LA PLATA, Md. (Jan. 21, 2009)—The Board of Education honored four Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students at its monthly meeting Jan. 13, for their accomplishments in academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility, which are the focus areas of the school system's master plan.
Students honored were Charles "Nick" Rawson, fifth-grade student, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School; Linda Dick, fifth-grade student, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School; Jasmine Andrade, fifth-grade student, William B. Wade Elementary School; and Ylianna Trevino, eighth-grade student, Matthew Henson Middle School.
Rawson was honored in the area of academic achievement. He is a self-motivated student and takes pride in sharing ideas with his classmates. He has been in the accelerated math class for three years, and also participates as a member of the school's Mathematics, Engineering and Science and Achievement (MESA) team.
Dick was honored in the area of academic achievement. She is a talented student and shows a genuine interest in learning. She gets along well with her peers, is helpful and dependable in the classroom and shows leadership skills when working in groups with other students.
Andrade was honored in the area of personal responsibility. She always gives 150 percent on all assignments and goes above and beyond the designated requirements. She is a motivated and intelligent student and always strives to do her best.
Trevino was honored in the area of career readiness. She is currently applying to attend the North Point High School to study biotechnology. She is consistently on the Principal's honor roll and the Outstanding Citizenship honor roll. Trevino has also participated in the Future Educator's Association (FEA), MESA and the Student Government Association (SGA).
The Board honors several students each month for their accomplishments.
Source: The Charles County public school system