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MacLean and MacPhearson Valedictorians, Floyd and Driggers-Ellis Salutatorians

Ryan James MacLean THS Valedictorian Ryan James MacLean was named the 2019 Trenton High School Valedictorian. Ryan earned a GPA of 101.18 while attending high school. During high school Ryan became Autocad Associate certified and Solidworks Associate certified. He also earned his AA degree, and is graduating a year early. He was also part of the Presidents Club at Florida ... Full Story »

Taniah Bowers signs with the Santa Fe Saints

Trenton High School’s Taniah Bowers signed her letter of intent to play basketball for the Santa Fe College Saints on Tuesday, February 5th. Shown above left to right is Santa Fe Coach Chanda Stebbins, Taniah Bowers, Coach Bryant Frye, Kathy Bowers, and Shelton Bowers. Full Story »

Trenton Sr. FFA team placed first in District Land Judging event

Gilchrist County FFA participated in the 2019 Land Judging event held on Friday, February 1. The judging event was hosted by the Levy County Soil & Water Conservation District. Over one hundred FFA students judged soil near Chiefland in the morning. After the land judging they were treated to lunch at the Tommy Usher Pineland Center at noon. After the ... Full Story »

2019 Walk-A-Thon raises $16,119 for Education

The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County Board Members were more than pleased with the outcome of the annual Walk-A-Thon held on Saturday. This year’s event moved from the traditional location at the county courthouse to the Depot in Trenton. There were ten teams entered in this year’s Walk-A-Thon and those teams collected $16,119 for the Education Foundation. The event opened ... Full Story »

Carawan Teacher of the Year, Buck Employee of the Year

The Teacher and Employee of the Year for Gilchrist County School District was announced at the January 28, Gilchrist County Rotary meeting. The district wide Teacher of the Year went to Sandra Carawan of Bell Elementary and the Employee of the Year went Charley Buck, a PreK teacher at Trenton Elementary School. Superintendent Robert Rankin introduced the principals from each ... Full Story »

County School Board honors Bell Volleyball Team

Left to right, back row, Coach Lisa Barry, School Board Attorney Lindsey Lander, Superintendent Rob Rankin, School Board Member Deen Lancaster, and School Board Member Susan Owens. Middle row, left to right, School Board Member Gina Geiger, Michelle Heilig, Taylor Tompkins, Juliana Whiting, Madison Sapp, Taria Liles, Jillian Cassube, Coach Drue Barry, School Board Member Michelle Walker-Crawford, and School Board ... Full Story »

Bell Elementary School Brings Christmas to Cottondale students

This Christmas, students at Bell Elementary School embarked on what would be called their Kindness Project. The intent was to spread Christmas cheer to students affected by Hurricane Michael. The project began as a third grade activity and quickly blossomed into school wide giving. The third graders of BES started by taking their Kindness Tour field trip. Students traveled to ... Full Story »

Tigers honor Senior Bryn Thomas

The Trenton Tigers basketball team honored graduating senior Bryn Thomas during the SAMCO Christmas tournament. The outstanding student leader, athlete will be attending the University of Florida in January and will play softball for the Florida Gators. GO Gators! Full Story »

Trenton FFA has good day at Sub-District competition

Trenton FFA members participated in the FFA Sub-District Leadership and Career Development Events hosted by Dixie FFA on Tuesday December 11, 2018. The Trenton Sr. Parliamentary Procedure team earned 2nd place, team members included Lauren Roberts, Makenzie Smith, Zachary Hardee, Hunter Allen, Alaina Brown, and Jaxon NesSmith. Gage Dukes placed 2nd in Safe Tractor Operations and Madisson Jones placed 3rd ... Full Story »