Two Madison County locals graduated from the Montana Youth Challenge Academy June 27.
Kim Hellwinkel, second grade teacher in the Twin Bridges School District, was recognized as the most inspiring teacher in Montana by the Sanford Programs, established by philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to support teachers around the nation.
Twin Bridges School Board met Tuesday, June 9 to discuss summer programs, the 2021 school year and adding a special education teacher to the District.
At a meeting of the Ennis Arts Association on June 8, 2020, the members in attendance at Lion’s Club Park reluctantly voted to cancel the 25th annual Madison Valley Arts Festival, scheduled for August 1, 2020 in Peter T. Park. It is rescheduled for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
The Montana University System has awarded the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship to 2 students in the local area (see below).
Sarah Anson, Army National Guard
Micara Devereaux, UM Western Sheridan Scholarship Foundation - $500 Music Award
Ana Sofia Du-Pond, Gallatin College 3 Rivers Communications - $1000 Craig Woodson Memorial - $500 FFA Memorial - $100
The Walsh Family of Twin Bridges is pleased to announce the following recipients of a scholarship award in the amount of $750 to 2020 area graduates. These students were selected based upon leadership, work and community service, goals and aspirations.
Zoe Lee played all the sports— basketball, volleyball and she ran track at Sheridan High School. Her mom, Abbigail Lee, has been to at least one million games. “She’s like the involved mom who’s been involved in everything,” Sheridan Superintendent Mike Wetherbee said about Abbigail, who is currently the Booster Club President.
The Twin Bridges School Board met May 12 to discuss graduation, summer programs, the senior trip and a new middle school model. The Board met three time since April to discuss graduation in a coronavirus world.
Cars idled in park around the Ennis football stadium Friday night waiting for the school’s final Stay @Homecoming Week event.