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Chamber announces Leadership In Practice scholarship winners

LEADERSHIP IN PRACTICE – The Chamber’s Leadership in Practice program is designed to provide young people with the opportunity to learn characteristics of excellent leadership, entrepreneurship and life skills so they can apply those skills in their own lives when they return to their schools and communities. Chamber President Travis Farran announced the winners of

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LILLIAN SUNDEERWIRTH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

LILLIAN SUNDEERWIRTH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS – The 2018 Recipients for the Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarship were honored with a reception by the order of the Eastern Star on Wednesday evening, May 23. Besides the recipients there were many family members and friends present along with several Eastern Star members. There were 22 recipients and present for the

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FFA Honors Students

STAR PLACEMENT – Madison Whitaker was honored for having the most hours working for someone else. STAR FARMER – Makenzie Melton was honored as the top second year Ag student. STAR AGRIBUSINESSMAN – Alex O’Banion was honored for growing his own business the most. STAR GREENHAND – Avery Schiereck received  the award as the top

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TWO MORE DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE

TWO MORE DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE – During its May 10 meeting, the El Dorado Springs R-II Board took a moment to recognize two staff members who recently got their Doctor of Education degrees – Elementary Principal Tracy Lanser and Assistant Elementary Principal Tracy Barger. They join the first doctor on the staff –  Assistant

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ECS JUNIOR HIGH DISCOVERS HEARLDRY

ECS JUNIOR HIGH DISCOVERS HEARLDRY – Mrs. Cheryl Eslinger, an El Dorado Christian school teacher for over 30 years knows a thing or two about teaching History. Her students embarked on a very important piece of history dating back to the Middle Ages, where Cost of Arms and Castles were prevalent. Beginning in 1558, Queen

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STUDENTS GOT ATTITUDE

STUDENTS GOT ATTITUDE – Students Of Distinguished Attitude, (SODA) winners for the fourth quarter were announced at El Dorado Christian School on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Front row: Kindergarten, Harper Blurton,  Kindergarten, Ali Morin; 3rd grade, Taylor Barnes, 2nd grade, Alayna Gingerich and 1st grade, Tristan Broyles.  Back row; 5th grade, Sophia Bryson; Principal, Mrs.

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FFA ADDRESSES SCHOOL BOARD

FFA ADDRESSES SCHOOL BOARD – Back row: Madison Whitaker, Glen VanBummel, Chance Koger and Advisor Jay Martin; speaking – Kraysen Leonard. Kraysen gave her 4th place State speech on Farm Safety. She was recognized on stage for this accomplishment. Madison discussed state degrees and the honor it is to receive this award, only the top

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SAC OSAGE ELECTRIC VISITS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

SAC OSAGE ELECTRIC VISITS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL – With the final days of school counting down and summer storms on the horizon, not many parents would think to speak to their children about the danger of electric powerlines.  Thirteen year veteran, Aaron Ash, Marketing Coordinator at Sac Osage Electric, stopped by the ECS campus on Thursday,

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2018 Northeast Vernon County Awards Banquet

by Neoma Foreman Northeast Vernon County (NEVC) has many talented students and dedicated teachers as was evidenced at the banquet at the high school Tuesday evening. This is just a sampling of those receiving honors. Alberta Hays, Secretary of the NEVC Booster Club welcomed the group and then they enjoyed dinner catered by Chicken Annie’s

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