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PBHS student wins award at FBLA convention

FBLA sponsor William Douthard, left, congratulates Cameron Withers, a student at Pine Bluff High School, who placed second in impromptu speaking at the state FBLA Convention in Little Rock. Cameron will compete at the FBLA National Convention in June in Chicago. (Special to The Commercial)

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Oak Park honors students

Oak Park Elementary School, in the Pine Bluff School District, recently announced its February Students of the Month. They are, front row from left, Demond Pruitt, A’Laysha Carmickle, Alyra Adams, Ada Burnett, Rakell Burnett, Jace Davis; second row from left, D’Asia Jenkins, Larry Withers, Jacorey Bullard, Akim Frazier; and back row from left, Dajah McCoy, Madison Green and Kiara Williams. Not pictured is Kimari Burnham. (Special to The Commercial)

Senator hosts eight pages

State Sen. Stephanie Flowers hosted eight pages from the Southeast Arkansas area during the 90th General Assembly, which recently concluded. Pictured with Flowers, seated, the pages were, from left, Brad Reece, 14, of White Hall Middle School; Christopher Calvert, 16, of Watson Chapel Junior High School; Terence Henderson, 15, and Dylan Bonds, 15, both of Dumas Junior High School; Romia Mays, 13, and Aria Ashley, 14, both of Robert F. Morehead (Dollarway) Middle School; Ashlyn Grandy, 14, of White Hall Middle School; and Haley Roberts, 15, of Watson Chapel Junior High School. (Special to The Commercial)