Students of the Week

Week of April 17

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Moore has chosen Tristin Eley as High School Student of the Week. Tristin works hard in Algebra I and is always eager to help fellow classmates. He enjoys wrestling and working out. Tristin has a positive attitude toward school and toward others that will be a great benefit to any of his future pursuits.

Junior High Student of the Week

Ms. Mills has chosen Isiah Peters as Jr High Student of the Week. Isiah is a great student. He always participates and is very cooperative in class. Isiah always follows directions and is helpful to all the other students in class. Isiah enjoys playing basketball in his spare time and is a great player. Best of luck in all you do Isiah!!!

Week of April 10

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Knoll has selected Taylor Ison as High School Student of the Week. Taylor is a great student and a joy to have in calculus class. Taylor always comes to class prepared and is willing to work hard to accomplish each task that she is given. She is actively involved in Archery and Art club here at Randolph Southern. After graduation she plans to attend Barclay College to major in nursing and missionary studies. Good Luck with your future plans Taylor, RS will miss you!!!

Junior High Student of the Week

Mrs. Hinshaw has chosen eighth grader Heidi Holderbaum as Randolph Southern’s Junior High Student of the Week. Heidi is quiet, conscientious, and respectful. She is a hard working student, and her grades show that she takes pride in her work. Heidi is a pleasure to have in class because of her pleasant, levelheaded, and friendly personality. Her work ethic should pave the way for a bright future. Enjoy your last few weeks as an eighth grader, Heidi!

Week of April 3

High School Student of the Week

Logan Jeffers was chosen as High School Student of the Week by Mrs. Knoll. Logan is actively involved in SADD, Student Council, 4-H, Spirit store and Foreign Language club. She also participates in volleyball, softball and is a valuable member of the Math Academic team. Logan is a great student and always participates in class. After graduation she plans to attend college and major in nursing. Good Luck Logan with your future plans!

Junior High Student of the Week

Mr. Walker has nominated Grace Watson for Jr. High Student of the Week. Grace Has demonstrated during her short time in the art room this year the perseverance necessary to succeed regarding visual language. Through willingness to try new, challenging things, we open ourselves up to the potential of failure; true expertise is derived from these experiences. Grace has displayed the courage needed to build these experiences. I look forward to seeing what becomes of her pursuits over the coming
years.

Week of March 13

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Lash has selected Sydney Morrow as the High School Student of the Week. Sydney is always quiet and focused during class. She is usually one of the first students to finish her work and she is not shy about asking questions and getting clarification when needed. Keep up the great work Sydney!

Junior High Student of the Week

Ms. Stegman-Frey has chosen Emma Hall as her Student of the Week. Emma is an enthusiastic student who always has a smile when she comes into the classroom. Her enthusiasm translates to her work in Spanish. She is a willing participant in discussions and hands in work that has thought and detail put into it. She is a pleasure to have in Spanish 1 and, occasionally, Spanish 3.

Week of March 6

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Ashbaugh has chosen Madisen Reynolds as High School Student of the Week. Madisen is quiet but has made so many improvements since last year. Her work ethic and grades name just a few. Good luck with the rest of your freshman year!

Junior High Student of the Week

Mr. Pike has chosen Madilynn Young as the Junior High Student of the Week. Madilynn has been playing the clarinet for three years and is becoming a great musician and leader in the band program. She’s always ready to learn and comes to class with a positive attitude. She participates in basketball, softball, volleyball and enjoys listening to music and hanging out with her friends. She is interested in pursuing a career in either cosmetology or elementary education.

Week of February 27

High School Student of the Week

Ms. Albrecht has chosen Joey Eyer as High School Student of the week. Joey does great work in English class and is always up for leading a discussion. He always seems to be in a positive mood and helps out whenever he can. Joey joined the English Academic team this year and has been working hard to study for the meets. He likes classic cars and reading about history. After high school he plans on working in Auto Mechanics and Engineering. Best wishes as you move on to the next chapter in your life Joey.

