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.
- FFA horticulture students compete in Albany
Moultrie Tech has a $26 million impact
How much does the area served by Moultrie Technical College benefit economically from spending that is either directly or indirectly related to the college?
According to Jeffrey M. Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, it adds up to $26,095,668.
- Academic Decathlon team scores 3 bronze medals
FFA banquet recognizes students' success
The Colquitt County FFA carried out one of its greatest traditions on Feb. 27, by honoring members for their accomplishments at the chapter’s 84th annual parent-member banquet. In addition, during National FFA Week over half a million FFA members across the nation — and 898 Colquitt County FFA members — celebrated the national theme “Ignite.”
- R.B. Wright students have a 'paws-itive' impact
ABAC to hold nursing info session March 11
An information session on the nursing degree at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will be held in the ABAC Health Sciences building on March 11 at 3 p.m.
Dougherty County schools woo Colquitt County superintendent
An Albany newspaper says Colquitt County School Superintendent Samuel DePaul is the only candidate set to be interviewed to become superintendent of the Dougherty County School System.
- Early County girl wins regional spelling bee
Schools pleased with recent evaluation
While unofficial until the AdvancED Office notifies the school district of its accreditation status, the preliminary report presented by lead evaluator Cheryl Allread indicated that the Colquitt County School System received high and respectable marks.
- R.B. Wright students give blueberries a thumbs-up
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