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Golf teams play at Webb Hill

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March 24, 2011 - The Celeste High School varsity golf team competed in the Webb Hill Golf Tournament on Monday, March 21. The boys' golf team placed sixth overall. From the girls' team, Sam Carter finished fourth in the top ten individual girls' standings. The golf team will compete again on March 28 in Bonham at the Legacy Ridge Golf Tournament.


Three FFA projects win blue ribbons

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March 24, 2011 - The Celeste FFA Agricultural Mechanics team entered three shop projects in the Houston Livestock Show Agricultural Mechanics Contest which was held March 18-20. The students built and exhibited a 16' Utility Trailer, 10' Utility Trailer and a 3 Point Hay Spike. During the judging process, the projects are evaluated for overall workmanship, and the FFA members are asked a series of questions by the judges pertaining to their projects. All three projects scored well and received blue ribbons. Celeste FFA senior, Dalton Childress, participated in the Agricultural Mechanics Job Fair Contest which gives students real-life experience with job interviewing for agricultural mechanics related careers. Dalton placed 4th overall and received a basket of tools and agricultural mechanic supplies. Dalton will be attending Tulsa Welding School this fall.

Pictured are (top photo) Houston Show, left to right, Alisha Williford, Justin Bennett, Tyler LaFavers, Trey Moree, Caleb McCaslin, Brad Mayrell, Sam Chambliss, Jake Thompson, Trevor Daugherty, Dalton Childress (Not Pictured - Scott Collida and Carly Collida) pictured with the 16' Utility Trailer; and (bottom photo) Dalton Childress - fourth place Ag Mechanics Job Fair. - Photos courtesy of Julie Dillard


Blast from the Past - March 24

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From the archives of The Celeste Courier:

30 YEARS AGO - MARCH 27, 1981

Tammy Whitworth Wins Blue Ribbon

Tammy Whitworth won a blue ribbon and third place rosette ribbon in the Senior Bread Food Group at the District 4 4-H Food Show held Saturday, March 14 in Denton in the Golden Triangle Mall. Tammy was judged on her entry of Earth Bread, knowledge ofnutrition, and the total exhibit.

Tammy, member of the Kingston 4-H Club, has been a 4-H member for five years. Mrs. Bell Lamm serves as her organizational leader, and Mrs. Patsy Whitworth is her subject matter leader.


Mulkey hosts ten for Bingo Club

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March 24, 2011 - The Celeste Bingo Club met on March 15 with Evelyn Mulkey serving as hostess to ten other members. The members attending were Sarah Andry, Patsy Withworth, Mary Ann Hooks, Loretta Shuler, Ruby Miller, Gwen Schroth, Lynda Lou Thorp, Christine Carrington, Judy Hubbard, and Virginia Johnson. The two guests were Sharon and Matthew Wells. Yellow plates and napkins on a pink tablecloth were used for the evening. The ladies enjoyed the refreshments of drinks, Easter M & M's, white cheddar popcorn, Chex mix, peanuts, caramel crunch-n-munch, caramel popcorn, and carrot cake with coconut cream cheese icing.


Awards Assembly held to honor UIL winners

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March 24, 2011 - Celeste Junior High School held an awards assembly for UIL contestants on Friday, March 11, to recognize those students placing. Celeste Junior High School placed 2nd overall in district UIL competition. Check the CISD website for individual and team results.

Pictured are (top photo) sixth grade UIL award winners (front row, from left) Damon Lahar, Shelby Tomlinson, Mason McCord, Maddie Minter, (back row) Myranda Kittleson, Lindsay Thompson, Whitney Gilliam and Jarrod Hatchette; (middle photo) seventh grade UIL award winners (front row, from left) Effie Warren, Caitlyn Burke, Hannah Lipsey, (middle row) Jordan Compton, Gavin Corley, Tanishia Garcia, Haley Wilson, (back row) Dillan Krodle, Gary Casey, Sabrina Chambliss and Sarah Myers; and (bottom photo) eighth grade UIL award winners (front row, from left) Haley Willmon, Katelynn Clark, Alyssa Dillingham, Hannah Moore, (middle row) Cody Evans, Paige Stark, Devon Jackson, Briana Heuber, Leonna Sewell, (back row) Trenton Daugherty, Caroline Cairnes, Abby Collida, Michala Moree and Mackenzie Parks.


2nd Annual Quilt Hop coming to Bonham in May

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March 17, 2011 - Calling all quilters! Do you love to quilt? Do you have a specialty that you would like to demonstrate? Do you have a quilt to display? Do you do corners for bindings, paper appliqus? Do you do needle turn appliqu, iron-on adhesives, new tool technique, machine appliqu, or mitered corners? The Quilt Hop committee would love to hear from you and find out who you are and what you like about quilting. The committee islooking for quilts to display and quilters to demonstrate quilting techniques. Contact the Bonham Visitors Center, located at 327 N Main Street, or call 903/583-9830.


Elementary releases honor rolls for the fourth six weeks

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March 17, 2011 - Those students making the A or A/B Honor Roll for the fourth six weeks are as folllows: 

First Grade: A Honor Roll - Caleigh Cummings, Brandon Lewis, Tanner Meeks, Kasey Paulson, Brody Pryor, Justin Riskey, Jerret Stone, Dylan Tenney, Cooper Tyner; A/B Honor Roll - Kain Bell, Donovan Lyday, Dalton Martinez, Erick Orduna, Fallon Pearce, Charles Williams


Grandparents' Day a big success

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March 17, 2011 - Grandparents were invited to attend the annual Celeste Elementary Grandparents Day event on March, 10, 2011. Grandchildren greeted grandparents and great-grandparents with gifts they had made in honor of the golden guests. Students decorated the gym with special class projects they had created for this special event. Celeste students and their grandparents got to spend some quality time together while enjoying cookies and milk.

Bethany and Brenden Carter had grand and great-grandparents in attendance! Pictured are, l to r, James Carter, Jessie and John Odell, Bethany Carter, Cheryl Carter and Brenden Carter. - Photo courtesy of Julie Dillard


Special Olympics competitors "strike gold"

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March 17, 2011 - Celeste Special Olympians struck gold in the basketball skills competition in Frisco on February 18. Competing against students from all around the Metroplex, the Special Olympic athletes from Celeste were outstanding. The high school students competing were Jose and Anna Spradling, both won first place - Gold; junior high - Faith Nix, first place - Gold; Byron Garcia, third place - Bronze; Rex Gentry, first place - Gold and Kaela Eason, second place - Silver.

The Special Olympians will be competing in Track on April 9.


Students chosen for Dance and Cheer positions for 2011

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March 17, 2011 - Blue Devil dance and cheerleader tryouts were held Friday, March 11 and the following students were chosen: 2011 Dance Officers - Carly Collida, Jennifer Moore, Kelli White and Frances Wilgus; 2011 Varsity Cheerleaders - Sydney Ball, Tirrani Dozier, Madalyne Pearce, Haley Trentham, Morgan Warren and Alisha Williford; 2011 Junior High Cheerleaders - Bailee Carter, Jordan Compton, Tanisha Garcia, Starla Harrell, Hannah Lipsey, Madison Minter, Sarah Myers and Haley Wilson.

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