Ikea Simone Wilson, an eight-year-old third grader in Mrs. Brenda Schell’s class at PES, was recently crowned Little Miss Robeson County in Lumberton on Saturday, September 30.
She received a crown, a sash, a trophy and a cash prize of $100.00.
Miss Wilson is a former Wee Miss Peterson. She is the daughter of Simone Westfield and John Wilson Jr. of Red Springs. Her maternal grandparents are Merita Westfield and Simone Chatman. Her paternal grandparents are Robert and Barbara McRae.
She played the piano for the talent competition. She has been taking piano lessons for seven months.
She enjoys playing with her sisters, cousins and friends. She also likes to rid her bicycle and going to her friend Alexis’s house. Her favorite food is pizza.
PES PTA off to a great start
The Peterson Elementary School PTA is off to a great start. The first meeting of the new school year was on September 18, 2006. The annual membership drive is underway.
Officers fort this school year are: Kim Jacob, president; Carroell Walker, vice president; Ramona Jones, secretary; and Zelma McGugan, treasurer.
The PTA Advisory Council is composed of Cindy Boyles, Belinda Hunt, Sylvia Sinclair, Shearline Flythe, Theresa McDonald and Janie Perez.
The PTA held its first fundraiser of the year. The sale of Home Interior candles was very profitable for the organization. Home Interior Consultant Cathy Chavis assisted in the event.
The top fundraiser winners were awarded cash prizes. The winners included: First place n Christion Sinclair; second place n Emalee Delias; and third place n shared by MacKenzie Bulla, Delshon Carroll and Ryan Foxworth.
Meets a celebrity
Arnicious Odum, a fourth grade in Mrs. Madius Flanagan’s class at PES, had the opportunity to meet television personality Nancy Grace after her appearance at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. His mother, Annette McPhaul, accompanied him to the event.