Junior High Student of the Week

Mrs. Ashbaugh has chosen Bishop McDavid as Jr. High Student of the Week. Bishop is taking school more seriously and has made grade improvements this nine weeks. Bishop never misses a chance to say hello to me in the hallway and is a polite young man. I have faith you can finish 7th grade out with nice strong grades.

Week of January 23

High School Student of the Week

Ms. Clements has chosen Brooke Bowen as High School student of the week. Brooke is involved in many school activities and is a tremendous help in any club she participates in. Brooke is a student council member and has been a great help in organizing for the student council Homecoming. Brooke takes initiative and sees that all the little details are accomplished. Thank you for your help and assistance.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Ms. Albrecht has chosen Ashlyn Longfellow as Junior High Student of the week. Ashlyn works with effort in all of her classes while playing on the basketball team. She always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude in class. She is always willing to help others with homework or when they are confused. She likes to play basketball and be outside. Ashlyn has been inspired by her grandfather to join the military when she is older.

Week of January 16

High School Student of the Week

Ms. Stegman-Frey has chosen Dylan O’Dell as High School student of the week. Dylan is an extremely motivated student. This dedication is seen in the quality of his work and his improvement in Spanish over the past semester. It is a pleasure to have him in class. In his free time, Dylan plays sports and video games. In the future, he would like to work in video game design and would like to attend either Indiana University or Indiana Tech University.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Miss Gibson has chosen Libby Dalzell as junior high student of the week. Libby works hard in class while participating in many sports. She participates on the volleyball, basketball, and softball teams. She enjoys to fish and ride 4-wheelers in her down time. Libby wants to go to college to become a radiology tech.

Week of January 13

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Pike has chosen Ariana Stinson as the High School Student of the week. Ariana has been working really hard in Music Appreciation to organize a dance marathon for charity. She hopes to attend IUPUI and medical school to become a brain surgeon. She is very active in the school and community as a cheerleader, class officer, student council member, tennis player, and volleyball player. Ariana enjoys singing and looks forward to joining choir next year. Keep up the great work, Ariana!

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Mrs. Reedy has chosen Madilynn Young as the junior high student of the week. Madilynn has been an active participant in her eighth-grade English class. Her sports interests include volleyball and basketball, and Madilynn has played both sports for Randolph Southern. Madilynn also enjoys art and music. She is a member of Art Club and plays the clarinet in band. Madilynn is undecided about what college she would like to attend, but she hopes to one day be a kindergarten teacher. We wish Madilynn the best of luck in all her future plans.

Week of December 12

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Lash has chosen Jonathan Williams as the high school student of the week. Jonathan has been very successful in physics this year. Jonathan has brought many good ideas to group projects this year, including the Rube Goldberg machine. Jonathan is also an active participant in the bands at Randolph Southern as well as a member of the track team. In his spare time Jonathan is a Rubik’s Cube aficionado.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Mr. Deckard has nominated 7th Grader Ross Greenwell for student of the week. Ross is a hard worker in class and is big into rock music. Some of his favorite bands are Van Halen and Poison but Metallica is his favorite. (This gives Ross and Mr. Deckard some common interests to talk about.) Ross loves to play the drums and guitar. Through Mr. Deckard, Ross is in contact with some NASA engineers in hopes of learning how to become one in the future. He is very enjoyable to have in class and is always quick with a story. Best of luck in the future Ross and keep up the good work.

Week of December 5

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Alka has chosen Leah Keesling as the high school student of the week. Leah seems to have a natural ability in all activities with which she is involved. Leah is a member of the county and area winning FFA crops team. This past weekend, Leah, along with her teammates, participated in the State FFA Crops contest. Leah helped to lead the team to a sixth place finish (out of 47 teams). Leah individually placed 15th out of almost two hundred participants. This is Leah’s first year on the crops team, so her accomplishment is due to her hard work and dedication to learning what the other team members had already mastered. Leah is also a member of Mrs. Alka’s biology and introduction to agriculture classes where she also excels academically. Leah is a very pleasant young lady to have in class and in the FFA. Congratulations on being student of the week.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week


Ms. McGhee has chosen Cynthia Compton as the Jr. High student of the week. Cynthia Compton is a new student this year. Cynthia has been witnessed being attentive in class and standing up for her friends. She enjoys skating and basketball. She is also a very creative person. She has superior talent in art. Cynthia has rhythm and soul which is visible in her love for music and dance. She also is a role model for her younger brother. She plans on going to college and wants to be a dance instructor. Keep up the good work!

