Academic All-Stars honored
A total of 134 high school students were honored by the Atmore Rotary Club on Thursday evening, during the 30th annual Academic All-Star Program at First Baptist Church.
To qualify as an Academic All-Star, a student must have at least a B average in every subject for each grading period, and at least one A in each grading period. This year’s Academic All-Stars included students from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Northview High School.
To be named an Academic All-Star, a student must have maintained at least a B average in every subject for each grading period of the school year, with at least one A for each grading period.
Seventeen seniors were specially recognized as four-year Academic All-Stars, after receiving the award in every year of their high school career. Those seniors were Megan Paige Bryan, Kendal Brooke Cobb, Austin Blake Cunningham, Claire Dawe, Rodrick Felder, Robert J. Henderson Jr., Caleb Hochstetler, Wesley Davis Hostetler, Lyricia Johnson, Garrett Kirk, Darren Landis, Jessica Leigh McCullough, Aaron Thomas McDonald, Mallory Mason Ryan, Anna Catherine Sasser, Christin Ashleigh Simpkins and Nate Smith.
Every senior All-Star also received a college scholarship. Four-year All-Stars received a $750 scholarship, three-year All-Stars received $350, two-year All-Stars received $250 and one-year All-Stars received $150.
The Rotary Club also awarded two additional $2,000 scholarships to outstanding students. ECHS senior Ty’Anthony Riley received the Randolph B. Luttrell Sr. Memorial Scholarship, and ECHS senior Christin Simpkins received the Mary Joyner Grissett Memorial Scholarship.
The Rotary Club awarded a total of more than $24,000 in scholarships to the 50 seniors.
The students and their families were treated to a reception on the church lawn, prior to the program.
Russ Wood, a member of the board of directors for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, was the guest speaker for the night. Wood was also a member of Alabama coach Bear Bryant’s final football team.
This year’s Academic All-Stars were:
Atmore Christian School
Ninth grade — Charlie Gandy and Jasmina Stahly.
11th grade — Madelyn Boatwright, Cleveland Corley, Christopher Gehman, Ethan Heller and Nathan Jurjevich.
12th grade — Annie Bobo, Caleb Hochstetler, Wesley Hostetler, Darren Landis and Alexandria Martin.
Ninth grade — Jason Breckenridge and Austin Williams.
10th grade — Kallie Byrd, Eli Godwin, Paolo Gorme, Bailey Lancaster and Abby Smith.
11th grade — Noah Blue, Bradley Campbell, Saige Garrett, Kajal Patel, Mikayla Spruill and Jennifer Weaver.
12th grade — Scott Brantley, Claire Dawe, Megan Fournier, Jessica Glick, Baylie Godwin, Garrett Kirk, Natalie Lassiter, Auden Lassitter, Cecily McCullough, Anna Catherine Sasser, Nate Smith and Lindsey Weatherford.
Escambia County High School
Ninth grade — Lazarrian Boykin, Alleria Brooks, Josaline Hollinger, Terriana McNeil, Adrienne Tedder and Keyaira Wilson.
10th grade — Jade Adams, Anthony Beckham, Chillé Ford, Tyranie Henderson, Derik Kidd, Triston Knott, Justin Pearson, Trey Price, Wilneshia Robinson and Ariel Whatley.
11th grade — Brent Akins, Daniel Currie, Alexandria Hinton, Xavier Leslie, Chyla Lindsey, Paige Martin, Emmanuel Morris and Gerald Norris.
12th grade — Dominique Beckham, Ta’Carra Black, Alexis Clark, Kaylee Cox, Ashley English, Rodrick Felder, O’Shea Fountain, Robert Henderson, Benjamin Hubert, Lyricia Johnson, Raven Lewis, Cheyanne McKinley, Ty’Anthony Riley, Christin Simpkins, Jazmine Sinquefield and Anissa Watson.
Northview High School
Ninth grade — Elisabeth Claire Amerson, Anna Belle Barberree, Logan Daniel Calloway, Kayla Nicole Galvan, Bria Ashlynn Hardy, Bailee Brianna Hinote, Triston Parker Long, Hannah Mascaro, Hannah Grace Nelson, Sarah Elizabeth Perritt,, Jacob Andrew White and Tara Faith Windham.
10th grade — Alyssa Brianna Borelli, Emily Michelle Heard, Rachel Nickole Irby, Adrian Daniel King, Brandon Edward Korinchak, Mitchell James Singleton, Brianna Morgan Smith, Jada Mona Tucker, David Conrad Weber and Hadley Marie Woodfin.
11th grade — Lillie Kathryn Allen, Lawrence CW Douglas, Sarah Elizabeth Dutton, Leah Grace Fischer, Abbie Elizabeth Johnson, Trevor Dale Levins, Moriah Reneé McGahan, Jason Andrew Perritt, Benjamin Tate Preston, Bethany Cheyenne Reynolds, Savanna Brianne Roux, Jordan Caroline Taylor, Harmoni Faith Till, Bradley Andrew Van Pelt, Brittney Christina Ward, Haylee Alease Weaver, Madison Paige Weber and Courtney Bryce Weekley.
12th grade — Tristan Taylor Brown, Megan Paige Bryan, Kristen Renae Byrd, Matthew Ryan Chavers, Kendal Brooke Cobb, Tiffani Amber Cruce, Austin Blake Cunningham, Iyanna Latice Davidson, Hannah Elizabeth Gibson, Kaitlyn Grace Kline, Adriann Dawn Lee, Jessica Leigh McCullough, Aaron Thomas McDonald, Tristan Hunter Portwood, Mallory Mason Ryan, Rachel Caroline Sepulveda and Shania Lynn Ward.
For more on this story, see the Wednesday, May 20, edition of The Atmore Advance.