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Gilleran receives AFA awards

FOUNTAIN LAKE -- Melody Gilleran, facilitator for the Environmental and Spatial Technologies program at Fountain Lake Charter High School, was named the Air Force Association's Teacher of the Year in both the Hot Springs and Arkansas state chapters.

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Memorial scholarship

Lake Hamilton High School senior Nick Amerson recently received the Shannon Beebe Memorial Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is given each year in honor of Shannon Beebe, a Lake Hamilton graduate.

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Leadership Hot Springs High

Seven Hot Springs High School students were recently recognized for their completion of the Leadership Hot Springs youth program. Graduates, from left, were Oliver Steven-Assheur, Elizabeth Purnell, Mallory Whitson, Elizebeth Snider, Anna Claire Butler, Lizabeth De LaPaz and Michael Kelly.

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Track and field day

Lake Hamilton Intermediate School students Keely Hayes, left, and Brandon Tackett, right, cheer on Jaden Falgout during the annual track and field day.

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Passing the gavel

The National Park College Student Government Association hosted its "Passing the Gavel" ceremony this month to recognize the 2015-16 officer team and install seven new officers for 2016-17. Outgoing officers shared a list of activities and accomplishments from the past year. New officers, from left, are Edwin Angwenyi, at-large representative; Riley Goad, vice president; Katie Hardister, secretary; Michelle Godwin, president; Aaron Johnson, treasurer; Blas Cheairs Aguilar, at-large; and Lisa Lingo, at-large. Incoming officers were selected during a campuswide election in April. New officers will receive an orientation and leadership training during a summer retreat.

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Students of the Month

Principal Mike Spraggins has announced the Bismarck Middle School April Students of the Month. Honorees, from left, were Ethan Elliott, seventh grade; Ethan Davis, sixth grade; Kriston McNanna, fifth grade; and Collier Robertson, eighth grade.

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Ritzy trip

Sykes in Malvern funded a final trip of the school year for students in third and fourth grade from Lakeside Intermediate School. Chitara Stuart, right, a member of the Sykes recruiting team, met students at the Ritz Theatre in Malvern.

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Welding project benefits VA clinic

Students in the National Park College Welding program designed and fabricated an iron bench they donated to the Central Arkansas Veteran's Health Care System's Hot Springs Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

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Rural champions

State Rep. Bruce Cozart, R-District 24, third from left, was recognized April 22 as a Champion of Rural Arkansas during a reception in Little Rock. The event is co-sponsored by Rural Community Alliance and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

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Diamonds in the park

First-grade students from Langston Aerospace and Environmental Studies Magnet School recently enjoyed a field trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, despite not finding any diamonds.

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State representatives

The Hot Springs School District will be represented by 14 rising seniors this summer who will be delegates to the American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State programs. The students are front, from left, Sophe Sligh, Jordan Levingston, Mattie Vereen, Elizabeth Purnell, Tira Porter and Mallory Whitson, and back, from left, Korey Wasson, William Brown, Jordan Utsey, Joey Larkin, Austin Morphew, Bradley Daniels, Cameron Laine and Oliver Steven-Assheuer.

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ATU to award credit for IB diploma

RUSSELLVILLE -- Arkansas Tech University is now the first Arkansas university to award two years' credit to students who have graduated with an International Baccalaureate diploma.

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