Oak Mountain Middle School honors students at character assembly
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Students who exemplify strong character traits were honored on Jan. 10 at Oak Mountain Middle School’s &uot;Characters with Character&uot; assembly.
According to Cindy Warner, public relations supervisor for Shelby County Schools, Sheriff Chris Curry was guest speaker at the assembly, which is held to help reinforce the benefits of having a positive attitude and appropriate behavior.
Parents are invited to attend and the names are announced at the assembly, much to the surprise of those students being honored.
The character traits, which were studied the previous nine weeks, included peace and kindness, encouraging others, responsibility, gratitude, helping others and making a difference, and influencing others.
Students honored include:
Gabi Talentino, Eric McKelvy, Megan Bryant, Garrett Clemons,
Praytusha Thundena, and Alex Tam; Seventh Grade:
Michelle Kiousis, Hunter Barcroft, Katie Spink, William Glass, Morgan Crego and Matthew Peacock;
T. J. Langlois, Will Gaskill, Sylvie Lauzon, Stephen Moore, Grace Murphree and Neil Tiward.
– Fred Guarin