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March 27, 2014

Vigo County School Corp. Honor Roll

Middle School — Second Grading Period

Honey Creek

Exceptional Honors

Sixth Grade: Ayumi Aikawa, Paige Bennett, Jaylen Bradbury, Trey Browne, Landon Carre, Jared Cox, Rylan Crockett, Bryanna DeLeon-Martinez, Owen Findley, Brenden Hinton, Sara Hoggatt, Hailey Hunt, Madelynne Kinkade, Lauren Kirchner, Embolyn Li, Priscilla Liu, Garrett Loyed, Amanda Martinez, Madison Phelps, Alishba Rizwan, Isabella Sears, Olivia Shinkle, Nathaniel Staley, Joshua Stremciuc, Jason Swarens, Kelbie Thompson

Seventh Grade: Abigail Akers, Fay Alzahrani, Abdulaziz AlToubi, Zada Anderson, Jacob Bruce, Cody Campbell, Madison Doll, Chloe Dowell, Lauren England, Caleb Gonser, Bailey Harrell, Olivia Hatch, Emma John, Camden Johnson, Luke Johnson, Ethan Kirsch, Isabella Lopes-Murphy, Ryan Lubbehusen, Annabelle McCammon, Camille Mendoza, Zane Reeson, Elijah Riley, Ashley Rogers, Breanna Rogers, Colton Senteney, Christian Sizemore, Hope Slankard, Jacob Slankard, Samuel Stelflug, Emily Thompson, Danielle Voges, Lily Yeagley, Reem Zaher

Eighth Grade: Alexis Aguilar, Dawson Ames, Courtney Atchley, Cailynn Browne, Anna Bunch, Jack Carre, Faith Craft, Rachel Craft, John Dalloul, Olivia Dillion, Benjamin Downs, Hunter Duncan, Erin Friedrich, Allison Keiser, Paaras Kumar, Abby Lemke, Matthew Lenardo, Taylor Lueking, James Mandeville, Patrick Mercho, Kaitlyn Moorhead, Andy Ngo, Krutik Patel, Parina Patel, Taylor Pepperworth, Lauren Pictor, Ruby Pigg, Abigail Pluff, Laecey Rardin, Damia Rizwan, Justin Rowe, Jeremy Rusk, Dylan Schneider, Julia Shinkle, Alexander Spencer, Mathias Stamper, Robert Thurston, Trevor Trump, James Turman, Dylan Verst, Morgan Veth, Journey Warner, Anthony Weng, Jasmine Wilhelm, Emily Wright, Yuanlin Zhang

High Honors

Sixth Grade: Jillian Brink, Elizabeth Clark, Michaela Cox, Kacie Dudley, Katie Dudley, Reagan Foust, William Fouty, Nicholas Gambill, Noah Griffith, Peyton Hall, David Hayes, Nathan Haymaker, Shelby Hoogenboom, Noah Kinkade, Mahith Koduru, Anne Lemke, Audrey Lenardo, Azriel Manalaysay, Maya Mercho, Marcus Mundell, Dakota Nieten, Mohdeep Rawala, Aaron Ray, Jared Rees, Lauren Rowe, Nadia Sanquenetti, Carsyn Schneider, Ryan Shepherd, Breanna Smith, Emily Smith, Richard Stolz, Graham Stultz, Claire Thrift, Ethan Toomey, Justen Trueblood, Collins Turner, Breanna Walker, Brent Whitesell, Jordan Witt, Jacob Zimmerman

Seventh Grade: Wafaa Abdayem, Parker Akers, Isabella Arini, Cassie Biddle, Noah Boyce, Anikah Buckingham, Audrey Burke, Zoeya Combs, Halle Crosby, Joseph Dalloul, Kody Deckard, Douglas Dillion, Brooklyn Drummond, Anna Dubois, Amy Essig, Gregory Fightmaster, Caroline Fox, Leah Franklin, Leona Gibson, Alexis Hardesty, Garrett Hart, Kaytlynn Henning, Alonso Horsley, Kayla Hughes, Cassidy Hunt, Jasmine Jones, Katherine Lawrence, Andrew McCammon-Bement, Destiny McCammon, Zachary McDowell Ellis, Konner Meek, Francis Mendoza, Rylan Miller, Brittney Nikirk, Chloe Oliver, Justis Pommier, Alexa Potts, Javier Reyna, Charissa Roe, Maria Roshel, Alyssa Schneider, Megan Senseman, Rutvi Shah, Saayeh Siahmakoun, Ravnit Singh, Addison Smodilla, Mallory Snyder, Benjamin Stadler, Hailey Tanner, Jarad Verst, Cole Whitlock, Lindsey Whitman, Richard Williams, Mikaela Wingler, Erica Yeagley

