Laura Kate Toburen, of Evans, a student at Augusta Christian Schools, has been chosen for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars. She is the daughter of Charlie and Kathryn Toburen.
A recent reception honored the recipients of the 2012-13 Barbara C. Beazley Memorial Scholarship from the Columbia County Foundation for Children. Pictured are Bill Beazley (back row), with Bill Beazley Builders, master of ceremonies; Jessica Goodwin (front row, from left), University of Tennessee graduate school; Tyler Cook, Augusta State University; Erica Crawford, Fort Valley State University; Wenonah Culpepper, University of Georgia; Brian Edwards, Georgia Institute of Technology; Kia Graham, Mercer University; Ashley Grimes, College of Charleston; Christina Perry, Fort Valley State University; and Latifah Williams, Georgia State University. Not pictured: Zidisha Dambuza, University of Georgia; Emily Goodwin, Augusta State University; Callie Schlein, Georgia College and State University; and Evan Turkowsky, Georgia Southern University.
Pre-kindergarten students from North Harlem Elementary took a tour of the lunchroom recently while learning about community helpers. With the pupils are teacher Melissa Pollock, substitute parapro Gwen Green, Columbia County Health Inspector Robert Thornhill and cafeteria manager Judy Bridges. North Harlem's cafeteria received a 100 on its inspection.