Shoutouts: Horatio Alger scholarship winner
Horatio AlgerScholarship winner
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc., has announced the names of the 104 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipients. Dillon L. Brewer of Granite Quarry is the North Carolina recipient.
Each student will receive a $20,000 scholarship to a four-year school of his or her choice, and will be honored at the Horatio Alger Awards Ceremonies in Washington D.C, in April.
Representing every state in the Union, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, these exceptional students were selected to receive scholarships because of the courage they demonstrated in overcoming personal obstacles to attain academic success.
During their stay in the nation’s capital, they will have the opportunity to meet fellow scholars, share stories and experiences with members from the Horatio Alger Association, and attend college preparatory sessions.
Carson-Newman dean’s list
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Carson-Newman recently announced recipients of dean’s List awards for the fall 2011 semester, which included Jenna Bryan of Salisbury.
Students earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 or more credit hours are awarded the distinction of dean’s list honors and feted at a reception sponsored by the Academic Affairs Office and Alpha Chi Honor Society.
Cleveland Elementary names good citizens
The following Cleveland Elementary School students were named good citizens for the month of February:
Kindergarten — De Travious Wood, Ivan Landerverde, Amie Rodgers, Abigail Evenden, Bryson Brown, Shanni Warren
First grade — Mary Eller, Easton Troutman, Katie Corrillo, Zoey Seaman, Melissa Mejia-Carrillo, Brandon Hardin
Second grade — Paige Barber, Alma Cisneros-Mancia, Kenia Medin Amdrade, Alyssa Savavong
Third grade — Christian Walters, Patrick Evenden, Mark Benware, Mia Hardin
Fourth grade — Seth York, Zoe Hager, Grace Hodge, Slade Sheridan
Fifth grade — Katie Prince, Sage Staley, Hannah Shoaf, Faith Moore
Shive teacher wins grant
Connie McCombs, an educator at Ethan H. Shive Elementary School in Rockwell, was recently recognized as a 2012 recipient of the Air Force Association (AFA) Educator Grant, an education initiative that promotes aviation and aerospace education activities in classrooms throughout the country.
AFA, a nonprofit organization headquartered near Washington, D.C., annually awards grants of up to $250 to worthy projects, activities or materials that benefit students and promote knowledge of aerospace power. Grants are used for innovative education initiatives, including field trips to aerospace museums or Air Force bases or for books, DVDs or videotapes on aerospace topics.
The Educator Grant Program is a competitive program that encourages educators to develop effective ways of furthering student learning in aerospace studies within the prescribed curriculum for students from kindergarten through 12th grades.
Enochville Wise Owls
Enochville Elementary School recently selected Wise Owls for February 2012. The following students have consistently exhibited good citizenship, good manners and exceptional behavior:
Madisyn Lewis, Faith O’Neill, Taylor Marlow, Cadence Helms, Ethan Houston, Isabel Juarez, Jackson Walter, Elijah Campbell, Emily Lewis, Rocina Hernandez, Abigail Bruce, Zugey Zempoaltecatl;
Bryleigh Beaver, Connor Belk, Caroline Barbee, Ethan Ward, Carson Crainshaw, Joshua Storie, Leah Foster, Gavin Osborne, Jessalyn Rollins, Ethan Ratliff, Ava Hubbard, Bradly Hatley, Brooklyn Mabe;
Jagger Childres, Samantha Graham, Gavin Pepper, Breanna Kelley, Luis Curz-Pena, Timothy Broadway, Katelyn Bebber, David Ramirez, Caitlin Hodge, Ben Stitt, Lacey Isbell, Kobe Egnor, Ashlyn Plott.
Koontz good citizens
January good citizens at Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Elementary School:
Joshua Gillespie, Carolina Ordonez, Jaylan Everhardt, Dulce Montoya, Gregory Roe, Tyshawn Bookhardt, Mac Jones, Cailyn Kaizer, Breanna Morris, Jose Guerrero, Myeanjell Cameron, Gisselle Hernandez, Kimberly DelaSancha, Malachi Cruise, D Auja Cuthbertson, Travis Campbell, Daniela Garcia, Destiny Hall, Blake Hall, Keyshawn Breedlove, Tylesha Olgesby, Natalie Lippard, Jaden Banks, Jalin Clodfelter, Kaitlyn Krack, Eric Guiterrez, Samuel and Gabriel Kincaid, Nasheim Russell, Malaka Cornelius Kenyon, Kenyon Dillard, Dylan Myers, Brittany Flores, Allie Adamenko, Nadaleigh Lewis, Cynthia Quintero-Molina, Ramon Pruitt, Corbin Menius, Lexus Spivey, Jose Jimenez, Kania Carlton, DaMaya Crawford, Maz Ordonez, Claire Morgan, Jamal Robinson, Gabby Salazar, Mandela Davis, Kiersten Hyde, Nyana Blakeney, Nautica Passion, Micah Contee, Leah Davies, Jander Rojas, Ian Walworth, Daniel Tinajero.
