Education shoutouts

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 27, 2014

Faith Elementary School announces its January Good Citizens and Good Deed Doers.
Good citizens — Aidan Sloop, Trysten Scully, Jillyen Michael, Trinity Gardner, Adian Wyrick, Sophia Lemasters, Kila Heglar, Nathaneal Zimmerman, Jeremy Stirewalt, Aiden Shull, Jesse Alvarado Vences, Emma Callahan, Aaron Arnold, Laura Carroll, Harley Dry.
Good deed doers – Daniel Hensley, Madison McGlothlin, Stephanie Alvarado Vences, Wendy Thompson, Miley Benfield, Israel Deal, Sabrina Holloway, Natalie Allman, Colin Williams, Hailey Conte, Carson Drye, Logan Chilson, Taylor Deal, Jaden Vaughn, Marshall Steger.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announces its dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.
Salisbury – Clark Alcorn, Michelle Brisson, Hunter Barbee, Allie Billings, Masyn Burgess, Desere Cross, Austin Flynn, William Furr, Joshua Kongmany, Hunter Latimer, Hannah Lebowitz, Brett Leslie, Kaley Lowman, Mary March, Mary Mills, Chloe Monroe, Adam Shoemaker, Katelyn Storey, Kristin Tajlili.
Cleveland – Jonathan Current.
Kannapolis – Emily Cruse.
Mount Ulla – Jacob Bruney.
Rockwell – Melisa Hollar.
Other – Taylor Draper, Janssen White, Mark Perry.
To be eligible for the dean’s list, fulltime students who enter the university as first-time, first-year students beginning in fall 2010 and later must meet a minimum of a 3.5 semester grade point with no grade lower than a C if enrolled in at least 12 hours of letter-grade credit, exclusive of physical education activities courses.
Students who began their undergraduate studies at UNC Chapel Hill prior to fall 2010 must either have a 3.2 semester grade-point average with no grade lower than a C if enrolled in 15 or more hours of letter-grade credit, exclusive of physical education activities courses, or a 3.5 grade-point average with no grade lower than a C if enrolled in at least 12 but fewer than 15 hours of letter-grade credit, exclusive of physical education activities courses.
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., named Anne Knauf to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Anne is the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Knauf of Salisbury. To earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes and no grades lower than a C.
Arizona State University announces its fall 2013 dean’s list. Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence at Arizona State University with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list.
Salisbury – Cheryl Goins, Julia Payne.
Richfield – Parker Poole.
Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Elementary announces its all-A honor Roll.
Third grade – Jessie Bowers, Aden Castor, Mia Cowan, Megan Davis, Whitney Dyer
Fourth grade – Aurelia Blevins, Nicholas Garcia, Lorin Kimball, Rosie Zaragoza-Ramos
Fifth grade – Alie Adamenko, Mahogany Mashore, Dario Sanchez-Ascencion, Jordan Stanback-Smith
Ryan Brennan of Mooresville, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J., has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.
To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours.
Hurley Elementary School announces its Good Citizens for February.
Kindergarten – Jorge Franco Gabriel, Owen Shell, Keaira Spruill, Daniel Garrido Juarez and Jyquavion Williams.
First grade – Torese Evans, Grayson Smith, Denise Flores Jasso, Edgar Aguirre Ruiz and Sunny Landeros.
Second grade – Citlali Mendez Hernandez, Amanda Conner, Megan Parker and Emarion McGorda.
Third grade – Christopher Watson, Jesse Barrera, Dalton Miller, and Jared Richardson.
Fourth grade – Destiny Taylor, Regan Roakes, Leah Sanders, and Robert Blamberg.
Fifth grade – Megyn Spicer, Fernanda Torres Alejandre, Allison, Ennis, and Isaiah Clay.
Stacey Maguire Mangan, a member of the Wofford College class of the 2015, of China Grove, is studying abroad in Granada, Spain.
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 excursions.
East Rowan High School student Hurst Fowler has earned a position in the High School Honors Performance Series Honor Band performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Emily McNeil is his band director.
West Rowan High School student Savannah Morgan received the “Editors’ Choice Award” from Teen Ink for an article she wrote, “Meeting Death.” Wendy Fontenot is her teacher.
Three Rowan-Salisbury Schools employees obtained the designation of being a 2014 School Business Management Academy graduate as a N.C. Association of School Business Officials Certified School Business Manger. The program is sponsored by the N.C. Association of School Business Officials. The employees are Davina Kelli Swink, salary administrator; Pam York, assistant finance director; and Annette Fullam, payroll specialist.
The Rowan-Salisbury School System received eight Blue Ribbon Awards for excellence in public relations and communications by North Carolina School Public Relations Association. The school system won awards in the marketing, website, photography, annual report and special purpose categories.
Awards were given for the WRSS Student TV News, “Telling Our Story” DVD, annual report breakfast, Rowan-Salisbury School System website, “STEM: Excellence in Action” photo, “Ready for a Brand New Day at School” photo, 2011-12 Rowan-Salisbury School System annual report and Kindergarten Summer.
Johnathan Cornelius Campbell, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, has been chosen editor of The Garnet, the student literary magazine. The Garnet was first published in 1859 and offers students, faculty, staff and members of the Hampden-Sydney community an opportunity to display their literary and artistic ability through poetry, short stories, essays, photography and other art work.
Campbell is a staff writer for the student newspaper, The Hampden-Sydney Tiger, and is a member of the French Club and Unity Alliance. He is a graduate of First Assembly Christian School and is the son of Don and Sarah Campbell of Salisbury.