Charles Board Honors Students for Achievement - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles Board Honors Students for Achievement

LA PLATA, Md. (Feb. 25, 2009)—The Board of Education honored four Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students at its monthly meeting Feb. 10, 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 honored were Naloni Johnson, fifth-grade student, Berry Elementary School; Riana Everette-Scott, fifth-grade student, Eva Turner Elementary School; Chelsey Seman, fifth-grade student, J.P. Ryon Elementary School; and Christopher Corbin, tenth-grade student, Robert D. Stethem Educational Center.

Johnson was honored in the area of academic achievement. She has not missed a day of school and has received straight A's since she was in the third grade. Johnson has also received outstanding marks in the area of learner characteristics and serves as a positive role model for her classmates. Berry Principal Darryl Evans said Johnson is a true example of how successful a student can be in Charles County Public Schools.

Everette-Scott was honored in the area of academic achievement. She is an honor-roll student and is consistent in turning in exemplar class assignments and homework. She also earned straight A's during the first quarter of the school year. Everette-Scott is a member of the school safety patrol, the math team and the Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) team.

Seman was honored in the area of career readiness. She displays a strong work ethic and is eager to learn. Seman is already focused on her career after school and wants to become a veterinarian. Ryon Principal Virginia McGraw said Seman has the focus and drive that is necessary to succeed in the workplace.

Corbin was honored in the area of personal responsibility. He consistently demonstrates the three R's: respect, responsibility and the right to learn. Corbin serves as a role model for his peers and is exemplar at being prepared and ready to learn each day. He also volunteers to assist other students who need extra support.

The Board honors several students each month for their accomplishments.

Source: Charles County public school system

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