Week of November 28

High School Student of the Week

Miss Day has chosen senior Madi Day as the High School Student of the Week. Madi is a hardworking student and is always willing to help out in anyway. Madi has been a huge help with getting the careers students’ résumés ready for their mock interviews. Madi is a peer tutor, editor of the yearbook, and president of the book club. In her spare time, Madi likes to read and write. Madi’s future is bright and she will succeed in anything she does. Keep up the great work Madi!

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Mrs. Reed has chosen seventh grader Mattie Hale as junior high student of the week. Mattie is new to Randolph Southern this year, and I, for one, am very happy that she is here. She ran cross country in the fall, and she is currently playing basketball for the seventh grade Lady Rebels. She is quick and feisty on the basketball floor, and quiet and cooperative in class. Southern is lucky to have you, Mattie. Enjoy the rest of the year!

Week of November 14

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Mills has chosen sophomore Megan Newman as the High School Student of the Week. Megan is a hard working student. She is very organized and helpful in the classroom. She has been extremely helpful with projects and running any extra errands needed for classes. Megan is a member of the Spirit Store, Spanish club, and SADD. Megan served as the manager for the softball team last year and was a tremendous help. We are hoping she chooses to be manager again this year. Keep up the great work Megan!!!!

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Mrs. Ashbaugh has chosen Jillian Strange as Jr. High Student of the Week. Jillian is a good student and puts forth every effort needed to make good grades. Jillian also has a sweet disposition. Jillian is not involved in sports or clubs here at Randolph Southern but perhaps her interests will expand as she increases in grade levels. Many students struggle with the transition from 6th grade into 7th grade, but this has not been the case with Jillian. If she has had any struggles, she never lets that stand in her way of doing her best. Keep up the great work, Jillian!

Week of November 7

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Fish has chosen Katlynn House as High School student of the Week. Katlynn is a great student to have in the classroom. She comes to class every day with a good attitude and works hard whether it's working on designs or cleaning the shop. Katlynn hopes to pursue a career as an athletic trainer. She plays volleyball, basketball and track. With big dreams and her work ethic Katlynn has a bright future ahead, and I look forward to seeing all of her accomplishments throughout her career.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Mr. Pike has chosen 7th Grader Deserae Harrison as the Junior High Student of the Week. Deserae has been working really hard in band and is becoming an excellent flute player. She always brings a positive attitude to class and brings a lot of energy to the band. In addition to band, Deserae plays on the basketball team and spends her spare time reading and watching TV with her cat. Thanks for being awesome, Deserae! Keep up the good work.

Week of October 31

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Ashbaugh has chosen Rico Rojas for High School Student of the Week. Rico has grown and matured so much over the last few years. This year he is much more focused on grades and taking responsibility for his own success. Rico is part of the Wrestling team and will wrestle in the 195 class this year. Rico has always been interested in plants and bugs and would like to attend an Indiana college to become an entomologist. Congratulations, Rico!

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Eighth grader Leann Wigginton has been named Junior High School Student of the Week by Mrs. Reedy. Leann works hard to attain good grades. She is a member of student council, and plays basketball and volleyball. Though Leann is enthusiastic about attending I.U. after graduation, she has not yet decided upon her future career. Best of luck in all you do, Leann. And most of all, keep up the good work!

Week of October 24

High School Student of the Week

Ms. Clements has chosen Jaden Retter as High School Student of the Week for his interest in this year’s political campaign. As he and the other juniors and seniors prepared for this week’s debate, Jaden became a catalyst in encouraging other students to get involved in politics and develop awareness in our country's future. Jaden portrayed the role of Mike Pence in the debate.

