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Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center, Fort Mitchell, Alabama

The Scholars took a bus to the Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center at Fort Mitchell, AL. Billy Wynn led the Scholars on a tour and spoke with them about the Indian Heritage – Creek Nation.

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The Movie “Race,” Hollywood Connection Ritz Theatre

The Scholars went to see the movie, “Race,” which is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world

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Columbus Scholars Visit the Civil And Human Rights Museum

The Columbus Scholars monthly enrichment session was held at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta on Saturday February 27. Many scholars said the visit was an intense yet educational experience. The Center, which is essentially a museum,

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Induction Ceremony at Richards Middle School

Ten new Scholars were inducted into the Columbus Scholars. Those Scholars include: Jayda Beard – J. D. Davis Elementary School Mariah Bell – Fox Elementary School KayLeauna Daugherty – Waddell Elementary School Cornellius Foster – Dorothy Heights Elementary School Malachi

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July Enrichment Session

Billy Turner spoke to the Columbus Scholars about the “water wars” and Columbus’ unique combined sewer overflow system. The scholars were also given a tour of our water works.

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June Enrichment Session

A visit to Pasaquan with Fred Fussell and Quesadillas at a local Mexican restaurant made for an enlightening June session. Pasaquan is on the National Historic Registry and is being restored with funds received from a grant by the Kohler

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May Enrichment Session

The TSYS Toastmasters spoke to the Scholars on May 16th and engaged them in public speaking exercises. Thoughts from the Scholars: The session today was good. We learned a lot about speaking in public. Also, we learned a lot about

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April Enrichment Session

Columbus Scholars hosted Congressman Sanford Bishop for our April session. Thoughts from a Scholar: Today’s session was about Congress and was instructed by Congressman Sanford Bishop. He talked about what drove him to be a congressman and all the things

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February Enrichment Session

On February 21st, Columbus Scholars were given a lecture and workshop on writing well by Dawn Grantham, principal of Richards Middle School. Thoughts from a Scholar: Today’s enrichment session focused on a key element that will benefit all students in

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January Enrichment Session

Columbus Scholars inducted 10 new scholarship recipients into our program on January 17th, 2015 in the cafeteria at Richards Junior High School. Our school system Superintendent, Dr. David Lewis was out guest speaker. Thoughts from a Scholar: The Day I

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