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Jared Hensley

Knox Middle honor roll

Knox Middle School announced its Quarter 2 all-A honor roll:

Sixth grade: Joshua Burns, Benjamin Davies, Valerie Escobar, Gaoxung Lor, Adrian McRae, Danna Nunez Sanchez, Donna Schmeltzer, and Makara Trick.

Seventh grade: Sheenya Daugherty, Kailena Fruchtman, Alexis Gilbert, and Brianna Gilbert.

Eighth grade: Madelyn Allbright, Blake Barrier, Reagan Carpenter, Arnasjelle Corpening, Megan Davis, Nathan Griffin, Danaesha Jackson, Apostolia Katsamperis, Nashira Pipkin, and Bryan Rosado.

Landis Elementary honor rolls

Honor rolls for Landis Elementary School have been announced:

All-A honor roll

Third grade: Linzie Brooks, Jeremiah Hunter, Gracie Steele and Jacob Crews.

Fourth grade: Connor Richardson, Haiden Hinson and Gavin Hughes.

Fifth grade: Noah Alvear, Rebecca Ammons, Micah Fry, Ava LaCount, Paisley Overcash, Luke Wingler, Chiashe Yang, Sara Culbert, Cooper Welch, Jayden Culbertson, Ryan Kluttz, Ella Morgan, Za’Nariyah Woodberry, Jose Miranda, Jayden Pletcher and Sadie Siscoe.

A/B honor roll

Third grade: Shalynn Castro, Haleigh Cranford, John Rivas-Solis, Emilio Diaz-Ruiz, Makenna Jones, Bailey Kelley, Brody Pawluk, Charlie Barrena, Morgan Clarke, I’Xavion Sloan, Addison Williams, Sarah Benson, Colby McCarty, Cressley Patterson and Carson Richardson.

Fourth grade: Chloe Driver, Carter Hendley, Ariel Mejia-Bonilla, Genesis Salazar, Ethan Wing, Bailey Hall, Leticia Perez-Reyes, Skylar Kierstead, Chas Balch, Iveth Morales-Garcia, Ruby Reta, Jacquelyn Villafana-Rivas, Jayden Smith, Camden Hollaway, Natali Cejudo, Clarence Headen, McKinlee Sink, Emily Smith and Ayden Taylor.

Fifth grade: Mia Avila, Andrew Carmona, Andre Cherry, Gigi Hernandez, Kinley Kelch, Karlie Miller, Sherly Ramirez-Chang, Nayeli Alejandro-Montes, Miles Carden, Tiffany Fite, Catherine Hasenmayer, Nick Knight, Juliette Leal, Olivia Grace Strickland, Olivia Pawluk, Dustin Barrena, Sarah Black, Tucker Cockrell, Ava Coody, Gage Giddings, JaLeah Hooper, Dalton Lomax, Shaly Olvera, Luis Suastegui-Sotelo, Emberlie Carrillo-Perez, Paige Heck, Patrick Patrias and Alexa Ruiz.

Hanford Dole Good Citizens

Hanford Dole’s January Good Citizens for respect are:

Prekindergarten and kindergarten: Gabriella Feaster, Dania Napoles Gonzalez, Madelyn Roberts, Adara Stimson, and Taylor Crosby.

First grade: Kemoni Sellers, Benjamin Morales Rodriguez, Benjamin Morales Rodriguez, Rayne Smith, and Zek Guiterrez Benitez.

Second grade: Olivia Miller, Giselle Sanchez-Ugarte, Heidy Lopez, and Leeah Morgan. 

Third grade: LaVierah Walker, Vanity Krider, April Witherspoon, Paris Connor, and nAyden Byers.

Fourth grade: Peyton Daniels, Diana Diaz-Lopez, Ryan Mendoza Perez, Dionne Vilte, and Joshua Barkley.

Fifth grade: Ethan Ramirez Guzman, Amia Mills Anderson, Franschesca Dubon, Clear Wesley, and Jaylen Howard.

