The Northside Elementary Thoroughbreds, a volunteer basketball team and cheerleading squad composed of community leaders, teachers, and school parents, took on the Harlem Wizards April 29 to raise money for Northside's PTO. The Wizards entertained with their signature "tricks, hoops, and alley-oops". Sitting, from left: Melinda Holbrook, Northside Elementary Principal Ryan Asher, Haley Wilkinson, Erica Piernas, Leslie Garnett, and Chris Burdine. Kneeling: Celia Thompson, Jimmy Praria, Deputy Ricky Vaught, Jamie Woods, Rolgard Casimir, Dara Hanrahan, and Shelby Ison. Standing: Heather Moffett, Judy Sherrill, Trent Hamlin, Sherriff Tiny Wright, Clint Ison, Officer Bo Morgan, Simmons Elementary Principal Larry Caudill, Graham Johnson, Emilee Mizell, and Missy Duncan. Not pictured are coaches Amanda Wallin and Superintendent Scott Hawkins.
Joe Bowen, Kentucky's first Unbridled Spirit award winner, began his "Miles for Mongiardo" volunteer ride across the state April 12 in Fulton City. Bowen, a veteran and author of Real Winners Don't Quit, will bike through over 170 cities to help spread the message of United States Senate candidate Dr. Daniel Mongiardo. Mongiardo joined Bowen on April 25 for a scheduled ride through Meade, Hardin and Larue counties. Bowen is pictured above as he stopped at the Graviss McDonald’s May 5 in Versailles.
Midway Woman’s Club Presents Awards, Installs New Officers
The Midway Woman’s Club installed officers for the 2010-11 club year, presented awards, and named the scholarship winner at its annual banquet held May 6. Serving the club in the upcoming year are Sarah Wilson, President; Janice Holland, Second Vice President; Lisa Montgomery, Co-Recording Secretary; Jennifer Embry, Co-Recording Secretary; Kelly Brengelman, Corresponding Secretary; and Tonya Steele, Parliamentarian. Not pictured: Pam Thomas, Treasurer.
Receiving the club’s scholarship, awarded to a graduating Midway female, was Callie Reichenbach. Callie plans to attend Georgetown College in the fall. At left is Jennifer Embry, Scholarship Committee member.
Tonya Steele was recognized as Clubwoman of the Year. Steele has served three years as Parliamentarian and has repeatedly chaired the club’s Fall Festival committee. Steele was given a sliver julep cup and a charm signifying her honor presented by past club president Debra Shockley, right.
Priscilla Price was recognized as the winner of the Betty Ann award, an award named in honor of longtime clubwoman Betty Ann Voigt. This award is given to members who have given exemplary service to the club over many years while never serving as club president. Price was also given a silver julep cup and a charm signifying her honor presented by past club president Debra Shockley, right .