Appling Co. Living 2015 - Page 105

Georgia Cities Week Sponsored by: City of Baxley 6th Grade Sixth grade students submitted “If I were Mayor…” essays to be judged on a local and state level. Local winners H.J. Fordham, Anna Kate Folsom and Laine Carter were treated to a luncheon at City Hall. Gracie Orvin was selected as a district winner and was treated to a day at the 755 Club at Turner Field with Mayor, Steve Rigdon. 7th Grade Brain Bowl ACMS 8th Grade Mock City Council Jeff Baxley, City Manager presents historical and current Baxley statistics to seventh graders. During Brain Bowl, students answer questions based on the presentation made by Jeff Baxley in a Jeopardy format. In 2014, competition was fierce, but Team 7-2 came out on top. Winning members included Kylie Krafczyk, Brycen Lee and Koby Stone, led by teacher, Seth Taylor For a brief time, students find themselves in the actual seats of City of Baxley elected officials having to make tough decisions about life in Baxley. COMMUNITY SHOWCASE Showcasing Your Community’s Personality 103