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Page 8C April 17, 2019 porter Hu um nl nl uth ! By Diane Glidewell Austin Brantley. Alyse is 5 years old and attends T.G. Scott The Annual Hubbard Elementary. She is the Alumni Celebration daughter of Alicia Walker, kicked off on Saturday Shawne Mallory and evening, April 13 with the Dcolbeyer Galloway and King & Queen Pageant to was escorted by Jacqueez choose the young gentle- Galloway. She attends Job man and lady to reign Chapel A.M.E. Church over Hubbard Alumni and likes reading, dancing events for the next year, and playing with family beginning with the Hub- and friends. She modeled bard Alumni Association her pageant outfit in the Parade next Saturday talent competition. morning at 10 a.m. Austin is one year old The 2019 queen is Alyse and is the son of Shan- Mallory; the 2019 king is ika Watts and Rodrick Friday, April 26th & Saturday, April 27th lOam - 2pm Spring has sprung & we are bursting at the seams with donated items. Lots of bargains including bric-a-brac, plants, clothes, linens, dog items, furniture, etc. [ Unique:hand:ma!ae quilt] I Save A Pet Sidewalk Sale At Save A Pet Shelter 430 Maynard Church Rd Forsyth, GA Fri, April 26th & Sat. 27th 10arn to 2pm Brantley and was escorted by Clymeria Watts. He attends Brown's Cha- pel Baptist Church and likes to play ball, watch TV, sing and play with friends. For his talent, he danced to "Baby Shark" and had a lot of the other contestants and the audi- ence dancing with him. The King and Queen Pageant is organized by Annie Evans and a committee of other ladies from the Hubbard Alumni, including Juanita Pitts, Mable Smith, Janice Barkley and Mary Chain- bliss. It is a fundraiser for scholarships presented by HAA and is a format to showcase the talents of local youth and encour- age them to practice step- ping before an audience with community support so that they will grow in their confidence doing so. It is also an opportunity for the community to celebrate positive aspects of its young people. Aretha Neal served as Mistress of Ceremonies, providing the perfect example of someone who is comfortable on a stage and makes everyone around her feel comfort- able as well. Betty Stew- art, a well-known Forsyth singer and musician, con- tributed tremendously to the appeal of the program by providing keyboard selections from prelude to finale, plus a solo Deputy Michael Non'is Golf Tournament Friday May 17 2019 Forsyth Golf Club 400 Country Club Drive- Forsyth GA 4-Person Scramble 8:00am- Registration 9:00am- Tee Time t"' and 2''J place prizes jbr 2 flights Mulligans Door Prizes Hole-in-one'Prize $60 per player Includes: lunch, green fees and cart **Limited to flu'.fir, sl 2 1 tecmt, rc islered cmd'l)aM Deadline for registration is Friday, May 3rd Proceeds will benefit the LJep y Michael Norris Memorial Scholarship" & C.O.P.S. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT pLEASE CALL OR.EMAIL: ' Michael Bittick - phone: 478-808-5658 or email: m.b tt ck@att net Participants in the 2019 Hubbard Alumni King & Queen Pageant were, left to right, back, Christianna Bradley, Aaliyah Smith, Pageant Coordinator Annie Evans; center, Sydnei Per- kins, Alyse Mallory, A'Caria Davis, Kaitlyn Grayer; front, Austin Austin Brantley. (Photos/ Diane Gild well) rendition of "The Wind Beneath My Wings ' "That is so fitting for this occasion" said Neal. lot of people in this room are Wind beneath someone's wings" Evans called Stewart only hours before the program and asked for help when the scheduled musician was unable to come. Stewart graciously and deftly assisted. She provided music for the contestants' introductory and promenade walks, their talent competition, chimed in with "Baby Shark" as Austin was named king and added "We are the World; we are the Children" for the finale. Other entertainment included a performance by the Mt. Airy Baptist Church Praise Danc- ers and Haven Mosley singing "I Look to You ' Annie McCray gave a challenge that encom- passed the alphabet from A to Z, and the audience participated in singing ".Lift Every Voice and Sing" and the Hubbard alma mater. Other pageant contes- tants included Aaliyah Smith, 12, the daughter of Pakisha Walker and Alvin O. Smith. She is a student at Monroe County Mid- dle School and attends Mt. Airy Baptist Church. She performs with the Mt. Airy Praise Dancers and demonstrated her talent by performing with them at the pageant. Christianna Bradley, 10, is the daughter of Della and Ray Bradley. She attends Lamar County Elementary School and enjoys basketball, soft- ball, video games and her puigp . She recited i'Hey, Austin Brantley, left, and Allyse Mallory are the 2019 Hub- bard Alumni Association King & Queen. They will begin their reign by attending the HAA parade and banquet on April 19 and 20. Black Child" by County Cullen for her talent com- petition, providing some more inspiration to the evening. Kaitlyn Grayer, 6, is the daughter of Shenika High and Recho Grayer and attends K.B. Sutton Elementary and Wrights Grove Baptist Church. She likes cheering, danc- ing and ballet and dem- onstrated her cheerlead- ing ability for her talent competition, including a split and a flip of her tutu as she let the oppos- ing team know her team would "knock the whoop- sies out of you." POCaria Davis, 6, is the daughter of Ashley Davis and the granddaughter . of Angela Dewberry. She attends Hubbard Elementary and St. Paul A.M.E. Church. She likes dolls, singing, puzzles and talking on the phone. She showed her talent on the stage as a model. Sydnei Perkins, 2, is the daughter of Stekesha Per- kins and attends Macon- Bibb Early Head Start and Kynette United Method- ist Church. She likes to sing her ABC's and 123's, dance and play outside. She got a little shy on the stage at talent time, but was back to show off her best pageant attire with the other contestants for the walk with her escort, Elijah Stanford, and finale. There were trophies and gifts for all the conies- tants and Easter eggs for all the children present. The pageant was held in the newly-renovated Monroe County Schools auditorium on Brooklyn Ave which debuted with ' the Teacher of the Year program on the preceding ' Tuesday. i t