Jubilee BEST Robotics Awards Engineering Scholarship
Congratulations to Alma Bryant High School senior, Arthur Byrd who was recently awarded the 2020 Jubilee BEST Robotics Scholarship to the University of South Alabama College of Engineering. Arthur is pictured here with Mr. David Sprinkle, ABHS principal and his instructor, Amanda Hutto. The scholarship is awarded annually to a senior based on their GPA, high school transcript reviews, ACT scores and an essay relating the impact that robotics has made in the student’s life. Arthur is a member of the ABHS Robotics team, serves in the ABHS JROTC, honored as a member of the National Technical Honor Society and volunteers in his church and community. Congratulations, Arthur!
Students Participate in Community Service Activities
The Alma Bryant High School Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently collected can goods and non-perishable food for distribution to local residents in need. Chapter members are assisting now with the annual “Stuff the Bus” Toy Drive at Alma Bryant High School. Toys can be delivered to the ABHS library on Dec. 1st through Dec. 7th. FCCLA members are also collecting cash donations to purchase additional toys for the drive.
Alma Bryant High School 2021-2022-Azalea Trail Maids Announced
Congratulations to ABHS juniors, Jailyn Swink and Hailey Oliver on their selection as the Alma Bryant High School 2021-2022-Azalea Trail Maids. Both of the students will serve as ambassadors for the City of Mobile and the surrounding communities.
Congrats QuestBridge finalist Kelleigh Entrekin
We are extremely proud and excited to announce that QuestBridge finalist, Senior Kelleigh Entrekin has matched with prestigious Wesleyan University! Kelleigh is a Cambridge diploma candidate, decorated leader of the JROTC program, and has been active in archery, Youth Activist Coalition, Students Working Against Tobacco, National Honors Society, National Technical Honor Society, Model UN, and Spirit Congress throughout her past four years at Bryant. Match Scholarship recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge’s college partners with a full four year scholarship that includes the cost of attendance, tuition, room & board, books & supplies, and travel expenses totaling over $300,000. Congratulations Kelleigh!
The City of Bayou La Batre announces the following HOLIDAY EVENTS
Bayou La Batre Tree Lighting will happen on Friday, December 4th at Mariner Park with festivities beginning at 6 p.m. Mariner Park is located next to the Bayou La Batre Splash Pad and Fire Station. Social distancing and the wearing of face covers will be required.
Bayou La Batre Christmas Parade has been canceled this year due to Covid-19.
Christmas on Da Bayou – A Boat parade will be held on Saturday, December 19th at 5 p.m. All activities will be held at Bayou La Batre City Docks. For more information on this event, please contact Daryl Steiner at 251-367-5473
The City of Bayou La Batre offices and buildings will be CLOSED for the Christmas Holidays from Monday, December 21st and will reopen on Monday, January 4th, 2021.
The Bayou La Batre City Council will hold a joint Work Session and Council Meeting on Thursday, December 17th, 2020. The Work Session will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the Council Meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m. All Council Work Sessions and Council Meetings are now streamed live on the Bayou La Batre Facebook Page. The Bayou La Batre Facebook Page can be found at www.Facebook.com/BayouLaBatreAlabama
In closing, our sincere appreciation to the Bayou La Batre Public Works Employees for their faithful work cleaning up the city following Hurricanes Sally and Zeta. Your efforts to keep city traffic flowing and to clear the streets of storm debris is commendable.