SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY BRADFORD NATIONAL BANK
Bradford National Bank has announced that it was once again award four $1,000 scholarships in 2007. One each to graduating seniors at Greenville High School, Mulberry Grove High School, Highland High School and Triad High School. Scholarship guidelines and applications can be picked up at each high school guidance office, each Bradford Bank location or they can be downloaded at www.BradfordBank.com.
Bradford National Bank president Frank Joy said they are pleased to offer these scholarships and feel it important to support the local school system. For more information, contact the Bradford National Bank at 664-2200.
COMETS AND ACES REPRESENTED IN ALL-STAR GAME
Members of the Greenville Comets and Mulberry Grove Aces basketball teams have been chosen to play in the Carlinville Rotary Club’s 5th Annual Mid-Illinois All-Star Classic. Bryan Atchison and Josh Patrick of the Comets and Aaron Kendall and Rueben Betts of the Aces were elected by coaches of the participating teams for the East All-Star Team. Jason Mollett will serve as an alternate for that team. Comets coach Todd Cantrill is leading the squad in the game scheduled for March 25 at Carlinville High School.
TUESDAY SPORTS (2/27)
The Highland Bulldogs season ended Monday night with a 51-40 loss to Centralia at the Mater Dei Regional. Tyler Donaldson led Highland with 12 points.
Two Clinton County teams are in the Dupo Class A Sectional. Breese Central plays Madison tonight at 7:30pm while Wesclin takes on Lovejoy-Lincoln Wednesday at 7:30pm.
Congratulations to the SIU-Carbondale Salukis as they are now ranked 11th in the nation according to the latest AP poll.
JR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
At the Beecher City 7th Grade Regionals, the Pocahontas Lady Indians won 25-23, 26-24 over Brownstown. Adrianna Kuhl had 6 aces. Pocahontas plays Cowden Herrick in the next round of the Regionals.
NONE TO REPORT
GREENVILLE SOPHMORE WINS ESSAY CONTEST
A local Greenville High School Sophomore was the winner of the Greenville Knight's of Columbus essay contest. Lindsey Holden wrote an essay in response to the question "Should religious displays be allowed at municipal buildings?". Lindsey was the recipient of a $75 U.S. Savings Bond and her essay is now in line for the Chapter Contest.
Lindsey's Advanced English teacher, Mary Graber told WGEL that she offered the assignment to the class, whom were all willing to participate. Graber said that if Lindsey's essay makes it past the chapter level contest in March, it would go on to the state essay contest in May.