Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2019

May 17, 2016
Handley High Serves Vital Role in Community
Handley High Serves Vital Role in Community

Handley High School consistently pumps out competitive and eager minds. The community rallies around high school events such as drama productions and sports. And it seems as if the school makes a great effort toward creating a greater Roanoke by producing citizens with initiative similar to that of the school’s namesake, Captain Handley.

By Weston Sims
May 16, 2016
Marengo County Commission Takes Aim at Trash Problem
Marengo County Commission Takes Aim at Trash Problem

This week I was invited to come to the County Commission meeting to gain an understanding of local politics in action. At the beginning of the meeting, the officials asked me to introduce myself and explain my Living Democracy project. I told them that my project was centered on collecting veterans’ stories. 

By Hamilton Wasnick
May 16, 2016
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club

One high school student in Elba took it upon himself to create such an environment for himself and his peers by establishing a renowned international club at his school. Vincente Jiminez was inspired to create an Interact Club at Elba High School after attending a leadership-building event hosted by Rotary.

By Randy Whitten

Last Updated: April 04, 2019