EJMS individual awards winners were: Nikki Roop, 1st in Arts/Humanities, Cam Powell, 1st in Social Studies and 2nd in Arts/Humanities, Bethany Kline, 5th in Language Arts, Ronnie Bunn, 2nd in Social Studies, John Woodward, 4th in Social Studies, Sami Hearn, 4th Place Composition, Dexter Ayres, 5th in Science and Hannah Sayre, 5th in Math.
In the Quick Recall event, the East Jessamine team placed Second and the West Jessamine team placed First. Both teams now advance to the Regional Governor's Cup Competition that will be held on Feb. 14, 2009 at Danville Bate Middle School.
East Jessamine Middle School was voted as the recipient of the Hume Award for Good Sportsmanship.
East, McFarland named to EKU, Sullivan Dean's List
Roxanne East, a 2008 graduate of East Jessamine High School was recently named to the Dean's List at Eastern Kentucky University for the Fall 2008 semester. She is the daughter of Wayne and Shirley East of Nicholasville.
Justin McFarland, a freshman information technology major, was recently named to the Sullivan University Dean's List for the Fall 2008 semester. He is the son of Terry and Diane McFarland of Nicholasville.
Three area students named to Georgetown Dean's List
Three Jessamine County students were recently named to the Georgetown College Dean's List for the Fall 2008 semester. Rebecca Whitney Bishop, daughter of Michael and Amy Bishop, Jacob William Green, son of Bill and Sandra Green and Mallory Elaine Green , daughter of David and Diane Green, all of Nicholasville, earned the honor.
East Forensics picks up three first-place trophies at Rocket Invitational
The East Jessamine Forensics Team added three more first-place trophies to its trophy case. The Assumption High School "Rocket" Invitational proved to be an exciting tournament for the team, with East students earning top awards in three of the largest events.
Team co-captain Parker Collins took first in Poetry Interpretation, Callie Wicklund earned first place in Prose Interpretation and the Improvisational Duo team of Andrew Slugantz and James Lutz also dominated their event.
Other finalists included co-captain Faith Jennings, with her sixth place finish in Impromptu Speaking, Zac Garland, who earned sixth place in Declamation and the Duo Interpretation team of Garland and Matt Kerfoot, who also scored sixth place.
The team also saw success in early rounds. The Improvisational Team of Daylei DeKrey and Matt Kerfoot won first place in round two, Andrew Slugantz earned first place in round two of Original Oratory and Carly Hayden and Parker Collins each took first in round two of Radio Broadcasting.
The 12-member team ended the day in fifth place. The Bluegrass Regional Tournament takes place Feb. 14 and eight members of the team have prequalified for the state tournament.
Providence Honor Roll
All A Middle School: Kayla Fosberg and Sarenia McCoy.
High School: Hunter Gannon.
All A and B Middle School: Justin Caldwell, Chelsea Blair, Raven Malavenda, Austin McQueen and Shelby White.
High School: Justin Birchum, David Waymire, Trish Williams, Natasha Baker, Heather Bush, Heaven Fox, Summer Hill, Jessie Register, Amber Smith, Samantha Stone, Denver York, Gina Heather Jones and Kelsie Scott.
Wilmore Elementary SMART winners
Each grading period homeroom teachers at Wilmore Elementary School select two students who exemplify the SMART rules at the school.
The following students are the winners for the second nine weeks of the school year:
Mrs. Smorstad's class: Hagen Frye and Alyssa Abner
Mrs. Smith's class: Lindsay Workman and Sammiya Warren
Mrs. Moss's class: Clinton Lewallen and Addison Reynolds
Mrs. Tyra's class: Addyson Wilhite and Bin Kim
Mrs. Neyman's class: Jordi Angeles and Samantha Sherrow
Mr. Madill's class: Brianna U'Wren and Raymond Toussaint
Mrs. M. Hall's class: Mattie Albertson and Aaron Bickelman
Miss Hahn's class: Kaylee Becknell and Blake Smitson
Mrs. Bugg's class: Ezra Boileau and Stephanie Mueller
Mrs. M. Jones: Ben Diddle and Willow Mattison
Mrs. Loughry's class: Christina Corle and Rufus Pappy
Mrs Baker's class: Madison Spink and John Fugh
Miss Whyte's and Mr. Tates classes: Matthew Allison and Jasmine Liaupsin