Overton scholars

The following students were recognized at Overton Elementary School in February as First Class Scholars for demonstrating the character trait of a strong work ethic:

Kindergarten: Joaquim Chamberlain, Kaytlyn Urbina, Julian Strother, and Kelly Alas-Cruz.

First grade: Ayanna Staley, Kaylee Borja and Nahzir Harrington.

Second grade: Karter Conkel, Lily Cox and Gwen Hill.

Third grade: Anna Chamberlain and Kennedy Drye.

Fourth grade: Richard Lamanna, Jacey Yerena, Carissa Burns and Logan Culp.

Fifth grade: Kate Preslar, Joshua Mendia, Jimmy Javis and Lizbeth Camacho Salinas.

North scholar

Jared Hensley of North Rowan High School has been offered a full scholarship at the University of Michigan, plus a $5,000 stipend, good for four years.

He received the National Merit Finalist award. He was up against 1.4 million other students, then chosen from 15,000 semifinalists and 7,500 finalists.

He is the son of Linda and Keith Hensley.

Morgan Elementary honor roll

The following students made the all-A honor roll at Morgan Elementary School:

Second grade: Haley Albertson, Tannon Boggs, Logan Brown, Christopher Cox, Mason Elwood, RaeAnn Erdman, Serenity Foreman, Holden Frick, Josh Gobble, Alanah Hendren, Xander Holshouser, Kenleigh Jacobs, Baydyn Lambeth, Ada Mullis, Calilynn Poole, Scarlett Poole, Maddox Smith, Clara Tinsley, Lila Dale Trexler and Buzz Vickrey.

Third grade: Brihanna Erdman, Brayden Ferguson, Blake Fugle, Nathan Gainey, Kali Gibb, Wyatt Gilbeau, Samuel Kenerly, Addisyn Lyerly, Carter Moore, Alicia Naylor, Heavenleigh Parris and Kynley Petrea.

Fourth grade: Layla Davis, Alex Hale, Dylan Hale, Lucas Lowe, Cameron Morris, Katelyn Overcash and Brock Poole.

Fifth grade: Kailin Bomely, Evelyn Cervantes, Kailey Cline, Gabby File, June Goodman, Lola Koontz, Mackenzie Nottingham, CP Perry, Jude Raiti, Ty Sweatt, Ben Rowland, Brett Steelman and Zoey Waters.

The following students made the A/B honor roll:

Second grade: Josh Brown, Kylie Carter, Triston Ferrell, Jailen Harper, Sauyer Jones, Gracie Ketner, Lexi Leonard, Kourtney Lindsay, Colton Lockard, Bennick Lowe, Conor McDaniel, Cambrie Perry, Kaylee Rabon, Donnie Rogers, Aubrey Shaver, Peyton Smith, Kayden Starnes, Cody Swink, Emmanuel Tavira-Bucio, Peyton Tucker, Trinity Vega and Natalie Xiong.

Third grade: Zayne Carter, Braxton Chambers, Jaden Delpiano, Bella DeSiato, Camryn Heilig, Michael Hiatt, Anna Marino, Andrew Myrick, Anna Myrick, August Spencer and Ava Trexler.

Fourth grade: Kortlyn Aplin, Gates Brady, Jordan Brock, Aron Burleson, Jason Burroughs, Bailey Curlee, Carter Facemyer, Grayson Gardner, Amariah Gibson, Berkli Jones, Katie Lane, Charles Lepping, Brook Lockard, Owen Smith, Molly Steed, Daleiah Waters, Gage Webb and Hollie Wood.

Fifth grade: Dawn Clawson, Caylea Cline, Konrad Farthing, Grayson Foster, Skylar Fraley, Destiny Hiatt, Troy Hill, Alyssa Keith, Jaxson Martin, Serenity Moose, Brooklin Poole, Landon Ramsing, Bailey Rothwell, Tori Shirley, Samuel SosaChadwick, Cole Taylor and Cole Wallace.

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