Students Get Recognized At MCHS By: Brooke Coldiron
December 7, 2009Menifee County High School
As the homeroom bell rang, and students were scurrying to get to their class, Myra Becraft made the announcements. Students listened attentively as she praised some of Menifee County High School's students for different things like making good grades, having no office referrals having perfect attendance, great reporting skills, showing school spirit, and having no office referrals.
Each month, students are recognized for being "Student of the Month." In August, Senior, Dalcus Sparks, was recognized for leading the pledge each morning. Junior, Tyler Bartley, was recognized for helping out with school projects. Sophomore, Casey Cox, was also recognized for helping out with school projects. Freshman, Riley Lair, was recognized for having perfect attendance. Riley said, "I was surprised, and I think that it is good for the school to recognize students for their good effort; and it encourages me to challenge other students to do just as well."
In September, Senior, Aaron Barnett, was recognized for always willing to lend a helping hand. Junior, Anthony Page, was recognized for helping out with school projects. Sophomore, Tyler Wells, was recognized for helping out with middle school projects. Freshman, Allan Hagerman, was recognized for having good grades.
In October, Senior, Amanda Amold, was recognized for having good grades. Junior, Hilary Welch won perfect attendance. Sophomore, Emily Maness was student of the month for having great reporting skills. Maness said, "I would like to encourage others to take part in our school because it's high school! High school is supposed to be a time of fun before we go on to college. There are only three years left of high school and we should take advantage of it while we can." Freshman, Tabitha Banfield, won student of the month for showing great school spirit and good grades.
Students at MCHS are constantly being recognized for showing respect, and being responsible people. Student, Whitney Charles said, "I believe this is a great idea to recognize students for their accomplishments. It gives them a chance to shine."