Staff photo by Tommy Millsaps
From left: Joe Sherlin, SHS 100-Year Committee, Mary Chappell Crabtree, Sweetwater Tree
Board, and Sweetwater High students Mika Robbins, Katie Beth Watts, Sierra Cook and Jed
Foster, plant the "Centennial Tree."
|Published: 10:15 AM, 11/14/2012
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-Hundreds of Sweetwater High
students became a part of history and part of the future at the same
time Nov. 9 with the planting of the "Centennial Tree" in front
of the school in honor of SHS's first 100 years and what is yet to
"You are the future of our
community," City Commissioner and Tree Board member Sam Moser told
The white oak, that was planted in
front of the school, can live up to 400 years with the proper care and
grow up to 80 feet tall.
"This centennial tree is a way to
commemorate the wonderful work of the 100-Year Celebration, and the
rich history of Sweetwater High School," said Mayor Doyle Lowe.
See full story in the Wednesday, Nov. 14, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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