Education shoutouts

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Bob Jones University has named about 900 students to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall 2018 semester.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.0 to 3.74 grade point average for the semester. Local students include:

  • April Snyder of Cleveland, a senior nursing major
  • Nehemiah Worley of Salisbury, a sophomore physics major

Faith Elementary

Faith Elementary School recognized the following students as Good Citizens and Good Deed Doers for the month of November.

Good Citizens: Ella Brown, Leila Honeycutt, Presley Ludwick, Kassidy Staley, Maddison Sellers, Cayden Blevins, Cavin McDougal, Cannon Causey, Aaryona Abbitt, Kayleigh Hurlocker, Emma A Kerr, Kevin Coffey, Mahayla Goodman, Peyton Fields, Albert Saysombath and Joshua Yates

Good Deed Doers: Kylie Walker, Lucas Coffey, Elin Wells, Rebeckah Yatzil, Bentley Morris, Kennedi Calloway, Dales Gardner, Ava Dietz, Damian Ruhnow, Logan Patterson, Landon Clark, Cayleigh Naylor, Jake Young, Ayden Blevins, Cheyanne Britt and Hanna Conte

Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — Akeira Hill of Salisbury graduated from Georgia College during its December 2018 commencement.

Salisbury Academy

The following 17 students from Salisbury Academy are being recognized in the 2018-19 Duke University Talent Search, or Duke TIP,  for the first time. Since 1980, Duke TIP has recognized and engaged more than 2.5 million youths who scored at or above the 95th percentile on a qualifying, grade-level test.

Fourth grade: Blake Cordasci, Emory Haynes, Ruthie Mauro, Emma Ott, Caylee Snow, Grace Taylor and Brooks Zino.

Fifth grade: Mary Grace Antosek and John McCoy.

Sixth grade: Maggie Antosek, Bo Brincefield and Sehr Spence

Seventh grade: Callista Harris, Andrew Mead, Ethan Ott, Brenna Smith and Madisyn White.

“We pride ourselves on promoting student-centered education. The varied programs offered through Duke TIP provide many opportunities for students to challenge themselves in the areas in which they excel,” said Heather Coulter, curriculum director for Salisbury Academy.

Shive Elementary

Shive Elementary School has recognized the following students as January Good Citizens for the character trait of compassion.  Each student received a certificate with a “Star Student” dog tag necklace and will have his or her picture on the Good Citizen Board for the month.

Kindergarten: Alivia Erickson, Gabriel White, Francesca Fredericks, Dylan Jordan, Lillian Pratt and Donovan Edwards.

First grade: Parker Moore, Ella Sifford, Lynley McCaskill, Angel Garcia, C.J. Miller and Leah Phillips.

Second grade: Ali Funderburk, Addie Patterson, Kayla Kepley, Braylen Yates, Carson Jenkins and Bailey Faavesi.

Third grade: Alyssa Erickson, Taylor Carter, Emma Corl, Key-Arriah Miller, Leah Troutman and Gabe Montoya-Elizondo.

Fourth grade: Evie Cutshaw, Hunter Kiser, Caleb Olis, Preston Cleve, Lainie Misenheimer, Will Estes, Pamela Bruce and Ethan Fuller.

Fifth grade: Trey Marvin, Lexus Ridenhour, Jacee Eudy, Matthew Avalos, Jake Lewis, Caroline Quick, Garrett Christy and Cameron Jordan.

Vanderbilt University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bethanie Stauffer of Salisbury has been named to the Vanderbilt University Dean’s List.