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Education shoutouts

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society:

• Mynia Snyder of Cleveland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

• Megan Hargis of China Grove, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

• Barbara Kennedy of Kannapolis, East Carolina University.

• Matthew Collins of Salisbury, East Carolina University.

• Don Gray Jr. of Mount Pleasant, East Carolina University.

• Michelle Stevenson of Cleveland, East Carolina University.

• Kayla Blackburn of Salisbury, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

• Shawna Robertson of Kannapolis, Queens University of Charlotte.

• Kym Vickers of Kannapolis, Queens University of Charlotte.

They are among nearly 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.

Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

Millbridge Elementary School

The following students were named to the All-A Honor Roll for the third quarter at Millbridge Elementary:

Third grade: Patrick Baker, Kheanne Boger, Ryan Branham, Riley Grubbs, Andrea Muravska, Avery Rawlings, Colton Wolkonowski, Aubrey Wright, Allison Landaverde, Sophie Sides, Kamryn Sigmon, Molly Allen, Carter Bellows, Bella Bullock, Kyla Davis, Hope Julian, Paisley Miller, Jack Baker, Carson Raper, Ava Robbins, Liam Rohletter and Lily Stallings.

Fourth grade: Lucas Cox, Jonathan Lyerly, Trinity Maxwell, JD Moore, Peyton Nail, Caitlyn Andrews, Maddox Beaver, Isabella Ochoa, Samantha Markle, Holden Bancroft, Elizabeth Burleson, Ethan Overby, Garrison Raper and Keaton Sloop.

Fifth grade: Alyssa Barbee, Delana Burton, Tevin Keoboupha, Carlos Landaverde, Lindsey Mattern, Lucas Watts, Hallie Canup, Lydia Carter, Tori Overcash, Gabriel Young, Evan Cox, Abby Miller, Jacob Rockwell, Anna Shell, Cameron Williamson and Sophie Steedley.

The following students were named to the A/B Honor Roll:

Third grade: Isabell Broadway, Jeremy Haney, McKinlee Long, Dalton Mullis, Aiden Vega, Kevin Velasco Medina, Kailey DeLong, Britton Heintz, Maddox Houghton, Dylan Newsome, Addison Todd, Kailei Watford, Piper Biggers, Lily Brown, Remi Hagerty, Corbin Hopkins, Stella Lipe, Joey Ramirez, Adriana Russell, Kierra Shulenburger, Grace Smith, Will Hinson, Zander Murff, Ashley Shell, Hayden Vail, Finley VanWassenhove, Trexler Yon and Scott Onesios.

Fourth grade: Landon Biddy, Mikayla Hyde, Ava Lee, Hudson Pitre, Nicholas Smith, Aniyah Thrower, Claire Butler, Graci Grindstaff, Caden Jordan, Jahaira Melo, Sam Noe, Emry Starnes, Calyx Weaver, Hayden McIntosh, Savannah Baker, Century Hunsucker, Colin Masingo, Chloe Morgan, Zeke Stewart, Lydia Wilson and Braylin Youngs.

Fifth grade: Ella Croom, Maddie Holden, Landon Nielsen, Nathaniel Norton, Nixon Oles, Zackary Pittman, Ben Vance, Jake Adams, Landon Griffin, Carly Perkins, Caroline Kenley Walker, Dakota Waller, Kinley Wright, Destiny Layton, Danica Krieg, Reese Lauderdale, Aurelia Palacios, Gavin Harrington, Ivy Vinson, Murphy Oliver, Gray Mullis, Taylor Hallman, Reagan Helmbold, Ellie Mills, Alex Snyder and Nolan White.

Overton Elementary School

The following students were recognized at Overton Elementary School in the month of March as First Class Scholars for demonstrating the character trait of “good team player”:

Kindergarten: Olivia Love, Noah Trick and Zakai Richardson

First grade: Blake Schaefer, Ezekiel Shelton, KeAsia Sellers and Khloee Jefferies.

Second grade: Janeth Bautist-Servin, Alanah Ellis, Emily Prestar and Sincere Taylor.

Third grade: Dorian Henthorn and Bryan Turcious.

Fourth grade: Waylan Peek, Nicholas Eppeheimer, Grant Hill and Dallas Godfrey.

Fifth grade: Brooklynne Witherspoon, Joseline Vargas Bello and Honesty Houston.

Westminster Schools

ATLANTA — The Southern Association for College Admission Counseling honored Sarbeth Fleming, associate director of college counseling at Westminster Schools, with the Myron G. Burney Award for Inclusion and Access.

Fleming is a native of Kannapolis who attended Kannapolis City Schools before graduating from the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics in Durham. She earned degrees from Winston-Salem State University and the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio.

According to the association, the award honors an administrator who has “made a significant impact in our field promoting inclusion and access.”

The accolade is named after Myron Burney, who helped underrepresented students attend college through his work at higher education institutions like Morehouse College, the University of Georgia, and the University of North Carolina.

Fleming is the mother of Naomi Fleming and granddaughter of Corine Lytle Cannon of Kannapolis.

