Education shoutouts

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 3, 2013

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 “Tractor Supply – Growing Scholars” scholarship to April Lamb of the Jesse C. Carson High School FFA Chapter.
The scholarship is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.
Lamb plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at North Carolina State University.
This scholarship is one of 1,645 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently, 127 sponsors contribute more than $2.1 million to support scholarships for students.
For 29 years, scholarships have been made available through funding secured by the National FFA Foundation. This funding comes from individuals, businesses and corporate sponsors to encourage excellence and enable students to pursue their educational goals.
The 2013 scholarship recipients were selected from 6,116 applicants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s leadership, academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experienced in agricultural education and future goals.
September Good Citizens for Millbridge Elementary:
Kindergarten — Anna Shell, Justece Orr, Delana Burton, Derek Honeycutt, Hallie Canup, Mason Long, Reagan Helmbold, Jacob Rockwell.
First grade — Aubri Austin, Ben Bolick, Conner Coy, Emily Ruiz, James Ritchie, Neely Hiatt, Johnny Laturno, Kenyon Morton.
Second grade — Bailey Linn, Parker Deese, Ty Lloyd, Cynthia Davis, Acsiri Garcia, Colin Ball, Chloey Hallman, Damian Canup, Bethany Messier.
Third grade — Allyson Hedrick, Noah Rostro, Bailey Yon, Haiden Leffew, Joseph Smith, Cameron Black, Noah Bryant, McKenzi McManus.
Fourth grade — Faith Nobles, Mason Dodrill, Jonathan Alvarez, Caelyn Michael, Abigail Castillo, Will Gibbs, Rosty Menius, Jacob Ritchie.
Fifth grade — Kayla Hampton, Garrett Morris, Nolan Miller, Makayla Puckhaber, Ethan Bancroft, Kate Hartsell, Brianna Weatherwax, Carlie Moore.
Cleveland Elementary School names its September Good Citizens.
Kindergarten — Laney Moore, Olivia Clark, Morghan Prince, Regan Eggers, Xavier Carpenter, Drew Kennedy.
First grade — Janeria Dulin, Mark Brown, Lyndsey Hall, Alexander Tavira.
Second grade — Abigail Evenden, DeTravious Wood, Lucas Treadaway, Ava Gusler.
Third grade — Karrigan Foster, Mason Lee, Wendy Rojas-Merino, Rex Earnhardt, Benjamin Lee, Shanasia Hallman.
Fourth grade — Abby Truman, Caleb Freeman, Cyanah Barger, Trevor Gagean-Dixon.
Fifth grade — Desiree Miller, Corbin Oddie, Luke Koppe, Brenda Mancia.
Woodleaf Elementary School would like to congratulate the following students who have been selected as good citizens for September for demonstrating respect.
Kindergarten — Kumori Abel, Coltan Currie, Juan Hernandez, Leann Holstine, Rylan Pennell, Jonathan Porter, Mason Smith, Ashley Williams and Autumn Young.
First grade — Grayce Barber, Angelica Bautista, Michael Clayton, Joshua Foxx, Brianna Holstine, Sabrina Huffman, Haley Knight, Camden Moten and Damien Sherrill.
Second grade — Hayden Ginn, Anthony Guerrero-Carlos, Anthony Harvey-Phinx, Cora Parton, Whitney Sparks and Jenna Yount.
Third grade — Eli Guerrero-Carlos, Madison Hartman, Makayla Jarvis, Emily Mitchell, Karsen Simpson, Malachi Smith and Hope Spurlock.
Fourth grade — Hayden Brown, Isaac Castro, Sean Kitt, Dayanara Monroy-Luna, Savannah Sabol-Ross, Juan Sanchez-Vazquez and Sean Wood.
Fifth grade — Michael Burgess, Virginia Carcamo, Nathaniel Estrada, Deion Everhart, Cristal Fajardo, Ruby Fallin, Aden Greer, Joshua Johnson, Mark Mowery and Tjorve Schauer.
Landis Elementary Citizens of the Month for September:
Kindergarten — Kalle Perry, Paisley Overcash, Emily Lambert and Rebecca Ammons.
First grade — Kendall Haynie, Mario Camacho Kintero, Melinda Tenorio-Passmore, Brayleigh Bebber and Elizabeth Wing.
Second grade — Ella Carden, Levi Bond, Kadance Bebber and Grace Meckley.
Third grade — Asia Locke, John Josey, Zachary Vanhoy and Savannah Wallace.
Fourth grade — Emma Pressley, Toby Moss, Autumn Kamili and Kaylie Hucks.
Fifth grade — Eric Lewis, Brian Benitez, Hope Royal and Casey Cline.
These are the students at Ethan Shive Elementary School who showed a random act of kindness for September: Katie Reynolds, Brianne Hardy, Gracie Burgess, Alexa Troutman, JT Teeter, Chandler Sneed, Zoey Mcglohon, Dylan Bryant, Maddox Goodnight, Kiersten Drye, Coty Johnson, Hannah Dolinger, Antonio Harris, Dawson Goodman, Luke Holshouser, Graham Yarbrough, Zayne Vanderburg, Joshua Loyd, Maddie Lankford, Victoria Chao, Lucas Schumacher, Dylan Harrington, Chelsea Skeens, Nathan Hicks, Lacey Stowe, Camilla Lyles, Ryder Parks.
Faith Elementary School August and September Good Citizens and Good Deed Doers:
Good Citizens: Riley Wilhite, Wyatt Goodman, Logan Thomas, Gracianna Barber, Natalee Hodges, Gavin Hopkins, Aiden Michael, Kinley Trexler, Jordan Wilhite, Maddy Osborne, Hunter Wall, Elaina Grant, Cohen Joyner, Caroline Garner, Gunnar Michael,
Emma Kate McClelion, Gracie Gatton, Wesly Cooper, Kayley Ruhnow.
Good Deed Doers: Bailey Wilhelm, Lylla Deal, Gavin Green, Sonja Hood, Thomas Harris, Madison Brumbaugh, Allie Treece, Will Bradshaw, Evie White, Connor Misenheimer, Adrianna Goodman, Gabe Morriston, Emma Diaz, Dylan Argueta, Emma Callahan, Isaac Martell, Thomas Stewart, Justin Cornelius, Ashley Frye.
Semester abroad