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

Miss Gibson has nominated Matt Smith for Jr. High Student of the Week. Matt has worked hard this 9 weeks. He has all his work turned in and has completed it to a high standard. His behavior has also been top notch. Keep up the hard work Matt!

Week of October 17

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Reed has chosen junior Zoe Fisher as high school student of the week. Zoe is an excellent student who is successful in all areas of study. Not only did she earn straight A’s the first nine weeks, but she did so in weighted classes as well as ACP courses. Zoe is also involved in many clubs and sports. She is an important member of the Lady Rebel cross country team that has been very successful this season. Not only did they win county and conference, but Zoe and her teammates qualified for the semi-state which will be held near Fort Wayne Saturday. Congratulations, Zoe, and best of luck to you and your teammates!

Junior HIgh Student of the Week

7th grader Wyatt Shinn has been named Junior High Student of the Week by Miss Day. Wyatt always completes his Info Tech assignments, and he is always willing to help out in class. In school, Wyatt is involved in Student Council, Cross Country, Wrestling, and he is a Class Officer. Outside of school Wyatt participates in Barrel Racing. After high school Wyatt wants to become a DNR Officer. Keep up the great work Wyatt!

Week of October 3

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Lash has chosen sophomore Abigail Alka as the high school student of the week. Abigail is a very motivated student and resolute in her asking of questions. Abigail is very perseverant in her study of chemistry; a trait that will serve her well on the way to becoming a Randolph County Lily Scholar. After graduating from Randolph Southern, she intends to pursue a major in agricultural communications. Abigail is always very involved in student council, FFA, and many other clubs. Keep up the hard work and good luck, Abigail.

Junior High Student of the Week

Mr. Deckard has chosen 8th grader Olivia Thurston for this week’s Jr. High student of the week. Olivia enjoys playing both softball and basketball. She works really hard in science class and contributes to class discussions. In her spare time, Olivia likes to read books and draw. At this point she doesn’t know what she wants to pursue after high school. I believe whatever it is she will be successful. She is very enjoyable to have in class and is always quick with a smile. Best of luck in the future Olivia and keep up the good work.

Week of September 26

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Alka has chosen senior Levi Knoll as High School Student of the Week. Levi is a four year member of the FFA. Levi is currently serving as FFA president. Levi has been involved in many aspects of the FFA. He is currently preparing for the district crops contest. Levi is hard working, dedicated and reliable. Mrs. Alka appreciates Levi’s participation in the FFA. Levi is also involved in student council, social studies academic team, 4-H, junior leaders and baseball. Levi was recently Randolph Southern’s Youth Salute award winner. Levi was in the top six Youth Salute participants in Randolph County and was selected to attend the Town Hall Meeting of Tomorrow which will be held in October in St. Louis. Levi’s future plans are to attend Purdue University and major in Farm Management. Congratulations to Levi on all of his accomplishments and best wishes as he finishes his senior year.

Junior High Student of the Week

Mrs. Reedy has chosen Kaitlyn Halcomb as the Junior High School Student of the Week. Kaitlyn works hard in school, and says that one day she would like to be a lawyer. She has a cheery personality and is always willing to participate or to help others. Kaitlyn enjoys sports and loves animals . . . especially giraffes! Keep up the hard work and good attitude, Kaitlyn. Best wishes for a great year!

Week of September 19

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Pike has chosen Dena Paul as the High School Student of the Week. Dena has been working hard in the music department this year by organizing the music library, making copies for the choir and bands, and helping the 5th grade flute players. She always has a positive attitude and is willing to help whenever asked. She hopes to enlist in the US Navy after graduating. Dena enjoys participating in color guard, band, and cheerleading. Keep up the great work, Dena!

Junior High Student of the Week

Miss Stegman-Frey has chosen 8th grader Jewelia Austin as the Junior High School Student of the Week. Jewelia enjoys playing volleyball or basketball in her free time. Jewelia is an enthusiastic language learner and, in addition to learning Spanish, she also studies French in her free time. She has excellent taste in movies and her favorite is “The Princess Bride”. After graduating, Jewelia is planning on attending Juilliard to study acting. She would like to be an actress in movies. She would also like to be a basketball coach.

