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5th Annual Scholarship Showdown August 11th

The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County will hold it’s 5th Annual Scholarship Showdown on Friday, August 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion. The scholarship showdown is a reverse drawing. Your donation of $100 gives you the chance to win cash prizes! Only 250 tickets will be sold, and you do not need to be present to ... Full Story »

Education Foundation receives $2k

Education Foundation of Gilchrist County Board Members were pleased to receive a check for $2000 from Capital City Bank at their July 12th meeting. Shown from left to right, front row are Patricia Yates, Damon Leggett, Tiffany Bodiford, Clif Bradley of Capital City Bank, Marilyn Thompson, and Paula Marczynski. Back row, left to right, Stephanie Smith, Amy Owens, Adam Elliott ... Full Story »

Grades are in and Gilchrist scores an A

The Florida Department of Education released the school grades last week and Gilchrist students did well scoring “A” for the school district. The students, teachers and staff are to be congratulated for bringing the district grade from a “B” in 2015-16 to an A in 2016-2017. Superintendent Robert Rankin said, “We are proud of the students, teachers, and staff in ... Full Story »

22 from Trenton FFA attend the Florida FFA State Convention

Twenty-two Trenton FFA members participated in leadership workshops, leadership development events (LDE) and career development events (CDE), award recognition, and the career expo at the 89th Florida FFA Convention. The Agricultural Issues team delivered a presentation on the usage of drones in the agriculture industry. Team members included Lauren Roberts, Caroline Johnston, Makenzie Smith, Christianna Norfleet, Adam Smith, and Erin ... Full Story »

Education Foundation Mini Grants helping teachers

The 2700 or so students in the Gilchrist County School District benefit in many ways from the work of The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County. The Board Members heard from the District Teacher of the Year, Karen Welch during the Education Foundation’s June 14th meeting. Karen Welch of Bell High School said she had spent her $500 mini grant that ... Full Story »

Bell High Graduated 99 on Friday, May 26

(photo by Donny Joiner Photography)   By Matthew Harrell 99 Bell High School students moved their tassel from right to left as they graduated from BHS. The graduates walked out to the traditional Pomp and Circumstance before arriving at their seats for the graduation ceremony. The Bell High School JROTC then presented the colors and Ana Valdez recited the Pledge ... Full Story »

Trenton High Class of 2017 Graduation held May 27

By Cindy Jo Ayers Kyle Barbera, Class President, gave the welcome on Saturday evening just as the sun was setting over the football stadium at Trenton High School. Barbera said, “I would like to recognize the faculty and staff for their nonstop hard work, love, and dedication to get us to where we are sitting today.” He went on to ... Full Story »

Top scholars are Johnston, Rowe

The 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians  have been selected at Trenton High School and Bell High School. Trenton High Valedictorian is Caroline Berklee Johnston with a Numeric GPA of 101.95. The THS Salutatorian is Kyndall Lynn Williams with a Numeric GPA of 97.48. Bell High Valedictorian is Christine Elizabeth Rowe who had a Numeric GPA of 97.79. The Salutatorian is Jarrett ... Full Story »