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Education shoutouts

Bostian Elementary

The following students were named Good Citizens for November:

Kindergarten: Wyatt Shockley, Paige Feehan, Lily Jordan, Max Christy, Kyra Blankenship and Jace Parks.

First grade: Jackson Stiller, Grace Jarvis, Grant McGirt, Violet Wensil, Triton Wood and Rose Wensil.

Second grade: Presleigh Sutton, Landon Morgan, Levi Boovy, Addison Norris, Reese Bryant and Ethan Eddings.

Third grade: Samantha Monday, Joseph Shapley, Wyatt Cornelius, Ashtyn Eagle, Madison Tesch and Jase Overcash.

Fourth grade: Lexi Ritchie, Andrew Carter, David Richmond, Ahtziri Fernandez, Cohen Wilson, Isabelle Smith and Stephanie Hughes.

Fifth grade: Holly DiStefano, Ben Tyndall, Talon Lackey, Sophia Muller, Caden Miracco and McKenna Morgan.


Hanford-Dole Elementary

Hanford-Dole Elementary School has recognized the following students as December Good Citizens for the character trait of perseverance. Each student received a personalized certificate and had his or her picture on the Good Citizen bulletin board for the month.

Pre-Kindergarten: Christopher Nava.

Kindergarten: Aaliyah Preston, Leeah Morgan, Anevia Glenn and La’Nyya Hopkins.

First grade: Jayden Parnell, Ty’Zerion Wilder, Zyhon Wood and Zoe Eagle.

Second grade: Kalyn McLaughlin, Brian Mejia, Dyaon Norman-Jackson, Kayden Leazer and Lacere Hopkins.

Third grade: Michael Lopez Gonzalez, Christopher Sanchez, Danielle Burns, Lennix Blackwell and Aldo Arellano.

Fourth grade: Derrick Ventura and Joz’lyn Taylor.

Fifth grade: Gavin Burns, Maricarmen Ochoa and Pearson Mundy.


North Rowan Elementary

The following students at North Rowan Elementary were selected as Good Citizens for December based on the character trait kindness:

Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten: Trenience Billings, Alan Garcia, Trevon Davis, Lucas Douthit, Alex Walker, NaRiyah Rhodes, Graylen Roberson, Jordan Grant, Jourdyn Bates, Ciara Lake, Ka’mari Angle, Da’Ziyon Carpenter, Evelynn Short and Mason Lambert.

First grade: Moses Vang, Kenneth Lezotte, Anisten Cook, Patience Shepherd, Jalen Sankey, Windrefh Cordova-Joya, Seth Vang, Camron Johnson, Jillian Raby, Mara Williams and Christian Fain.

Second grade: Kylar Dill, Mariznia Crockett, Abby Kraynijak, Derrick Edwards, Austin Beck, Jude Jones, Brielle Okahara, Frank Hall and Lucy Jones.

Third grade: G’Siah Patterson, Mariyen Villagomez, Jacob Foster, Maria Valle-Pleitez, Ronald Giron, Dalton Anderson, James Corum and Jorge Machuca-Lopez.

Fourth grade: Angel Flores, Marissa Craig, Kamari Woods, Aaliyah Smith, Joanna Encisco, Tomas Cruz Vega, Ethan Russell, Justin Reliford, Benjamin Vang, Brooke Upright, Michael Strickland and Jackson Jones.

Fifth grade: Ava Trapp, Danielle Smith, Nevaya Sion, Enisha Lyerly, Brittany Ellis, Natalie Olson, Dixie Caudle, Denell Ingram, Kayla Craven and Esam Abdulrub.


Isenberg Elementary

The following students were recently selected as December Great Gators:

Pre-kindergarten: Rosa Menjivar Pleitez.

Kindergarten: Alexandria Chandler, Genesis Cruz Lopez, Tariq Davis, Iann Escobar, London Hernandez and Brayden Mashore.

First grade: Julian Bethea, Avion Casey, Leecia Conner, Raymond Moscoso-Sarceno, Karlmya Roberts, Paisley Rocco, Aarath Velazquez and Jordan Yang.

