Fort Frye 8th-grader receives academic achievement award

The 2013-14 Grace Alderman Achievement Award for Outstanding Eighth Grade Girl in the Fort Frye School District has been awarded to Hallie Brooker.

Based on outstanding academic achievement, two personal recommendations, and essays about goals and achievements, Brooker was chosen for this honor from a field of many excellent applicants.

Brooker is the daughter of Dan and Sherry Brooker of Beverly.

The Grace Alderman Achievement Award is a monetary award of $250. Larry Alderman, Grace’s husband, and their children, Tricia and Jason, established this award to honor wife and mother. Mrs. Alderman taught for nearly 20 years in all four of the Fort Frye elementary schools.