Accelerated Learning Academy celebrates first graduate

Staff from the Bowie School District Accelerated Learning Academy celebrated the first ALA graduate with an afternoon party last week. (Center) Hailey Blackburn stands with her dad, School Resource Officer Bob Blackburn. Also pictured are: Nancy Henson, paraprofessional at the ALA; Brad Costello, campus coordinator; and Kelly Shackelford, high school principal. The ALA campus opened in August. (Photo by Barbara Green)