Campbellsville High School recently announced its Eagle Excellence award winners for October.
Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.
Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.
Awards are given to students in the areas of science, English, vocational studies, art, social studies, math, music and foreign language studies.
When receiving the award, students are given a certificate signed by CHS Principal David Petett and Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.
Award winners also have their photographs featured in a wooden case hung beside the CHS office.
Students who were chosen for the honor this month include the following.
CHS freshman Jasmine Mitchell receives the English award.
Mitchell’s teachers say she has grown tremendously over this nine-week grading period.
They say she has performed at a high level during student-driven instruction for her class’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” unit.
“She has grasped the material with ease and continues to bring a warm, positive presence to the classroom daily,” her teachers say.
CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch receives the social studies award.
Her teachers say she is always prepared for class and engages in her classwork.
McAninch mentors other students and always asks great questions.
Her teachers say they love having McAninch in class.
CHS freshman Sierra Releford receives the art award.
Her teachers say she is a great example of someone who is passionate about art.
“She excels technically and takes risks creatively,” her teachers say.
“Sierra is constantly looking forward with anticipation to the next project. She even comes into the art classroom to work on her own projects outside of class time. Sierra has a lot to offer artistically.”
CHS junior Dee Simpson receives the vocational studies award.
Her teachers say she has received awesome grades on every assignment, along with coming to class and showing good leadership skills by being the most respectful student in class.
“The other students will actually listen when [Dee] asks them to be quiet,” her teachers say.
“All my students from Campbellsville have been amazing and fun to teach so far, but Dee stands out by going above and beyond with being respectful in class and participating in everything when asked.
“Dee is a joy to have in my classroom and has amazing potential.”
CHS freshman Tristin Lopez receives the math award.
Lopez’s teachers say he is quiet and analytical with a spirit to lend a helping hand.
“He has the ability to grasp new concepts quickly and apply them in problem solving,” his teachers say.
CHS senior Sydney Jeong receives the science award.
Jeong’s teachers say she has excelled this semester in both the computer literacy and AP computer science principles classes.
“Sydney has already completed her MOS certification and is working toward expert level certifications,” her teachers say.
“Sydney is also a leader in the AP computer science principles class and does peer tutoring in App development.
“Sydney, a senior, has an amazing work ethic and will be successful at whatever she chooses to do in the future.”
CHS junior Jaylah Tucker receives the music award.
Tucker’s teachers say she is a quiet leader, is always ready to work hard and knows what she’s supposed to be doing.
“She has a beautiful voice, and, while she isn’t one to step into the spotlight herself, she’s very supportive of her friends who are,” her teachers said.
Foreign Language Studies
CHS sophomore Emily Rodgers receives the foreign language studies award.
Her teachers say she has scored very well on her quizzes and tests.
“She has accomplished all of her written assignments ahead of schedule in her Spanish 2 class,” her teachers say.