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December 12, 2009

Coleman wins cotton scholarship

MOULTRIE — Clark Coleman, a 2009 honor graduate of Colquitt County High School, received the Mobley Cotton Scholarship presented by Georgia Cotton Women. The scholarship was established by the late John M. Mobley Sr. and continues to be funded by his family. The scholarship recognizes the child or grandchild of a Georgia cotton farmer who has good academic credentials, demonstrated leadership potential and participation in extracurricular activities.

Coleman maintained a 4.0 throughout high school and played for the Colquitt County Packers baseball team and the swim team and was named Scholar Athlete for four years. He was extremely active in FFA, serving in various offices and receiving the prestigious Blue and Gold Award. He was the high scoring individual of the state, winning Meats Evaluation Team for two consecutive years. He is a member of the National Honor Society and participated in the Governor’s Honors Program. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and served on the Flint River Presbytery Youth Council for three years. He is currently a freshman at Georgia Tech majoring in chemical engineering. Coleman is the son of Thomas and Nancy Coleman of Hartsfield.

Chase Kirkland, a 2009 graduate of Coffee County High School, received the Georgia Cotton Women Scholarship which also recognizes good academic credentials, demonstrated leadership potential and participation in extracurricular activities. Priority for this scholarship is given to the child or grandchild of a Georgia Cotton Women member.

Kirkland was very active in FFA having participated in local, regional and state hog and cattle shows. He placed first in the FFA district electrical wiring contest and finished third in the state in the electrical wiring contest. He was a member of the 4-H BB and shotgun teams. He is a member of the West Green Methodist Church and Jeff Davis Farm Bureau. He is currently enrolled at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College majoring in diversified agriculture. He is the son of Jerry and Beth Kirkland of the West Green community of Coffee County.

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