At their May meeting, the Board of Education honored eight students for their model character traits.
Landen Sparks from Arrowood is an awesome asset to the school. He is always prepared and is a great friend to everyone. He has worked really hard throughout third grade.
Alaina Morgan from Cox exemplifies a Cox Shining Star of Character by shining brightly in the character trait of responsibility. She shows responsibility in many ways: she is prepared for school with completed assignments, she attends meetings and participates in activities, she is a part of the 4th grade flag crew and helps to take down and store the flag each day after school. Alaina serves as a role model for a third grade student who has behavorail issues by checking in with her many times a day and making sure she stays on track.
Alaina DeBorde from McKinley always works hard and does her best in all of her classes. She is thoughtful and kind toward others and is very well liked by her classmates. She has a strong work ethic and completes her work in a neat and timely manner. Alaina is a quiet leader among her peers and sets a positive example by being responsible, being respectful, and being a problem solver.
Cheyenne Fowler from Shawnee is very polite. When she wants to say something, she either raises her hand or waits patiently. She doesn't argue when she doesn't like your answer to a question. She is polite to other students and she uses kind words when she speaks to them.
Sage Williams from Tecumseh is a student who shows perseverance. She does not give up just because things seem difficult. She always strives to do her best and show excellence.
Ian Fairchild from Warner has earned straight A's for the entire year including a class of Advanced Math. He has demonstrated his depth of knowledge consistently over the years with strong state test scores in math, language arts, social studies and science. He had perfect attendance this year as well. Aspirations drive Ian's effort and motivation. He has shared with his teachers that he wants to be a doctor.
Samuel Johnson from Xenia High is a model student. In addition to participating in Renaissance, National Honor Society, Ensemble, Muse Machine, Dance Team, and Chemstiry Club, Samuel is an Eagle Scout, the Xenia High School Band Drum Major, and he has performed in numerous plays at the school.
Ethan Sawdey (not pictured) from Xenia Preschool is a sweet and caring boy and can be depended on. He has a strong determination to complete any activity he is working on. He's also patient and kind, always shows self-discipline, and always does what is right.