December’s Academic Students of the Month


This Month’s Winners:  (L to R) Kylie Ward, David Magie, Austin Hill, Alec Wiebell

At their monthly faculty meetings teachers nominate students who have stood out academically, who enrich their class through their questions and participation and who strive to be the best they can every day.  Congratulations to this month’s Academic Students of the Month.

Kylie Ward was nominated by Mr. Phil James who shared that “Kylie is a hard worker, one who is an encouragement to others around her.”  She serves as a Peer Aide, working with students in our Special Education department.”  Michelle Nikolaou, Education Specialist who works with her in Special Ed. said, “she is one of the sweetest girls ever.  Her smile lights up our classroom, she loves working with our kids, and they love working with her.”  Thanks for blessing others Kylie.

David Magie was nominated by band teacher David Landers.  He described David as a true leader whose abilities are shown in how he leads in his role as “Horn Sargent” and oversees 12-14 other musicians.  He also leads by example.  One of his peers, when asked to describe David said, “he is an amazing musician who makes us all want to play better.”  His desire to be his best and his drive to achieve have given him the opportunity to apply and audition for State Honor Band.  Good luck David.

Austin Hill was nominated by Megan Canon and she shared that “Austin works hard and is doing an awesome job in her AP Research class.”  Austin is also a member of the THS basketball team and a Link Crew leader so he has had to learn to manage his time well.  He is described by his peers as extremely intelligent and some one who is very understanding and easy to talk to.  Congratulations Austin.

Alec Wiebell was nominated by Ben Weinberger who said that Alec is “a shining star whose really been kicking it up a notch in Anatomy/Physiology.”  He also shared that the questions he asks not only show his desire to learn but they help others to understand material better.  Great job Alec.

Kyle, David, Austin and Alec enjoy lunch at McPhee’s restaurant yesterday.

Thank you Ian McPhee for your support of our students.

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