The Washington Kiwanis Club has awarded $1,000 Scholarships
to five local Key Club seniors. From Washington
High School were Kevin Chavez, Avery Woolard and
Lee Pinkham. Pinkham’s was also the Christopher
Francisco Memorial Scholarship. From Northside
High School winners were Mariah Hawkins and
Alexia Greene. In addition, Will Allen and Raven
Simpson of Washington High School were selected
to receive the Edmund Harding $500 Scholarship
presented by the Club.
Pictured left to
right are Scholarship Chairman, David Francisco,
Avery Woolard, Mariah Hawkins, Will Allen and
President Bobby Roberson.
In the photo below,
Lee Pinkham is shown with David Francisco and
Bobby Roberson from the July 31st meeting.
June 12, 2012
Teacher Recognized as Terrific Kids
President of the Kiwanis Club of Washington,
presented a plaque to Carol Windley, Guidance
Counselor at Chocowinity Primary School for 8
years of service as a sponsor of the Terrific
Kids Program. The presentation was made during
the club's regular weekly meeting at King
Terrific Kids is a
student-recognition program that promotes
character development, self-esteem and
perseverance. The program is part of the local
Kiwanis Club's youth programs.
Students work with their classroom teacher to
establish goals to improve behavior, peer
relationships, attendance or school work.
All students who achieve their goals after a
specified time are recognized as Terrific Kids.
Also participating in
the award presentation were (left to right)
Alicia Vosburgh, Principal, Chocowinity Primary
School; Mr. Roberson; Ms. Windley; Gil Davis,
Chairman of the Terrific Kids Program; and Liz
Picone, Guidance Counselor and Terrific Kids
sponsor at Eastern Elementary School.
The Kiwanis Club of
Washington meets each Tuesday for lunch at King
Chicken on Carolina Avenue, Washington. The club
welcomes prospective members who have an
interest in service to the community.