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Madison students accepted into arts school
Ephranette Brown and Nicholace Cayce of Madison are two of the 94 new students admitted and enrolled at the Alabama School of Fine Arts for the 2002-2003 school year. Brown is a sophomore and studying visual arts. She is the daughter of Gloria and Ephriam Brown. Cayce is a sophomore studying dance. He is the son of Jack and Kim Cayce.
UA recognizes local graduates
The University of Alabama awarded some 1,000 degrees at summer commencement exercises held this month at the Tuscaloosa campus. Here are the local graduates: Lorna Denise Foreman Howell and Amy Michelle Nelson, both of Harvest; Janie Leigh Burns, Cindy Nichole Bates Butler, Angelia Melissa King, Madeline Alaina Sandlin, Charles Daniel Seendral, Lorei Velazco, and Lisa Michelle Wilkerson, all of Madison.
Hamblin receives Webster scholarship
Rachel Hamblin, of Madison has been selected as a recipient of a Webster University Academic Scholarship for the 2002-2003 school year. The scholarship was provided by the university endowment fund to provide financial assistance to full or part-time students who have a 3.5 or better grade point average. Webster University is a nonprofit, liberal arts university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is based in St. Louis, Mo.
Ward receives achievement award
The Savannah College of Art and Design has announced that Benjamin Eli Ward of Madison has received an outstanding achievement award in foundation studies at the college's 2002 awards ceremony. Ward was selected by the faculty and staff to receive this award, which recognizes the accomplishments in the area of foundation studies. He is a sophomore illustration student and the son of Charles and Janis Ward.
Triolo inducted into National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Leslie Michelle Triolo of Madison accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars and will be honored during a campus ceremony this fall at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. NSCS is a highly selective, national, non-profit honors organization recognizing first and second year undergraduate students who excel academically. She was a 2001 graduate of Bob Jones High School.

Madison

Mill Creek Greenpower Team motors to first place in Oxford

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Competition Cheer Team takes fourth state title

Madison

The celebration continues: Madison Street Festival awards grants to 16 Madison educational programs

Events

The Loomis Brothers Circus returns this weekend

James Clemens High School

Wyche earns full-tuition scholarship from Cameron Education Foundation

Madison

ReadyFest returns to underscore need for preparedness

Madison

Winter Knights Chess Tournament sets record attendance

Harvest

Delta Sigma Theta plans exciting evening with ROUGE – A Go Red Event

Events

Burritt on the Mountain to host Shane Adkins for Coffeehouse Concert series

Bob Jones High School

Sponsors essential to achieving Madison Street Festival’s traditions

Madison

Registration opens to vie for seat in pre-kindergarten

Huntsville

Former doctor from Madison sued for overdose death

James Clemens High School

Donaldson piloting James Clemens as Acting Principal

Madison

Discovery of woman’s body in Hazel Green leads to investigation of possible murder-suicide

Huntsville

Rookie Rally Chess Tournament returns to Blossomwood

Huntsville

Arts Huntsville awards $280,000 in grants to area arts organizations

Bob Jones High School

Nichols’ podcast reflects on MCS’ 25th anniversary

Madison

Regions Bank on Madison Blvd robbed again

Madison

JAN. 20 DEADLINE: Madison Visionary Partners asking for nominations for first annual MVP awards

Madison

Damaging winds, flooding possible tonight

Madison

Community remembers Donald Spencer’s public service

Madison

Water main break postpones Bob Jones vs. Austin basketball games

Madison

Library sessions to offer backyard planting tips to novice gardeners

Madison

Editorial: King’s words speak to all

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