Second grade: Na’Kyla Alexander, Kameron Barbour, Noelia Hernandez Ventura, Jamiah Howie, Jenny Landaverde Fajardo, Gabriel Mashore, Jayden Romero Herrera and Ja’Niyia Williams.

Third grade: Zyrell Arnold, Christopher Foley, Diomande Mantougne, Kayla Medlin and Aaron Velazquez.

Fourth grade: Jennifer Antonio Montes, Aliyiah Callandret, Rachel Cortes Perez, Bralen Mitchell, Isabella Smithman and Bruce Vargas.

Fifth grade: Jayla Alford, Alassane Diomande, Luke Ellis, Eva Moultry, Mason Snyder and Robin White.


Faith Elementary

Good Citizens: Khloe Broome, Brooklyn Greene, Dales Gardner, Jack Morrow, Olesga Justo Berra, Colton Clark, Bella Shulenberger, Cooper Brown, Mahayla Goodman, Kyeler Tomlinson, Erin Augustson, Riley Wilhite, Albert Saysombath, Lara Parker, Natalee Hodges, Trista Harward, Maddy Osborne, Natalie Allman and Peyton Connolly.

Good Deed Doers: Drayton Lloyd, Langdon Attwell, Addison Harrison, Walker Morrow, Ben Parker, Izabella Lucero, Aiden Carter, Oliver Shue, Kirston Swindle, Charlotte Chandler, Gryffin Bowman, Landon Robertson, Brady Kierstead, Anahi Alba, Karlee Miller, Sawyer Riley, Riley Herge, Brilynn Daniels and Maggie Whitley.


Millbridge Elementary 

The following students were named Good Citizens for December:
Kindergarten: Emma Houghton, Sloane Lipe, Abigail Anderson, Anthony Manley, Addy Corriher, Hope Bostian, Raeleigh Toeppe, Kellan Nowlin and Milli Fagan.
First grade: Jack Baker, Avery Rawlings, Matthew Harrington, Sophie Hoffner, Giovanni Morales, Kamryn Sigmon, Paisley Miller and Ryan Branham.
Second grade: Caitlyn Andrews, Brady Boyle, Alyssa Parham, Peyton Nail, Mikayla Hyde, Garrison Raper, Autry Paszli, McKinnly Alley, Brinley Hiatt and Holden Bancroft.
Third grade: Amy Johnson, Jake Adams, Ashton Lamb, Autumn McHargue, Rylienn Bratton, Alyssa Barbee, Ivy Vinson, Eli Guffey, Kenadie Moore and Stella Smeltzer.
Fourth grade: Jeramiah Beyerly, Ellasen Nance, Conner Coy, Hailey Campbell, Aubri Austin, Randon McIntyre, Railyn Wright and Sophia Blackledge.
Fifth grade: Makenzi Hallman, Damian Canup, Alex Ochoa, Sarah Shell, Karla Amezquita, Dexter Watson, Gizell Angeles Salazar and Braulio Bautista.
Sacred Heart Catholic School

The following students were named Distinguished Disciples for December:

Pre-kindergarten: Noah Sain.

Kindergarten: Brendan Beal and Jaxson Starbird.

First grade: Kendra Velazquez and Eliza Lipscomb.

Second grade: Gianluca DeMary and AJ Jarrell.

Third grade: Kevin Bonilla and Aiden Regan.

Fourth grade: Mitchell Allen and Tony Frank.

Fifth grade: Theresa Hurysz and Curtis Walker.

Sixth grade: Luis Avilez and Miguel Villalobos.

Seventh grade: Mabel Harrison and Miles Lester.

Eighth grade: Shelbee Bryant and Kellin Ours.


Local educators attend NCCAT

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

Participating educators from Rowan-Salisbury Schools included Christina L. Fulk of Charles Erwin Middle School, Tina Brooks of West Rowan Middle School and Jennifer Hege and Melissa K. Powers of West Rowan Middle School.


Berry College

Sandi Jusic of Salisbury was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Berry College. The dean’s list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.


Coastal Carolina University

Jessica Snider, of Salisbury, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sport science during commencement exercises Dec. 16 and 17 at Coastal Carolina University.



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