BY KAY S. PEDROTTI
They drummed. They danced. They grinned. Best of all, they shone like the stars they have become.
These are just a few of the happy faces at the finale luncheon for the Carrera program at the Lamar County Activity Center. They are (seated, l-r) Adrianna Jackson, Mikkiyya Thompson, Khaniya Evans, Amir Weems, Kevoni Summers, Jada Merritt, (standing l-r), Carrera group leader Christina St. Jean, Quintarious O’Neal, Carmen Colquitt, Barnesville Mayor Peter Banks, Tyrelle Bankston, Darius Foster, Kanija Avery, Quintavious Boyd, Dr. Mary Langley, Angela Mack, Alice Jackson, Hannah Hunter, Iyanla Smith and Jamequah Williams. Banks said the city is “very proud of having this pilot program here -- it proves there is no limit to what people can accomplish when they come together for a purpose.”