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Students of the Month For September

Students of the Month were recognized at the September luncheon of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Tessa Brooke (left), from Great Southern Bank, presented each student with a gift certificate. Also pictured are Ava High School Principal Teresa Nash who introduced Elizabeth Ferguson and Austin Giorgianni. Dr. Frederick DeChow (right) introduced Ava Victory Academy Student of the Month, Coby Ayers (second from right).

With schools back in session, Students of the Month presentations were once again a part of the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon program. Students of the Month for September at Ava High School are Austin Giorgianni and Elizabeth Ferguson. Student ...

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Ava FFA Members Go To Camp

FFA Camp

Ten Ava FFA members attended FFA camp the week of July 8-12. FFA members attended leadership sessions, participated in FFA contests, enjoyed waterfront activities as well as meeting leaders in the agriculture industry. Molly Henderson was all around camper. Molly ...

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Masonic Lodge Awards Scholarships


On Aug. 6, the families of Katherine Balassone and Kolton Davis were invited to eat with Ava Masonic Lodge members. After supper, all went upstairs to the main lodge hall and the two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Katherine and ...

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Kendra Young On SBU Honor Roll

Southwest Baptist University  (SBU) Bolivar campus, recently released the names of honor roll students for the Spring 2013 semester including Kendra Young of Ava (Trustee’s List). Kendra is a 2011 graduate of Ava Victory Academy. She is the daughter of ...

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Ava 4th Graders Give to Children's Home

Annette Copeland’s 4th grade class at Ava Elementary School recently proved that they all have very big hearts.  The students decided they wanted to do something to help kids like themselves, so they worked together and raised funds to provide ...

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