Eighty-two students were recently chosen by their schools as "Upward Bound" and were invited to a celebratory breakfast at Andre's of Citrus Hills, sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Citrus County.
Upward Bound students are those who made significant positive changes in academic achievement during a grading period.
Those awarded certificates on Oct. 23 were:
Citrus Springs Middle School _ Kevin Doherty, Justin Harrison, Stefon Severance, Sierra White, Rosanna Bowman, Melissa Guntor, Alan Lawless, Cassie Reese, Andrew Rosenbaum, David Geohagan, Lonnie Hamilton, Curtis Laytart, Heather Talbott and Sam Woodward.
Crystal River Middle School _ Thomas Lawhead, Christina Ezzelle, Justin Guenther, Jessica Canady, Kendra Kinard, Filip Gazuli, Dana Robbins, Jenny Bemis, Jesse Dunn, Bryce Wilder, Heather Alwin, Kenny Stanton and Matt Maurer.
Inverness Middle School _ DeAndre Henry, Carey Neptune, Jodi Duquette, Judah Burton, Michelle Bjordahl, Patricia Ditterline, John Scully, Wayne Povsha, Daniel Birstler, Terrance Davis and Alicia Diamond.
Lecanto Middle School _ Haley Nicholson, Paul Penninger, Nicole Pollard, Richard Wieman, Scott Johnson, Adam Barker, Chantelle Sokolowski, Shelly Brandt, Emily Jensen, Greg Ellis, Heather McCullough and Stephanie Caldwell.
Citrus High School _ Shea Bahler, Dan Goodwin, Chad Hauser, Andrea Krall, Alan Monroe, Patty Paquin, Rachel Sanders, Mike Shaw, Kristy Wininger and Jeremy Ritchey.
Crystal River High School _ Kyle Androwski, Jennifer Berube, Bryan Hale, Brandon Jones, Casey Klein, Matt Maurer, Matt Mullins, Angela Raphael, Amanda Spanos, Shanna Stevens and Ryan Woods.
Lecanto High School _ Kristen Salonia, Laura Nugent, Michael Wang, T.J. Leonard, Jerry Jason Hubbell and Heidi Nieporte.
The CREST School _ Melissa Anderson and Joshua Lewis.
Withlacoochee Technical Institute _ Shannon Manning, Susan Heaps, Michael Hernandez, Arielle Mathias, Stephen Cotton, Joe McManama, Angela Cernich, Jesse Sherouse, Christina Englert and Richard Caterino.
Camp E-Nini-Hassee _ Heather Kiss and Michelle Vass.
New Testament Christian School _ Kelli Bloxton.