Posted on 27 May 2011.
Bailey Middle School
W.A. Hough High JROTC students (from left) Brianna Henry, Josh Hiller and Tyler Dykes demonstrate the proper way to fold and American flag. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / CorneliusNews.net)
hosted its second annual Memorial Day ceremony Friday in the school gym, which included music from the school’s eighth-grade band, a lesson on the history of Memorial Day and proper flag folding from W.A. Hough High School
JROTC members, and “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sung by Cornelius resident Master Sgt. Gabriel Fierro
Also at the ceremony, students were recognized for their work in the Memorial Day essay writing contest and art contest. Congratulations to the following students:
6th grade – Victoria Tran
7th grade – Addie McBryde
8th grade- Brittany Van Pelt
6th grade- Kendall Hlewicki
8th grade- Emily Norris
3rd Place – tie
6th graders Austin Sheets, Madison Hedrick and Victor Miranda
6th grade – Parker Philbrook
7th grade – tie between Arlee Belch and Addie McBryde
6th grade Christopher Pennella
6th grade – Ryan Carlett
Posted in Around Davidson, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Events
Posted on 25 May 2011.
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, pets
Posted on 19 May 2011.
PARC Special Events Coordinator Rhonda Hollingsworth joins some children for a ring toss game Saturday.
Despite the rainy weather, dozens of people turned out Saturday, May 14, for PARC day at the Cornelius Village Apartments, located off Meridian Street.
The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture department, the Cornelius Police Department and Coca-Cola sponsored the event, which included art projects, games, food and beverages.
Cornelius PARC employees and Cornelius Police Officers and volunteers manned the grill and game stations, and property owner Will McKee provided the space and the food for the event, Cornelius Police Sgt. George Brinzey said.
“We like to get out and stay involved in the community,” Sgt. Brinzey said.
Saturday’s was the second event of several planned by the Cornelius PARC department in an effort to bring more free, fun activities to the community.
The first PARC day of the season was at Smithville Park April 21.
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Events, PARC
Posted on 13 May 2011.
Posted in Arts, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Events, PARC