West Rowan Elementary School

The following students achieved perfect attendance for the third quarter at West Rowan Elementary  School:

Kindergarten: Jeremiah Campbell, Ayden Cofer, Madison Dixon, Easton Foster, Jase Foster and Emma Steele.

First grade: Carson Blevins, Jennifer Castaneda Menjivar, Ella Heasley, Jolisa Jackson, Elena Kwitowski, Kerrigan Sides, Alejandro Uribe and Walker Yarnot.

Second grade: Haliegh Cavin, Dorian Easling, Nevaeh Gore, Aleeah Guerrero, Blake House, Kory Ingram, Willow Isenhour, Dean Mowery, Hayley Palmore, Jakob Richmond, Iyanna Stinson and Jillian Wood.

Third grade: Layla Allman, Jamier Angle, Angel Arteaga-Reyna, Seth Atkinson, Will Baynard, Bryson Ellis, Evelyn Estrada Espinoza, Esmeralda Lemus Cisneros, Hannah Miller, Vitoria Smith, Nolan Sparks, Jeremiah Starnes, Jason Trujillo-Arteaga, Lyric Watford and Kaleb White.

Fourth grade: Trey Angle, Sofia Avalos Sanchez, Layla Benfield, Adrian Bryant, Kayla Burns, Wyatt Doby, Kymari Everhart, Kierah Keller, Adisyn Kerr, William Koontz, Logen Morgan, Jalen Moten, Destiny Readling, Crisanto Santiago Alarcon, Madalynne Sides, Emory Stephens, Daniela Uribe, Aaliyah Vaughters, Ryan Wallace, Rebecca Yates and Elijah Young.

Fifth grade: Destiny Athey, Brandon Cano Campusano, Hector Cano Campusano, Regan Eggers, Wayne Hall, Lacey Houghton, Wesley House, Nathan Kumher, Tavon Lark, Trinity McKie, Trevor Mowery, Kyle Nanoz, Hannah Phelps, Rene Roque Barcenas, John Wilhelm and Hanzzen Zelaya Perez.

The following students were named to the All-A Honor Roll for the third quarter:

Third grade: Savannah Albright, Cohen Benfield, Nariah Ford, Maniya Jones, Ava Josey, Claire Nance, Lily Palmer, Corbin Rogers, Sydney Smith, Serenity Stegall and James Stephens.

Fourth grade: Maleah Anderson, Waylan Collins, Charlie Day, Sofie Freeze, Lilyanna Hernandez, Raygen Kerr, Lucy Moore, Chloeigh Phillips, Carolina Smith, Ashley Sola Dubon, Holland Wellman and Rebecca Yates.

Fifth grade: Katie Cline, Regan Eggers, Holly Fisher, Isa Gaeta, Levi Graham, Caleb Kimbrough, Cameron Nance, Hannah Phelps, Anthony Prado Hernandez, Rene Roque Barcenas, Madison Thomas, Jacob Thurston and Autumn Yount.

The following students were named to the A/B Honor Roll for the third quarter:

Third grade:  KeAsia Abel, Angel Arteaga-Reyna, Seth Atkinson, Will Baynard, Adam Bigsby Swanson, Caleb chambers, Andrew Coughenour, Gavin Davis, Wendy Dominques Carcamo, Mya Corty, Bromley Earnhardt, Jakob Earnhardt, Torrin Everhart, Cameron Fitzgerald, Olivia Foster, Dejah Hairston, Aylianna Hepler, Annabella Ingram, Zachary Jones, Evelyn Lazo, Hannah Miller, Taylor Miller, Wyatt Morgan, Davis Overcash, Charles Patton, Wyatt Roig, Nolan Sparks, Jonathan Staton, Jason Trujillo-Arteaga, Bella Ward, Lamiyah Watford and Kaleb White.

Fourth grade:  Layla Benfield, Brianna Blankenship, Cannon Blevins, Isabelle Bringle, Adrian Bryant, Kayla Burns, Colby Caldwell, Morgan Davis, Connor DiCarlo, Wyatt Doby, Jaylen Donaldson, Colton Graham, Kimberly Guerrero Carrillo, Alyssa Kepley, Adisyn Kerr, Baylee Koontz, Weston Ludwick, Jonathan Medina, Jalen Moten, Kacey Parham, Evan Paustian, Christian Pulliam, Madalynne Sides, Trent Smith, Kade Steadman, Emory Stephens, Andrew Taylor, Timothy Taylor, Katelynn Teague, Christopher Thomas, Dafne Torres Jaimes, Daniela Uribe, Connelly Vue and Cheyenne Waller.

Fifth grade: Mariah Anderson, Hayden Brooks, Hector Cano Campusano, Devin Copley, Coltan Currie, Alexa Earnhardt, Davin Fuller, Kaylee Furr, Romey Gaeta, Vanessa Garrido, Chamoni Hairston, Wayne Hall, Haley Hamm, Gaige Hastings, Lacey Houghton, Mikayla Johnson, William Justus, Dallas Lynch, Jazmine Marlowe, Shyla Martin, Trinity McKie, Alayna Moore, Grayce Moore, Maddox Moore, Kyle Nanoz,  Mattie Parker, Madilyn Peoples and Katelyn Vo.



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