Congratulations to the Florence Varsity Cheerleaders. The team won first place in the Large Varsity Co-Ed Division at the Southern Spirit Challenge at Brandon High School on November 5th.
Congratulations to the Florence Eaglette Dance Team. The team competed at the Dance Teachers United Competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center on November 5th. They earned a Platinum 1st place trophy for their Hip Hop routine. They earned Diamond Awards for perfect scores in Kick and Pom. They also won 1st place overall large group for Kick and 2nd place overall large group for Pom. Morgan Keys, Alex Harris, Gracie Norris, Kaley Grace Goodin, Kinley Reeves, and Layla Green earned Platinum Trophies for their solo routines. Keys and Green earned overall placements for top scores.
Congratulations to two Florence High School Seniors who signed Letters of Intent to play college ball. Hanna Mitchell signed to play with Hinds Community College. Hanna is a 5 year starter in CF for the Lady Eagles. In the picture with Hanna are her mom and dad, Dewayne and Tanya Mitchell.
Tori Pettit signed to play with Co-Lin Community College. She is pictured with her mom and dad Timmy and Shelley Pettit, her sister Taylor, and her nephew Rylan.
Left to right: Head Coach Vince Granberry, Principal Tony Martin, Asst Coach Aaron Freeman
Seated: Tori Pettit and Hanna Mitchell
Seated: Baby Miss Florence Emerie Ainsworth
Second Row: Tiny Miss Florence Joslyn West and Tiny Mr. Florence Mason Millis
Back Row (from left to right): Little Miss Florence Maylee Gilmer, Teen Miss Florence Anna Mosley, Miss Florence Taylor Young,
and Junior Miss Florence Kayleigh Madisyn Wall
The FHS Eaglettes competed at the Deep South Spirit Competition at the Fair on October 16. The team scored 1st place in Pom, 1st place in Hip Hop, and 1st place in Kick. Several Dancers also competed in the solo division. Kinley Reeves was awarded the 1st place medal. Gracie Norris earned a 2nd place medal and Alex Harris won a 3rd place medal.
On October 1st OhhMy! Gifts & Things, LLC sponsored a Fall Fashion Show at 101 East Main Street to support Breast Cancer Research. All proceeds from the Silent Auction were donated to Susan G Komen Foundation. Door prizes were given from Berry’s Seafood, Cindy’s Nails, OhhMy! and Guitar Nails, and the night ended with a pink ribbon balloon release
Florence Middle School students showed their support of Florence Police Department by making Survival Kits for our Law Enforcement Officers. Angela Errington, counselor at FMS, organized the project. Pictured are Chief Richard Thomas and Investigator Jeffrey Grace along with some of our awesome Florence Middle School students:
Hannah Grace Reed
We found a class ring on field 4 at Hemphill Park. Silver with a blue stone, says BRADLEY 16 on one side, and “Betty Mae Jack – Middle” around the center stone. Please contact City Hall if this is your ring.