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Posted March 5, 2015 at 11:06 am

Rep Warren Love came to the El Dorado Springs FFA chapter to present resolutions for the American Degree Recipients. All of them are in college so we had these students stand in for them. The recipients were Skyler Dozler, Jaynee Beaty, Courtney Hooper and Kolton Hutchison. Accepting the awards were Colby Charles- 2nd Vice President, Chandler Allison-President, Kanen Hutchison, Kotlon’s brother, and Colt Scheiffer-Sentinel.

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    Students receive DAR American History Essay and Good Citizen Awards


    The Elizabeth Carey Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held a reception at 3 p.m. Feb. 8 in the First Christian Church to honor and recognize students achievement. Middle and High School students were recognized for excellent writing in the American History Essay contest and high school seniors as Good Citizens. Chapter members, teachers and relatives of students heard essays read and congratulated students. Student awards were presented, followed by a reception held for teachers, students and family members.

    The American History Essay awards were presented to students based on the essay

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    EHS team takes 3rd in Stock Market Game

    The Joplin Globe hosted their annual fall Stock Market Game. The Stock Market Game is an educational program for students in grades six and above, and the object of the game is for students to have a chance to “play” and learn about the stock market by “investing” their “money” in an experimental, no-risk environment. Each school has one (or more) team(s), and throughout the game, each team tries to grow its stock portfolio by tracking, trading and holding stocks listed in the financial pages of The Joplin Globe.

    There were a

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    NEVC FFA Week 2015

    2014-15 FFA Officers

    Advisor: Ashley Winfrey

    President: Karliegh Conner

    Vice President: Amber Bogardus

    Secretary: Maddison Ashby

    Treasurer: Trenton Rader

    Reporter: Mary Thoreson

    Sentinel: Drue Hoagland

    First year FFA Members attended this year’s Greenhand Motivational Conference held in Springifeld, MO. – 1st Row from left to right are: Past State FFA Vice President Tanner Adkins, West Nodaway; State Vice President Carson Priddle, Doniphan; State Vice President Paul Shanks, Belle; State Vice President Claire Silvers, El Dorado Springs; State Secretary Nora Faris, Concordia; and State Vice President Samantha Marre, Elsberry. 2nd Row:(NEVC FFA Members) Quinton Hays; Logan Goodman; Maddison Ashby; Emma Pritchett; Mary Thoreson.

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    McKensi Marshall wins scholarship

    Dedication to academic success in high school has earned McKensi Marshall, daughter of Lindell and Kris Marshall, Schell City, a Red and Black Scholarship in the amount of $500 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri.

    The Red and Black Scholarship is awarded to incoming UCM freshmen based upon their high school cumulative grade point average and ACT composite score. The scholarship is renewable and may be received for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate study.

    A senior at El Dorado Springs High School, Marshall

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    EHS Band Boosters donate instruments, shirts

    The El Dorado Springs High School Band is playing a little sweeter and looking a little sharper these days thanks to donations by the Band Boosters organization. Five new instruments have been purchased for the band and the students have performance shirts bearing the new school logo.

    The new instruments include a bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, tuba and a baritone horn. John Hume, director of instrumental music at El Dorado Springs, commented “These instruments are a much-needed addition to our band. Large instruments like this are not ones that students

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    El Dorado Christian School’s fifth and sixth grade classes were given a tour at Witt Printing by Mrs. Sandy Edmiston earlier this quarter. The students were presented with games and discovered many interesting facts about Witt Printing Company. Mrs. Edmiston, employee of Witt Printing for 28 years, educated both classes about the daily operations and history of the company. Witt Printing Company has been in the El Dorado Springs community since 1949. Prior to that, 1946-49, the printing shop was located in the basement of Omer

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    Northeast Vernon County FFA Members ‘Say Yes to Opportunity’

    Northeast Vernon County FFA members attended the Greenhand Motivational Conference at Missouri State university in Springfield on Jan. 7. Over 4,500 first year FFA members from more than 300 Missouri High Schools had the opportunity to learn at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences about being positive role models, learning to get involved, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school and community. These conferences were presented by the State FFA Officers and sponsored by MFA Incorporated.

    Through interactive workshops and skits, the State FFA

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    Mikelah Moyer received a silver medal in Recycle and Redesign in the District 11 competition on Jan. 29.

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    The El Dorado Springs Speech and Debate team is planning to host their largest tournament yet. They have 17 schools entered at this point with approximately 300 student competitors. The team is thankful to have about 120 judges from the community signed up to help throughout the tournament on Feb. 6-7.

    At Carl Junction last weekend, five students received trophies. Pictured are: Khara Burley (4th Radio), Raelynn Knight (5th DI), Lakin Lindsey (4th Duet), Alissa Steward (4th Duet),and Caleb Alexander (3rd HI).

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    Nellie Dresch, second grader at El Dorado Christian School was awarded, “Top Seller” for the 2014-15

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