Students receive awards
Awards night was May 20 at Marion Middle School. Award winners follow.
Pride team — Falon Crawford, Cade Harms, Shelby Felvus, Paige May, Peyton Heidebrecht, Jessie Lewman, Kourtney Hansen, Corbin Wheeler, Lindsey Sigel.
Outstanding artist — Harms, Taylor May, P. May, Nathan Baldwin, Jarrett Johns, Miranda Steiner, Tori Boyd, and Emily Hague. Top artist: Harms.
President’s Award for Education Excellence — Garrett Alleven, Tyler Arocha, Baldwin, Katelyn Christensen, Crawford, Davies, Fahey, Felvus, Hague, Harms, Hess, Jeremy Hett, Daniel Hinton, William Holt, Marissa Jacobson, Joshua Knolla, P. May, T. May, Ratzloff, Regnier, Seth Savage, Emily Schadel, and Shults.
Academic excellence: Alleven, Baldwin, Felvus, Jacobson, Savage, Arocha, Harms, P. May, T. May, Ratzloff.
Valedictorians — Arocha, Harms, P. May, T. May, Ratzloff.
Scholars’ Bowl — Baldwin, Darnall, Harms, Felvus, Hess, Johnson, Pedersen, Shults, Devin Hamm, Neufeld, Palic, Jack Schneider, Nevin Shields, Carley Stapleford, Stuchlik, Waner, Wheeler, and Williams. Top eighth-grade scorer, Baldwin. Top seventh-grade scorers, Hamm, Williams, and Waner.
Spelling bee — Lindsey Sigel, first place; Jimi Dornbush, second place; Lindsey Sigel, alternate.
VFW essay winners — Seventh grade: Hamm, first and Caleb Hett, second. Eighth grade: Harms, first, and Felvus, second. Harms placed first in the state and second in the regional contest.
Lexile awards — Most books and words read: eighth grade, Dornbush; seventh grade, Caleb Hett.