Ocracoke School students who received all As and Bs on their report cards are honored on Tuesday. Photo: Peter Vankevich

By Richard Taylor

Ocracoke School on Tuesday honored 63 students in grades three to 12 who achieved honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2017-2018 school year.  Of those, 33 students made all As.

Principal Leslie Cole began Tuesday morning’s assembly by asking parents to keep children with the flu away from all school functions while sick.

“That’s, of course, to keep everybody healthy,” she said. “So, if we could work together and be on the same page — that would keep our flu season here at Ocracoke down to a minimum.”

Cole said last fall that those students who earn all As all year will receive special recognition at the school’s annual academic banquet in June. This change was made in the 2017-18 parent handbook and was announced at Back to-School night and to the student body at the start of the school last fall.

Assistant Principal Mary McKnight announced the honorees names as Cole handed out certificates.

An * before a student name indicates all As.

Third Grade: *Petros Burleson, Imanol Guerrero Perez, Jamileht Martinez, Yael Mendez-Amador, *Zoe Modlin, *Daisy O’Neal, *Essie O’Neal, Dulce Juarez Resendiz, Alex Santiago, *Eli Schweninger;

Fourth Grade: Eliana Contreras, Sawyer Devan, Angela Flores, Juliette Jordan;

Fifth Grade: *Shayna Brooks, *Gabriel Brown, *Nicholas Cole, Jacob Daniels, *Gavin Elicker, Landon Fuller, *Auggie Giagu, *Sally Jordan, *Finn Kattenburg, *Carter O’Neal, Noah O’Neal, Danny Palacios-Badillo, *Melanie Perez, *Caroline Stocks, *Catherine Todd;

Sixth Grade: Ronald Contreras Garcia, *Maren Donlon, *Daymon Esham, *Mariah Temple;

Seventh Grade: *Max Elicker, Maggie Evans, *Katie Kinnion, *Iris McClain, Gisselle Perez;

Eighth Grade: Julian Bennink, Edwin Perez-Benitez, Jackson Strange, *Jayden West;

Ninth Grade: Hannah Belch, Becky Boos, *Dylan Esham, *Cole Gilbert, Mackenzie Novak;

Tenth Grade: *Abel Dalgleish, Reese Gaskins, *Karen Jordan, Paul Jordan, *Mila Ortiz;

Eleventh Grade: *Colby Austin, *Alston Belch, John Brodisch, Ingrid Contreras Garcia, *Taylor Fuller, Mackenzie O’Neal, *Kalai Samick;

Twelfth Grade: Liam Caswell, Mac Kalna, *Lupita Martinez.


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