- The Enterprise
- The Recorder
The Charles County Board of Education honored five students Dec. 11 for their accomplishments in academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility, which are the focus areas of the school system's master plan.
Honored were Jamia Hicks, a fifth-grader at C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School; Maurice Anderson, a fifth-grader at Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School; Elizabeth Daniel, a fifth-grader at T.C. Martin Elementary School; Gabrielle Cleaveland, an eighth-grader at John Hanson Middle School; and Adriana Freiling, a senior at Henry E. Lackey High School.
Jamia was honored in the area of personal responsibility.
She is a hard worker and always displays a positive attitude in the classroom. She serves as a role model for other students and often helps her peers when they need help with assignments. Jamia is part of the school’s safety patrol and works hard each morning and afternoon to make sure the younger children are safe while coming to and from school.
Maurice was honored in the area of career readiness.
He excels in his academics and comes to school ready to learn. Maurice is an active participant in class and welcomes the challenge of new ideas.
He is polite and always willing to help his classmates. After he finishes school, Maurice wants to pursue a career as an engineer, scientist or artist.
Elizabeth was honored in the area of academic achievement.
She is an exemplary student and is consistently on the honor roll. She participates in several extra-curricular activities and maintains good grades. She is a member of the school Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement teams, and the student council and safety patrol.
Gabrielle was honored in the area of academic achievement.
She is always willing to help others in need and is kind and courteous. She works hard to complete all assignments on time and displays a positive attitude in all that she does. Gabrielle is also a member of the all-county chorus and plays outdoor soccer.
Adriana was honored in the area of academic achievement.
She is an excellent student and displays great enthusiasm for her studies. She is assertive and prepared in the classroom. Adriana participates in honors and Advancement Placement classes and is a member of the Advancement Via Individual Determination program at Lackey.
She plans to attend a four-year college or university after graduation.
The board honors several students each month for their accomplishments.