On Thursday, March 30, 2015, Murphy BMA teacher Linda Robinson hosted the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue for the State of Alabama, Julie P. Magee. Ms. Magee visited MHS Career Preparedness, Finance, and Co-op students to discuss Mandatory Automobile Liability Insurance and Alabama’s OIVS (On-line Insurance Verification System). Through the cooperation of business and industry, students get the opportunity to gain real-world experiences.
Mobile County Public Schools JROTC program had two cadets to represent the district as State JROTC CTSO officers.The two Cadets from our district are (far left) Cadet Chayse Teague – Baker HS and (second from left) Cadet Tierra Stoute – Davidson HS . They represented the Mobile County School District in superb fashion this entire school year!
Montgomery High School FFA members participated in an all day Horticulture Service Project to Hollinger’s Island Elementary on Friday, March 27, 2015. The students, along with Horticulture teacher Mr. John Halliday, assisted Mrs. Leisa Boney and the Hollinger’s Island students in cleaning and organizing the greenhouse, building tables/planting benches, and repairing the irrigation system. The FFA members also assisted the elementary students in harvesting the winter vegetables from the raised garden beds and planting a variety of spring and summer vegetables, including tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. The students who participated are the following: Breena Besselaar, Paige Wheatley, Kelly Hughen, Kayleigh Gates, Emily Guidroz, Ethan Craig, Jacob Walker, Russell Williams, Dayemon Kelly, and Mason Hembree.
Students from Citronelle High School’s Business, Management and Administration (BMA) program visited Regions Bank at the RSA Tower on March 20, 2015. Employees of Regions Bank spoke to students on various topics such as the history of Regions Bank, interviewing techniques, and the importance of education as it relates to the banking industry. Students also toured the vault. The BMA program is a part of Citronelle High School’s Academy of Business, Marketing, Sales, and Promotions.
On February 29, schools from around the county competed in a local FFA competition. The competitive events were: tractor driving, land judging, horticulture, poultry, and small engines. This event helps prepare local FFA students for state completion. Toomey Equipment provided the tractors and Beard Equipment furnished a trachoe for the students to drive. The event was host to approximately 250 students as well as community leaders. Winners from this local competition will move on to state competition.