Week of September 12

High School Student of the Week

Mrs. Reed has chosen junior Ally Saylor as High School Student of the Week. Ally is an awesome cadet, a hard-working student, and a talented athlete. She is always friendly, cooperative, attentive, and just plain nice. Unfortunately, Ally suffered a season ending knee injury last year, but because of her dedication and determination, she will return to the Lady Rebel basketball lineup this season. I look forward to working with Ally in the classroom this year and to watching her shine on the court this season. Have a great year, Ally!

Junior High Student of the Week

Mrs. Mills has chosen Haley Hinshaw as Jr. High Student of the Week. Haley is an amazing student and a great athlete. Haley is always willing to help with equipment and such in class and has great participation. She is competitive and gets right in each game and plays hard. She has been a great help to myself as well as to her classmates. Haley plays basketball and softball and is very active in 4-H. Haley has done a great job so far this year. Keep it up Haley!!!

Week of September 5

High School Student of the Week

Ms. Clements has chosen Emma Keesling as the High School Student of the Week. Emma is involved in many different activities including cross country this fall, student council, and academic teams. Emma is outstanding in her classwork and excels in many college credit classes she is currently taking. Emma is a joy to have in class and is always prepared and engaged in her classes. Keep up the good work Emma!

Junior High Student of the Week

Mr. Fish has chosen Emma Slick as the Jr. High Student of the Week. Emma is a great student and talented young athlete. Emma is a member of the Jr. High cross country team and has finished up front all season. Emma’s dedication and heart can be seen in every race she competes in. Emma also plays basketball and has been showing her sheep for the last 5 years. Emma shows up every day with a smile and is a great example for the other students. Keep up the great work Emma!


Week of August 29

High School Student of the Week

Mr. Moore has chosen Harley Shinn as the High School Student of the Week. Harley enjoys school and works hard in her classes. She is always cheerful and eager to help any of her classmates. Harley’s positive and dedicated attitude will help her succeed in anything she sets her mind to.

Junior High Student of the Week

Miss Albrecht has chosen Colleen Ledbetter as the Jr. High Student of the Week. Colleen has been working hard this year in English class. She is willing to help others and ask questions. She dreams of being a large animal veterinarian like the famous Dr. Pol and own her own clinic. Keep up the great work Colleen!


Week of August 22

High School Student of the
Week

Mrs. Reed has chosen senior Elizabeth Deckard as high school student of the week. Elizabeth was among few elite students across the country selected to receive the Academic Achievement Scholarship to The College Experience in Boston this past summer. In other words, she attended Harvard. Although academics are Elizabeth’s top priority as a Randolph Southern student, she is also a major contributor to Rebel athletics. She is a three-season varsity letter winner in cross country, basketball, and track. She sets high goals and goes after them with determination and passion. Keep reaching for the stars, Elizabeth!

Junior High Student of the Week

Miss Gibson has chosen Nick Brant as Jr. High Student of the Week. Nick has been working hard this year in Social Studies class. He is always willing to ask questions and help any of his peers. Nick is a gamer and enjoys presenting about the topic in class. Keep up the good work Nick!


Week of August 15

High School Student of the Week

Miss Day has chosen junior Ike Dalzell as the High School Student of the Week. Ike has done a great job helping his partner track the Olympic Medals for Great Britain and Japan in his Sports Marketing class. He also does a great job helping Ms. Shinn in the library. Ike is a huge sports fan and his favorite teams are the Pacers, Warriors, and Packers. After high school Ike wants to become a cop. Keep up the great work Ike.

Junior High Student of the Week

Mrs. Reedy has chosen Allyson Johnston as the Junior High School Student of the Week. Al is new to our school this year. She is a quiet, responsible student, who enjoys reading, writing, drawing, and softball. She also likes studying snakes -- especially ball pythons such as her pet snake Archimedes! We would like to wish Al a very successful eighth-grade year. After graduation, Allyson would like to study and work in the field of herpetology.

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