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Ocracoke School. Photo by P. Vankevich
Ocracoke School. Photo by P. Vankevich

By Peter Vankevich 

While Ocracoke School recently got  an A as rated by the by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), 18 students from grades 3 through 12 on Monday also received all A’s in the second 90-day period of this academic year.  Additionally, 48 more students were added to the honor roll for getting all A’s and B’s.

Ocracoke School has a total enrollment of 160 students in grades kindergarten to 12.

At the assembly, Principal Walter Padgett announced the news about the school’s high rating to the students who broke into applause.

One of the honor students, Lucy O’Neal, said she wasn’t surprised. “We are a great school,” she said. “We’re a great community.”


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Students receiving all ‘A’s. Photo by P. Vankevich


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Students on ‘A/B’ Honor Roll. Photo by P. Vankevich


Below is the list of the students who have been honored.

All  A Honor Roll 
3rd Grade: Alyssa Bryan, Maren Donlon, Dibanhi Santiago, Christian Stevens

 4th Grade: Maggie Evans, Katie Kinnion

5th Grade: Julian Bennink, Jackson Strange

6th Grade: Dylan Esham, Cole Gilbert

 7th Grade: Mila Ortiz 

All 'A' student Samantha Styron receives her certificate from principal Walt Padgett. Photo by P. Vankevich
All ‘A’ student Samantha Styron receives her certificate from principal Walt Padgett. Photo by P. Vankevich

 8th Grade: Mackenzie O’Neal, Samantha Sutton

10th Grade: Dylan Sutton

 11th Grade: Deana Seitz 

12th Grade: Hunter Belch




A/’ Honor Roll 

3rd Grade: Ronald Contreras, Daymon Esham, Yuletzy Hernandez, Elsie Kattenburg, Will O’Neal, Silas Trethewey, Alex Villanueva, Emilia Jordan

 4th Grade: Max Elicker, Wyatt Giagu, Preston Mason, Chandler O’Neal, Marlene Tellez, Gisselle Perez, Valerie Rodriguez

 5th Grade: Odalys Garcia, Lachlan Howard, Brandt O’Neal, Edwin Perez, Jayden West

 6th Grade: Hannah Belch, Mason Fuller, Mackenzie Novak, Alexander O’Neal, Russell Stevens

 7th Grade: Jamie Paul

8th Grade: Colby Austin, Alston Belch, Ingrid Contreras, Taylor Fuller, Cody Pinter,
Kalai Samick

 9th Grade: Liam Caswell, Darvin Contreras, Mac Kalna, Sammy Marinace

 10th Grade: Carson O’Neal, Stacey O’Neal, Jordi Perez, Karen Perez, Karla Perez

 11th Grade: Ariana Trejo, Josie Winstead 

 12 th Grade: Hunter Collins, Abigail Morris, Katie O’Neal, Lucy O’Neal, Samantha Styron

For further information about Ocracoke School’s grade, click here.

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Principal Walt Padgett addresses the student body at the second 90-day period of the 2014-15 academic year.  Photo by P. Vankevich




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