CASSIDY ALLEN is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. She hopes to graduate from college, get married, have two children and have a successful life. She aspires to be a Physical Therapist and attend UGA. When asked to comment about the veterans project she said, "It is important in order to understand what the veterans went through and what they did for our country." Cassidy interviewed Rev. Lester Parks.
BLAIR ANDERSON is a member of the Cairo High School Class of 2001. Her goals are to graduate from college, be successful in her career, marry and have a family and live successfully. Her career goals range from being a surgeon to a musician to an air traffic controller. She plans to attend Florida State University, and is proud to be a fan of the 1999 number one football team in America, the FSU Seminoles. Her hobbies include scuba diving, horseback riding, mud bogging in her 4-wheeler, playing the piano and reading. Her parents have influenced greatly in her life. Blair was selected as a Governor's Honors candidate her junior year. The ww2 project helped her "learn about the things that happened and what the veterans went through for our freedom." Blair interviewed Mr. Wendell Gainey.
PETER AUGUSTA is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. He would like to attend UGA or Garner Webb in North Carolina. He is a member of the Cairo High School basketball team and would like to play college ball. He aspires to own his own buisiness after his sports career and possibly be an engineer. He enjoys playing video games on his Playstation, talking on the phone and playing varsity and recreational sports. He feels that his brother and family have most influenced his life and is committed to doing the best that he can do. He said that the veterans project "Gives people a chance to learn more about World War II veterans and what it took for us to have what we have today." Peter interviewed Mr. Bill Bishop and is pictured with him on his page.
ERICA BROCK is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High and is currently a member of the CHS cheerleading squad, a member of Interact and SADD. She hopes to graduate high school and attend the University of Kentucky. She enjoys cheerleading and talking, and feels her mother has most influenced her life. She feels that the project "helps build self-esteem for the people who had done something important but never get any recognition." Erica interviewed Mr. Mosden Brock.
JON BACH is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. He is a member of the Debate Team and aspires to run a marathon. He hopes to attend either FSU or UGA and become a financial advisor for a large financial company. He enjoys running, bicycling, and being outdoors. He is committed to achieving his goals. He feels that the veterans project has "enabled me to learn about WOrld War II and why it is important to honor the men that fought in the war." Jon interviewed Mr. Floyd Woodard.
CALI CLARK is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. She is a member of SADD and Interact and hopes to graduate from high school and college. She'd like to attend Bainbridge College for two years and possibly two years at the Medical College of Georgia, after which she hopes to gain a four year R.N. degree. She enjoys being with friends and her boyfriend, talking on the phone, and double dating. She feels her parents have most influenced her life and is dedicated to her church youth group. When asked about the veterans project, she said, "It makes me have more respect for veterans who fought for the freedom that we share today." Cali interviewed Mr. Alto Prince, a glider pilot.
CAMERON CRAPPS is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. His primary goal is "to do the best at whatever I do and never give up." His hobbies include skateboarding, fishing and hunting. He feels the God, family and friends have greatly influenced his life. He believes the WW2 project "helps us understand just how much WWII veterans went through for our independence." He interviewed Mr. Willard Vickers.
BLAIR GAINOUS is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. He is involved with the student television station both in front of the camera and behind the camera. A gifted student, Blair's picture appeared in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC when his EXPLO class made a guilt and gave it to the editor of NG. Blair is an avid skateboarder, vegetarian, and guitarist. He is committed to being "straight edge." He believes this project "helps us learn about WWII in a way that we never have before." E-mail him at email@example.com. He interviewed M.T. Shiver.
