Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Metro Kiwanis recognizes outstanding students

Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

The Huntington Metro Kiwanis recognized outstanding 8th graders from Riverview at their January 28 meeting. Recognized were Keller Whicker, daughter of Seth and Carry Whicker, and Porter Kennedy, son of Josh and Rachel Kennedy.

Whicker thanked Metro Kiwanis for the recognition and her teachers for nominating her for it. Whicker is involved in cross country, Riverview TV and band. She also thanks her peers and teachers for teaching her to push herself to make herself better and work hard.

Also recognized was Porter Kennedy. Kennedy thanked Metro Kiwanis for the recognition and his teachers for nominating him. Kennedy is involved in golf, Riverview TV, engineering projects and academic super bowl. He would like attended IU and study to be a videographer.

Each student was given a plaque for the honor and will have their names engraved on the outstanding student plaque made by Huntington Metro Kiwanis member Jim Dinius. Both were nominated by their teachers and were thankful to them for the honor as well as Metro Kiwanis.

Representing Riverview was Principal James Bragg. Bragg spoke about how special each student is, and both are exceptional students who work hard at everything they do.

Shown in the photo, from left are James Bragg, principal, Riverview Middle School; Porter Kennedy, Keller Whicker, both Riverview Middle School students and Jim Dinius, Metro Kiwanis past Lt. Governor.