Annual Seafood Bash Held in Montgomery, Alabama
Numerous volunteers from the Organized Seafood Association, the Bayou La Batre Chamber of Commerce and Alma Bryant High School joined together on March 20, 2019, to prepare a delicious seafood dinner for Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and other legislative members of the Alabama Senate and House of Representatives. District 35 State Senator, David Sessions, and District 105 Representative, Chip Brown addressed the crowd of 300+ dignitaries. The annual dinner is a favorite of the governing officials, and many compliments were received from those attending. Participating students from Alma Bryant High School also visited the Alabama State House and observed the Alabama Senate in action.
Local Archers are Headed to Montgomery, Alabama for the Alabama State National Archery in Schools State Competition
The 2018-19 Dixon Elementary School Archery Team recently hosted an archery tournament to raise funds for travel to Montgomery, Alabama to compete in the Alabama State National Archery in Schools Competition, April 4th, and 5th. Team members are: Mia Cornelson (Alabama-Top Ranked Elementary School Student); Isaiah Younce; Wynn Buzbee; Frankie Stork; Trace Ladnier; Shane Bosarge; Dalton Deakle; Lily Schultz; Jamarrion Pugh; Anna Taylor; Alina Wright; Abrahm Collier; Carter Smith; Julie Khan; Trenton McNeer; Brian Otto; Adrian Harbison; Malani Payne; Lesondra Jones; Angel Parks; Addison Cole; Gabrielle Kevoravang; Keegan Obrien; Katie Patrick; Annah Edwards; John Williams; Parker Foutz; Lily Smith; Cierra Vance; Jackson Ard; Aiden Hopkins and Keegan Hewett. Mrs. Faye Hussong serves as the coach for the DES team.
The Dixon Archers will be joined by archers from Alma Bryant High School (ABHS) for the competition, as well. Members of the competition team from ABHS are Tommy Bouler; Caleb Thornton; Amy Vo; Kylie Adams; Courtney Brown; Brandon Sharlow; Kiersten Johnson; Kassie Burch; Jason Martinez; Zoe Higgins; Nick Morgan; Kelleigh Entrekin; Leslie Havard; Jayde Garretson; Elizabeth Conley; Adam Eldridge; Carson Collier; Kayla McClantoc; Nathan Mattern; Dustin Hillburn; Chelsey Nelms; Danny Saucier; Aaron Stork and Todd Zirlott. Alternates are Harmony Havard and Darran Balthaser. ABHS Coach, Roy Richardson, was recently honored as the recipient of the Peggy Spain McDonald Innovative STEM Award. The Alabama Community Education Association recognized Coach Richardson’s efforts to develop an outdoor archery course at Alma Bryant High School with the assistance of students from the ABHS 21st Century Community Learning Center archery program.
Alma Bryant High School Teacher Receives Prestigious Award
Alma Bryant High School Science teacher, Pamela Landry Baker, recently received a $15,000 award from the National Science Teachers Association Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge. Congratulations, Mrs. Baker! Job Well Done!
Twenty Year Celebration Planned for Alma Bryant High School
Alma Bryant High School celebrates 20 years during the 2019 Walk for Hope on May 3rd. All graduating classes, 1999 – 2018 are invited to return and reunite with your former classmates, teachers and staff members on the BHS Football field. Each class will have a specific tent and designated area, and we hope to have every class represented. Please share this information with everyone! We need a great turnout from #CaneNation!
The overall theme of the Walk of Hope this year is “Disney.” We hope to see lots of characters and activities there to entertain everyone participating in raising funds for a great cause…cancer research. The ABHS Student Government Association is heading up the annual walk and teachers from the ABHS 21st Century Community Learning Center program will be assisting with the reunion group activities.
Classes are also invited to participate in “Flavors of BHS,” an Iron Chef-type competition. If you would like more information about your classmates’ plans for the celebration, please contact Mrs. Sherry Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may contact, Annette E. Johnson by phone at 251-454-4417. If your class has a committee already formed, we would love to hear from you so that we can share the info with everyone. We hope you make plans to bring your entire family as there will be plenty of activities for kids including inflatables, a dunking booth, & various forms of entertainment.
Beautiful tributes of love, honor, and gratitude were extended by family and friends at services held recently for Patricia Covas; Brenda Sprinkle Gillis; Reginald Stewart Collins Jr.; Mary Alice Stokes Bosarge; Clarence Manuel “Luke” Collier; Elton Ray Holt; Thomas Earl Kendrick; James Henry Doole Sr.; Nga Thi Vo; Infant Roman Anthony Rhodes; Paul Frederick Sandagger Jr.; Emogene Goodwin; William “Shelton” Brinkman Sr.; Clayton Matthew Creel; Tommie Farrell Blocker Sr.; William “Bo” Brinkman Jr.; Floyd Eugene “Genie Boy” Nelson; James Gerald Darby Sr.; Anna Weber; Donald Eugene Lee; Lawrence Mitchell Berger; Carlton Kendall Kirk; Emanuel Alexander Gazzier, Sr.; Peggy Barnes Grice; Ruth Turnipseed “Beannie” Dupree; Diep Thi Nguyen Clingan; John Paul Rogers, Jr. and James Martin Older. May God grant peace to those left behind, and the assurance that all is well with your precious loved ones.