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Education Shoutouts

Granite Quarry Elementary School Good Citizens

Granite Quarry Elementary School has recognized the following students as January Good Citizens for the character trait of responsibility. Each student received recognition at a luncheon and had his or her picture on the Good Citizen bulletin board for the month.

Kindergarten: Destiny Borders, Eli Funez, Ryelee Magetich and Ja’Nila Minter-Steele.
First grade: Christian Jackson, Braylin Henderson, Josie Smith and Ethan Haynes.
Second grade: Lexi Kyle, Josh Coftin, Eisley Hartfield and Jackson Vanhoy.
Third grade: Alexia Brown, Kylie Long, Liona Rinehardt, Katelyn Tate and Cadance Perkins.
Fourth grade: Douglas Alley, Kirsten Eagle, Joshua Helms and Sierra Wetter.
Fifth grade: Brandon Baker, Cindy Peterson, Destiny Still and Makayla Williams.
December’s Good Citizen recipients for the trait of citizenship and service to others were:
Kindergarten: Elaina Hunter, Taryn Newman, Halle Debiase,and Ashleigh Neve.
First grade: Giovanni Cabera-Boehm, Riley Kunonga, George Nunez and Mario People.
Second grade: Bradey Alishie, Collin Hensley, Jeff Ni and Braxten Earnhardt.
Third grade: Brian Bellomoreno, Cannon Elswick, Madison Gouch, Renna Lynn and Mia McNaught-Stegall.
Fourth grade: Abigail Brindle, Ivan Johnson, Jayceon Jones and Allison Mares.
Fifth grade: Ian Casselvecchi, Alex Gillespie, Ayniah Luster and Makayla Williams.

Sacred Heart Catholic School spelling bee

Sacred Heart students have been competing in classroom spelling bees in January. Two students from each class were chosen to compete in the Annual Sacred Heart School Bee. On Jan. 20, 12 students competed to see who would advance to the Regional Bee. Classroom winners were:

Third grade: Logan Bryant and Elly Dishman.

Fourth grade: Mary Kathryn Aycock and Emma Brown.

Fifth grade: Ellie Cardelle and Mary Grace Cardelle.

Sixth grade: Hannah Carr and Kyna Zaldivar.

Seventh grade: Ben Childress and Finley Church.

Eighth grade: John Coello; Colleen Heuser.

Top three winners are:

First place: Mary Grace Cardelle, fifth grader.

Second place: Kyna Zaldivar, sixth grader.

Third place: Ellie Cardelle, fifth grader.

These students will compete at the Regional Bee at Salisbury Academy on Feb. 7.

Catawba College Dean’s List

A total of 331 students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Catawba College, according to Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, provost of the college. Students named to the dean’s list have achieved a 3.5 grade point average in 15 or more semester hours.

The following local students were named to the dean’s list:

Hannah Agner, Salisbury; Kerry Aitken, Spencer; Joanna Anderson, Salisbury; Kelly Baker, Spencer; Sara Barbee, Salisbury; Rebekah Bare, Woodleaf; Philip Bontumasi, Salisbury; Amanda Borras, China Grove; Adam Brinegar, Salisbury; Lee Bronson, Salisbury; Kyler Brown, Salisbury; Sarah Brown, Kannapolis; Joseph Bumgarner, Rockwell; Justin Burroughs, Salisbury; Zachary Burroughs, Salisbury; Megan Chichester, Salisbury; Ethan Chirico, Salisbury; Christina Clark, Salisbury; Mitchell Croot, Rockwell;

Amanda Dawson, Salisbury; Heather Duncan, Salisbury; Karlee Eagle, Salisbury; Katie Ensley, Salisbury; Elisabeth Farmer, Salisbury; Michaela Fink, Salisbury; Rebecca Fortner, Salisbury; Bryan Fragoso Perez, Salisbury; Lauren Gaskill, Salisbury; Stephanie Grubb, Salisbury; Mandy Haigler, Kannapolis; Pettrus Henderson, Salisbury; Morgan Hester, Salisbury; Sarah Horne, Cleveland; Charles Hutton, Salisbury; Laura Isenhour, Salisbury; Connor Johnson, Rockwell; Michael Jones, Salisbury; Tommy Kilby, Kannapolis; Kristen Kimmer, Salisbury; Trilby Kirk, Salisbury; Abby Kluttz, Salisbury; Allison Knorr, Salisbury;

Brennan Lambert, China Grove; Veronica Leasure, Salisbury; Carrie Loman, Salisbury; Taylor Martin, Salisbury; Madison McCombs, Salisbury; Ashlee McNabb, Salisbury; Riley Myers, Salisbury; Taylor Parker, Mount Ulla; Makenna Pate, China Grove; Liam Pendergrass, Salisbury; Susan Rebollar Jaramillo, Salisbury; Samuel Reeder, Salisbury; Crystal Reyes, Salisbury; Erandi Rodriguez Mendoza, Salisbury; Keven Rothermund, Salisbury; Hannah Scott, Salisbury; Madison Sides, Kannapolis; Chad Springer, China Grove; Brittany Sprinkles, China Grove; Sawyer Strickland, Salisbury; Macayla Upright, Salisbury; Tiffany Vang, Salisbury; Danielle Veres, Salisbury; Rochelle Waldroop, Kannapolis; Debbie Walls, Kannapolis; Shelby Wellmon, Salisbury; Duke Wicker, Salisbury; Elisha Wilson, Salisbury; Shannon Wright, Salisbury and Austin Young, Spencer.

UNC Charlotte Chancellor’s List

Carrie Davidson earned a 4.0 GPA and chancellor’s list honors (3.8 or higher) at UNC Charlotte for the recent fall semester. Davidson, a 2015 Salisbury High graduate, is a sophomore business administration major.



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