On February 6, 2018, Germantown City staff mourned the loss of the former Neighborhood Coordinator Sherrye Harris Clark. Sherrye was a bright light in the City’s Economic and Community Development department and she unexpectedly passed away of cancer last winter. Sherrye worked as a liaison between Germantown’s neighborhood associations and city government, promoting neighborhoods, keeping residents aware of city functions and making connections. Sherrye had strong interpersonal skills, a vast network of acquaintances within the community and an overall sunny disposition. In her honor, the Sherrye Harris Clark Legacy Award was created. The award is given once a year to a City employee who exhibits an unbridled commitment by offering a warm smile, anticipating the needs of coworkers and residents and consistently going above and beyond to serve the needs of the community.
The first recipient of the award is Officer Jason True from the Germantown Police Department. Officer True serves th...
Three Germantown High students were just nominated for the Commercial Appeal's I Am Sport award. Voting is open now through March 5th. Help show your Red Devil pride and honor these incredible young athletes by voting for your choice. You may vote once per day. Be sure to vote daily so we can show off the best of GHS.
Congratulations to these IB juniors, David Lee and Kimberly Baldwin, from Germantown High School! David and Kimberly have won the prestigious Superior Achievement in Writing from the National Council of Teachers of English. Applicants submitted a four-page essay on this year’s theme “Changing the Narrative” and six pages of what they considered to be his or her best work. David and Kimberly are two of four winners in the state of TN and the only winners from Shelby County Schools.
Congratulations to these IB juniors for their outstanding writing awards. Marcos Garcia has won 2nd place in essay writing from the regional writing competition, sponsored by the University of Mississippi. Jessica Nelms is the winner of the first Rhodes College Sonnet Competition. Jessica won in the “contemporary sonnet” category.