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Drexel students honor veterans


Drexel High School Student Council hosted its Annual Veterans Day Assembly Tuesday, November 11, 2014. STUCO President Chasiti Clayton welcomed local veterans and thanked them for their service.

Pictured: Veterans and guests stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance together.

For the full article and more pictures, see the November 20 issue of The Drexel Star.

Drexel R-IV “Stress Relief” Professional Development Day Turns Out “PURRRRFECT”


On November 12th, the Drexel R-IV administration decided the staff at Drexel deserved a day just to remember what it is like to laugh!! Mr. Bolton informed the staff how much they are appreciated and the difference they make each and every day. During his talk there was a noise at the kitchen door and when he went to investigate, it was the …. CATSUIT GUYS!!!!

The CATSUIT GUYS are John Stoner, a 1999 graduate of Drexel, and his life-long friend Paul Long. They gained notoriety during the Royals season and have been helping people feel good ever since.

2014 Courtwarming King & Queen - Chandler Eastwood & Adison Barnhart


Sophomore Chandler Eastwood and Senior Adison Barnhart were crowned Courtwarming King and Queen at the game against Miami on Friday, February 7, 2014.

Eastwood named Citizens Bank President in Drexel


Citizens Bank is pleased to introduce Tim Eastwood as the new President of the branch in Drexel. Citizens Bank President Tyler Green stated “When we began the search for someone to lead our Drexel location, we focused on four important traits; the person had to be hardworking, dependable, trustworthy, and had to be an advocate for the Drexel community.” President Green stated that Tim fits all these traits and shows all the other qualities necessary to be successful in the banking industry.

Drexel Firefighters complete a combined total of 72 hours of training


Six members of the Drexel Volunteer Fire Department attended the 2014 Winter Fire School at the University of Columbia February 7 - 9. With a combined total of 72 hours of training earned, a wide-variety of classes were taken.

Firefighters who attended the training are pictured. Left to right: Firefighter Chris Bodenhamer, Firefighter Klayton Parscale, Captain/ EMT Sheryl Greene, Captain Cody Crumby, Chief Bob Strange and Fire Chaplain Joseph Foltz.

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