Mambrino School students learned about Texas history during a recent assembly with Texas singer-songwriter Brian Burns.
The program “Once Upon a Time in Texas” helps to instill students with a genuine interest and appreciation of the history, culture, music and folklore of the state.
“The history of a people is best illuminated through its music, and nothing ignites a student’s historical interest more effectively (and infectiously) than songs and stories that bring the past stirringly back to life,” said Burns, a multiple award-winning Texas song stylist and balladeer.… Read the rest
Payne named to
Angelo STate Dean’s List
Kanyon C. Payne of Granbury has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester at Angelo State University in San Angelo. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full time at ASU and must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Jones, Meyer named to
Howard Payne Honor Roll
Howard Payne University recently announced its Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester.… Read the rest
Pretz makes Rockhurst University dean’s list
Sarah Pretz of Granbury has been named to the Rockhurst University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or above.
Rodriguez makes dean’s list at Georgetown
Ryan Miguel Rodriguez of Granbury has been named to dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.… Read the rest
Granbury FFA members recently joined Texas agriculture students throughout the state in raising more than $130,000 to help West ISD restore what was lost after the April 17, 2013, fertilizer plant blast that destroyed much of the school district’s facilities.
The campaign for West FFA began in August when members of the state organization learned that their fellow members would be attending school in portable buildings with nowhere to practice the hands-on aspect of the career and technical education program.… Read the rest
Ty Robertson, a Granbury FFA officer, was a big winner at the Junior Agricultural Mechanics Projects Show, a competition at the Fort Worth Stock Show, on Jan. 18-20.
A Granbury High School senior, Robertson restored a hitch wagon from the ground up.
The wagon was used as a primary tool in the 1800s as a way of hauling firemen, hoses and other equipment to and from fires.… Read the rest
A Granbury High School senior and an Acton Middle School eighth-grader were among area students recognized by the Elizabeth Crockett chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution during a recent awards presentation at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.
GHS senior Justin Kochis was presented with the DAR Good Citizens Award and read an essay entitled “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It” with specific information about how one’s personal heritage affects duties to the nation.… Read the rest