Thursday, April 28, 2005

Education

School board honors valedictorian and salutatorian

Each month, the principals and superintendent recommend staff, students, parents, or community members for special recognition at the regular monthly board meeting. The Holly Springs Board of Trustees was pleased to honor the valedictorian and salutatorian of the graduating class of 2005 during the April school board meeting.

Levita JaMoni McFadden is the 18-year-old daughter of Levi and Ella McFadden and the granddaughter of Clemmie and the late Willie McFadden, and John Alexander and Thomas Ann Isom. She has been an honor student throughout her school career and maintained a 3.98 grade point average, earning her the position of valedictorian of the graduating class of 2005. Throughout high school, Levita has participated in extra-curricular activities and organizations. She has been a member of the Air Force Junior ROTC, National Honor Society, ACT 20+ Club, SAT 400+ Club, Drama Club and Student Council. Levita’s achievements include the National Honor Roll, Who’s Who Among High School Students, Outstanding Students of Marshall County, All-American Scholar, and Mississippi Governor’s School Participant. In the community, Levita is a member of the Delta Academy of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is a member of Mt. Newell MB Church. After graduation, Levita plans to attend the University of Mississippi and pursue a career in pharmacy.

Alisha Marie Campbell is the 17-year-old daughter of Barbara and Willie Campbell. She is the granddaughter of Cora Mae Jeffries and the late Robert Jeffries, and Elmore Lyles and the late Flora Campbell. She holds the title of salutatorian of the graduating class of 2005 with a 3.96 grade point average. Alisha is the president of the National Honor Society. She is also a member of the All American Scholars, Who’s Who among American High School Students, National Honor Roll, ACT 20+ Club, and Biology and U.S. History 400+ Club. Alisha is a member of Wilkins Chapel CME Church. After graduation, Alisha plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and major in biological science and one day become a pediatrician.

The board presented small tokens to both young ladies and wished them the best of success in their future endeavors.


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