In May 19 Issue
Eleven Russell County High School seniors were honored Monday night at the 26th annual First National Bank Hall of Fame Banquet held at the Russell County Schools Auditorium/Natatorium Complex.
“For the past 26 years, First National has had the privilege to honor students like these that have demonstrated great leadership skills or otherwise excelled in their various clubs and organization,” said First National’s Gene Russell.
“We hope those skills will be used in the future, not only for the betterment of yourselves but for those around you as well.”
The eleven students came from various clubs and organizations within the high school.
Donavyn Coffey, daughter of Troy and Allison Coffey, represented the Future Farmers of America, Samantha Harden, daughter of Eric and Patricia Harden, represented the Laker Band, Matthew Cape, grandson of Linda Ashbrook, represented SKILLS USA, Katie Williams, daughter of Mary Beth Popplewell and Phil Williams, represented the Health Occupations Students of America, Jose’ Rodriquez, son of Maria Zamodeo, represented the National Honor Art Society, Jeremy Morgan, son of Jerry and Teresa Morgan, represented Buddies of Special Students, Tequila Antle, daughter of Russell Antle and Roberta Furkins, represented the Navy Jr. Reserve Officer Training Corp, Jason Davis, son of Nathan and Donna Davis, represented the Family, Career, Community Leaders of America, Lauren Haynes, daughter of Debbie Haynes and Ross Haynes, represented the DECA Club, Ben Lee, son of Pete and Jamie Lee, represented the Y-Club and Blair Hoover, daughter of Jeff and Karyn Hoover, represented the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
A photo of each of the new member will be displayed at First National Bank and each received a $50 Savings bond and certificate.
Students, their families and club and organization representatives along with bank officials enjoyed a catered meal by Schaefer’s Catering before the introduction of the Hall of Fame members were made by the club sponsors.