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WR Middle School students accept 2001-02 awards

Recognition at year-end school assembly

Outstanding Wood River Middle School students and citizens were honored for their 2001-02 school year activities during awards assemblies held the last week of school.

Highlight of the assemblies was presentation of Citizenship Awards voted by members of the student body.

The Citizenship winners in the Red and Green (eighth grade), Blue and Purple (seventh grade), and Gold and Silver (sixth grade) teams were determined on service, courtesy, scholarship, character, personality and attitude.

Eighth-grade citizenship winners were Colleen Fiaschetti, Kyle Niedrich, Ross Campbell and Addy Mason.

The principal’s award was presented to eighth-graders Huston Brashears and Abby Fairman.

Seventh-grade citizenship award recipients were Max Kwok, Kaitlin Gasenica, Taylor Stevenson and Conor Davis.

Sixth-grade citizenship winners for 2001-02 were T.J. Castle, Lacy Werley, T.J. France and Tessa Barrow.

Other important awards handed out this year:

Presidential Education Awards for outstanding academic achievement were distributed to 57 eighth-grade students who achieved grade-point averages of 3.5 or higher, while scoring 85% or higher on standard achievement tests.

Winners were Patrick Arpp, Kelsie Barrow, Scott Bartlett, Corey Bellinger, Ross Campbell, Dana Christensen, Ryan Cincotta, Ramsey Copeland, Michael Dale, Sophia Dilley, Alexandra Dougherty, Bethany Drewien, Margii Driscoll, Hillary Elmore and Marne Elmore;

Also, Abigail Fairman, Spencer Flade, Guin Frehling, Grady Goodenough, Alexis Greenwood, Andrew Hall, Robbie Hamlin, Hans Howard, Simone Kastner, Robert Lascheck, Garrett Leo, Chad Levitan, Adelaide Mason, Kenny Mauro, Brian McGinnis, Ryann Menges, Jozey Mitcham, Bryce Newcomb, Lauren Parsons and McKenna Peterson;

Anneka Preston, Matthew Preucil, Kaley Pruitt, Stephen Rosso, Estelle Rudolph, Michelle Russell, Rachel Sanker, Nicole Schultz, Hayden Seder, Tanya Sevy, Jordan Shouse, Laura Speck, Jared Stoltzfus, Hayley Stommel, Anja Sundali, Hailey Tucker, Suzi Tullis, Elizabeth Upchurch, Stephanie Weller, Christopher Woodard, Stefanie Yates and Laura Zarate.

Perfect attendance is another attribute rewarded during the annual awards.

Three-year perfect attendance awards were given to Marne Elmore, Hillary Elmore and Abby Fairman.

Other eighth-grade perfect attendance kids were Michael Dale, Jhean Paucar, Nicholas Purdy and T.J. Squires.

Seventh-grade perfect attendance winners were Ben Doan, Jessica Ornelas, Kane Thomas, Raul Villaneuva and Jessica Waszak.

Perfect attendance in the sixth grade went to Kayla Ayala, Alejandro Bedolla, Daisy Carrillo, Ryan Gorham, Luvy Guzman, Rachel Hoolahan, Daniel Norton, Patrick Patterson and Kori Wagner.

In this ninth full year of the middle school concept, other awards were given by grade:


Eighth grade

·  Red Team, academic achievement: Mike Dale, Sophia Dilley, Marne Elmore, Abby Fairman, Alexis Greenwood, Addy Mason, Lupe Pina, Kaley Pruitt, Estelle Rudolph, Nicole Schulz, Anja Sundali, Hailey Tucker, Elizabeth Upchurch and Stefanie Yates.

·  Red Team, academic effort and citizenship: Ross Campbell, Margii Driscoll, Lauren Eder, Andrew Grimaldo, Laura Kelb, Gary King, Casey Lane, Kenny Mauro, Rachel Sanker, Tanya Sevy, Laura Speck, Josh Van Dyck and Laura Zarate.

·  Green Team, outstanding effort and enthusiasm: John Anderson, Scott Bartlett, Carl Browning, Noilyn Corrales, Colleen Fiaschetti, Irma Gomez, Hannah Richards, Molly Sides, T.J. Squires, Elitsa Storey and Courtney Woodall.

·  Green Team, outstanding academic achievement: Hadley DeBree, Alex Dougherty, Hillary Elmore, Adrian Grimaldo, Hans Howard, Ryann Menges, Jozey Mitcham, Kyle Niedrich, Rachel Olson, April Pina, Anneka Preston, Janel Schmidt and Haden Seder.

·  Outstanding Library Aide: Stephanie Weller.

·  Drawing and Painting awards went to Lauren Webb, Simone Kastner, Artie Livingston, Kaley Pruitt, Justin Boyle and Evan Gallagher.

