LA PLATA, Md. (Oct. 20, 2008)—The Charles County Board of Education honored four students at its regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 14, for their accomplishments in academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility, which are the focus areas of the school system's master plan.
The students who were honored are: Amy Beth Asiala, fourth-grade student, Gale-Bailey Elementary School; Kathyrn Pittman, fifth-grade student, Mary H. Matula Elementary School; Tyler Moyer, eighth-grade student, Milton M. Somers Middle School; and Nikki Sanford, senior, Maurice J. McDonough High School.
Asiala was honored in the area of academic achievement. She has been a student at Gale-Bailey since prekindergarten and is a motivated and independent learner. Principal Carrie Richardson said Asiala is a role model for other students and has flourished academically and socially.
Pittman was honored in the area of personal responsibility. Principal Timothy Rosin said Pittman comes to school every day prepared to learn and serves as a role model for other students. She leads by example and is quick to help her classmates and teachers. She serves as a member of the scuff patrol and helps assist with kindergarten classes.
Moyer was honored in the area of academic achievement. His teachers describe him as a highly motivated student who is committed to success. Principal Stephanie Wesolowski said Moyer is an exemplary student and serves as a role model. He is known for his classroom performance and for modeling good character. He is enrolled in scholars courses of study and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society.
Sanford was honored in the area of career readiness. She has completed six advanced placement classes and is taking an additional six during her senior year. She participates in extracurricular activities and volunteers in the community. She has attended leadership conferences, is a member of the student government association and is an exemplary student. Principal Jervie Petty said Sanford is a role model and will excel in college.
The Board honors several students each month for their accomplishments.
Source: Charles County public school system