25th Annual Leaf Lookers GEMBOREE :: Friday, October 17 - Sunday, October 19 at the Macon County Community Building

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The National Society of High School Scholars (NCHSS) has announced that Trimont Christian Academy student Hannah H. Morrow of Franklin, has been selected for membership.

The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence.

Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to take advantage of a wide variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, online forums, personalized recognition items and publicity honors.

For more information about NSHSS, visit www.nshss.org.

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Dana Moore of Franklin graduated from High Point University May 5 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in two majors, graphic design and French. She also minored in music and communications at HPU. Her achievements earned her the distinction of graduating Magna Cum Laude maintaining a grade point average of 3.85 during her four year college career at High Point University.

In addition Moore was awarded the highest honors HPU offers in both of her majors, the Outstanding Senior in Graphic Design Award and the Thomas E. Scott Award for Outstanding Senior for Excellence in French. She was elected to the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and is also a member of the National Honor Society for Leadership and Success.

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The Franklin High School Band held its spring concert May 14.

The Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band and the Symphonic Band provided a variety of musical selections.

Scholarships were awarded to deserving seniors as pictured, (front L-R) James Wilt - Director's Scholarship; Rachael Carpenter - John Huckabee Memorial Scholarship; Angela Deetz - Woody Herman Jazz Scholarship; Caleb Moore - Patrick Gilmore Scholarship; (back, L-R) Cody Lee Keener - John Philip Sousa Scholarship; Clint Strain - Louis Armstrong Jazz Scholarship.

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Franklin High School held its Senior Awards Day Friday, May 4.

Among the awards handed out were in the categories of Academics, Civic, Athletics, Cultural Arts Vocational and others.

Senior Class president Madison Brown welcomed the assembly of students, family, friends and faculty.

Student body president Eric Phommakisone offered inspirational remarks.

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