Leach graduates
from Troy University

Rae Leach of Gadsden graduated from Troy University during Summer Semester/Term 5 of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Leach attended the Troy Campus and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.

 

Wilbourn named
to Provost's List

Melena Wilbourn of Gadsden has been named to the Provost’s List at Troy University for the summer semester/Term 5 of the 2016/2017 academic year.

The Provost’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65.

 

Three honored
by LEPC, VOAD

Three local residents were honored by the Etowah County Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Etowah County Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster at their recent meeting.

Mike Osborne of the Etowah County Sheriff’s Department received the LEPC Chairman’s Award. Gary Cardwell of the Etowah Baptist Association received the VOAD Chairman’s Award. Craig Scott of the Gadsden Public Library received the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency’s Director’s Award.

 

Loftis receives
$1,000 scholarship

Joslyn Loftis received the Alan J. Frankel Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 from the Alabama Grocers Education Foundation.

Loftis is a 1999 graduate of Southside High School and an employee of Gregerson Foods. She started at Snead State Community College in 2015, is a sophomore and is majoring in accounting.

The AGEF recently awarded more than $60,750 in scholarships to employees or children of employees from Alabama Grocers Association member companies for the 2017-2018 academic year. These included 44 AGEF-funded scholarships, 13 piggyback scholarships and four endowed scholarships for a total of 61 scholarships awarded.

The Alabama Grocers Association is a state trade association representing the grocery retail industry since 1990. With more than 135 retail members operating nearly 1,000 stores nationwide, as well as more than 225 manufacturers, brokers, wholesaler and other members, the AGA is the voice of the industry in Alabama.

 

Three take part
in farmers’ events

Three Etowah County residents joined peers from across the state to compete in State Young Farmers events Aug. 5 at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 45th Commodity Producers Conference in Birmingham.

LJ Rosson participated in the Discussion Meet contest and Brandon and Angela Sewell participated in the Excellence In Ag competition.