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Two recently graduated Stanhope Elmore seniors, Laurel Bacon and Conner Bradford, have joined the ranks of Elmore County students to be named winners of the Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Scholarship.

After serving as the director of Elmore County Technical Center for the past six years, Dr. Jimmy Hull resigned from the position and was confirmed at an Alabama State Department of Education board meeting as assistant state superintendent of career technical education and workforce development.

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After COVID-19 restrictions shut down schools for the remainder of the school year and have continued to keep people socially distanced, Gov. Kay Ivey's announcement last week lightened restrictions and allowed for formal semi-traditional graduation ceremonies to take place.

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These are the Class of 2020 graduating seniors who have been selected as Joe Sewell Award finalists. This year’s banquet, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until Tuesday, July 21.

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After COVID-19 restrictions shut down schools for the remainder of the school year and have continued to keep people socially distanced, Gov. Kay Ivey's announcement last week lightened restrictions and allowed for formal semi-traditional graduation ceremonies to take place.

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These are the Class of 2020 graduating seniors who have been selected as Joe Sewell Award finalists. This year’s banquet, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until Tuesday, July 21.

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Due to the coronavirus spreading throughout the state and into Elmore County, many local businesses and organizations are taking precautionary measures by announcing closures and making other changes.

Elmore County Schools central office staff updated the Elmore County Board of Education on the first weeks of virtual school at Monday’s meeting. Officials said something will be done to avoid students falling behind.

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Elmore County-based charity organization 1:1 Foundation along with the Elmore County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) announced volunteers are needed to distribute food to Elmore County Schools students through the school system's child nutrition program.