Brandon B. Brandon B.

Patrick Henry High School junior, Brandon B., recently achieved rank of Eagle Scout. The Eagle ceremony was held on April 23, 2005 at the Rosedale Baptist Church. Members of troop 76, along with Brandon's family and friends were present to help him celebrate this special honor. Brandon has been in scouts since 1994 and has worked on various merit badges since that time. His last project was his Eagle project, where he designed and built a billboard for Meadowview Town Square. This billboard is located next to the Meadowview Post Office. Congratulations Brandon!

Members of the Nation Honor Society Members of the Nation Honor Society

On April 6, the Holston High School Chapter of National Honor Society inducted new members. Sixteen juniors and seniors were tapped during a solemn candlelight ceremony led by current NHS members Keshia P., Courtney B., Serena F., Tess V., Cable W., and Ashlee W., and Amanda W. The parents, special guests, teachers, and student body witnessed the ceremony. Inducted into the organization for the 2004-2005 school year are Grant W., Amy P., Alicia C., Mary C., Emily B., Bonnie V., Carrie T., Autumn V., Sarah W., Mary S., Jessica E., Leah W., Christy M., Andy W., Courtney P., and Dianne G. Following the pledge of membership and presentation of pins, Principal Dennis Hill addressed the assembly. A reception for all NHS members, their parents, and special guests was held in the school cafeteria. Holston High School would like to thank Ms. Waldron, Mr. Gray and Ms. Ratliff for their hard work and dedication to the National Honor Society.

Student Montana M. with driver Mike Wallace Student Montana M. with driver Mike Wallace

On April 26, 2005, Neff students took an afternoon incentive trip to Morgan-McClure Motorsports. Students met with driver Mike Wallace and the Lucas Oil girls. They also were able to look at race cars and the latest technology involved with building them.

Students also visited the Morgan-McClure museum. Teachers Randy Woodward, Mark Trogdon, Scott Anderson, and Brenda Neese chaperoned the trip.

Dates for the Washigton County high school graduation ceremonies have been determined. They are as follows:

  • Abingdon High School - May 27 (Fri.) - 8:00 p.m.
  • Holston High School - May 27 (Fri.) - 7:00 p.m.
  • John S. Battle High School - May 28 (Sat.) - 10:00 a.m.
  • Patrick Henry High School - May 29 (Sun.) - 2:00 p.m.
Speakers from Neff's Career Day. Speakers from Neff's Career Day.

On April 26, 2005, The William Neff Center hosted its Annual Career Day. Over twenty presenters from a variety of businesses and industries spoke with the students about career opportunities. The Neff Center faculty invited local industry leaders. Close connection with business and industry is an ongoing goal for the Neff Center.

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