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Class Notes: June 23, 2019

Student inducted into music honor society

Randolph-Macon Academy inducted the first group of students into its new chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society on April 28, during the Fine Arts Showcase. Among the 15 students inducted was Ethan D. Mayo of Charleston, a sophomore at Randolph-Macon. He is the son of Scott T. Mayo of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Diana C. Smith of Charleston.

The name “Tri-M” was derived from the honor society’s original name, Modern Music Masters. Each student in this inaugural group was carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and service.

Throttle Throbs Scholarship winners named

The Throttle Throbs Car Club announced the following students were named winners of Throttle Throbs Scholarships in the amount of $1,000:

The winners from Greenbrier East are Justin Sexton of Renick and Kylie Thomson of Lewisburg.

Winners from Greenbrier West are Rachel Doss of Crawley and Aleesia Simmons of Rupert.

The scholarships are in memory of Greg Garter, a Greenbrier County fireman, who lost his life in the line of duty.

For more information about the club, visit Facebook, tcc or contact the club president, Ron Ness at 304-645-5055.

‘Kids Kick Opioids’ contest winners namedWest Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced 10 students from the Metro Valley as regional winners of the office’s third Kids Kick Opioids contest, a competition designed to spur creativity and raise awareness of prescription painkiller abuse.

Regional winners are: Michael Thor of Andrew Jackson Middle School; Brooklynn Miller of Andrew Jackson Middle School; Jack Tyler Rife of Kanawha City Elementary School; Bryson Murrell of Winfield Middle School; Sydney Weibl of Winfield Middle School; Preston Cale of Winfield Middle School; Nathan Williams of Winfield Middle School; Jacob Holtzapfel of Winfield Middle School; Maddy Lucas of Winfield Middle School; and Mariam Al-Zoubi of Winfield Middle School.

The winning designs will be displayed in the Capitol.

Student selected for research program

Catherine Stodola of Charleston has been selected as a member of the incoming class in the Randall Research Scholars Program in The University of Alabama Honors College. Forty-one incoming freshmen were selected to participate in this nationally-recognized undergraduate research program. The Randall Research Scholars Program gives outstanding students majoring in any field the opportunity to work one-on-one with leading research faculty to complete a research project in their major field of study.

The Randall Research Scholars Program, formerly Computer-Based Honors, has been cited by the National Institute of Education as one of the six most intriguing honors programs in the United States and was the first university-wide undergraduate research program in the United States. New students are selected after a rigorous selection process.

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Funerals For Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Balser, Katheryn - Noon, Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca.

Craig, Lorene - 11 a.m., Levi First Missionary Baptist Church, Rand.

Dr. Crane, Vivian Frances - 1 p.m. Rainelle United Methodist Church, Rainelle.

Hall, Jesse - 2 p.m., Perrow Presbyterian Church, Cross Lanes.

Harrah, Sylvia - 5 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Krepps, Edna - Noon, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Musick, Joann - Noon, O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Popp, Elizabeth - 11 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Albans.

Rogers, Pansy - 1 p.m., Wilson-Smith Funeral Home, Clay.

Sanders, Matthew - 2 p.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Willet, Linda Lou - 2 p.m., Willet Family Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry.