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Farm Bureau Honors

Bryan Bonds, center, president of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, was honored for the county’s work over the past year at the 80th Arkansas Farm Bureau annual convention Dec. 4 in Hot Springs. Presenting the award were Randy Veach, left, and Rich Hillman, president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau. Each county Farm Bureau is measured in 10 program areas and awarded Gold Stars for exemplary effort in each one. Jefferson County earned six Gold Stars. (Special to The Commercial)

AETN seeks student film entries

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is accepting entries for “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten- through 12th-grade students.

WH Middle School wins Quiz Bowl

The White Hall Middle School Sixth Grade Quiz Bowl Team won first place at the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament on Dec. 11 at the Arkansas River Educartion Service Cooperative. Team members are Lilly Chennault, Yasmean Dehaghani, Owen Haynes, Caleb Kalkbrenner, Laney Lunsford, Ty McDaniel and Clair Mwai. Nita Wimberly, WHMS teacher, serves as the coach for the team. (Special to The Commercial)

Moody announces December Students of the Month

The Mood Elementary December Students of the Month are, first row, from left: Anna Grace Wooley, Meredith Reddin, William Aulenback, Jasper Roberts, Grace Morara; second row, from left: Kelly Johnson, Victoria Ortiz, Jaci Mir, Matthew Nguyen; and third row, from left: Johnathon Trujillo, Dylan Richey, Romelo Bell, Will Colclasure and Alysha Brown.