Chipley High School celebrated their Black History program at the Washington County School District boardroom and it was also presented live streamed on the District’s Facebook page on Monday, February 22.
The guest speaker was Senator Bobby Powell, Jr., “Honoring Champions of Chipley”; to include talented singers and poem readers.
Rev. Malcolm Nelson, Dr. Thelma Wood, Ms. Sallie Johnson, Ms. Marvis Jett, Ms. Josephine Robinson-Floyd, and Pastor Leonard Bount were presented with plaques in appreciation of many years of dedicated service to the Washington County community.
Also, the student winners of the Black History Art Contest were recognized, Tara Baxley won 1st Place and Carter Bennett won 2nd Place.