakers in attendance. Representative Mike Cheokas, center, is pictured with the state champions -- from left, Luke McMurry, Skyler McAllister, Jake Hess and Jordan Moses. The group is directed by Lynn McAllister.