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Although life in slowly going back to normal in the last strokes of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effect that this event had on young students is still enormous in regards to their education and what they may have missed due to quarantining or even early school year releases from the year prior.

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Marshall County 4-H member Breanna Black was recently selected to serve Alabama 4-H as a 2021-2022 state ambassador.

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It came down to the final day but Governor Kay Ivey decided to veto a bill that would delay the Alabama Literacy Act’s 3rd grade mandate.

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“It’s always nice to get a little pat on the back every once in awhile,” said Mike Stover, Guntersville High Class of 1991. “This was a nice surprise.”

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After having to cancel the 2020 event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Snead State Alumni Association hosted a successful Alumni Homecoming on Friday, May 7.

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The school resource officers in Guntersville are a tight-knit bunch and they’re also known for springing into action to lend a hand on just about anything that comes up.

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Several Marshall County students were among more than 2,000 who made the President's or Dean's List at Jacksonville State University for the spring term. The President’s List is for All A’s. The Dean’s List is for All A’s & B’s.

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Jacksonville State graduated its largest class of students in university history this spring, awarding degrees to 959 students. This breaks the previous record of 895 graduates in Spring 2020.

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The Spring Semester 2021 President’s List at Gadsden State Community College was recently released. It is for students with a perfect 4.0 or all A grade point average. 

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Joshua Stephan Manganaris, a former standout soccer player at Guntersville High, was one of 380 students named to the Honor Roll of the Academic Dean at Mars Hill University for the spring 2021 semester.

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Two Marshall County students have earned degrees from University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), which offers college classes to servicemen and women and their families around the world.

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Cherokee Elementary gifted education teacher Teresa Zimmer is retiring after teaching for a total of 32 years.

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The musical fine arts program in the Guntersville City School system is being awarded generous APPLE Grants for their 2021-2022 school year.

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Snead State Community College spotlighted student achievements with a special online recognition, as the College did last year due to COVID-19 protocols.

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Wallace State Community College has awarded scholarships worth over $2.5 million to more than 550 students based on academic achievement as well as performing arts and athletic abilities. The scholarships are for the 2021-2022 academic year. Marshall County scholarship recipients include:

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Snead State Community College alumnus Christian Roberts of Albertville cites one of the perks of working in his job field is solving new problems, and he used his education and training to offer a solution to a problem at work.

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Colby Cook Watson of Guntersville was named to the University of Mississippi's Spring 2021 Honor Roll. It is for students who make a GPA of 3.50-3.74 on a 4.0 scale.

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Snead State Community College is serving as a base of operation for a new Adult Education Coordinator.

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It’s not every day a high school student gets the opportunity to help out with a space mission to Saturn.

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The City of Guntersville and the City School Board plan to continue to work together in an effort to find a funding mechanism to meet the city school system’s capital funds.

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After 12 years of teaching at Guntersville High School, beloved science teacher Dawn Alves is retiring. She teaches forensics and chemistry to students of the school and has been an undoubtedly memorable part of the GHS experience to anyone who has had the honor of being in her classes.

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The month of May has been a whirlwind of activity for Savannah Wood of Boaz. A senior at Boaz High School, she has had her last high school exam, her last sports banquet, her last high school awards day – and her first college graduation.

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The Schools of Guntersville are taking their summer feeding program on the road this year and calling it “Summer Meals-on-Wheels.”

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Robbie St. John Ross, Guntersville High Class of ’87, has been named “Teacher of the Year” at Marshall Technical School.

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Seven members of the Guntersville Fire Department, some from every shift, got some special training on grain bin rescue last week, deputy chief Brian Walls said. 

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The Marshall County School system will offer a summer feeding program beginning next month to run until July 1.

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On Tuesday, Guntersville officials hoped residents would approve a proposed tax for school construction and other items on the ballot. Unlike the passage of a similar measure in Montgomery last November, Guntersville voters did the right thing. They defeated the tax hike with an impressive 5…

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Lauren Ward became the first cheerleader in Asbury High School’s history to receive a college scholarship. The senior signed with Snead State Community College in front of her family, coaches and administrators on Friday.

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Marshall Technical School held its annual awards banquet Tuesday morning and afternoon on campus in the VICA room with nearly all students attending.

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Christopher Chaffin of Horton completed his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, the school announced.

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Brandy Thomas of Guntersville, who attended the Redstone Arsenal branch of Columbia College, made the school's dean's list for the spring semester. 

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Maddie Phillips of Guntersville made the dean’s list at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, for both the fall and spring semesters. It is for students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4-point scale. She is the daughter of Bert and Katie Phillips. She is studying pre-med and biology.

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The Marshall County Auburn Club has awarded several scholarships to local high school seniors who will be attending Auburn next fall, club president Bradley Wisener said:

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The Guntersville City School Board says it is "disappointed and discouraged" by the loss in the tax election to build a new high school Tuesday. But it said it would continue to work with city leaders to try to find solutions to school needs in the city. 

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Caroline Smith, an eighth-grader at Guntersville Middle School, received the John W. Harris Leadership Award during the 2020-2021 Junior Beta Club Induction Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021. Only five Jr. Beta and five Senior Beta members are chosen across the nation to receive this prestigio…

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A proposed 7.5 mil tax to build a new Guntersville High School failed Tuesday when the city's voters went to the polls.

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The Guntersville High School Crimson Guard is in full-swing again for their 2021-2022 season! With 24 seniors graduating and departing from the marching band this month, the remaining group is gifted with brand new leadership in most sections of the band, specifically auxiliary and drum majors.