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P.E.O. Helps Women in Education

The BQ Chapter of P.E.O. in Gallatin sponsored two local women for P.E.O. Program for continuing education (PCE) grants this year. Vickie France of Gallatin and Amanda Harper of Gallatin each received a grant to assist with educational needs. Established in 1973, the P.E.O. Program for continuing education (PCE) presents need-based grants to women in the United States and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary

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Phillips Graduates with Masters in Business

On May 15, 2015, Caleb Phillips graduated from the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business, receiving a Master of Business Administration. Caleb received a Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communication with honor in May of 2013.

Caleb’s achievements while at MU include: Summer Welcome Leader, Tour Team Leader, Alternative Spring Break Site Leader, President and Graduate Assistant; 2011 Homecoming Steering Committee, 2012 Homecoming Royalty, 2013 Mizzou 39 recipient, tapped

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Dennis Croy Given Commendation

On June 18, Gallatin Police Chief Richards presented Gallatin R-5 Superintendent Dennis Croy with a commendation for his support in the community policing programs of the Gallatin Police Department. Mr. Croy’s success in providing students with a safe environment to learn, and his commitment to the safety and welfare of the children, has been much appreciated. Thank you, Mr. Croy, for your service to our community.

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Heldenbrand Joins Gallatin School Board

Amy Heldenbrand was selected to fill the open position on the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education during their meeting held June 17. She will begin at the July meeting. The position became open when Priscilla Whitt moved her residence from the district. Others applying were Anita Riley and Diane McLey.

Lunch prices were set at $2.85 for high school students and $2.55 for elementary students for next year. The increase

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State Tech Announces 2015 Spring Graduates

State Technical College of Missouri would like to congratulate the 2015 Spring graduates, which includes Robert Cornett of Gallatin. Ranked among the best nationally, the State Technical College of Missouri serves a unique role as one of the leading two-year technical colleges in Missouri and the Midwest region. State Tech has built a reputation as a highly specialized, student friendly college with an exceptional reputation with business and industry. State

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MU Dean’s List

The University of Missouri spring semester 2015 dean’s list has been announced with the following area students listed: Gallatin: Samuel Joseph Hamilton, Sophomore, Journalism, Derrick Charles Lin, Junior, Journalism, Bailey Marie Morrison, Sophomore, Health Professions; Jamesport: Scotty Frank Dolan, Senior, Agr-Food & Nat Resources, Megan Elizabeth Ellis, Sophomore, Engineering.

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Upward Bound Program Participates in Community Day

upward bound UB community day june 2015

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Participants in the Upward Bound Program at North Central Missouri College took part in various community service projects and activities in Trenton on June 10. Activities included: picking up litter for Stream Team, volunteering at the Green Hills Animal Shelter, Moberly Park and Grundy County Health Department where they prepared school supply bags. Students also participated in a float/canoeing trip on the Thompson and Weldon Rivers with the

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DCHD Hosts Youth ATV Class

The Daviess County Health Department in conjunction with the ATV Safety Institute held an ATV safety event on Saturday, June 6, with 39 students participating. Three ATV volunteer instructors provided hands-on learning for children ages 10-18 about the basics of safe ATV riding.

“We heard from many parents about the need for this type of class for their child and they were thrilled to receive a free fitted helmet,” said

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Riggs Graduates in May

Missouri State University conferred 2,166 degrees to students during its three spring commencement ceremonies May 15 at JQH Arena, including Kirstin Riggs of Winston, who received a BSED and graduated Cum Laude.

A total of 1,734 bachelor’s degrees, 394 master’s degrees, three specialist degrees and 35 doctorate degrees were conferred. Beyond the standard expectations, 174 students were recognized for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors

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