Eighth Grade: Caitlin Baize, Madison Ball, Brieanna Bell, Isabella Brown, Grace Burt, Caleb Caton, Benjamin Christner, Madison Cox, Evan Faro, Kristen Ferguson, Caroline Findley, Avery Goodwin, Griffin Hammons, Lucille Harbaugh, Haylee Harden, Ronald Hernandez, William Herndon, Chase Hoesman, Tejinder Kang, Abraham Kassis, Carson Kline, Sarah Lonneman, Isaac Manley, Julio Martinez, Roarke Matchett, Elizabeth McCombs, Reghan McNabb, Marshall Mohr, Harshil Patel, Shelby Purdy, Lauren Rader, Mercades Rader, Lauren Raines, Sarah Rozmin, Michael Stewart, Kirsten Strahley, Hayley Tran, Broc Vela, Gillian Webb, Marina Welch, Kira Wilkinson, Sam Wilson

Honors

Sixth Grade: Shatha Almari, Skylar Archambeault, Connor Atchley, Ozstin Avenatti, Madison Bagley, Dylan Bates, Ethan Becker, Chloe Bedwell, Ashlyn Bowman, Jayce Buis, Maxwell Burt, Jonathon Caldwell, Fletcher Cook, Christina Damanis, Kennedy Davis, Kendra Deckard, Ethan Denbo, Lanee Dillion, Jason Feng, Baylee Fidler, Justin Fish, Lena Folse, Matthew Ford, Samuel Ford, Salvador Franco, Harley French, Seth Gage, Makayla Garris, Marek Gibson, Mallory Greven, Makagyn Grimm, Payton Halloran, Margaret Harbaugh, Sarah Hawes, Jordan Helton, Ashley High, Madison Horsley, Grace Hunter, John Hunter, Collier Jerrell, Molly Kennedy, Cierra Kincaid, Mitchell Kinkade, Pascal Koj, Jaxson Kunz, Zachary Lenardo, Jasmine Mawi, Elvin Momanyi, Charlotte Olsen, Janki Patel, Ashlyn Phelps, Jordan Phillips, Chloe Reed, Jasper Rees, Noah Roach, Gracey Rollins, Alice Romanov, Christopher Rozmin, Camryn Sarson, Abigail Shackelford, Alexander Shotwell, Madalyn Smith, Abigail Starkey, Kayden Teffeteller, Jacob Thacker, Jayden Trueblood, Taylor Wade, Abbigayle Ward, Jacob Weaver, Michelle Zheng

Seventh Grade: Mary Abdayem, Jacey Adams, Nouf Alraddadi, Hallie Baker, Catherine Bell, Cody Bergherm, Lela Bingham, Tiffany Bittar, Gareth Brunner, Grace Carson, Trenton Cates, Joshua Clinkenbeard, Corbin Crosby, Curtiss Davis, Lance Dooley, Mackenzie Edwards, Lance Fagin, Alexandria Fuller, Olivia Gilliland, Keyrstin Herman, Addison Hodges, Elijah House, Kelsey Hunt, Sam Huntwork, Alexzander Johnson, Nathan Jones, Amanda Kabous, Emily Kerr, Allison Knopp, Nicholas Koenig, Jacob Lewis, Noah Long, Mackenzie Love, Audrey Magill, Hailey McHolland, Timothy McNamara, Julien Miranda, Jacob Moore, Mackenzie Mullins, Tinovimba Muza Jr, Audry Noel, Lily Rader, Madison Rice, Gary Rogers II, Orian Roshel, Andrea Saylor, Braxton Scamihorn, Nathaniel Schludecker, Shae Shelton, Marissa Shuey, Schyler Smith, Sydney Snowden, Devin Spurgin, Sarah Swaby, Hailey Taylor, Zoe Tracy, Quinn Westerhouse, Camryn Wilkey, Grace Williams

Eighth Grade: Dan Aikawa, Molly Babel, Hunter Baldwin, Katherine Bierly, Sydni Bonham, Marissa Caldwell, Caleb Cannon, Brandon Chamberlin, Kelsey Clinkenbeard, Cameron Cook, James Cristee, Taylor Deady, Christopher Eversole, Michael Fields, Kaleb Hauptli, Shania Hegna, Deidre Herdahl, Audrey Hodges, Matthew Holmes, Christopher Jaeger, Patsy Kallner, Alexandra Kusiak, Jared Lee, Jolene Lister, Maverick Magill, Clayton Maxwell, Malia Moreland, Jacklynn Mullikin, Charles Natt, Lukas Ochs, Emma Olsen, Katelyn Pell, Max Pesavento, Spencer Pittman, Joshua Pruitt, Jeremy Ramsook, Caleb Randolph, Jaxon Reese, Hope Richards, Connor Rollins, Haley Rust, Jocelyn Sackett, Logan Shattuck, Landen Shipley, Beau Smith, Ashley Snapp, Carly Stuck, Shelby Thompson, Jacob Tobey, Mackenzie Truong, Kaylin Turner, Jonathan Utz, Grant Ward, Lauren Wright

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