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The Spiro School Foundation: Excellence in Education Awards Featured

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Senior Academic All Stars Senior Academic All Stars Back Row: Meagan Garris, Courtney Harrison, Trenton Goins, Adam Capes, Braedon Howard, D’Karre Lynch, Keegan Caldwell, Aunika Anderson, Sarah O’Hara Front Row: Sarah A. Stout, Jami West,Wyatt Milliken, Nathaniel Sebo, Madelyn Sebo

The Spiro School Foundation held their Excellence in Education Banquet on April 18, 2017.

 

Masters of Ceremonies for the event were Sarah Bridges and Nicholas Grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Academic All-Stars

 

  VALEDICTORIAN

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Nathaniel Sebo
Son of Curtis Sebo and Christiana Rohmer

FFA 5 years; NHS 3 years; Academic All-Star 3 years; Newspaper 3 years; Junior Class President; Senior Class Vice President; Valedictorian. UAFS Chancellors Leadership Council Scholarship; District and State Entomology Awards. FFA Backpack Program. Recreational activities and hobbies are ATV riding, video games, shooting, paintball, Entomology, hunting and fishing. Plans to attend UAFS to seek a degree in the Science field and pursue a career most likely in the Medical field.

 

  SALUTATORIAN

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Keegan Caldwell
Son of Shawn Caldwell and Kari Weems

FFA 5 years, Officer 2 years; FCA 6 years; NHS 2 years; Baseball 2 years; Foot- ball 4 years. Impact Youth Group; Samaritans Purse. All-district Football; 1st Place 2016 District Agronomy; 1st Place 2016 OSU IT Agronomy. Recreational activities are playing sports, video games, and hanging out with friends. Hob- bies are video games and Agronomy. Plans to attend OBU and major in Pre-Law.

 

 HISTORIAN

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Madison Leah Pendergrass
Daughter of Ed and Donna Pendergrass

Softball 4 years; FFA 4 years; FCA 4 years; Student Senate 3 years; NHS 3 years; BPA 2 years, Parliamentarian; Cheer 2 years; Yearbook 2 years; Senior Class Presi- dent. Christmas for Special Needs; Special Olympics; Gold Out Cupcake War for Childhood Cancer. Plans to attend Carl Albert State College and pursue a career in the Medical field.

 

 

Scholarships and grants were presented to teachers as well.

 

3 Spiro Kindergarten Teachers 002

Kindergarten Teachers Lanila Sebo, Jeremy Harrison, Joye Jones, Abby Hogan, and Kelli Owens received $2,489 grant for Ipads

 

 

A grant for over $4,000 was given to MS teacher Donna Francis for Chromebooks.

 

4 Wyatt Milliken Top Scholarship 003

Top essays were Wyatt Milliken and Meagan Garris.

Top scholarship of $3,000 went to Wyatt Milliken and Blankenship Award of $1,000 went to Keegan Caldwell (pictured shaking hands with Nicholas Grant).

 

2 HS English Dept 002

 $2,100 for the H.S. English Department. Rashel Maynard, Kasandra Lovell, and Honei Blankenship  with Board Secretary, Spiro attorney Nicholas Grant received a grant for the Language Arts IXL program.

 

allstars

 

 

AES was  the banquet sponsor.

 

 

 

 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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