JOHN MINTER is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. He is a member of the school RED AND BLACK newspaper staff and the CHS baseball team. When asked about the project, John said "Many men gave their lives, and the veterans gave their youth. These true patriots need to be recognized." John interviewed
STEPHANIE VARNADOE is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo high. She is a memeber of the Cairo High Soccer Team, Cairo High Debate Team, and the newspaper staff. Stephanie was interviewed by WCTV the day of the banquet. Although the man Stephanie interview isn't officially a Grady County Veteran, he is her grandfather and this project allowed her to realize all her grandfather endured during World War II. Stephanie desires to debate in college at either West Georgia or Wake Forest University. She was a member of the region debate team that won its region title with an 8-0 record. Stephanie interviewed her maternal grandfather, Robert Huff.
KRYSTAL LOWE is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High. She enjoys dancing, cheering, and being with friends. In the future she hopes to graduate from Cairo High, go to college and graduate, have a good job, get married, and have a family. She hopes to attend Valdosta State University and become a second grade teacher. She feels that her dad has influenced her life the most, and remains dedicated to her youth group, family, friends, her dance group, and cheerleading squad. Krystal interviewed Mr. W.D.
MELINDA GRACE MARZICOLA is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. A very perceptive and sensitive student, Melinda's goals are "to lose all bias on any issue, become successful on my own terms, lose my Southern acent, help other human beings in any way possible." She plans to accomplish these goals through a career in journalism or marine biology or both after she attends UGA. Her hobbies include listening to music (STYX, Pink Floyd, Jim Croce), writing, reading and watching the Learning Channel. Her interests at school include debate and drama. She believes her mother and father have greatly influenced her and she is committed to making life the best it can be..."good things may come in small packages,but they don't stay good unless you work at them. They just get to be big bad things that sneak up on you in the middle of the night..." She expresses a unique view of this project: "Everybody deserves a history. It is our obligation to save theirs." More than any other student, this project truly touched Melinda. If you would like to e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org, she will share her views with you. She is a great fan of the Beetles often quoting their songs: "You may say I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one" John Lennon. Melinda interviewed Mr. Easom Davis, a man who spoke to our class and shared so many pictures and military items with us. He was always there when we needed help in taping a veteran or just encouraging words. This project would not have been successful without Mr. Davis.
Brian Mason is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. Brian is an entertainer. He sings and dances appearing in the one-act plays and musicals at CHS. He dances with a local dance troup and competes throughout the South. Brian honored his class and the veterans with a performance at the banquet given by these students. Brian interviewed Mr. Ben Celaya.
Shannon Sellers, also known as Bakon (you can e-mail him at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about that name) is a member of the class of 2001. He aspires to become an architect. He presently is involved with the soccer team and the band. He believes that this project has helped give"veterans the respect and honor they deserve." Shannon interviewed Donald Godwin.
Keyante Sparrow, also known as "Pibb," is a member of the class of 2001. Keyante plans to graduate from CHS and attend Florida A and M where she will study business. Her goal is to have her own business. Presently she cares for her little brother after school and enjoys reading and talking to people. Her father inspires her and pushes, for which she loves him. She believes this project is important because "we honored Grady County veterans." Keyante interviewed Mr. John Tuggle.
Adam Starr is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. He plans to attend college, preferably the University of Arkansas, after high school. His career goal is to coach track and retire early. A sportsman, Adam is the kicker on the football team which was Regional champ in 1999 and is a pole vaulter, his favorite fete. Olylmpian vaulter Neil Young has influenced Adam greatly, making Adam committed to perfecting his pole vaulting skills and perhaps one day representing his country in the Olympics. In addition to sports, Adam also plays the guitar and aspires to one day appear on MTV. Adam interviewed Jim Ansley.
Patricia Washpon is a member of the class of 2001 at Cairo High School. She plans to have a successful career and family life. A very serious student, Patricia looks forward to a career as an accountant after attending UGA. Patricia spends all of her time being industrious. After school she works at McDonald's. She is also an all A student. Her commitment to being successful and getting all she wants is achievable because of her attitude toward life. She always gives 100 per cent. Her attitude toward this project reveals its importance since "it is always important to give honor where honor is due." Patricia interviewed Mr. Joseph Ferrell, who is very ill. Your good thoughts would be greatly appreciated.