North Elementary names Good Citizens
The following students were selected as good citizens at North Rowan Elementary for the month of February based on the character trait Courage:
Abby Campbell, Joshua Byrd, Willa Myers, Elijah Hills, Ryanna Holland, Chaz McCombs, Yoselin Carrillo, Caden Swicegood, Zach Johnston, Asber Ortiz-Moreno, Dylan Johnson, Kenndrick Harper, Nizariah Winchester;
Bil’lizah Connor, April Zeock, Cody Anderson, Kaleigh Allison, Lee Herh, Azarea Miller, Nayomi Pant, Jakaiya Bethea, Jaden Robertson, Ty Beuchler, Zach Burge, Kasady Eddins, Dylan Bates, Charlie Durham;
Arlene Albarran, Gladys McDaniel, Allison Grant, Logan Perry, Alexis Williams, Chandler Castillo, Abby Smith, Dylan Connolly, Teresa Martinez, Sydney Patton, Bessther Euceda, Michael Geter, Emarion McGorda;
Tsion Kelly, Alex McNeil, Teashia Ellis, Jacob Hunter, Jeremiah Williams, Chloee Stoner, Grayce Morris, Serinity Day, Jennifer Dela Cruz, Joseline Gomez, Nashid Tabb, Joshua Portillo;
Chloe Thorneburg, Ravyn Matthews, Jennifer Uribe, Jermiah Montgomery, Marcayla McDaniels, Kailey Bivens, Tatum Osborne, Monte’ Forney, Jordan Flowers, Enisha Lyerly, Hayla Walker, Ja’Kiya McEntyre, ShaLeah Conn, Joseph Hartman;
Leo Wang, Nathalia Jaramillo, Bryslynn Goodlett, Madison Suehr, Carson Foster, Jose Mendoza, Isaiah Cooper, Heather Dellinger, Matthew Fesperman, Lily Savage, Saige Johnson, Xzaviar Davis, Gabby Kyles, Ethan Cantu, Evan Osborne, Cameron Eaves, Zander Crisco, Avena Yang.
Cassandra Hendrix makes dean’s list
ATLANTA, Ga. — Kannapolis’s Cassandra Hendrix was named to Oglethorpe University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.
Hendrix, a psychology major, was one of approximately 260 students to earn this distinction, which requires students to achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average while maintaining a full-time class schedule during the semester.
Shive Elementary Character winners
The following students qualify as Character trait winners who showed an act of Determination during the month of February at Shive Elementary School.
Jesslyn Poole, Julian Kauffman, Katie Durham, Vickie Stitt, Ethan Wilson, Braden Shive, Jana Swink, Lucas Shumacher, Thomas Vang, Autumn Misenheimer, Cameron Reilly;
Gabriel Watkins, Jasmine Endsley, Alivia Styles, Jonah Moore, Breyanna Walker, Ryder Parks, Haylee Benfield, Avery Barbee, Riley McCullough, Nathan Bradt, Claudiah Sifford;
Sydney Shore, Alix Vazquez, Jonathon Forney, Addisyn Keen, Cody Fassler, Jakob Laroche, Brianna Degraw, Peyton McSweeney, Zane Thompson, Isabella Basinger, Jordan Mikoski;
Bradley Griffin, Victoria Lewis, Dakota Culp, Jessica Collier, Austin Jackson, Adalie Harrison, Chance Teuscher, Katelyn Sifford, Sophia Brown, Sara Davis;
Coleton Shugart, Bethany Barnhardt, Mackenzie Sprinkle, Savannah Barnhardt, Jeremey Lopez, Ashley Drye, Hunter Christy.
Woodleaf Elementary School would like to congratulate the following students who have been selected as good citizens for February for demonstrating responsibility.
Kindergarten: Justin Bogle, Waldo Galicia, Julius Guevara, Jacob Hickman, Abigail Kennedy, Sophia Raffaldt and Koby Watson.
First grade: Jakii Alexander, Jeremy Cass, Tristina Corker, James Francis, Benjamin Hager, Madison Hartman, Samantha Keys, Katlyn Lyons, Treston Moretz, Lesly Ramirez-Hernandez, Carson Simmerson and Hope Spurlock.
Second grade: Ariana Anaya-Locklear, Allie Burns, Isaac Castro, Cruz Guerrerro-Barrerra, Tania Lazcano-Marcelino, Blake Oliphant and Nathan Peoples.
Third grade: Salvador Bautista-Carrillo, Bradlee Bean, Kortlyn Cooper, Max Crawford, Hannah Daniels, Xiadany Hernandez-Reyes, Bayleigh Miller and Lakira Sturgill.
Fourth grade: Cyress Brown, Sierra Cline, Micah Francis, Lauren Hubert, Ashley Perrell, Greyson Snyder, Madison Turner and Catherine Young.
Fifth grade: Kendyl Gregory, Magdalyn Idries, Amy Lankford, Connor McNeely, Savannah Peoples, Tara Renegar, Ben Suggs, Jonathan Trejos-Torres and Stone Willis.
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