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Dailey receives honor

White Hall native Torie Dailey shares a moment with retired University of Central Arkansas professor Bob Reising. Reising honored Dailey on May 21 at the White Hall Library. Dailey recently received the University of Central Arkansas Dr. A. W. ‘Moonlight’ Graham Award for promising medical professionals. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors students

Gandy Elementary School at White Hall announced its Students of the Month for February. They are, bottom row, Isabelle Lunsford, Jack Menard, Isabella Gullett, Brody McNealy, Abby Harrison, Madelyn Winkler; middle row, Brady Peyton, Trenton Jones, Kailyn Stewart, Lilly Warriner; and top row, Harlie Hipp, Jayden Smith, Brayden Smith, Manas Patel, Cameron Cobb and Skyler Garrison. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor honors students in April

Taylor Elementary School in the White Hall School District honored students of the month for April. They are, front row, Rohandeep Singh, Brylee Crow, Angel Erakrik, Karington Bowman, Gurtaj Singh, Winbread Anjolok; middle row, Raelee Mills, Aidan Jones, Drew Reece, Shian Nelson, Blake Billings, Jada Sanders; and top row, Blaine Gamill, Russhay Moon, Ashley Pennington, Terrance Show and Jamir McNeary. (Special to The Commercial)

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.

Three schools recognized by UAF

Pine Bluff’s Jack Robey Junior High School, Hardin Elementary School in Redfield, White Hall Middle School and White Hall High School have won recognition from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Office for Education Policy’s 2013 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards program, which highlights the highest-performing Arkansas schools based on benchmark and end-of-course exams.