Community photos 2-9-2016
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Wayne Dillingham of the Middle Tennessee Education Center on Monday presented the
MTEC Champion Award for Outstanding Research to Olivia Mason (middle). Last week,
Cascade Middle School conducted its Eighth Grade Research Fair. Deborah Smith (left)
of the middle school's faculty is in charge of the annual event. A panel of three judges
selected Olivia's project as winner; her project addressed the question "Does exercise
affect blood glucose?"
Jonah Wales and Mercedes Huntley were crowned
as king and queen of Community High's 2016 basketball homecoming.
Community High School held its 2015-16 basketball
homecoming Friday. Members of the court are, first
row from left, crown bearer Breanna Grooms and medallion
bearer Isaiah Beech. Second row, from left Grayson
Garrette, Logan Brothers, Thomas Buchanan, Kanani
Arnold, Brayden Stephenson, Anayanci Ferrer, Graham
Cates, Sarah Pierce, former king Tyler Broiles, Queen
Mercedes Huntley, King Jonah Wales, Former Queen
Jamie Demonbreum, Joel Powell, Brooke Adams, Spencer
Smith, Meghan Messick, Rodolfo Molina, Kizzey Lane,
Luke Murrill and Haley Bobo.
Cascade High School principal Tim Harwell, center, is welcomed to last week's
Shelbyville Rotary Club meeting by past president Darin Hasty, left, and Jeff Haynes.
Harwell, a former principal of Liberty and Thomas Magnet schools, said Cascade's population
has grown from 750 students in grades K-12 in the mid-1970s to 850 students
in grades 6-12 today, with many of the classes held in portable buildings. The school's
graduation rate is 95.4 percent, Harwell said.
Carrie Brooke Simmons (standing in back row), a counselor at Eakin Elementary School, was honored for National
School Counseling Week. Students made cards and drew posters for her. Simmons is seen here with first grade students.
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, highlights the
impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve success and plan for a career. It is always celebrated
the first full week in February.