Holmes County District School Board recognized the hard work and determination of local students who excelled in their respective clubs to become State President during their regular meeting held on March 4.


BONIFAY — Holmes County District School Board recognized the hard work and determination of local students who excelled in their respective clubs to become State President during their regular meeting held on March 4.



Recognized were Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State President Braison English from Ponce de Leon High School, Future Business Leaders of America State President Kaitlyn Bailey from Ponce de Leon High School and Senior Beta State President Cami Dixon from Poplar Springs High School.



“We’re very glad these students are participating in these leadership programs,” said Board member Sherley Owens. “They really put their heart and soul into all they do and they are setting amazing examples for others to follow.”



Superintendent Eddie Dixon congratulated them on their success and commended them for being a positive representation of the Holmes County school system.



“I work hard to carry the image of this county throughout the state,” said Dixon. “I thank them for validating my promotion of the county.”



Board member Jason Motley added that the state presidents have made them “proud.”



“It is a great day in a small county when three state presidents are proudly representing our county in such a positive way,” said Chair Rusty Williams.



Board member Sid Johnson also commended the students and added that he was appreciative that there are now lights at the Poplar Springs High School ball fields.



Board approved of the latest Safety Inspection Report and Out-of-state/over-night field trips.



“I’ve noticed more and more that schools are starting to share travel expenses and I would just like to commend them on that,” said Williams.



The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Holmes County District School Board is set for 6 p.m. on March 18.