Gail named to All-American Band
Samantha Gail, a student at Corinth Holders High School, has been named to the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Band.
Gail is among 125 people selected to the band from among thousands of applicants from across the country. The all-star band will perform at halftime of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio next January.
Band selection officials will be on the Corinth Holders campus Nov. 2 to recognize Gail during a school assembly.
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Tant earns national recognition
Bethany Tant, of Wendell, received the American FFA degree at the organization’s national convention in Indianapolis last month.
Tant, the daughter of William and Amy Jo Tant, is a junior at Mount Olive University. She was among seven Mount Olive students who were recognized during the event.
The award recognizes people who have excelled in academic and professional excellence over a number of years. The National FFA provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to more than 600,000 students.