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Jack Robey student to be honored with ceremony


A Court of Honor Ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Indiana Street Baptist Church, 1114 S. Indiana St., for Raymond L. Wallace Jr., a ninth-grade honor student at Jack Robey Junior High School.

Raymond’s Eagle Project was to refurbish the pick-up/drop off parking lot at Oak Park Elementary School. The work consisted of cleaning and repainting the lines for all parking spaces and fire lines, both handicap parking spaces and the directional arrows. This project provided clear visuals for parents, visitors and staff to pick up and drop off students, as well as, directional arrows giving flow to the traffic.

Raymond is a member of the Order of the Arrow, Boy Scout society. He is a past member of the Booster Club at JRJH. He plays the bass for JRJH Orchestra, as well as, the Pine Bluff Youth Symphony Orchestra. He has been chosen by Duke University to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. He also received an invitation to travel and study abroad in Europe during the summer of 2014 as a People to People Study Ambassador.

Raymond is an active member of the First Assembly of God-Pine Bluff choir and youth department. He received his foundational Christian growth at the Indiana Street Baptist Church, where he served in the youth choir. He also sang with the St. Marion District Youth Choir. He served as treasurer in the youth department and secretary in the children’s department of Sunday school.

Raymond is the son of Raymond L. Wallace Sr. and Robin Wallace. His grandparents are the late England Wallace and Blanche Williams and the late Ellis Miller Jr. and Evelyn R. Miller.

Raymond plans to attend college after high school to pursue a degree in computer science with a focus on computer games. He wants to design computer and video games.

The public is cordially invited to come and celebrate this momentous occasion.