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Moody Recyclers

Andrea Ray’s third-graders at Gandy Elementary made Christmas ornaments from recycled materials for the Jefferson County Christmas Tree. The class presented the ornaments to Jefferson County Judge Dutch King in an effort to promote recycling in our county. (Special to The Progress)

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.

FCCLA student gains leadership skills

Senior high student Candace Casey — along with her adviser Sheri Deaton, Family and Consumer Science instructor at White Hall High School — attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s Capitol Leadership program, Oct. 12-15 in Washington, D.C.

Hardin Students of the Month

The Hardin Elementary Students of the Month for November are: front row, Emillio Carrillo, J’Kwon Roddy, Landon Gatlin; middle: Jacey Jackson, Haley Stewart, Tyler Stacey; back: Damien Kurtz, Ty Wright, Hayden Martz; and not pictured: Anna Hobson, Nathan McQueen, Richard Branch. (Special to The Progress)

Gandy Students of the Month - October

The October Students of the Month from Gandy Elementary are: from bottom to top: bottom row; Curlan McCray, Karson Peyton, James Menard, Tyler Earnest, Kaitleen Toh, Lincoln Hood; middle row: Tres Kurz, Sara Beth Young, Amiya Laws, Colton Davis; and top row; Stephanie Ames, Jase Welch, Madison Henderson, Maci Poe, Denya Alghazali, Emma Reed, Bronson May. (Special to The Progress)

WH, Woodlawn schools receive state reward funds

Three White Hall District schools — Hardin Elementary in Redfield, Moody Elementary in White Hall and White Hall Middle School — and Woodlawn Elementary School in Cleveland County were recently approved for financial prizes through the Arkansas School Recognition and Reward Program.

White Hall resident among scholarship recipients at UAPB

Students in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff have been awarded more than $25,000 in scholarships in fall 2013. Among them is Elizabeth Andrews, a junior agribusiness major and a Southeast Arkansas College transfer student from White Hall. She has been awarded a $1,250 National Crop Insurance Services 1890 Land Grant Scholarship. Andrews will receive $1,250 per semester for four semesters.

Quiz Bowl winners

The White Hall 5th Grade Quiz Bowl Team won 1st Place at the Elementary Regional Quiz Bowl Fall Tournament on November 8, 2013 at the ARESC in Pine Bluff. The team members are: Trevor Dady, Willis Grandy, Owen Haynes, Sarah Leder, Claire Mwai, and Rebecca Reed. Marybeth Passmore, GATE Teacher, serves as the coach for the Quiz Bowl Team with assistance from Sonya Dady, parent volunteer.

Gandy Students of the Month

October students of the month at Gandy Elementary School are: (bottom row) Jaxson Bates, Osbaldo Duron, Zamarion White, Cadence Caldwell, Tyler Barnes, Ally Robinson; (middle row) Presley Chism, Mason Cothran, Jayden Smith, Ethan Hartley, Dana Martinez; (top row) Daija Winters, Lilly Hood, Kamryn McEntire, Mackenzie McDaniel and Denya Alghazali. Not pictured is Brayden Wafford.