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Pasco County school newsmakers


• Early Education instructor Jill Clark has been selected as Teacher of the Year at Moore Mickens Education Center. Randy Jones, who works in data entry, has been named School Related Personnel of the Year.

• The Hudson High School Battalion of the Junior ROTC congratulated Cadet Pvt. Jacob Izquierdo for being named Cadet of the Month for October. Izquierdo holds a 3.3 GPA and is taking honors courses in English. After high school he plans on attending college to receive a degree and join the Air Force.

• Dayspring Academy students Meredith Abberger and Madelynn McKellen were accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum, and in October, they joined a select group of students in Washington, D.C. to study leadership and visit some of the most prominent monuments and institutions in the United States.

• Hudson Middle students with straight A's for the first quarter: Grade 6: Kermalea Altenburg, Bernard Arrigoni, Kahlie Ashton, Kayla Canton, Ruszelle Catli, Cana Cravens, Brandyn Davis, Caroline Dimonda, Alexis Duran, Alyssa Eytcheson, Kiley Fuller, Alexa Gernand, Nicholas Golden, Hunter Griffin, Evamarie Horner, Felicia Kirsch, Eric LaRoche, Aaron Mayer, Taryn Michalicka, Leah Neck, Miranda Prahasky, Vanessa Rodriguez, Brittany Sharp, Jacob Wentz. Grade 7: Kori Albro, Joseph Aldrich, Francesca Arrigoni, Brandon Cahill, Brandon Clark, Micah Davis, Ashleigh Day, Brandi Denhem, Allyson Dibene, Jailene Fernandez, Caitlyn Hicks, Krysta Johnes, Jenna Lambertson, Emilee Leonard, Sarah Lewis, Elizabeth Litzenberger, Mackenzie Marques, Alyssa Mattos, Kengel Maysonet, Austin Mcguire, Kylee Merwin, Cody Reeves, Lizneida Rodriguez, Audrey Sawoscinski, Christopher Snow, Jaysse Tanghal, Katelynn Towne, Cole Weinhauer. Grade 8: Danielle Balajadia, Brett Balsley, Chad Batdorf, Rachel Bradley, Erica Briggs, Jacquelyn Castro, Rayann Church, Louis Crouch, Savannah Curci, Alyssa Dierking, Krista Ditoro, Ashley Dugan, Kyli Fox, Kari Grippo, Brittany Hobbs, Chun Kwok, Ashley Leduc, Christopher Mancini, Reeba Marshall, Reebeca Marshall, Robert McCarty, Nicholas Murray, Madilyn Powanda, Stefanie Ramotar, Jacquelynn Shelton, Katie Siciliano, Karina Vega.

• Jean Halls has been named Teacher of the Year at Sunlake High. Lisa Dennison is School Related Personnel of the Year.

• Wanda Gallagher has been named Teacher of the Year at Lacoochee Elementary School. Clara Barlow is School Related Personnel of the Year.

• Melissa Salmon has been named Teacher of the Year at Calusa Elementary School. JoAnn Duckworth has been named School Related Personnel of the Year.

Pasco County school newsmakers 11/24/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 7:10pm]
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