September 18--  The Vidalia Board of Education said thanks to some volunteers and to Georgia Power at its September meeting.

{mosimage}Recognized as "Indian Stars" are Lynn Weber (center) and Charlotte Sisson (right) shown with Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox.  The two former Vidalia school system teachers spent the summer tutoring reading students at J.D. Dickerson Primary School.

The system also accepted an energy savings check of more than $12,000 from Georgia Power.  Some school buildings were equipped with new lighting from U.S. Energy Sciences which allowed reduction of energy usuage.

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(L-R) Monty Moon, U.S. Energy Sciences; school board chairman Tim Truxel; B.J. Davis, Georgia Power; Richard Dalton, U.S. Energy Sciences; school superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox; John Underwood of Rhodes Electric and Darren McClellan, Georgia Power.