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Metro Kiwanis recognizes outstanding students

Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Huntington Metro Kiwanis recognized outstanding 8th graders from Huntington Catholic School at their March 11 meeting. Recognized were Lindsay Godfroy, daughter of Tim and Jenny Godfroy, and Blaise Rupley, son of Matt and Dawn Rupley.

The principal of Huntington Catholic School, Derek Boone was in attendance and spoke about the outstanding students as special people that are a shining example to others in the community and at Huntington Catholic. Boone then introduced the outstanding 8th graders of Huntington Catholic.

Lindsay Godfroy was the first outstanding 8th grader introduced. Godfroy thanked the Huntington Metro Kiwanis and Huntington Catholic faculty for her selection and for the outstanding 8th grader award. She has participated in extracurricular school activities that include volleyball, vice president of student council, 4-H and is an honor student. Godfroy is planning on attending Bishop Luers High School next year.

Blaise Rupley was then introduced as the second outstanding 8th grader. Rupley thanked Kiwanis and Huntington Catholic faculty for his selection as an outstanding 8th grader. He has actively participated in extracurricular school activities that include dance and band at Crestview and HNHS, where he plays trombone and percussion. Rupley is also an honor student and has helped with Mass. He is looking forward to attending Huntington North High School.

Each student received a plaque for the honor and will have their names engraved on the outstanding student plaque made by Huntington Metro Kiwanis member Jim Dinius. The plaque will be displayed in a prominent place in the school. Huntington Metro Kiwanis congratulates both students on being named an outstanding 8th grader.

Shown in the photo from left, are Derek Boone, principal, Huntington Catholic School; Blaise Rupley, Lindsay Godfroy and Jim Dinius, past Kiwanis Lt. Governor.