Tag Archives: Wiregrass

TROY leadership academy helping Wiregrass teachers beginning July 13

July 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

More than 60 teachers from 35 schools will get free training and support during the Wiregrass Math, Science and Technology Leadership Academy starting July 13 in the Harrison Room at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

The Academy, in its seventh year, is sponsored by TROY and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education and is aimed at…

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‘Blues in Schools’ spreads love of American music to youngsters

April 25, 2017
By Greg Phillips

The students at Webb Elementary School and Rehobeth Elementary School recently received a dose of the blues.

“Blues in Schools,” an annual event sponsored by Troy University and the Wiregrass Blues Society, brought renowned blues musician Tas Cru and his band into the two Houston County schools, where they played an assortment of blues tunes…

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Wiregrass alumni raise scholarship funds with golf tournament

October 10, 2016
By Greg Phillips

About 200 Troy University alumni and supporters participated in the 2016 Jackson Thornton TROY Alumni Invitational golf tournament in Dothan this week.

The annual tournament raises money that will fund Troy University scholarships for area high schoolers.

“It’s great to give back and maybe help someone else continue on with their education,” said Phillip Gilley,…

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