LA PLATA, Md. (November 10, 2011)—The Charles County Board of Education honored four students on Tuesday, Nov. 8, for their accomplishments in academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility, which are the focus areas of the school systems master plan.
Honored were Sydney MarohnJohnson, fifth grade, Dr. James Craik Elementary School; Katherine Czysz, fifth grade, Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School; Cole Lucia, fifth grade, Malcolm Elementary School; and Isabella Glaze, eighth grade, Benjamin Stoddert Middle School.
MarohnJohnson was honored in the area of career readiness. She excels in academics, and earned straight As in third and fourth grades. She knows how to balance all aspects of her life, according to Craik Principal Penny Berg Nye. MarohnJohnson plans on attending graduate school and becoming a teacher. She participated in a march for education funding in Annapolis called Keep the Promise, and was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun about her involvement.
Czsyz was honored in the area of personal responsibility. She has maintained an A average in both third and fourth grades and consistently earned advance scores on her Maryland School Assessment (MSA) testing. Czsyz is a hard worker and is dedicated to producing high quality school work, said Higdon Principal Kathleen Morgan. She is a member of Math, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA), the math team, and Just Say No clubs and is a safety patrol.
Lucia was honored in the area of academic achievement. Lucia exceeds expectations for classroom performance and is an excellent role model. He sets goals for himself to achieve, including obtaining straight As and good leadership skills. Lucia is a member of the newspaper and Just Say No clubs and is a part of MESA.
Glaze was honored in the area of academic achievement. She is an outstanding student, who has maintained a 4.0 grade-point-average throughout middle school. Glaze is a member of the Principal Advisory Committee, drama club, yearbook club and chorus. She hopes to eventually become a doctor.
The board honors several students each month for their accomplishments.
Source: Charles County Public Schools