June 21st, 2014
Three Bryant teams were recognized for their mobile app creations by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin at the House Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) App Challenge earlier this month.
Students from Bryant High School received the top three awards in the second congressional district.
Ninth-graders Aspen Mann, Savannah Schultz, Austin Wilkerson and Briley Young created an app called Survivor Blog that won first place.
The app is designed for cancer patients to connect with one another and share photos and drawings and includes an educational component.
Bryant School Board has approved the sale of land near Hurricane Creek Elementary for the expansion of Alcoa Road.
The action occurred in a meeting Tuesday night.
Saline County will purchase a small piece of land near Hurricane Creek Elementary from the district for $40,753.19, according to the contract.
This amount will include the needed funds to move the school's electronic gate and sign, said Don McGohan, assistant superintendent.
The Alcoa Road expansion is a shared project involving the cities of Benton and Bryant and the county.
The Benton City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, June 23, to discuss using eminent domain to acquire acquiring necessary land for the Alcoa Road improvement project.
This item has been discussed in three previous meetings including a special meeting that was held on Monday, June 16.