Gillespie Life

FES readies for new school year

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Classes in the Fredericksburg Independent School District are scheduled to start on Monday, Aug. 24.

CTC registering for fall classes at HCUC

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Central Texas College (CTC) is continuing student registration for fall 2020 semester classes in Fredericksburg/ Gillespie County through Aug. 21.

O’Leary earns honor roll recognition

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Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, has recognized those students who have distinguished themselves academically during the last semester. Anna O’Leary of Fredericksburg was recently named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester, which ended May 16.

Hartmann earns doctorate degree

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Alyssa Hartmann of Stonewall has earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

Proclamation honors women’s suffrage

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Celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote, the City of Fredericksburg paid tribute to women’s full participation at the ballot box with an official proclamation honoring women’s suffrage since 1919. Mayor Gary Neffendorf

Young Entrepreneurs

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many of those in the job force, groups of do-gooders have been stepping up to help those in need. Middle schoolers Kaden Montgomery, John Lutz, Ross DiCuffa and Nathan Benfield have heeded the call and have been raising donations for organizations around Fredericksburg.