WILMINGTON —Wilmington High School has named its nine Students of the Month for February.
• The English Department recognizes Jasmine Sanchez for her acute attention to detail in completing her work and states she is the epitome of a great student. Her attitude and presence in the classroom are refreshing and highly valued. Jasmine smiles through the frustrating and “oh-this-is-boring lessons” and works hard through the difficult and trying assignments. She is appreciative of the efforts of both her classmates and teachers and it is something for which she should be commended.
• The Social Studies Department recognizes Willie Morris for always going out of the way to help others and never expecting any recognition for his efforts. Willie leads by example and works well with others. He participates in class and always puts effort into everything he does.
• The Science Department recognizes Tristin Vail for her dedication to learning and her eagerness to expand her knowledge of ideas in the science classroom. Tristin works hard to understand and often offers realistic examples to share with the class. She is always willing to help classmates who might struggle with concepts.
• The Math Department recognizes Jared Penick for his determination to make this a great year of learning, which he demonstrates every day in Algebra I class. His desire to do well is starting to pay off as he realizes that success comes through hard work. Jared has been consistent in his work and is reaping the rewards of that consistency.
• The Ag Department recognizes Sarah Quallen for her leadership both in the classroom and in her extra-curricular activities. Sarah represents the officer team as the student advisor and has completed all jobs with a super rating. Sarah also acts as the captain of the Dairy Team where she leads by example with a diligent work ethic. She has great determination to take the chapter to the highest level, and with that effort, the ag department congratulate her accomplishments.
• The Art Department recognizes McKinley Law for her conscientiousness with every assignment she completes. McKinley spends extra time planning and experimenting with materials beyond the practice techniques. She then proceeds to use her knowledge and completes her work with care, spending time out of class working on assignments and completing them at home.
• The Foreign Language Department recognizes Daniel Andrews calling him, “an amazing Spanish student.” Daniel works hard in class, comes to class prepared, and volunteers to ask questions. Daniel also maintains strong attendance which further empowers him to be successful.
• The Choral Program recognizes Chloe Mason noting her commitment for putting in extra time to learn her music. Not only does Chloe meet during class time each day, but she also comes in during additional class periods and after school in order to master her music so that her performing group is able to sing at a competitive level.
• The WHS Theatre recognizes Ryan Oates for his design work in Theatre Arts 2. He is creative, thoughtful, and meticulously prepared. Not only is Ryan a stellar student, he is also a student leader in theatre productions. He takes a strong role in the creation of the theatre’s Project 38 production of Henry VI, and March 17—20 Ryan will star as Prince Eric in the WHS production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”
Information for this article was provided by Diana Miller, who coordinates communications for several area schools.