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Education shoutouts

Sacred Heart Catholic School

Sacred Heart’s Distinguished Disciples for the month of September are:

Junior kindergarten: Sophia Jaramillo.

Kindergarten: Kamila Velazquez.

First grade: Edga Valle and Holly Whittington.

Second grade: Eliza Lipscomb and Kate Donaldson.

Third grade: Jasmine Garcia and AJ Jarrell.

Fourth grade: Kennedy Goodman and Nathan McKie.

Fifth grade: Cody Conover and Mary Church.

Sixth grade: George Miller and Rachel Flynn.

Seventh grade: Luis Avilez and Cooper Fleeman.

Eighth grade: Jalon Walker and Mabel Harrison.


Sacred Heart’s Distinguished Disciples for the month of October are:

Junior kindergarten: Nolan Brinkley.

Kindergarten: Kennedy Glenn.

First grade: Jacky Jaramillo and Brendan Beal.

Second grade: Paloma Sifuentes and Bennett Brinkley

Third grade: Joe Harrison and Lily Hammil.

Fourth grade: Dylan Nguyen and Danica Rosa.

Fifth grade: Hannah Lineberry and Jayda Barger.

Sixth grade: Kaiden Dulkoski and George Miller.

Seventh grade: Isabelle Jarvis and Drew Hansen

Eighth grade: Will Koontz and Sutton Webb.


North Rowan Elementary School

The following students were Good Citizens for the month of October:

Kindergarten: Anthony Armijo, Kaelynn Botts, Justin Brown, Hailey Castro-Giron, Ty’jon Cole, Antonia Davis, Moises Josue Esquivel Corado, Noah Funderburk, Aniya Givens, Janise Goode, Samuel Merriman, Carrington Mills, Chelsea Ortiz Moreno and Kennedy Stewart.

First grade: Ember Barron, Jourdyn Bates, Trevon Davis, David Finsel, Landyn Herndon, Sh’zion Horton, Ivy Huffman, Ryelee Majetich, Jada Neely, Rhiley Null, Zai’den Peck, Asa Riley, Hannah Schwendinger, Alex Walker and Jainie Vargas Zelaya.

Second grade: Abdiel Alvarado Garcia, Jaden Bennett, Joseph Clodfelter, Anisten Cook, Kamden Daugherty, Camron Johnson, Tennyson Kirk, Te’Anna Krider, Sidney Leonard, McKenzie Mills, Mya Perez, Joseph Phillips, Matthew Pless, Christian Sharpe and Ariyana Walker.

Third grade: Colby Caudle, Alona Ellis, Janiyah Fomond, Yanely Jimenez Tirado, Charlotte Jones, Lucy Jones, Jaleel Morrow, JaCory Patterson, Waylan Peek, Mallory Rhyne, DeRyan Robinson and Kara Joy Smith.

Fourth grade: Aleese Daniels, Michael Flynn, Hez-Kemerium Krider, Ka’Nya Lockwood-Richardson, Colin Lowman, Jaliyah Mathis, Presten Pratt, Jeremiah Price, Harmoni Simmon, Sergio Uribe- Bustillo and Sharlyn Zavaleta.

Fifth grade: Chance Bryant, Marissa Craig, Joanna Enciso- Garcia, Michael Hutchinson, Jaylen Neely, Dayana Rivera Parra, Jade Sankey, Caleb Truman and Anna Tsambounieris.

Bright Ideas winners

The following local teachers were awarded Bright Ideas grants of $1,000 or more:

Mandy Love, China Grove Elementary; Nita Jarvis, Isenberg Elementary School; Ashley Miller, North Rowan High School; Ronald Wilkerson, North Rowan Middle School and Katie Bogle, A.L. Brown High School.

Grants are funded by EnergyUnited in a 19 county area. The Bright Ideas program has reached well over 2.1 million North Carolina students and sponsored more than 10,400 projects in all subjects including math, reading, science and technology, history, music and the arts. Bright Ideas grant applications are collected each year from April through mid-September, and winning proposals are selected in a competitive evaluation process by a panel of judges. The application process will reopen for interested teachers in the spring of 2018.



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