FCHS holds ‘Powderpuff’ games

Pictured are the teachers who played against their students. From left, front: Savannah Kimbrell, Bri Magouirk, LeAnn Nolen, Austyn Freeman and Karri Watkins. Back: Stacy Allen and Brandy Howton.

A “Powderpuff” football tournament was held at Fayette County High School on Tuesday, Nov. 7, with female students suiting up for a series of flag football games and the senior football players coaching the teams. The three-game student tournament also featured male cheerleaders taking their new roles very seriously.


FCHS and BSCC Veterans Day Program

Pictured are the local veterans who were present at the BSCC and FCHS program.

A large group of local veterans attended the Bevill State Community College and Fayette Co. High School’s annual Veterans Day program, held on Monday, Nov. 6. Navy Veteran and 1992 FCHS graduate James A. Henry was the guest speaker for the event. Henry began his military career in April 1993, and has earned numerous awards and commendations throughout his career.

Cowart receives Balfour Award

FCHS Principal Jennifer Sanford is shown presenting the Balfour Award to Celie Cowart.

The Balfour Award, the only award given to a senior at Fayette County High School during graduation, was presented last Friday night to Celie Cowart by FCHS Principal Jennifer Sanford.

FCHS host ‘Community Partners Luncheon’

This is one of the graphic boards at the school that was paid for by the R.C. Cobb Foundation.

Fayette County High School hosted a “Community Partners Thanksgiving Luncheon” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to thank business leaders, parents and the public for their support of activities at the school during the past year. Principal Jennifer Sanford thanked everyone for attending, telling them that without community support, many of the projects that the school is undertaking could not be accomplished.


Fayette Co. High School holds awards night

Shown are the FCHS Top 10 Seniors. From left, front: Meagan Moore, Kayla Mansfield, Zoe Smyth, Elizabeth Driver and Alexis Wilson. Back: Jacie Junkin, Aeilya Walker, Leeanna Burkhalter, Julia Beavers and Brady Mansfield.

Fayette County High School held its annual “Awards Night” on Tuesday, May 3, with the senior class receiving approximately $1.7 million dollars in total scholarship awards. One of the highlights of the night is always the announcement of the top 10 seniors by academic scores.