·  Ceramics awards were presented to Guin Frehling, Noilyn Corrales, Adrian Grimaldo, Richard Kelsey, Tim Vert and Liz Upchurch.

·  Creativity winners were Alex Dougherty, Bethany Drewien, Chad Levitan, Marne Elmore, Kelsey Laird and Laura Zarate.


Office, music, tech, ESL

·  Honored as top Office Aides were:

Eighth grade—Dana Christensen, Colleen Fiaschetti, Ana Hamilton, Heather Houchin, Ryann Menges, Rachel Pace, Courtney Perry, April Pina, Matthew Preucil, Estelle Rudolph, Hannah Richards, Cassi Rushton, Hayden Seder, Lindsey Sedlack, Molly Sides, Alyse Stark, Hayley Stommel, Jamie Stone, Nancy Tamayo, Aleah Wiesen and Chris Woodard.

Seventh grade—Ellen Ard, Ashley Boand, Austen Butler, Tara Cappel, Kacie Femling, Katie Fiaschetti, Stephanie Jeneson, Annie Keenan, Katrin Griswold, Merrill Heinrich, Kelsey Lidstrom, Grayson Palmer, Hailey Paulson, Mia Stearns, Taylor Stevenson, Taylor Sundali, Alexa Turzian and Solee Uranga.

·  Winning Music Awards were the following students:

Choir—Tanya Sevy and Zach Bailey. Band—Simone Kastner, Casey Bennett, Arielle Mulenos and Brian Town. Orchestra—Brianna Hull-Mullins, Emily Daniel and Allen Beserra.

·  ESL Awards were given to Beatriz Garcia, Carlos Cororia, Perla Pacheco, Noilyn Corrales, Julio Bedolla and Maria Villaneuva in the eighth grade, plus Elihu Martinez and Paulina Estrella in seventh.

·  Top Technology Education students were Dustin Selner and Morgan Uhrig in the eighth grade; Nhi Pham and Casey Bennett in the seventh grade; and Inca Dieterich, Lani Minor and Natalie Hague in the sixth grade.


Seventh, sixth grades

·  Blue Team Awards went to Rachael Becker, Reid Pletcher, John David Davidson, Nini Casser, Chris Chapman, Tess Dahlgren, Alexa Turzian, Sophia Blunt, Chelsea Vanderpool, Merrill Heinrich and Grayson Palmer.

·  Purple Team Achievement Awards were presented to Sarah Adicoff, Travis Amick, Tara Cappel, Ryon Campbell, Thomas Phelan, Amy Difrancesco, Mike Ward, Solee Uranga, Bryce Moulton and Kacie Femling.

·  Integrated I Math award winner was Kaitlin Gasenica.

·  A Special Education award was given to Ben Doan and Emily the dog.

·  Academic Excellence Awards for the Silver and Gold Teams were given to Scott Pike, T.J. France, Sidney Spiller, Tyler Stagg, Allison Rust, Caiti Leo, Kristen Cole, Mari Gallagher, Natalie Hague, Ian Rumpp, Kathy Russell, Lauren Morgenthaler, T.J. Castle, Amy Stoll, Cody Haskell and Brian Town.


Three-year honor roll

On the three-year honor roll were the following students:

Derek Abbott, Patrick Arpp, Brittany Barney, Kelsie Barrow, Scott Bartlett, Catherine Beck, Corey Bellinger, Dana Christensen, Michael Connor, Spencer Cordovano, Michael Dale, Hadley DeBree, Sophia Dilley, Alexandra Dougherty, Margii Driscoll, Lindsay Durkin, Lauren Eder and Aaron Elfering;

Also, Hillary Elmore, Marne Elmore, Abigail Fairman, Spencer Flade, Grady Goodenough, Alexis Greenwood, Andrew Hall, Simone Kastner, Kira Kefer, Kelsey Laird, Casey Lane, Robert Lascheck, Garrett Leo, Chad Levitan, Adelaide Mason, Brian McGinnis, Ryann Menges, Jozey Mitcham, Bryce Newcomb, Kyle Niedrich, Rachel Olson and Rachel Pace;

Lauren Parsons, Courtney Perry, McKenna Peterson, Guadalupe Pina, April Pina, Anneka Preston, Kaley Pruitt, Estelle Rudolph, Jackie Safran, Nicole Schultz, Hayden Seder, Lindsey Sedlack, Tanya Sevy, Laura Speck, Jared Stoltzfus, Hayley Stommel, Elitsa Storey, Anja Sundali, Grant Swindle, Hailey Tucker, Elizabeth Upchurch, Stephanie Weller, Stefanie Yates and Laura Zarate.


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