Category: Community

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Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol

In the summer of 2009, Marybeth Leavell was working as the Executive Director of Forest Park Street School (FPSS). During a meeting, Leavell had the opportunity to meet Col. Bracewell, who happened to be active duty military and a member of Civil Air Patrol (CAP). As they discussed the different opportunities that FPSS had to...

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Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

When 35 year-old Henry County native Dave Womack won the 2006 U.S. Mid Amateur Championship in Flagstaff, buy shop Arizona, buy it set the stage for him to achieve what most golfers can only dream about……to play in the Masters.  (Augusta National Golf Course invites the winner of the Mid Amateur Championship to participate in...

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Soaring With Eagles

Soaring With Eagles

As parents, we understand there is much more to life than just what is taught within the four walls of a classroom. It is the practical application of what we learn that allows the educational process to become so much more than just a degree. Things like teamwork, readiness, organization and leadership often never get...

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Farguson School – Building Community

Farguson School – Building Community

Great buildings that endure have strong foundations. So it is with great communities too. Henry County is fortunate to have a large population of foundation citizens who have invested their entire lives in fostering a strong sense of community – even when challenged by rapid population expansion and changing cultural norms. For many of these...

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Personal Education

Personal Education

When a person decides their career lies in the field of education, there is really only one intention driving that decision for their life. Their focal point revolves around helping children.  It does not matter if the help is academic, social, or about life in general. In the end, all three aims will be realized...

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Inspired by a Babe and a Book

Inspired by a Babe and a Book

It’s race day. The runners step up to the line. They pause to reflect on the hurdle’s of life they have leaped in preparation for this race. The sound of their own breath becomes increasingly audible as they attempt to clear their mind and focus on the race at hand. The starting pistol sounds. Swiftly...

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All the World’s a Stage…. but Henry is Home

All the World’s a Stage…. but Henry is Home

Coming back to Eagles Landing Christian Academy [ELCA] was a no-brainer for India. She wasn’t coming to get an education; instead it was time to give back and help others reach the spotlight. India Scandrick has been shining under the spotlight for many years even though she is only nineteen. Before she could graduate from...

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Academy Theater in Stockbridge

Academy Theater in Stockbridge

Have you ever thought of drama as just a cluster of communication? I hadn’t until Robert Drake broke down the art of acting. When most of us go to the movies or theater for entertainment, we don’t realize we are listening to a mass of choreographed communications. From the writer of the screenplay, to the...

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Creativity Canned

Creativity Canned

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.  The oft-repeated idiom aptly applies to a group of talented students and their teacher at Henry County Middle School. In Melissa Wood’s art class, nothing goes to waste.  Some of the most interesting pieces are composed of items once discarded as something to be picked up on the...

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Game Changer

Game Changer

Meet Marnie Hornsby, 39, a multi-sport athlete and Olympian. She is the reigning silver medalist champion in Alpine Skiing earned at this year’s 2013 Special Olympics World Games held in Pyeongchang, Korea. Although Marnie has competed in a variety of sports [softball, bocce ball, equestrian, tennis and volleyball], the 2013 games were her first foray...