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West Fannin Elementary Character Ed winners for March

Rebel's Corner

The Character Ed word for the month of March was Optimism.  The definition is “hopeful; focusing on the good in all situations.”

These students were chosen for consistently displaying this character trait throughout the month.  Congratulations to all of you!

Pictured are, from left to right, front row: Sophia Garcia, AbbyGail Grindle, Ella Norris, Ryann King, Scarlett Queen, Makayla Siler, Kaydee Parris, Brody Ingle;  middle row:  Archer Twiggs, Tucker Griggs, Karleigh Cruce, Colton Bradburn, Avery Collis, Yarely Vargas, Isaac Watkins; back row: Ava Acker, Jordan Kinman, Yamilet Lopez-Garcia, Kaden Davis, Callie Lewis, Michael Dunnivan, and Isabella Patton.  Not Pictured:  Jeremiah Wyrick and Natalee Reeves.

 

News from Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Community
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
March 20, 2018
News for Members
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Leading the way to economic vitality and quality of life in Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton and all of beautiful Fannin County, Georgia.

March Community Events Calendar
March 1-28 – Youth Art Month, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

In This Issue
Business After Hours
Publications Deadline
Community Events Calendar

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Chamber Calendar of Events
March 20 – Business After Hours at University of North Georgia, 83 Dunbarton Farm Rd., Blue Ridge
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
March 21 – Board of Directors Meeting, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, Executive Committee Meeting at 11:00 a.m., Board Meeting at 12:00 p.m.
March 27 – Ribbon Cutting for Home Instead Senior Care, Fannin County Chamber
10:00 a.m.
March 28 – Ribbon Cutting for Southern Drug Co., 4075 East 1st St., Blue Ridge
11:00 a.m.
March 29 – Leadership Fannin, Education, Fannin County High School Field House
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
March 29 – Golf Committee Meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
March 30 – Welcome Centers closed in observance of Good Friday
April 1 – Welcome Centers closed in observance of Easter
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Member Events
Dual Enrollment at Dalton State College
CASA Flyer

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The mission of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce is to provide services to members, support existing business and promote economic development and tourism, while preserving and enhancing our community’s character, natural resources and quality of life.

Miss Fannin County Middle School Pageant

Rebel's Corner

March 16 was the Junior Miss Fannin County Middle School (FCMS) and Miss FCMS Pageant.  We had 39 participants.  Attached are images of  our winners.  The first image is of Monica Cosentino, first runner-up for Jr. Miss FCMS, Middle is Jr. Miss FCMS Reese Lindstrom, second runner-up Jr Miss FCMS Madison Denton.  The second image is Miss FCMS Kinsley Sullivan and second runner-up Miss FCMS Leah Pope.  Not pictured is first runner-up Miss FCMS Brekailyn Arp.  The last picture is of Kinsley Sullivan, Miss Photogenic, Taylor Poland, Miss Sponsorship,  Adealyn Ray, Miss Congeniality.  Not pictured is Emily Mealer, People’s Choice winner.

 

FCHS Press Release Regarding the Accomplishment of Todd Geren

Rebel's Corner

The upcoming Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Epworth Community Club (125 Schoolhouse Road, Epworth, GA) is Wednesday March 21st

Community
SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER
The upcoming Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Epworth Community Club (125 Schoolhouse Road, Epworth, GA) is NEXT Wednesday March 21st (One week from today) from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.  Spaghetti, Bread, Salad & Dessert – $6.Dine-In – Italian atmosphere, checkered table cloths, candles, Italian music, Italy slide-show, Epworth neighbors and more.
Carry-Out
 – To Go Orders can be picked up at the door.

CLICK to see a 50 second Promo video with local talent about the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner at Epworth.


CLICK to see the Epworth version of Veni, Vidi, Vici.

