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Famous Georgians Museum

On Thursday, May 8, MAJ Karen Grimes’ 8th grade class presented a Famous Georgians Museum in the Cordell Events Center. Students dressed as their favorite Georgian and stood beside displays they created to describe the significance of each famous person in Georgia’s history. The projects included: 1. Jeff Foxworthy by Coty Brookins 2. Burt Reynolds by Brad Etheridge 3. Ely Calloway by Jeremy Straughan 4. Evander Holyfield by Spencer Tyson 5. Alice Walker by Jasmyn Fuller 6. Hank Aaron by Blake Brown 7. Brenda Lee by Elise Riggins 8. Julia Roberts by Callie Dennis, Allison Truelove, Laurel Basinger, Abby Giddens, and Alyssa Amerson 9. Kim Basinger by Mandy Weekly and Caroline Hooks 10. Courtney Kupets by Jessica Hodges and Amy Folendore 11. Ashley Kupets by Allyssa Gilbert and Murphie Dunn 12. Paula Deen by Katelyn Coburn, Macey Fowler and Krista Lanzilotta 13. Ray Charles by Rem Tolentino 14. Sugar Ray Robinson by Ray Mosley 15. Jimmy Carter by Josh Brown 16. Trisha Yearwood by Mendi Melder, Alex Pulliam, Marie Brown and Alex Byrne 17. Hulk Hogan by Zeb Lumpkin 18. Raven Symone by Brittney Gresham 19. Duane Allman by Clay Miller 20. Gregg Allman by Brandon Crawford 21. James Brown by TJ Clark and Demahrea Rivers 22. Dakota Fanning by Leanna Harbor and Jenny Brown 23. Bobbie Eakes by Janelle Clark, Olivia Leherman, Blair Hall and Haylee Chambers 24. Gladys Knight by Keidra Mapp 25. Herschel Walker by Wesley Zant 26. Crawford W. Long by Geovic Jadol 27. John S. Pemberton by Ryan Chappel, Brett Bentley and John Grant 28. Nancy Hard by Bethany Crews and Natasha Chaney 29. Doc Holiday by Jake Frederick 30. Amy Grant by Julia Whitaker and Anna Byrne 31. Alexander Stephens by Ryan Thorne 32. Hoke Smith by Casey Tran 33. J.T. Wall by Logan Colburn 34. Dominique Wilkens by Nolan Baugh 35. Jeff Francoeur by Chase Colwell 36. A.J. Styles by Nick Nolan 37. Ted Turner by Ethan Amason 38. Lewis Grizzard by Maria A. Fontenot 39. Chris Tucker by Justin Parham 40. Travis Tritt by Seth Cagle 41. Margaret Mitchell by Lindsey Dykes, Kaitlin Whipple and Katie Peeler 42. Ty Cobb by Tyler Easterly and Jacob Smith 43. Danielle Panabaker by Rebecca Riner 44. Otis Redding by Jah Wann Galimore Thanks to Brenda Brown who took the photos.