By Betty Gandee

Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) proudly announced the Clay County Board of Education as a recipient of $10,000 to help students identified through the McKinley Vento program. Pictured accepting the award are Greg Knopp, truancy diversion officer; Jared Fitzwater, Director of student services; Christy Elliott, BB&T market president; and Jerry Linkinoggor, truancy diversion officer.