Students Honored by Duke University
Jefferson, Toi, The Florida Times Union
Byline: Toi Jefferson, County Line staff writer
Lakeside Junior High students Brittany Cowfer and Ryan Taylor recently received state recognition from Duke University's Talent Identification Program, or TIP.
The program, founded in 1980, identifies gifted children and provides resources to nurture their development. TIP's seventh-grade Talent Search program, which focuses on the identification, recognition, and support of high-ability seventh-graders, students take college entrance exams alongside high school students.
Brittany and Ryan were honored at a May 23 ceremony at the University of Florida.
-- The following students made the A honor roll for the fourth nine weeks:
Third grade -- Brian Cassidy, Emily Hubbard, Kaya Bryant, Alexa Collazo, Greg Collins, Morgan Conrad, Andy Lawson, Alexandra Parkinson,Tia Petrelli, Michael Scaccia, Charis Axtell, Alyssa Feindt, Patrick Fennell, Meghan Kenny, Katie Neeper, Haleigh Parola,Theron Walsh,Derick Zhang, Kase deRiesthal, Dillon Eskridge, Bret Fite, Gregory Miller, Leslie Morgan, Stephen Morton, Courtney Robinson and Molly Merritt; fourth grade -- Matt Casey, Paige Hayward, Caroline Johnston, Ben Morgan, K.J. Papuga, Kaity Potter, Jake Brouker, Michaela Cline, Shannon Cuthbert, Joey Hamel, Hannah Hoffman, Hayden Kilpatrick, Ashley Storey, Noah Andone, John Beach, Derek Bierer, Natalie Collins, Natalie McFarland, Daniel Nedresky, Sarah Nedrich, Jonathon Oermann, Brady Rue, Anastasia Belock, Tucker Simonton, Kristi Maconi, Katelyn Ahern, Shelby Babcock, Abby Cumpton, Blake Faulkenberry, Ramsey Grissom, Ash Tilak, Andrew Adcock, McKenzie Coughlin, Sarah Duggins, Matthew Freedman, Brenna Lynch, Rachel Sulzer, Joey Thibodeau, Jessica Williams, Zackary Slankard, Kristen Deciancio, Jessica Ehlen, Ashley Ferendo, Tyler Gregory, Cameron Jones, Westly Owings, Cody Purvis, J.B. Traywick, Janine Wong, Meghan Briscoe, Brittany Flint, Zac Fuller, Callie Henson, Brooke Hollingsworth, Erica Moody, Margaret Rice, Ryan Scherzer, Joshua Simmons, Crystal Sorrell, Alex Torris, Justin Zawis and Avery Deluca; fifth grade -- Tori Glod, Connor Heinton, William Herrin, Michelle Phelan, Michael Bifulco, Austin Drew, Matthew Harry, Joseph Hirabayashi, Sarah Huff, Morgan Parker, Caitli Parrella, Jimmy Ramey, Maggie Schierling, Robby Snyder, Lindsay Tabor, Michael Sweet, Jothan Behensky, Kelli Blackshear, Katie Eckhardt, Daniel Grady, Taylor Johnson, Mitchell Stecker, Alex Helms, Gareth Newman, Alexie Burr, Alison Clemons, Rachel Ford, Kevin Hutto, Aubrey Mills, Taylor Bayles, Miranda Eddy, Mitchell Fratesi, Lauren Gensch, Jake Haznedl, Michael Nunno, Jacqueline Nyde, Chelsea Schulze, Claire Tucker, Emily Young, Matt Wetzel and Dane deRiesthal; sixth grade -- Maxx Fleck, Allison Hietpas, Dana Jackson, Justin Vanderpool, Jessica Wong, Katelin Alien, Justin Carter, Jessica Fears, Ellen Harrist, Rya Morgan, Kiley Switanek, Michael Fulkenberry, Melinda Maconi, Jonathan Wehner, Kirsten Davis, Kelly Wetherill, Mike Tanner, Mariah Bridges, Mariah Masalin, Daniel DiPiero, Amanda Holmes, Kevin Marksbury, Megan Wetzel, Stephen Male, Kelsey Hayward, Abigail Lambert, Jennifer Nedrich, Adam Rice, Allison Spurgeon, Madison Hood, Jessica Smith, Emily Van Horn, Casey Pritchard, Kurt Musser, Sofia Gennimata, Elyse Vest, Kris Dowding, Cara Reed, Emily Hansen, Evan Walters and Ben Fite. …