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Posted June 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The Tri Lakes Eagles Aerie presented two $1,000 scholarships this spring in addition to the $1,000 renewable nursing scholarship that was awarded last year. The winner of the open scholarship was Madi Mays and the winner of the member only scholarship was Sondra May. Congratulations to both of these very deserving El Dorado Springs graduates.


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    Front row, left to right; Jeanie Norman – 5 years, Tandi Leonard – 10 years, Suzan Durnell – 15 years; Back row, from left – Beau Swopes – 10 years, Kasey Koehler – 5 years, Jane Griffin -10 years, Angie Johnson – 10 years, Mike Durnell – 15 years. Not present – Sara Rainey – 5 years, Jeanne Mark – 5 years and Andrea Mays – 10 years.

    Local Retired Teachers thrilled to announce scholarships provided by Nellie Nicholas

    Sac Osage Retired School Employees’ Association was thrilled to learn that long-time member Nellie Nicholas had provided a trust to be used for scholarships to local students. Approximately $22,300 will be disbursed each year in scholarships to students who have graduated from an El Dorado Springs School and plan to enter the teaching profession.

    Nellie taught for 40 years and wanted to help deserving students enter this rewarding profession. Nellie recently passed away, providing the trust as a vehicle to distribute these funds for years to come. Unlike many scholarships, students may

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    Chaney Housh, top row right, recently attended the Missouri Leadership Seminar, Inc. held June 6-8 at the University of Central Missouri campus. Chaney joined more than 170 other young leaders representing as many high schools throughout Missouri.

    Selected to represent El Dorado Christian School, Chaney is the daughter of Doctors Michael and Cammie Housh. GFWC Generation III and Nine Wonders Optimist Club were her local sponsors.

    The mission of the Missouri Leadership Seminar is to identify and actively engage

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    FOOTBALL SEASON STARTS HERE- Colten Hedrick power cleans 275 lbs. three times Tuesday morning in the Bulldog Den weight room as Kason Schwalm spots him and Blake Cluck watches.

    LINEMAN UNDER CONSTRUCTION – Landon Leonard dead Lifts 435 three times as Coach David Carpenter, Colten Hedrick and Brant Jones watch. This is max out week with players doing their limit on four lifts.


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    FB hosts second annual Agribee


    Who remembers the excitement of participating in a spelling bee at a young age?

    Members of the Cedar County Farm Bureau organized an “Agribee”, a spell-and-define word competition for 4th and 5th grade students. Students must accurately spell and define words to be successful in the competition.

    Participating schools conducted school-wide Agribees among their 4th and 5th grade classrooms to determine finalists who competed at the County Agribee hosted by the county Farm Bureau. The students were classroom winners and competed in the second annual Cedar County Farm

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    2013-2014 El Dorado Springs Middle School awards

    6th Grade Math – Mrs. Lackey

    medalist-Hailey McGatha

    all A’s all four quarters-Megan Hensley, Brooke Larsen, Hailey McGatha and Jacob Owsley

    most improved-Laney Long and Garin McCullick

    Special Education-Mrs. Abercrombie

    English and Math Medalist-Aaron Simrell

    English Medalist-Kayla Akers

    Math Medalist-Courtney Templin

    FACS-Mrs. Barger

    Foods 1 and 2-Austin Henson

    Most Creative Cupcake-Bryon Hogan

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    ADM donates to Northeast Vernon County FFA chapter

    Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $100 to Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District. The donation will go toward increasing agricultural awareness in communities surrounding the school district through programs such as Food for America.”

    “Donations such as this are greatly appreciated and significantly benefit our agriculture education program. They allow us to educate students with hands-on experiences and increase agriculture awareness in our community,” said Ashley Winfrey, Agriculture Education Instructor from Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District. Northeast Vernon County Agricultural Education Program consists of rigorous classroom instruction, Supervised Agriculture Experience

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    EHS senior Makenzie Schwalm accepts a $500 check from Progress Club representative Kay Sewell. The Progress Club would like to thank everyone who bought flowers from us for Memorial Day which allows us to give a yearly scholarship and contribute to other civic activities.

    NEVC 4th quarter honor roll

    Black honor roll all A’s

    Amber Bogardus

    Kelly Dade

    Brianna Davis

    Emilia Gilpin

    Haley Hays

    Mikelah Moyer

    Silver honor roll all A’s and B's

    Camille Buttorff

    Karliegh Conner

    Makinsey Conner

    Emily Davidson

    Tyrein Davis

    Kiersten Diamond

    Colby Dighero

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