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TASD names first marking period Renaissance Stars

The Tyrone Area School District Renaissance Education Foundation announces a group of “stars” for the first marking period of the 2006-07 school year.
Tyrone Middle and High School teachers nominated 16 students for recognition due to their outstanding academic achievement, positive attitude or overall improvement.
Fifth grader Alexandra Veit was chose by her teacher Mrs. Lake. Alexandra has worked hard to continually improve the quality of her work. She takes pride in a job well done.
Mrs. Vargo chose Dominic Berry as a Renaissance Star. Dominic is a conscientious student who uses his time well in the classroom. He helps other students with their assignments. Dominic has a positive attitude, along with great manners.
Alivia Tangen, a sixth grader, was chosen by Mr. Bouslough, Mr. Friday and Mrs. Myers. Alivia is a joy to be around. She has a positive attitude and a smile on her face all of the time. She works extremely hard on her school work and is willing to help others when needed. She is also a very responsible young lady.
Kara Goss was chosen by sixth grade teachers Mr. Stone, Mrs. Conrad and Mrs. Chamberlain. Kara is a leader who sets a positive tone and is a welcome addition to the middle school. She is prepared for classes and completes work in an exemplary manner. Additionally, Kara is a caring and helpful student.
Seventh grader Lauren Lewis was chosen by the seventh grade team. Lauren is a very conscientious student who excels in the classroom. She goes above and beyond all expectations. She is very helpful with other students. Also she provides a good role model for other students.
Sierra Weight was chosen as a star by the seventh grade team also. Sierra is hard working, conscientious and an avid learner. She always displays politeness to all and is willing to help others learn.
Eighth graders Kurtis Emery and Ashley Ford were selected by the eighth grade teaching team. Both of these students have been putting forth tremendous effort in all their classes. They also treat their teachers and peers with great respect and kindness. They are excellent role models.
Ninth grader Kylie Ash has been selected as a star by her teacher Mr. Eric Feather. Kylie has demonstrated a high level of creativity, work ethic and proficiency unequaled by her peers during the first marking period. A second ninth grader, Rachel Emigh has been chosen by Mr. Hample. Mr. Hample said, “Rachel was an excellent student, finishing the quarter with a grade of 98 percent. She actively participated in the “Business After Hours” display and demonstrated skills learned in class. Rachel was the primary student in her class used for performance training. Rachel was definitely the class leader.
Mr. Cammarata, history teacher, chose sophomore Wesley Young as a Renaissance Star. Wes has gone above and beyond in class to do his best. He works hard, takes advantage of every opportunity given to him, asks for extra help when needed and always has a positive can-do attitude.
Mr. Mordan, agriculture teacher, chose sophomore Denis Thompson for the honor of Renaissance Star. Denis is very helpful. He is a pleasant student who makes you want to come to school.
Kayla DeSoto was selected by her eleventh grade world cultures teacher, Mrs. Redinger. Mrs. Redinger states that Kayla always has a positive attitude and gives 110 percent every day. She definitely deserves to be recognized.
Mr. Everhart, English teacher, chose eleventh grader Max Musser for star recognition. Max’s enthusiasm and positive attitude have earned him advanced scores on reading exams this marking period and moved him academically to the top of his class. His commitment to improving himself should be recognized.
Mrs. Sara Gardner, business education teacher, reports that Tressa Watters deserves recognition as a Renaissance Star. “As president of the FBLA and my community outreach student, Tressa has completed any tasks I have given her to do,” said Mrs. Gardner, “She does so willingly and follows through with a smile!”
Senior Philip Kreckel was selected as a star by English teacher, Mrs. Slippy. Philip is conscientious, polite, hard working and kind. All in all a great kid.
Congratulations to the new stars and their families.