Cala Rae Cocca is studying abroad in Amsterdam, Netherlands, during fall 2013. Cocca, a member of the Wofford College class of 2014, is from Salisbury, Her parents are John and Suzi Cocca.
Study abroad is a major component of Wofford’s commitment to shaping globally connected citizens. Opportunities range from travel/study interim projects to a full year at a university abroad. Students may choose from more than 200 programs and 59 countries. Co-curricular opportunities include service-learning, internships and cultural experiences.
The staff of Bostian Elementary would like to recognize the following students for standing out as exemplary citizens for this month. These students have all gone above and beyond what is expected of them at school.
First grade — Megan Redmon, Clayton Goodman, Emerie Page, Max Pethel, Cohen Wilson, Summer Hill.
Second grade — Holly DiStefano, Dalton Gay, Rylee McLemore, Miles Bradshaw, Miya Woodard, James Anderson.
Third grade — Michael Yates, Madison Lemonds, C J Semcho, Emma Price.
Fourth grade — Abbey Nixon, Greyson Smith, Kathie Anderson, Colton Fisher.
Fifth grade — Anna Rymer, Ivan Ortiz, Parker Steele, Savanna Carpenter.
The following students were recently named September Great Gators at Isenberg Elementary School:
Pre-kindergarten — Preston Smith.
Kindergarten — Bryson Alexander, Arnela Cesko, Dallas Lynch, Kayla Medlin, Jayden Romero, Alexzander Rutherford, Anaishai Tumblin and Zoey Wood.
First grade — Dashia Canada, Landen Dudas, Ngoc Duong, Kendall Henderson, Brooklyn McBride, Joshua Mixson, Farrah Ramsey and Simon Wordsworth.
Second grade — Kevin Berrios, Kailena Fruchtman, Christopher Le, Lam Le, Tattenai McNeely, Carlos Pacheco, Janiya Patterson and Isaiah Van Allen.
Third grade — Julian Beltran, Hannah Johnson, Helen Moscoso-Sarceno, Natavia Reid, Jahneva Rogers and Kamron Simmon.
Fourth grade — Papa Brush, Tadiana Hasan, Mya Langford, Carolina Sanchez, Amaya Surratt and Christian Zavala.
Fifth grade — Ella Coleman, Damon Phillippe, Tamya Ross, Imani Smith, Gary Walton and Mosiah Ware.
The Salisbury-Rowan Home Builders Association Scholarship is awarded each year to students in a home builders program.
The recipients for 2013 are:

• William Robertson — attending North Rowan High School; plans to attend Appalachian State University, majoring in construction management.
• Graham Lyerly — attending East Rowan High School and plans to attend University of North Carolina at Charlotte, majoring in engineering.
• Richard Crouch — attending UNCC, majoring in architecture.
• Wes McNeely — attending North Carolina State University, majoring in civil engineering.
• Paul McNeely — attending NCSU, majoring in mechanical engineering.
To be considered for the SHRBA Scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria: must be a resident of Rowan County; must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a construction related field; must provide a transcript from his/her high school and any previous college attended; must demonstrate academic promise and exhibit personal characteristics that would lead to success in the home builders’ trade; must submit a short paragraph on what they feel this scholarship would help them achieve.