Coosa High School student Keiley Rowland has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American, joining an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Members of the Rome Lions Club and the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, along with Rome Boys & Girls Club Director Lawrence Simonson recently conducted a vision screening at the club, 100 Gadson St.
Keiley Rowland, a senior at Coosa High, has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American, joining an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Army Selection Tour will make a stop at Coosa High on Wednesday, November 9 to honor Rowland for her selection. Rowland is in the Coosa High color guard.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative is seeking nominations for its 2017 Greenie Awards that recognize efforts in the areas of water conservation, sustainability, innovation, land protection and outdoor recreation.
Floyd County Commissioner Scotty Hancock was recently recognized by ACCG, Georgia’s county association, for receiving certification in the association’s training and education program, the Lifelong Learning Academy.
Shorter University will honor two alumni — Joan Stogner Long and Tyler Thomas — with its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be presented during halftime of Shorter’s homecoming football game on Saturday at Barron Stadium.
Shorter University senior communication arts major Caleb Britt is in his last year of undergraduate studies after having the opportunity of a lifetime. Britt, of Newnan, spent his summer as a paid intern at WSB-TV, Channel 2 Action News, which is Atlanta’s ABC affiliate.
Chef Greg Paulson, director of Culinary Arts at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, has always brought international cooking techniques to his kitchen-lab to teach students other countries’ cooking methods, and this summer he exposed students to Irish cuisine by taking them to Ireland.
Boy Scout Troop 113, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church, presented the Eagle Scout honor to Dallas Adams, Stephen Brewster Jr., Herren Burgess, Nicholas Carlton, Andrew Davis, Justin King and Samuel Megginson.
Rome Rotarian Karl Waechtler has contributed $10,000 to the Georgia Rotary Student Program, which brings international students to the state to attend a year of college through the program’s scholarship endowment.
Merrimac Locklear Forsyth, Sandy Hemphill, Anita Sealock, all from Elm Street Elementary, and Becky Sidwell, from West End Elementary, recently graduated from the Kennesaw State University’s Math & Science Program with their Science Endorsement.