Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

October 13, 2013

Familiar Faces

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Corsicana's Richard Parker donated a copy of his latest book to the Genealogy department at the Corsicana Public Library. Parker's second book tells the life story of his father, Richard Denny Parker, who was an instrumental figure in the oversight of the oil and gas industry in East Texas. Shown with Parker are Corsicana Librarian Chad Freeze, at left, and Dana Stubbs of the Genealogy department, at right.

PHI Air Medical show appreciation to the Navarro Regional Hospital Emergency Department staff in honor of ER Nurses week.

Sawyer receives national honor

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Corsicana High School student Branna Sawyer of Corsicana has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel prizes.

“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that Branna has demonstrated to achieve his exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Nobel. “Branna is now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”

Membership in the NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, personalized recognition items, and publicity honors.

Sawyer is a junior at Corsicana High School. She is the daughter of Jeff and Christi Sawyer of Corsicana.

For more information about NSHSS, visit