The Granbury High School Class of 2013 – which numbers about 380 seniors – is making preparations for graduation.
Graduates will receive their high school diplomas at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
A baccalaureate service sponsored by the Granbury Ministerial Alliance is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.… Read the rest
Tolar High will send nine students to the state academic contest May 21-22 based on their results in the regional academic contest at Tarleton State University.
Junior Carly Knapp finished second in social studies, junior Elli Diehl finished third in editorial writing and second in spelling, junior TJ Foster finished third in prose interpretation, and senior Davis McCauley finished second in current issues and events.… Read the rest
Four eighth graders from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School were recently selected to join the Middle School/Junior High Honor Choir of the Texas Choral Directors Association (TCDA).
Selected for the state honor choir are AMS students Clayton Brown, Brynn Deger and Jacob Wheeler along with GMS student Bailey Occhipinti. … Read the rest
Granbury FFA members received awards during a banquet at GHS:
DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award – Ashlee Myers.
Star Greenhand – Taylor Phillips.
Star Chapter FFA Degree – Sam Spradlin.
Fighting Heart Award – Alexis Carpenter.
Agricultural mechanics – Austin Montgomery; beef cattle production – Brodie Markum; diversified animal production – Conner Cox; goat production – Colton Bison; sheep production – Ty Robertson; swine production – Cody Bedwell.… Read the rest
Lipan’s Niquel Barnett placed third in regional ready writing Saturday and will compete at state.
Lipan had one other student to place at regional – Tanden Foust, fifth place in spelling.
Twelve Lipan students competed at regional in Abilene after taking high honors at the district meet in Gustine.
They are: … Read the rest
Six Granbury High School students qualified for the University Interscholastic League Academic State Meet May 20-22 in Austin.
Rachel Rodgers captured the championship in Lincoln-Douglas debate at last week’s regional contest, while editorial writing contestant Preston Flurkey was second in that event.
The accounting team of Austin Bradley, Joseph McLean, Evangelina Oviedo and Kyle Shanahan placed second overall and is advancing to state as a wild card.… Read the rest
Granbury seniors Hunter Pearson and Emily Schultz are National Merit scholarship finalists.
The Merit program honors academically talented students in the U.S.
Pearson is a homeschool student; Schultz attends Heritage Christian Homeschool.
Pearson plans to attend Texas A&M, major in finance and go to law school and eventually politics. He has interned for the Granbury office of Congressman Mike Conaway. … Read the rest
Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Opal Durant Granbury Woman of the Year Award. The winner will be presented at CWJC’s annual fundraiser, Rendezvous in the Bahamas, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Granbury Resort Conference Center.
To request a nomination form, send an e-mail to: email@example.com or download a form at: www.cwjcgranbury.org. … Read the rest
“The Diviners” will continue its road show.
Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater arts students triumphed at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) One Act Play area competition Saturday at the University of Texas at Arlington.
The troupe advances to the UIL regional competition Saturday at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene. … Read the rest