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Top of the Class newsmakers

• Bishop Larkin Catholic School students Tommy Cote, James Waldorf, Kayla Cuspilich and Eric Cuspilich competed in the New Tampa Scholastic Chess tournament May 5 and took third place out of 16 schools. Seventh grader Eric Cuspilich won first place in the K-12 "under 1000" group.

• These Gulfside Elementary students were named winners of the school-level 4-H Tropicana Speech contest: First place winner, Dylan Hanlon. Second place: Ethan Baia. Third place: Stephan Pierrot.

• Moore Mickens Education Center Principal's 4.0 Honor Roll: Dustin Chancey, Mackenzie McAnallen and Kelly Butterfield.

Students of the Month

• Anclote Elementary: Nathaniel Chambers, Adam Naim, Kelson Haas, Jeremy Davis, Joshua Edleman, Haile Gillilan, Keaton Thiemann, James Tizon, Cadence Allen, Michael Cornell, Armando Vazquez, Daniel Breto, Hailey Bradt, Demetri Haskas, Maria Mejay-Martinez, Lydia Robison, William Rybenski, Wyatt Johnson, Noah Law,Priscilla Litardo, An Le, Athanasius Beskaly, Priya Patel, Autumn Bowman, Chutikarn Saengfa, Maria Buac, Jenna Callegari, Benjamin Smith, Jace Johnston, Kamar Karzon and Fernando Reyes.

• Hudson Middle: Isaiah Walker, Lily Liske, Jesse Hewitt, Catherine Hagadon, Rachel Deweerd, Nicole Ely, Thomas Vandommelen, Anderson Combs, Morgan Calder, Cody Wakeland, Eric LaRoche, Alex Bennett, Dylan Lambert.

Moore Mickens Education Center: Cassondra Rickett, Wanice Matthews, Cassie Greene and Nimia Morales. Cassondra Rickett was selected as Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Month.

Top of the Class newsmakers 05/22/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:46pm]
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