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Taylor Elementary names September honorees

Taylor Elementary School at White Hall has announced the following were chosen for September Students of the Month: first row, Dialo Lattimore, Trace Conner, Rebecca Hall, Glenn Lampkin and Judea Davis; middle row, Demarius Lattimore, Kadence Garrick, Alejandra Rojas, Hayven King, Siya Patel and Abby Watkins; back row, Jada Sanders, Hayden Cutter, Jacob Hall, Ashley Pennington and Mikayla Hudson. (Special to The Commercial)

Moody honors students in September

The following were September Students of the Month at Moody Elementary School at White Hall: first row from left, Hylie Gorman, Drake Bogy, Blair Perdue, Emma Craig, Cameron Hults; second row from left, Jacee Johnson, Meredith Reddin, Brianna Hulse, Kevin Robinson; third row from left, Elana Weatherford, Kaejah Hodge, Will Colclasure, Kyndall Reed, and Owen Lord. Not pictured are Addie Rose Castleberry and Jordan Pearce. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor names presidential award honorees

Several students qualified for the Presidential Academic Excellence Award at G.R. Taylor Elementary. They maintained a 3.5 grade point average or higher and scored above 85 percentile on the I.O.W.A. exam. They are, front row, Isabella Soto, Grey Shaner, Hope Mincy, Emma Rongey; back row, Sydney Norman, Abigail Hornbeck, Samara Pendergrass and Anna Herrin. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors students in May

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for May: bottom row, Madison Spradlin, Keira Strange, Josiah Witcher, Landon James, Kylee Hulsey, Emma Craig; middle row: Charmiyah Weaver, Ma’ Kayla Kimble, Montavion Phillips, Alexis Patterson; and top row, Nandi Huggins, Nicole Patton, Presley Chism, Kamryn McEntire and Michael Ford. (Special to The Commercial)

Eighth-, ninth-grade Quiz Bowl Team wins third place

The White Hall Middle School eighth- and ninth-grade Quiz Bowl Team won third place at the Regional Quiz Bowl Fall Tournament on Dec. 10 at the ARESC in Pine Bluff. Team members are Samuel Doss, Priscilla Foreman, Conner Lunsford, Hunter Smith and Caleb Stewart. Josh Onasch, WHMS teacher, serves as the coach for the team. (Special to The Progress)

Eighth-, ninth-grade Quiz Bowl Team wins first place

The White Hall Middle School eighth- and ninth-grade Quiz Bowl Team won first place at the Regional Quiz Bowl Fall Tournament on Dec. 10 at the ARESC in Pine Bluff. The team members are Caleb Anderson, Matthew Branch, Justin Dady, Griffin Haynes and Gavin Shapiro. Josh Onasch, WHMS teacher, and Sonya Dady, parent volunteer, serve as the coaches for the Quiz Bowl Team. (Special to The Progress)

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)