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The Brownsville States-Graphic, Thursday, May 27, 2010 — Page A3

Joan Banks awards Marty Williams Exchangite of the Year award.

The Brownsville Exchange Club donated a Freedom Shrine to Haywood Jr. High last Wednesday afternoon during their monthly meeting. In a reminder to all Americans, freedom is the result of hard work of our forefathers.

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Continued from Page 1 students were the Top Ten in the senior class: tied as Valedictorians are Fabiola Calderon, Alex Primrose, Blace Correa, Audrey Pattat and Jordan Burroughs, each having maintained a 4.0 GPA during their four years in high school. Tied at second place are Lauren Perry and Nick Bostic. Next are Sabrina Saveh, Quincey Halliburton and Andrew Pearson. Andrew Pearson received the Joe T. Naylor Award for having an ACT composite score of 30. This award is given to the boy in the senior class with the highest ACT score. Audrey Pattat received the Ed Thompson Award for having an ACT composite score of 31. This award is given to the girl in the senior class with the highest ACT score. Chris Rich received the Outstanding CareerTechnical Scholar Award. Alex Galbraith received the DAR Good Citizenship Award. Two students maintained perfect attendance for the entire four years of high school: Violet Chavez and Kendra Jones. The Tri-Athlete Award an award where a athlete

must letter in at least three different sports in his or her high school career, went to two HHS seniors, Harold Watson and Tiffany King. HHS Senior Bianca Cole’s mother, Captain Angela Minor, is stationed in Iraq serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In honor of Bianca, the Regimental Support Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, has sent a flag, which was flown over the Garrison Command Headquarters, Camp Taji, Iraq, and over the United States Capitol. Major Delois Dailey of the HHS JROTC presented this flag to Bianca. Meshara Williams is joining the United States Army, and Sgt. Latoya Mitchell presented Meshara a check representing the value of her military education. Harold Watson and Raven Hurdle, were also recipients of the Army Scholar Athlete award. The Tennessee Scholars program, a business-led initiative endorsed by the Tennessee Department of Education, the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tennessee Business Roundtable, and many other education coalitions across the state, was given to students who must have completed a rigorous academic and technical course of study that exceeds

the minimum requirements for a diploma. Additionally, they must have met other criteria including at least 40 hours of community service. The following students who received this were: Monica Austin, Nick Bostic, Jordan Burroughs, Jarvis Bynum, Fabiola Calderon, La’Keithia Caldwell, Violet Chavez, Bianca Cole, Becca Davis, Destinee Douglas, Alex Galbraith, Quentin Halliburton, Quincey Halliburton, Raven Hurdle, Kendra Jones, Mickey Nixon, Andrew Pearson, Lauren Perry, Brittany Pickens, Alex Primrose, Sabrina Saveh, Anna Scott, Kirstie Shutes, Mitchell Turner, Ana Waller and Jonathon Watson. Scholarships were also high in number, especially locally. The total of local scholarships given equaled to $95,350. Overall, Mitchell told the graduates, “If you keep your grades up and remain eligible to renew your college and lottery scholarships for four years, the Class of 2010 will leave here tonight with a combined total of $2,029,170 to help further their education over the next four years.” For a detailed breakdown of all the scholarships given, check the next issue of the Brownsville States Graphic.

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Exchange Club member Betty Tindle presents a Freedom plaque to HJH librarian Gina Cozart Wednesday during their meeting.

Briefly Speaking

City cautions residents to contact code enforcement

Advanced tickets are $4 and $5 at the door. For tickets or more information, contact any Rescue Squad member, Drew Magruder at Brownsville Radio or Randy Byrd at 780-9068.

The City of Brownsville urges citizens who have sustained rood or flood damage to contact the Building Department at City Hall prior to hiring any works to repair the damages. DO NOT PAY A CONTRACTOR PRIOR TO CHECKING WITH THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE

Sobriety Checkpoints set for Friday May 28th This weekend, local authorities will be increasing enforcement efforts to insure the safety of the citizens of Brownsville and Haywood County. Officers of the Brownsville Police Department and the Haywood County Sheriff’s Department will be teaming up. Joint enforcement activities will be conducted on Friday May 28th at 8:00 pm and end Saturday May 29th at 2:00am. Activities will include Sobriety Checkpoints, and DUI Saturations. Officers will concentrate their enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from the roadways. However as non-compliance with the safety belt and child restraint laws place people in danger, these laws will be vigorously enforced as well.

Relay For Life Survivor medals

Due to the cancellation of Relay For Life, the Survivor Medallions were unable to be presented. If you are a Haywood County resident and a cancer survivor, please stop by INSOUTH Bank, main branch Friday, May 28 between the hours of 10am and 4pm to pick up your Medallion.

TIWF comes to Brownsville

The Haywood County Rescue Squad will sponsor TIWF wrestling June 4 at the old armory on Boyd Avenue. Bell time is 7:30PM.

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Senior Center celebrates Older American Month In celebration of Older American Month, the Senior Center honored members age 80+ May 21 with an old-fashioned potluck luncheon. David Smith was our special guest. He sang inspirational songs in celebration of this special event. Everyone 80+ was recognized with special poems and readings written especially for people age 80+. Standing left to right: Quince Outlaw, Jewel Overton, Alma Herbert, Milly Deem, Louise Parker, Virginia Williams, Mary V. Higgins, Emma Boyd, Eva Oldham, John Hight Seated: Ruth Hooper, Mattie Sinclair, Betty Stewart, Minnie Bond, Mildred Hight and Melissa Waller.

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