ADDISON — The Cullman Elks Lodge provided Parkside third-grade students with dictionaries. This is their ninth year of providing the much-needed tomes to third graders in Cullman City and Cullman County students.
Area residents enjoy Samford’s Alabama Governor’s School
Students from two area high schools were chosen to attend Alabama Governor’s School at Samford University June 15-27. They were among 91 outstanding rising high school seniors from 24 counties who were selected for the two-week honors program.
University of Memphis Reduces Tuition for Out-of-State Students
The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved a proposal that will significantly reduce the amount of tuition that out-of-state students pay to attend the University of Memphis.
Under the new 250-R program, full-time undergraduates who graduated from a high school within 250 miles of Memphis will now pay $12,456 a year, an almost $10,000 reduction from last year’s amount of $21,768.
Four Wallace State students set to compete this month at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
Wallace State’s Technical Division has made it an annual tradition to send multiple students to the SkillsUSA national competition. This year is no different.
Dickerson chosen to attend Boys State
Davis Dickerson, a student at Good Hope High School, son of Bruce and Jennifer Dickerson, received the American Legion Boys’ State award for 2014 from American Legion Post 4 Adjutant Don Reid.
Southern chosen for Girls State
Miranda Southern, a student at Good Hope High School, daughter of Douglas Southern, received the American Legion Auxiliary 2014 Girls’ State award of $200 from American Legion Auxiliary Unit 4 Secretary-Treasurer Mary Reid.
Cullman students earn Martin Methodist College honors
Two residents of Cullman County received academic honors during the spring semester at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn.
Brandie Overton and Darcie Wilson, both of Cullman, were named to the Dean’s List with a semester grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9.
Crisologo earns D.P.M. degree from Des Moines University
Des Moines University granted 539 degrees at its 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the 114th in the university's history, on Saturday, May 24, at 10 a.m. at Hy-Vee Hall in the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The dean from each of the three DMU colleges presented their classes and DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., conferred degrees.
Moon graduates from Southeastern Bible College
John Clint Moon of Empire was awarded an associate of arts degree in leadership ministries from Southeastern Bible College Friday, May 9, 2014.
More students graduate WSCC Fast Track Program
Weeks before area high schools held their graduation ceremonies, dozens of students had already made a big dent in their college education
Through the Wallace State Fast Track Academy program, 48 students are as much as a year or two ahead of their fellow high school graduates in their collegiate career. Many earned a diploma or certificate, even an associate degree, from WSCC. After graduation, some plan to continue at Wallace State to finish their program of study, while others will transfer to a university, where they will have a head start on their bachelor’s degree.
Youth Leadership Development Program proves successful in first year at Wallace State
The inaugural class of the Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) for Cullman County facilitated by Wallace State Community College proved to be a great success, with its students earning 21 percent of all scholarships and walking away with some of the larger awards offered. Overall, they earned more than $100,000 in scholarships.
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