Notables 09005

Tue, 09/04/2007 - 3:16pm
By: The Citizen

• Bright receives Christian Leadership Scholarship

University of the Cumberlands announced that Jared Bright, of Fayetteville, Ga., has been named as a 2007 recipient of the Christian Leadership scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, an incoming student must demonstrate exceptional Christian service and leadership and be an active member of his or her church. Bright is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stacey Bright and attends Providence United Methodist Church.

• Smith graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Russell C. Smith has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Smith is a 1998 graduate of Fayette County High School, Fayetteville, Ga.

• Torbush graduates from basic combat training

Army Pvt. Robert K. Torbush has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. He is the grandson of Brenda Torbush of Fayetteville, Ga. Torbush is a 2002 graduate of Fayette County High School, Fayetteville.

• Farina performs at women’s conference

Corrie Farina, who grew up and was raised in Fayetteville and graduated from Fayette County High School, was a part of the worship team at the Women of Faith Conference at Phillips arena. The conference took place Aug. 10 and 11.

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