The Cedar County Cattlemen’s Association awarded $3,000 in scholarships to three outstanding 2017 high school graduates. Clayton Locke and Cheston Stacy, Stockton, and Santara Best, El Dorado Springs, were each selected to receive a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. Locke, plans to attend either Missouri State University or the University of Missouri-Columbia, majoring in ag business. Stacy
ECS HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES – El Dorado Christian School, High School Honor Society welcomed eight new members at the candle lighting ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, April 26. ECS High School Honor Society Advisor, Mrs. Amy Castor, presented each new member with a certificate and medal. Mrs. Patty King opened the ceremony with the introduction and
YOU DO THE MATH – What can you buy with $5,000? For Christina Behl, El Dorado Springs High School math teacher, she plans on a 3D printer and 10 Chrome books plus other sundry cool stuff. Behl is the recipient of the grant from CenturyLink, It was presented last Wednesday, April 26. Making the presentation
El Dorado Christian grade school hosted their 2nd Annual Living Wax Museum, on Wednesday, April 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. Students in Mrs. Caldwell’s 3rd through 6th grade history classes, were given the opportunity to research, and write/create a biography of a historical figure. Respectively, every student worked almost 8 weeks preparing, memorizing facts/speeches,
STATE FFA DEGREE – Wyatt Graves, El Dorado Springs FFA, received his State FFA Degree during the state convention in Columbia April 20-21. The state FFA Degree is the highest degree a member can earn in the state association and is only given to 3% of the 28,000 members each year. FFA CONVENTNION RESULTS –
SCHOOL BOARD INSTALLS THREE – School Board Secretary Tania Molz administered the oath of office to (from left) Mark Burley, Darrell Eason and Terry Sheperd. The board then elected Eason as President and Greg Beydler and vice president.
Colleagues, I am beyond proud of our Bulldog Band. As some of you may know, we traveled to Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar on Friday, April 7, for the annual MSHSAA State Large Ensemble Festival. These festivals are held across the state by districts. There are two parts to the State Large Ensemble process. The
The El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter had lots of success at Districts this year. We took 41 kids to competition (40% of our chapter. Great participation.) and they competed against 77 schools from the Southwest District. We had three teams qualify to represent us at State Competition in two weeks. Ag Sales: 2nd Place Team
ENTOMOLOGY TEAM – Levi Smith, Allyson Snodgrass, Emily Sutton, Jace Cundiff. HORSE EVALUATION – Madison Whitaker, Haylea Walker, Madison Brewer. (Not pictured: Maggi Medley). AG SALES – Amy Ford, Chance Koger, Makenzie Melton (Not pictured: Wyatt Graves).
Missouri 4-H members are digging deep into learning about healthy soils. Missouri 4-H’ers are joining 4-H’ers across the nation in the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, sponsored by the National 4-H Council and Monsanto. This year’s Ag Innovators Experience, called the Healthy Soils CSI (Carbon Soil Investigation) Challenge, helps 4-H’ers in third through eighth grade learn