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story.lead_photo.caption UA Cossatot's Collegiate FFA recently elected fall 2019 officers. They will serve for a term of one semester and be active leaders in the organization. They include, from left, reporter Codie Jamison; treasurer Cody Chandler; co-vice president Hadley Philamlee; president Dusty Kesterson; co-vice president Kinley Wright; and secretary Raven Revels. This fall, the group will take part in numerous projects and field trips to enhance students' in-class experience. Sponsor Kelli Harris said the FFA members will participate in a Gillham Lake clean-up project on Sept. 14. They will also prepare for the Nov. 7 FFA Gun Raffle and Chili Supper to raise money for scholarships. (Submitted photo)
De Queen High School's Interact club attended a conference Aug. 24 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark. Attendees include, front row, from left, Alicia Salazar; and back row, Dalene Velazquez, Blanco Morales, Alma Puga, Abby Ponce and Anthony Sanchez. Tammy Huddleston chaperoned the Interact students at the conference. Interact is a high school organization associated with Rotary and was created to bring together young people ages 12 to 18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of service above self. (Submitted photo)
The UA Cossatot Rotaract Club attended a conference Aug. 24 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark. Shown are, front row, from left, America Rojas, Gesille Montiel, Jhamilex Hernandez, Astrid Jasso and Angela Vertiz; second row, Kendra Rodriguez, Ashlee Dunn, Karina Lopez and Lissette Hernandez; and back row, Rotaract sponsor Dustin Roberts, Eruby Rodriguez, Belen Hernandez and Joel Guerrero. Rotaract is the college level of Rotary for individuals 18 to 30 years old and is designed for young leaders to help develop innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. The theme of the conference focused on how to connect, network and get inspired to create projects which benefit people locally and across the globe. Rotaract was re-established as a student organization at UA Cossatot last year. UA Cossatot employees Erika Buenrrostro and Dustin Roberts serve as Rotaract sponsors. "It was great attending the conference where Rotaract and Interact members across the state came together for the purpose of making our communities and world a better place to live," Roberts said. To learn more Rotaract club, contact Roberts at 870-584-1172 or at droberts@cccua.edu. (Submitted photo)
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