Gallatin’s Middle School girls basketball team defeated South Harrison, 26-24, to capture first place last Thursday in the Princeton Tournament.
Seeds have been drawn for the 40th Annual Gallatin Invitational Basketball Tournament, and coaches of the event are giving the defending champions the inside track once again. In fact, if this year’s seeds hold true, both girls and boys championship will be rematches from a year ago.
On the girls side, Braymer and Gilman City match up again in the opening round as the fourth and fifth seeds. Polo
Fifteen agriculture students from North Central Missouri College, including Morgan Dotson of Kidder, participated in the Missouri Post-Secondary Agriculture Students Organization State Conference Nov. 9-11 in West Plains. Dotson was a national qualifier in non ruminant animal systems.
The conference was hosted by Missouri State University West Plains with 140 students and advisors from eight Missouri community colleges participating in the conference. The NCMC group toured the Missouri State University
The Covel D. Searcy Elementary School in Gallatin presented a program for Veterans Day. The assembly was for all veterans and active duty service members. The program was held Friday, Nov. 11, with a reception in the elementary cafeteria, and an assembly in the elementary gym. The fourth grade students wrote cards to the veterans and participated in a dialogue with them before the program.
Each year, schools and communities around the nation celebrate Red Ribbon Week to commemorate substance abuse prevention. To kick off this year’s celebrations, students across Missouri participated in ACT Missouri’s annual Art Contest. Local student Jillian Plymell, a seventh grader from Pattonsburg, was selected as a winner. Her art work will appear in the 2017 Year in Prevention Calendar, and she will receive a $50 gift card and a certificate
Students at Pattonsburg R-2 were recognized for displaying the traits of the character word of the month for October. Chosen by their respective classroom teachers, these students will continue to show “Trustworthiness.” The students are pictured, left to right, front, Taylen Fore, first grade; Emsleigh McCrary, kindergarten; back row, Cole Anderson, fourth grade; Gage Iddings, fifth grade; Josie Shock, second grade; and Kavinly Rutledge, third grade.
Six Winston FFA Members and advisor Katie Martin traveled with DeKalb, North Andrew, and Union Star FFA members to National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 18-22. While on the trip they experienced the opening general session, career show and expo, and toured places such as the Hannibal Cave, Indianapolis Speedway, a popcorn factory, a marshmallow factory, and watched a hypnotist show.
WHS FFA members are pictured in front
Gallatin FFA member Addison Burns received first place at the Area level in the Missouri Soil & Water Association Prepared Public Speaking Contest held Nov. 2, at Gallatin. Addison, daughter of Brantly and Tara Burns, is a sophomore at Gallatin R-5 High School.
The speech contest was titled “We All Need Trees.” Requirements were to give a prepared speech 6-8 minutes long, followed by five minutes of questioning by the
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