The following Macon Moment in History was taken from the April 30, 1998 edition of the Macon Chronicle-Herald.
4th grade Macon Optimist Regional Spelling Bee Macon winners included: Neal Mangalat, David Rehard, Ashley Kircher, and Laura Stockamp. 5th grade Macon winners included: Lindsey Contratto, Nicholas Swantz, Julie Brown, Brina Jones and David Fugate.
Lori Lenzini of Bevier was announced as a United States National Award Winner in band.
Sarah Hartung was named as the Macon Women of Today’s 1997 Outstanding Woman Leader. Other nominees were Merlyn Amidei, Angie Prenger and Pat Martie.