Bonaire Middle School won the 2013 National Middle School Career Connection Award, sponsored by Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
The chapter was presented $1,000 and a plaque at the 2013 FCCLA National Leadership Conference held in July in Nashville, Tenn.
Career Connection is a program designed to prepare students for career success, according to a news release.
Free school supplies to be offered Wednesday at Bibb event
Free school supplies will be offered 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Bibb County school systems Welcome Center, 2003 Riverside Drive.
The event is open to all children. Partners include the Epsilon Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha and the Macon Bar Association. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call Edward Judie at 765-8504.
Midstate students heading back to school
School has already started for some Middle Georgia students. Other start dates include:
Bibb County schools start Monday; this is a revised date.
Jones County schools start Tuesday.
Laurens County schools start Tuesday.
Bleckley County schools start Wednesday.
Peach County schools start Aug. 12.
Dublin city schools start Aug. 14.
Monroe County schools start Aug. 14.
Crawford County schools start Sept. 3; this is a revised date.
Local students graduate Darton State
William Palmer, of Kathleen, and Danyelle Tate, of Macon, were among the first people to receive a four-year degree from Darton State College when they received a bachelors degree in nursing.
Separately, Jeffrey Kochera, of Kathleen; Morgan Greer, of Kathleen; Lisa Jordan, of Lizella; Michael Jaynes, of Byron; and Elizabeth Griffin, of Warner Robins, received associates degrees from Darton State, becoming eligible to seek licensing as registered nurses.
Writers Jenna Mink and Mike Stucka contributed to this report.