FCHS FCCLA State Leadership Conference

Rebel's Corner

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – This past weekend, students from the Fannin County High School (FCHS) Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter attended the State Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The group brought home several awards! Senior Victoria Keaton earned a medal for scoring third place in the state in the Online Proficiency Testing category. Freshman Sierra Reynolds earned a gold medal and scored in the top two in the state in Sports Nutrition. Cady Finley, a ninth grader, also earned a gold medal and scored in the top two in Interpersonal Communications. Sierra and Cady both advanced and will represent the state of Georgia as they compete at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference this summer.

Also at the conference, FCCLA adviser Lauren Owenby was recognized and awarded the Georgia FCCLA New Teacher of the Year.

Photos: Each of the attached photos are titled. Below are descriptions of each:

Lauren Owenby adviser award: Photo of FCCLA adviser Lauren Owenby with her Georgia FCCLA New Teacher of the Year Plaque.

State Winners with adviser: Pictured above are the three FCHS State Winners. From left: Adviser Lauren Owenby, Sierra Reynolds, Victoria Keaton, and Cady Finley

Group photo: Adviser Lauren Owenby, Sierra Reynolds, Hailee Mealer, Bobbi Pippin, Desiree Bell, Chloe Clemmons, Hayleigh Queen, Cady Finley, and Sydney Tarpley.

 

2015 Fannin Lady Rebels Awards Banquet

Sports

 

DSCN0496test1The 2015 Lady Rebels Softball banquet was held at the First Baptist Church Youth Community Building in Blue Ridge, GA. Fannin alumni and now University of North Georgia Nighthawks Softball members Alexis Collis and Candace German were in attendance with their 2015 Division II NCAA Softball National Championship Trophy. Coaches, family and friends were all in attendance as Coach Dyer and Coach Armstrong handed out the awards from the past season.

The 2015 Lady Rebel season has come and gone, but not before a great season. Coach Dyer started off the banquet awards with Asst. Director of Enrollment Services at the UNG Blue Ridge Campus, Lori Bramlett. Mrs. Bramlett recognized Alexis and Candace for there role in winning the 2015 NCAA National Championship. The two girls talked about getting ready for the night, keeping God first and surviving college life.

Coach Armstrong and Coach Dyer started off the 2015 Lady Rebels banquet by presenting awards to the JV Lady Rebels and finished with the varsity Lady Rebels and a special presentation to the eight seniors that will be leaving this year. Incase you missed the banquet, go here to watch it.

JV Rebel Award – Freshman Hannah Dickey

Coaches Award JV squad – Sophomore Brooklyn Bearden

7-AAA All-Region 1st Team – Ashley Rhodes and Allie Barfield

7-AAA All-Region 2nd Team – Kiersten Seagle and Haylee Bearden

The 2015 Scholar Athelete Award presented by Principal Eric Cioffi

Senior –  Lacey Walden

Participation Awards – Sophomore Morgan Contardi and Freshman Amelia Sneed

First Year Letters

Freshman – Macy Galloway

Freshman – Aubree Pack

Freshman – Hannah Dickey

Freshman – Kyla Seabolt

Second Year Letters

Senior – Destiny Traylor

Sophomore – Brooklyn Bearden

Senior – Kakyra DeGrie

Third Year Letters

Senior – Lacy Walden

Senior – Haylee Bearden

Junior – Kaitlin Dickey

Senior – Whitney Campbell

Senior – Ashley Rhodes

Fourth Year Letters

Senior – Kiersten Seagle

Senior – Allie Barfield

Pitcher Award – Whitney Campbell

Most Improved– Ashley Rhodes

Defensive Award– Kiersten Seagle

Offensive Award– Allie Barfield

Lady Rebel award– Lacey Walden

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Coach Dyer presented the Seniors with a plaque for there wall. He talked about how each of the eight senior ladies impacted both the team and him personally over the last four years.

Heather Collis was also recognized for all the years of hard work and dedication she has put into the program. She was presented a gift certificate for an evening out. Coach Dyer thanked her and the entire Softball Booster Club for the thankless and tireless job they have done throughout his five years at Fannin. He also said that of all his years coaching that this was the most active and hardest working Booster Club he has had the pleasure of working with.

 

 

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