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Posted: February 19, 2013 - 4:01pm
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The North Augusta Optimist Cllub held its annual awards dinner Feb. 12 to recognize winners of its essay contest. The essay topic was "How can I hlep my friends realize their value?" Pictured (left to right) are Kelsey Kohler, third place, Fox Creek High School; Summer Neal, second place, North Augusta High School; Savannah Gossett, first place, Fox Creek High; and essay chairman and Optimist member Stacey Timmerman.    SPECIAL
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The North Augusta Optimist Cllub held its annual awards dinner Feb. 12 to recognize winners of its essay contest. The essay topic was "How can I hlep my friends realize their value?" Pictured (left to right) are Kelsey Kohler, third place, Fox Creek High School; Summer Neal, second place, North Augusta High School; Savannah Gossett, first place, Fox Creek High; and essay chairman and Optimist member Stacey Timmerman.

General news

Richard Todd Rozier Jr. of North Augusta was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Wofford College.

• The following North Augusta residents received highly distinguished honors for fall 2012 at the College of Charleston: Katie Freitas, Elizabeth Hammond, Patrick Holloway, Zachary Hyde, Vicki Johnson, Mollianna Judd, Rebekah Lowry and Amelia Roland.

• The following North Augusta residents received distinguished honors for fall 2012 at the College of Charleston: Kristen Barbour and Molly Gibbs.

Belvedere Elementary

• Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Fox Creek High

• Interim reports will be issued today.

• A free FAFSA workshop will be held Saturday at Aiken Technical College from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• The Jostens sophomore ring meeting is Tuesday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the commons.

Hammond Hill Elementary

• The following pupils are members of the Double H Reading Club:

Alan Rodriguez, Julianne Hammond, Savill Jensen, Ryleigh Binnicker, Donavon Head, Haley Winburn, Jennifer Aguilar, Jocelyn Cervantes, Kayden Griffis, Macy Logan, Makena Griffis, Zachary Kennedy, Emily Adkinson, Saylor Logan, Andrew Baxley, Windsor Blair Williams, Haley Winburn,

Morgan Curtis, Genny Beavers, Fanny Diaz, Elijah Dixon, Jack Langston, Adyson Long, Matthew Phillips, Evelyn Curtis, Michael Simpkins, Garrett Pond, Daisy Hernandez, Madison Koss, Ryleigh Binnicker, Mayson Chartier, Lexie Parker, Heidi Coughenour, Griffin Pruitt, Savannah Luke, Avery Arico, Ryan Johnson, Kamry Green, Andrew Baxley, Sydney Enevoldsen, Caleb Mathis, Morgan Curtis, Caden Hershman, Elijah Killough, Reece Graybeal and Sarah Gibbs.

200 Books: Lauren Lusk.

300 Books: Michael Page and Tanner Badman.

Pagemasters: Jocelyn Cervantes, Jennifer Aguilar, Macy Logan, Kayden Griffis, Haley Winburn and D’Arrey Besong.

 • The following pupils will participate in the North Augusta Idol event March 19: Linda Barrett, Heidi Coughenour, Janae Elliott, Nadia Blackwood, Olivia Dill and Jordan Rose Parker.

• The following classes won the Golden Shoe Award for having good sportsmanship and using life skills in P.E. class: Holloway, kindergarten; Wates, first grade; Head, second grade; Mauldin, third grade; Wells, fourth grade; and Richardson, fifth grade.

Tamara Butler, a second-grade teacher, has been named the school’s Teacher of the Year.

Monica Leverett has been named Classified Employee of the Year.

• Career Day is Friday. Parents, grandparents and community members are asked to share their careers with pupils. For more information, contact Christy Cosh or Ordean Crews at (803) 442-6170.

• Family movie night is Friday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 6 p.m. Concessions will be provided by the PTO and Brusters. Reservation forms are due by today.

Merriwether Elementary

Colby Welsh is the spelling bee winner. Connor Revis is the runner-up.

• Class group pictures will be taken today.

• Six Flags Read to Succeed forms are due Friday.

Merriwether Middle

• The dodgeball tournament is Thursday.

• The Multicultural Day program is 9 a.m. Feb. 27.

• The book fair is March 11-14.

Mossy Creek Elementary

• Spring pictures will be taken today.

• The Chick-fil-A biscuit sale will be Thursday.

• The PTO Black History Program is 6 p.m. Thursday.

North Augusta Elementary

Mrs. Burns, a kindergarten teacher, is the school's Teacher of the Year.

• The following pupils are members of the book club: 100 Book Club: Theo Hudson, Zaylee Woods, Adriel Sosa, Jacquelyn Chavez, Davis Hill, Justin Jackson, Drexel Pope, Asia Bosket and Sydney Best.

200 Book Club: Ivan Potapenko, Taylor Spivey, Adriana Martinez, Giovanni Rios, Walker Robinson and Joy Housley.

300 Book Club: Zsa-Kiana Williams and Bryson Nuckols.

500 and 600 Book Club: Abby Cook.

Page Master: Taleyah Dunbar, Jude Walker, Jaylyn Stokes and Aurora Pool.

North Augusta High

Craig Gilstrap is North Augusta High’s Teacher of the Year.

 • The following students were selected for Celebration of Character:

Jackson Poole, Morgan Franklin, Erin Spivey, Antuan Andrews, Brittany Burgess, Hyuri McDowell, Bailie Sparks, Arielle Houston, Alex Gambill, Grace McClain, Jessica Crawford, Kelli Prather, Ashley Hasty, Hannah Reese

and Cameron Wilkes.

 • The following students received 2012 HSSR SCHSL titles: Eric Collins, male swimmer of the year; Nicole Fuller, female swimmer of the year; and Kelsey Williams, girls all-state.

 • North Augusta High will compete in the regional National Science Bowl competition on Saturday at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

North Augusta Middle

• The boys and girls basketball teams were named the city and conference champions.

• Engineering Day with Kimberly Clark is Thursday.

• An inside yard sale will be held Saturday at 7 a.m. in the gym. The cost for a table is $10.

Our Lady of Peace

• Interim reports will be issued today.

• The school will be closed Feb. 28-29 for the Diocesan Conference.

Paul Knox Middle

• The eighth-grade IGP meetings will continue Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.

• The Freshman Academy Expo will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 4 at North Augusta High School.

Victory Christian

• Re-enrollment will begin Monday.

• Reading records for the Read to Succeed program are due Monday.

• The coupon book fundraiser continues until Feb. 27. Contact the office if you need more books.

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