JROTC Region Raider Meet
FCCLA at Georgia National Fair
President Raven Dillard, Secretary Kassidy Snipes, and Reporter Cassidy Green preparing the fair booth for FCCLA Fall Rally at the Georgia National Fair. Competitions will be held on October 9 at the fairgrounds in Perry.
Work-Based Learning coordinators from the Georgia Southwest Region met in Irwin County on Tuesday, September 3, at the Irwin County High School CASE Farm. Hosting were WBL coordinators Denise Hamby and Shayla Johnson from ICHS, Sara Stuart of Fitzgerald High, and Sharon Lavender from Wilcox County High.
Hal Wiley, CEO of Fitzgerald High School College and Career Academy (FHSCCA), was the keynote speaker.
Wesley Paulk gave the region coordinators a tour of the Case Farm and Darrell Ross invited them to tour Osceola Cotton Gin Company. Irwin EMC provided cell phone Pop Sockets, card holders, and key chains for all attending as well as providing the luncheon prepared and delivered by Irwin’s own Lyndsey Phillips, owner of Our Daily Bread.
Fishing Team Takes Fifth Place
The ICHS Fishing Team took 5th place out of 170 teams at the first tournament of the season for the Georgia Bass Nation high school division at West Point Lake. Congratulations Peyton Dunn and Parker Guy!
Prater Music Festival is May 8-10
The annual Prater Music Festival will be held on May 8-10, beginning on Wednesday, May 8, with a worship service at Mt. Olive AME Church at 7:30 pm. On Thursday, you can meet the Dave Prater Scholarship Winner at the dinner held at the Irwin County High School cafeteria at 6 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door. Then enjoy a street dance on Friday, May 10, on Cherry Street in Ocilla featuring performances by the ICHS Jazz Band at 6:30 and the Snowball Band at 7:10 pm. For more information, contact the Ocilla-Irwin Chamber of Commerce at 229/468-5141.