MOULTRIE — The R.B. Wright Elementary School Running Club, parents, faculty and staff, participated in the second annual R.B. Wright Toy Run. The entry fee to the race was a new toy; more than 50 toys were collected and given to the Christmas Cheer Shop. The winners in each grade were: 3rd grade boys, 1st Pershawn Fann, 2nd Jamad Willis, 3rd Hayes Lightsey; 3rd grade girls, 1st Caroline Chapura, 2nd Alison Bell, 3rd Aaliyah Ruffin; 4th grade boys, 1st Baylen Young, 2nd Timothy Fagan, 3rd Will Zember; 4th grade girls, 1st Lauren Bryant, 2nd Sara Strickland, 3rd Karli Yarbrough & Isabella Jacobs; 5th grade boys, 1st Lucas Tostenson, 2nd Bobby Ussery, 3rd Aaron Long; 5th grade girls, 1st Marlie Wingate, 2nd Graci Long, 3rd Mary Madelyn Jacobs; and among adults, 1st Michael Strickland, 2nd Jop Long, 3rd Amber Williams and Honorable Mention,Peggy Strickland. Shown are Running Club members (thrid, fourth and fifth graders), Principal Marc Bell, PE and Running Club coach Holly Lewis, school nurse Keena Milligan, social worker and Cheer Shop representative Liz Murphy and YMCA Wellness Director Trey Duncan.
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Ga. Farm Bureau honors Lakyn Davis
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High school jazz bands to show off at ABAC
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Winning essay can score an ABAC scholarship
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