The Third Annual RJSHS Panther Choice Awards was held Monday, April 30, at 6pm in the beautifully decorated Panther Lobby. Each certified teacher/employee was asked to choose a student who represents what they believe to be the Most Outstanding Student of their class. Each staff presented the award to the student being honored, and briefly explained why the student was worthy of the award. Those presenting and those honored were as follows: Lindsay Goodman - Malley Jayne; Kaylee Crowder - Rosie Hardimon; Nikki Shelton - Kryslyn Underwood; Pat Kemp - Skyler Hale; Tyler Arterburn - TK Morrow; Jeremy Bivins - Gabrielle (Bre) Bellamy; Tina Shoemake - Eden West; Cyndi Sanders - Mason Pitts; Shannon Booth - Kayleen Hines; Rex Booth - Jacolbie Mason; Heather Osborne - Lennon Ries; Bethanie Hargett-Slack - Katie Ray Holloman; Jennifer Howard - Ariana Nickell; Eve Meyer - Suzy Higgins; Ruby Rager - Crystalin (Crissy) Higgins; Brooklyn Lowe - Hailie Perry; Andrew McLean - Janeth Pacheco Ramirez; Corey Waters - Jailin Munday; Steven McGhee - Kyran Williams; Katelyn Scales - Holden Kennedy; Tracy Naylor - Maria Ruiz; Sandra Bollenbecker - Jennifer Wilkerson; Tanya Mullen - Destiny Sydnor; Robby McLellan - Dominique Gatewood; Jesse Nugent - Lilibeth Pacheco-Ramirez; Conrad Reding - Magdalena Ramirez; Jessica Lowery - Nakia Hardesty; Robbie Weathers - Caleb Hines; Sarah Sweatt - Destiny Christie; Juli Link - Tabien Richardson; Vicky Mathis - Megan Simpson; Jennifer Rogers - Adam Williams; Lauren Fynboe - Luci Suiter; Chris Holloman - Fernanda Rodriguez; Ashley McGinnis - Lyndsay Dodson; Brian Brown - Akeem Dukes (received by his brother, Ahmod); Trevor Cardwell - Candace Baker; Kyle Yates - Lexie Day; Tyler Meacham - Eric Zamarripa; Lisa Rose - Nelson Suiter; Griselda Vargas - Luis Pacheco-Ramirez; and Pete Ries - Morgan Todd. During the evening, one could sense the compassion and evidence that our staff truly does care about the students in our district. The Panther Choice Awards certainly supports our mission statement that all teachers establish meaningful relationships with students, parents, and community! Congratulations to all of our Panther Choice Award recipients! We R Proud!
(additional photos may be viewed on Russellville Independent Schools face book page)