Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Metro Kiwanis recognizes outstanding students

Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Huntington Metro Kiwanis recognized Riverview’s outstanding eighth graders on Monday, January 29. Grace Sell was recognized as the outstanding eighth grade girl. Sell is the daughter of Adam and Lynette Sell.

Sell is involved in basketball, track, leadership, Campus Life, 4-H, church youth group and the Honor Society. She plans to attend college for Pre Med, Nursing or Marine Biology. She hopes she can pursue her passion for basketball and play professionally. Sell thanked the Metro Kiwanis for this honor, and her parents and family for supporting her. Also in attendance were her brother Mason and her grandparents.

Jacob Daugherty, son of Chad and Deb Daugherty, was recognized as an outstanding eighth grade boy. Daugherty is involved in arts, Honor Society, Future City, Honors chair, cross-country, golf, basketball, swimming and Campus Life. He plans to go to college and pursue an engineering degree. Daugherty thanked Metro Kiwanis for this honor, and his parents and family for supporting him. Also in attendance were his grandparents.

Each was given a plaque for the honor and will have their names engraved on the outstanding student plaque that was made by Huntington Metro Kiwanis member Jim Dinius. Both enjoyed a meal provided by Metro Kiwanis in their honor. Both were nominated by teaching staff and were thankful to them along with the Metro Kiwanis.

Representing Riverview was Jim Bragg, principal. Bragg spoke about how special each student is, and excellence with their studies.

The guest speaker from Youth Services Bureau was EJ Carroll. He spoke on always being proud of themselves, and letting future job prospects know all that they have done and achieved.

Shown in the photo from left are Metro Kiwanis president, Terry Oden, Grace Sell, Jacob Daugherty and Jim Bragg, principal, Riverview Middle School.