The Whitfield-Murray Historical Society recently presented annual awards for historic preservation. Seated are Carolyn Martin & Peg Adams. Standing are Kathryn Sellers, accepting award for Dalton First Presbyterian Church; Jyana Smith; & Chuck Smith. Not pictured are Angie & Rick Hix.
The prestigious President’s Award was given to historical society volunteers who have demonstrated years of service. This year’s recipients were Emily Cogburn & Sue Crawford, seated; & Judy Alderman & Carolyn Luffman, standing.
Six high schools seniors received scholarships for historic preservation: Charlie Alderman, Dalton High; Jaden Baggett, North Murray High; Henley Henderson, Northwest Whitfield High; Aaron Howard, North Murray High; Alyson Kountz, Southeast Whitfield High; & Rylee Maret, Northwest Whitfield High. Pictured are Alderman, Howard, Baggett, & Maret.
Charlie Alderman, Jonathan Shaheen, & Henry Stevenson-- Eagle Scout candidates--were recognized for Eagle projects that focus on historic preservation.