Pike County High recognizes heroes

first_img Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Brundidge aims for conservative budget Being conservative was the theme at the city of Brundidge’s first budget hearing for the 2010 budget year, which will… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County High School took time from its weekly pep rally Friday to remember the fallen heroes of 9/11 and recognize everyday heroes who go about their tasks quietly and without public recognition.Dr. Mike Hall, PCHS principal, said there are those who put their lives on the line every day in service to the community. Jerry Reynolds, a friend of Shayla Terry’s family, is a volunteer fire fighter as is Liberty Kilpatrick’s stepfather, Charley Copeland. They were recognized for their contributions to the community. LaShonda Rodgers’s aunt, Jessica Coleman, represented the many men and women in the military who are willing to leave family and home in service to their country. Coleman is serving in the Army. “We want to take a few minutes from the pep rally to recognize our community heroes and all of those that we depend on every day for our safety and security,” Terry said. “We also wanted to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.” Pike County High School football coach, Eddie Stephenson, closed the program with a reminder to the students that the freedoms that Americans have were bought at a price. “Someone paid a price for this,” he said, indicating the opportunities that students have to an receive an education, to play sports and to gather to remember and honor heroes.” Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Two deputies with the Pike County Sheriff’s Department were recognized as community heroes by members of their families. Randi Childs’ hero is her dad, Kevin Childs, and Katie Powell’s uncle Loren Williams is her hero. Skip Pike County High recognizes heroes “Some of them are among us,” he said. “Four graduates of Pike County High School, Jeremy Price, Jimmy Evans, J.J. Burkett and Anthony Kilpatrick, played a major role in assisting victims of a recent bus accident near Meridian, Mississippi and they have also served a year in Iraq. They are heroes. They are the kind of heroes who go to work each day and serve the public quietly. We owe them a great deal of gratitude.”The Pike County High School varsity cheerleaders recognized heroes in their families who are dedicated to community service. By The Penny Hoarder Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 12, 2009last_img

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