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Greater Ward to open pantry

Greater Ward Chapel AME Church, 3700 W. Sixth Ave., will give away food boxes from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. A first time participant must bring picture ID, proof of residence (utility bill) and proof of income.

STEM STARS project begins at UAPB

Funded by a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has become a partner with Jackson State University and Xavier University of Louisiana to help increase the number of STEM teachers in high need school districts.

Moody April honorees

Moody Elementary School in White Hall honors the following Students of the Month for April: first row from left, Micah Denney, Eric Goss, Andrew Goss, Devon Bolanos, Cole Hendricks; second row from left, Akira Bell, Ja’Quary West, Kaitlynne Murphy, Montavian Phillips, Rebecca Rittenhouse; third row from left, Ashlyn Cooper, Christian Townsend, Alayna Plumlee, and Chance Storz. Special to The Commercial

Moody May honorees

May Students of the Month are honored at Moody Elementary School in White Hall. They are, first row from left, Brooklyn Hultz, Arryanna Johnston, Jayden Ramos; second row from left, Blessence Beavers, Jocelyn Cooley, Jacob Evans, Matthew Nguyen; third row from left, Ephraim Mauldin, Keeton Hearn, Jasmine Curtis, and not pictured, Noah Shirley. Special to The Commercial