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Education shoutouts

Sacred Heart Catholic School

The following students made the All A Honor Roll for the second trimester:

Third grade: John Bergen, Kendyl Causey, Gianluca DeMary, Adam Ebright, Jissele Garcia, Sophie Wainright, Will Walters and Mikko Zaldivar.

Fourth grade: Katie Antosek, Mayla Brinkley, John Bristol, Lauren Childress, Elly Dishman, Kennedy Goodman, Mark Le, Nathan McKie and Ellie Walters.

Fifth grade: Mitchell Allen, Jackelynn Avilez, Logan Bryant, Carlos Coello, Hannah Lineberry, Amanda Nollenberger and Jake Trainor.

Sixth grade: Ellie Cardelle, Mary-Grace Cardelle, Emma Rose Dishman, Kaiden Dulkoski, Rachel Flynn and Theresa Hurysz.

Seventh grade: Hannah Carr, Cooper Fleeman, A. J. Flynn, Drew Hansen, Gianna Patella and Kyna Zaldivar.

Eighth grade: Nick Antosek, Grace Blackwell, Ben Childress, Jake Denhard, Colin Donaldson, Sophia Malloy, Rachel McCullough, Nicholas Talero, Ella Trainor and Sutton Webb.

The following students were named Distinguished Disciples for the month of March:

Kindergarten: Ailysh Welsh and Charles Goodman.

First grade: Noah Melton and Cielo Trujillo.

Second grade: Kate Donaldson and Nick Frank.

Third grade: Raegan Glenn and Devin Truong.

Fourth grade: Megan Nguyen and Mayla Brinkley.

Fifth grade: David Austin and Tony Frank.

Sixth grade: George Miller and Jacob Shores.

Seventh grade: Lillian Rattz and Angelina Pierson.

Eighth grade: Jalon Walker and Nick Antosek.

East Rowan Honors Chorus

The East Rowan Honors Chorus performed at the N.C. State Music Performance Adjudication on March 15 at Wingate University. The group performed in three different areas — men’s chamber choir, women’s chamber choir and mixed chamber choir. The three state adjudicators each awarded the highest honor of ‘superior’ to each group with the mixed group scoring straight 99s out of 100 possible points. The groups compete with grade 6 level music, the highest grade music for high school performers. This is the 20th year the groups have scored ‘superior’ at the state music performance. Dean Orbison is in his 22nd year as director of the group.

Oglethorpe University

Katherine Breeggemann, of Kannapolis, was named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List for Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe students named to the 2017 Dean’s List must achieve at least a 3.50 term grade-point average, while earning 12 or more semester hours.

University of Rochester

Alden Wright, a sophomore majoring in applied music (organ) at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the fall 2017 semester.

West Carolina University

The following local students were named to the West Carolina University Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester: Justin E. Allen, of Salisbury; Holly A. Barnes, of China Grove; Katherine E. Barringer, of Rockwell; Jason J. Basso, of Salisbury; Mikayla Q. Beatty, of Mount Ulla; Destiny N. Blevins, of China Grove; Madison R. Boroughs, of Salisbury; Spencer L. Bowler, of Spencer; Katlyn N. Cook, of China Grove; Sarah M. Cook, of Landis; Amanda B. Cox, of China Grove; George F. Demeree, of Salisbury; Lara A. Drew, of Gold Hill; Karlyn E. Dwinell, of Rockwell; Jade R. Estes, of Rockwell; Graysen M. Evans, of Salisbury; Meghan E. Fleming, of Salisbury; Matthew L. Garcia, of Salisbury; Alexander W. Glimore, of China Grove; Sabrina E. Harkey, of Rockwell; Austin L. Hayes, of Salisbury; Connor A. Henderson, of China Grove; Brittney K. Hogan, of Salisbury; Roger L. Hosey, of China Grove; Linzi N. Johnson, of Kannapolis; Skyler B. Kicinski, of Kannapolis; Kylie V. Kluttz, of Salisbury; Hanna N. Lambert, of Landis; Dalton M. Little, of Morresville; Brittany N. LIvengood, of Salisbury; Brooke A. Myall, of China Grove; Robert B. Perry, of Salisbury; Shane T. Pruitt, of Kannapolis; Sarah C. Safrit, of China Grove; Taylor M. Starnes, of Salisbury; Indiah A. Witherspoon, of Salisbury; Lillie A Zentmeyer, of Kannapolis and Steven P. Zollars, of Landis.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must achieve at least a 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0 on a regular semester’s work of not less than 12 hours, excluding remedial courses, with no grade of D or F.

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