Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

January 31, 2013

Around the Town: Schools honor students' academic achievement

CROSSVILLE — February is here, and that always means the top ten students are being named at the local high schools and superlatives are being selected from elementary school’s eighth grade classes. Cumberland County High School has released its top ten academic seniors, but official rankings will be announced Feb. 4 at a celebration dinner.

The top ten at CCHS, in alphabetical order, are Lorraine “Coco” Bennett; Jeryd Cannon, Landon Crawford, Jenna Davis, Kimberly Dunn, Whitney Hankins, Taylor Houston, Samantha Howard, Fiona Retzer, Kelsey Scarbrough and Robert Ubelacker. Two of these students will emerge as valedictorian and salutatorian after next week’s official rankings are released.

Homesteads Elementary eighth graders have been busy selecting their superlative classmates. Homesteads librarian, Gretchen Thurman, provided me with the list of winners in their 10 categories. Mr. and Miss Homesteads are Curtis Tollett and Courtney Cox. Austin Houston and Kayla Pennycuff were named Most Academic. Austin Bryant and Emily Guerin are Most Likely to Succeed. Gage Cox and Mattie Hinch were voted Most Athletic. Tristan Norman and Perrianna Evans were selected as Most School Spirited. Ty Stone and Olivia Ritcey are Friendliest. Dalton Tollett and Jasmine Barnette are Funniest. Hutson Smith and Shailee Dowdy are Most Likely to Be Famous. Reese Meadows and Kaitlyn Lee were voted as Best All Around, and Austin Houston and Holli Wetzlich are Mr. and Mrs. Band.

North Cumberland Elementary has also released its list of superlative eighth graders this week. Jessica Barnes, eighth grade math teacher at NCE, provided me with the list of students named in their 14 different categories. Mr. and Mrs. North went to Blake Hicks and Lexi Hinch. Most Likely to Succeed are Sammie Jo Wyatt and Nick Griskenas-Miculinic. Marisol Arreola and CJ Medley are Most Changed. Sam Gray and Mikey Vanwinkle have been voted as Most Athletic. Haley Ridener and Cameron Proffitt are Wittiest. Hailey Coudriet and Darren Keathley are Friendliest. Kealy Lowe and Nick Tabor were voted Most Fashionable. Autumn Begley and Michael Stottlemire are Most Dramatic. Katelyn Holmes and Josh Cook are Most School Spirited. Kelsee Dodson and Tyler Pyles are Most Creative. Haley Cooper and Dylan Greenwood are Best All Around. Blaze Brock and Josh Brown are Most Individual. Martha Green and Andrew Tant are Most Talkative, and Taylor Newton and Kallob Bass were voted as Quietest.

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Cumberland Medical Center is the location Friday for the annual free luncheon and heart seminar as part of the annual Go Red for Women campaign for Women’s Heart Awareness. The free luncheon and heart seminar will begin at noon in the second floor conference room at CMC. The luncheon is free, but reservations need to be made. You may do this by calling 707-5505.

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