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Chas: Board honors students for achievements
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Board honors students for achievements
The Board of Education honored five students on Tuesday, Feb. 12, for their accomplishments in academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility, which are the focus areas of the school system's master plan. Honored were Jackson Tross, fifth grade, Berry Elementary School; Jacob Waddell, fifth grade, Eva Turner Elementary School; Connor Smith, eighth grade, Matthew Henson Middle School; Liam Vienneau, eighth grade, Piccowaxen Middle School; and John Bayer, senior, La Plata High School.Tross was honored in the area of personal responsibility. He is an excellent student who consistently completes classroom assignments, projects and homework. He serves as a role model for other students and often helps his peers when they need help with assignments. Tross participates in extra curricular activities such as the school band and safety patrol, the Cub Scouts, karate, T-ball, and track and field.Waddell was honored in the area of career readiness. He is eager to learn and excels in his academics. He comes to school ready to learn and is always willing to help his classmates. He is an active participant in class and demonstrates personal responsibility. Waddell is a member of the school's Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA), chess and math teams. Smith was honored in the area of academic achievement. He exemplifies outstanding pride, spirit, and commitment to his academics. He has been on the principal's honor roll every quarter since he started middle school. He is a member of the National Junior Honor Society, LEGO robotics and drama clubs. He also recently applied to attend North Point High School to participate in the biotechnology program. Vienneau was honored in the area of academic achievement. He has maintained straight A's in all of his classes and has scored advanced on all Maryland School Assessment (MSA) exams. Vienneau is a member of the school's builders club, and the Sea Perch, Vex robotics, gateway to technology and Lego robotics teams. He is also a member of the school orchestra and the MESA team. Bayer was honored in the area of academic achievement. He has managed to maintain a 4.5 grade point average while participating in numerous extracurricular activities. His teachers know him for his strong work ethic and commitment to his education. Bayer hopes to attend Princeton University in the fall where he plans to major in political science. The Board honors several students each month for their accomplishments. Charles County Public Schools provides 26,700 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 caring community schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
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