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Tuesday August 14th 2018

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Winners & Losers 4/25/13

Winners
Veterans Memorial Park Steering Committee
Chaired by Jack Brown, the committee has formed a new foundation, Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola, Inc., to manage and oversee the park that has several monuments to honor our veterans, including Wall South. A 13-member board will lead the foundation. The steering committee, which includes Brown, Butch Hansen, Dave Glassman, Joe Glover, Michael Swinehart and Charlie Switzer, will appoint the first board.

Rachel Andrews
The Pensacola State College student has been named a 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Academic Team program by recognizing 50 gold, 50 silver and 50 bronze scholars nationally. Andrews graduates in May and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree at Florida State University with a double major in biochemistry and pre-med biology. Her long-term goal is to be an infectious disease doctor. Andrews is president of Pensacola State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter and is active in PTK community service projects.

From Blue to Better
The Gulf Coast Kid’s House and several other local children and family centered organizations have decorated bridges in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with blue bows in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month and to raise awareness about the problem plaguing our area. Last year, Escambia County had 4,300 cases reported.

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