Austin College will honor five graduates and two faculty members for distinguished professional accomplishment and service to the college on Friday during Homecoming events on the campus. Awards will be presented during a dinner in Mabee Hall of Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. For information, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 903-813-2335.
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BONHAM - Bronze work to beading are part of November’s “Artists of the Month” exhibits by the Creative Arts Center. The four artists’ pieces are being shown at the center, 200 West 5th Street in Bonham, as well as at other Bonham locations.
Hannah Caitlyn Frosch has been named as November’s “Photographer of the Month” at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. The selection was announced by Ron Varley, president of the Friends of Hagerman (FOH) Nature Photography Club.
Courtesy photo Student honored Ashley Smith has been named as the October “Student of the Month” by the Denison Lions Club. Making the presentation is Tom Redwine.
Veterans’ Tribute set
A Sherman police officer’s family will be the proceed recipients of the twice-yearly Po Boys Picnic this Saturday. The day-long event will be held at the RWR Arena, formerly the Texoma Quarter Horse Association Arena, at 2218 Knight Road in Denison.
Mayes Elementary School first grade teacher, Susan Lovell, was recently awarded a grant from the non-profit Ruiz 4 Kids to help expand her students’ education via technology. She used the money to purchase iPads for the youngsters to use.
Ebola, West Nile Virus and other serious health emergencies were discussed at last week’s Grayson County Rotary Club meeting. Bringing the information was Josh Stevenson, the public health emergency preparedness manager with the Grayson County Health Department.
“Animals - Masters of Disguise” will be the program topic of this week’s Youth FIRST program at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. The program, geared for youngsters ages 4 to 12, will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 11:30 a.m. It is free and open to the public, however, reservations are requested.