The right outdoor photograph will win someone a video camera.
Once again, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is conducting a statewide photo contest.
The picture judged to be No. 1 will win its author a HERO3 Silver Edition GoPro video camera, valued at $300.
The photo will also be published in the TPWD magazine.
The contest runs from March 1 to April 15 with the theme of “most playful moments in a state park.”… Read the rest
Azle High School’s Emerald Dazzlers competed at the Danceline State Competition held at Weatherford High School Feb. 22-23 and brought home some impressive hardware for their efforts.
Four individual members of the Dazzlers received awards:
• Competing against 50 other soloists, freshman Kayla Karnes won 5th place for her solo. Karnes also took 3rd place for leaps and 1st place for turns.… Read the rest
The Azle High School Math and Science Team is busy preparing for district competition, which begins March 29.… Read the rest
Two Azle grads were awarded degrees during Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) December 2013 Commencement ceremonies.
Randy Porter received a Master of Science in systems engineering.
Erick Saline earned a Master of Science in security engineering.
After the University-wide Commencement, SMU’s schools and departments held individual receptions throughout the day to honor graduates.
SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago.… Read the rest
Audrey Heffington of Azle was named to the President’s List at Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) for the fall 2013 semester:
The President’s List is composed of students carrying 12 or more semester credits who have grades of A on all courses for the semester.
Hardin-Simmons University, founded in 1891 in Abilene, is a private Christian liberal arts university, and has been affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas (Texas Baptists) since 1941.… Read the rest
Forte Librarian Jennifer Witherspoon describes them as a brainy cast of outstanding characters. Forte Junior High’s One-Act Play team competed at UIL One-Act Play Friday, Feb. 21, where it placed first out of five teams. The team’s score combined with that of Forte’s academic leaders, who went on to the academic UIL competition Saturday, Feb. 22 and placed first out of five teams, as well. This is the second year in a row that Forte has swept UIL competition.… Read the rest
Kaitlyn Willis of Azle was named to the Dean’s List at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for the 2013 fall semester.
Willis is an English major at the University’s College of Liberal Arts.
To qualify for the Dean’s List, undergraduates must be enrolled full time with a minimum of 12 semester hours and must earn a grade point average of 3.65 or better on a 4.0 scale.… Read the rest
Kids can have a lot of fun right here in Azle over Spring Break.
The Azle Memorial Library, 333 West Main Street, has four big events planned – all free.
Kicking things off at the Library Spring Break Extravaganza is music.
On Tuesday, March 11, the Mondo Drummers will perform from 6-7 p.m. at the Central Park amphitheater.
If it rains, the “amazing rhythm music” will be moved to the library’s Community Room.… Read the rest