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Siek receives scholarship

Emily Siek of Decatur received the Francis Larkin McCommon Scholarship from Savannah College of Art and Design. The scholarship is awarded to students demonstrating superior artistic ability, or who are National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts ARTS Week finalists.

Emily is the daughter of Gordon and Patsy Siek and is a senior at Decatur High School.

F-HU dean’s list

Justin Sivley and Joshua Williams, both of Decatur, were named to the dean’s list at Freed-Hardeman University. To be eligible for the list, a student must maintain at least a 3.4 grade-point average.

Crowe receives degree

Jennifer Crowe of Decatur received her bachelor of arts degree from Freed-Hardeman University at the Dec. 15 commencement exercises. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Crowe.

Ryan School gets grant

Ryan School received a Service Learning Grant enabling students to provide reflective address signs for residents in local rural communities.

The school received funding to purchase materials for 12 signs through Morgan County Schools’ Learn and Serve Grant Program.

The signs will help decrease response time for emergency responders.

King tribute

Calhoun Community College will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a program called “Keeping His Dream Alive: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Decatur campus.

A memory march led by Sonnie Hereford III will begin at the Aerospace Training Center and will end at the Chasteen Student Center.

Ernest Williams, a Calhoun mathematics instructor, will deliver the “I Have a Dream” speech. A reception and music will follow.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 306-2633, 306-2614 or 306-2560.

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