(Editor’s Note: This item was submitted weeks ago and overlooked by the webmaster. We always strive to recognize academic achievement at Shady Grove, and it’s a double privilege when one of our own is a featured participant in the celebration. Please excuse its lateness.)
Dr. Sommer Jones was the speaker during Shady Grove Baptist Church’s Baccalaureate Service for 2016 graduates and recognition of 4th Nine Weeks Outstanding Students on Sunday, July 10th, 2016 during the 11 o’clock morning worship service. Jones is a member of Shady Grove Church and recent recipient of a doctorate in education from South Carolina State University.
Educators in her family include her parents, Lucious and Dr. Mary Jones; sister, Hyacinth Jones Phillips, and grandmother, great grandfather, aunts, an uncle, and cousins.
Shady Grove students graduating from kindergarten, high school, and college were recognized along with their parents and family.