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West Forsyth HS student Elijah Howard wins communication contest

by Emme Raus

March 20, 2013

From left: Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club members Nancy Clackum, Judy Edge and Randy Odell, with Elijah Howard, the 10th-grade student winner at WFHS, Russ Thomas of the Optimist Club, WFHS Principal Betty Pope, Carole Howell, teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing program at WFHS, and Jan Norman of the Optimist Club.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — On March 5, the Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club presented a $500 check to Elijah Howard, a 10th-grade student at West Forsyth High School, for winning the countywide Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing held at the Forsyth County Board of Education recently.

Howard won for the non-signing group. He will proceed to the district competition to compete for a $2,500 college scholarship, which will be held in Warner Robins on Saturday, April 20.