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Community Shout Outs!

01/02/2017 03:58PM ● Published by Nancy Babin

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The Niceville Library would like to thank all the Niceville Library Teen Volunteers who added energy and enthusiasm to the craft booths and game stations at this year’s Santa in the Park! 


Huge shout out to local Daniel Orcutt from FWB High School as he is this years Heisman winner! Daniel works hard both in the classroom and on the water.


Bay Elementary was grateful to receive a $2,205.00 grant from the Dugas Foundations! Mrs. Rita Forbes was on hand to present the grant to BES principal Meredith Spence. The money will be used for purchasing new books and promote student reading.


Bay Elementary's principal Meredith Spence was taped to the wall as a result of a “Million Word Challenge”. The 3rd graders in Mrs. Cindy Griner’s class along with the entire school was challenged to read 1 Million Word’s. After the challenge was met students got to tape our principal Mrs. Meredith Spence to the wall. Who said reading wasn’t fun?????


Shout out to ACE for their first place finishes at the Southern Championships in Birmingham AL (Junior Tomahawks and Senior Falcons) 

6 local athletes traveled to Birmingham, AL for a special Olympic Development Program soccer session.  Elijah & Zipporah Oswald, Austin Bush and Trip Scannell pictures - missing are LJ Figueroa and Ian Scannell. 

4 of these players made the ODP State team! 


Congratulations Niceville High School Matthew Deyong! Highest mark in the WORLD for Cambridge International AS Level Thinking Skills!


Local children's author Julie Smith reads her book, Bugs In My Breakfast, to students at Butler Elementary School and holds a book signing at Barnes and Nobles.

 Olivia Roberts and Ella O'Brien with Seaside Neighborhood School's award for 2nd Place for Gamewear Team Design at South's BEST Robotics Competition at Auburn University.



Jackson Cooper and Trinity Helton from FWBHS Leadership picked up 630 nonperishable items for FWBHS Leadership Christmas Connection at Destin Elementary School. 
This program helps provide a Christmas for local families in need during the holiday season. 


Destin Elementary Schools Spelling Bee winner is Brayden McClellan. Runner up, Lanayah Smith. Both will compete in the county spelling bee on January 19 at Niceville High School along with the winners from other Okaloosa County elementary schools! 

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