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These Guntersville High School grads have received scholarships to continue their education at Snead State Community College:

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Three Marshall County students made the Dean's List at Samford University for the 2022 spring semester Dean's List. That requires a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 

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Emilea Elaine Thrasher of Guntersville, Alabama was awarded a BA in Art at the University of the South's 2022 commencement ceremonies held in All Saints' Chapel on the Sewanee campus on May 7.

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These Marshall County students made the President's List (all A's) and the Dean's List (all A's & B's) at Jacksonville State University for the spring term:

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After 24 years of teaching and coaching students across Marshall and DeKalb County, Tracy Cheek is hanging that hat up for another.

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Two Marshall County students made the dean's list at Shorter University for the spring semester of 2022. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.

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These Marshall County students were among 5,907 receiving degrees from the University of Alabama at the conclusion of the spring term:

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The Guntersville City School Board gave Supt. Jason Barnett a good job rating for his first year on the job. And the superintendent and Board set some goals together for the coming year.

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The County School Board revised its list of workers for summer school, based on the recommendation of Supt. Dr. Cindy Wigley. 

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To say that the Guntersville High School Class of 2022 won several awards and scholarships to various colleges this year is an understatement.

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The end of the school year means the beginning of the marching season for marching bands, and Guntersville High School makes no exception.

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The group trying to save Claysville School is approaching 200 signatures with its online petition urging the County School Board not to sell the property. 

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The moment symbolized two years of hard work and sacrifice, but it was with mixed emotions that 28 Snead State Community College students crossed the stage in the Bevill Center to receive their pins as members of the 2022 class of Registered Nurses.

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The Cherokee gifted students have been studying “biomes,” defined as a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, such as a forest or tundra.

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The Guntersville High School Band Program has been under the direction of Skylar McHan for two years, and he’s bidding a farewell as he departs for his alma mater, Susan Moore.

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More than 200 students were named to the Spring 2022 Dean's List at Iowa Wesleyan University. Students exemplifying academic excellence represent the United States and countries abroad. Criteria to be a part of IW's Dean's List include degree-seeking students taking 12 or more credit hours p…

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On Monday, May 23, Cherokee Elementary School had their annual Awards Day ceremony and the 5th Grade Graduation all in one.

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Colin Scott Langford of Guntersville was among 145 students graduating from Huntingdon College in Montgomery

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Wallace State Community College has awarded scholarships totaling over $2.6 million to more than 380 students based on academic achievement as well as performing arts and athletic abilities. Scholarships were presented to students for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 1,971 new initiates from 78 universities during April 2022.

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(Kylie Westbrook was one of the student speakers at Brindlee Mountain's graduation. These are some of her remarks.)

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Cherokee Elementary School had a special visitor last Monday, May 16! Rick Rakestraw visited to perform his “Jungle Adventures” show for students at Cherokee.

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A Marshall County student recently was honored by the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture with academic scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarships are part of the more than $1.8 million that students will receive from the college and its academic dep…

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Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education Department hosted its 2022 graduation this week, recognizing students who earned their GED (general education development) or high school diploma during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Madeline Phillips of Guntersville made the dean's list at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, for the spring semester.

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Mrs. Denise Woods, a second grade teacher at Guntersville Elementary School, held the annual Living Museum for her students in the GES gymnasium on Friday.

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Guntersville Elementary School student Dowd Boggus, 8, took 3rd place at the State level in the K-3rd Grade category for her entry in the statewide Alabama PALS Poster Contest. She won the county contest. 

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5th graders from Guntersville’s Cherokee Elementary School got a close-up look at Guntersville History Tuesday when they toured the Guntersville Museum.

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Guntersville High School hosted a special day for special students Monday morning. It was like Special Olympics but was instead called SES Fun Day or Special Education Services. 

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The City School Board called a special session Monday evening to award a contract for demolition of the auditorium, bandroom and ag department at Guntersville High School to make room for construction of the new school.

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Summer is almost here, which means graduation is just around the corner. At the last Marshall County Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Cindy Wigley announced the following graduation ceremony dates and times:

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The two winners of this year's Ken Burns Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Marshall County Democratic Club presented their essays to the members recently.

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Congratulations to Belhaven University Classical Education major Trevor Thomas, of Horton, AL on being named to the Belhaven University Spring 2022 Dean's List.

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Snead State Community College will hold its spring commencement ceremony Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. and they're pretty excited about this one. 

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The City School Board approved the staff for the 21st Century Grant /Heart of the Valley YMCA Power Scholars Academy Summer Program.

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Visual arts teacher Val Jones of Guntersville was awarded the Outstanding Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Alabama Arts Alliance in Birmingham last Thursday, recognizing her devotion to her students and the incredible art program she has developed over the last 24 years.