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Cabell students qualify to attend Academic Games in NC

Mar. 03, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Seven Cabell County students recently qualified to attend the Academic Games League of America national competition in April in North Carolina.

The students earned the selection through their work at the during the regional qualifying rounds held in February. Those who are moving on had the highest scores in their grade divisions.

The elementary division winners include: Nick Adkins, Barboursville Middle, sixth grade; Isabell Litteral, Milton Middle, sixth grade; and Brennon Shope, Barboursville Middle, sixth grade.

The middle school division winners include: Tanner Brandon, Barboursville Middle, eighth grade; Salem Carlton, Barboursville Middle, eight grade; Jakob Jitima, Barboursville Middle, eighth grade; and Emily Kuhn, Milton Middle, eight grade.

Local board member named to committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Matt Ward, a member of Fairland Local Schools Board of Education, has been named to the Southeast Regional Executive Committee for the Ohio School Boards Association.

Committee appointments were finalized in January.

Cabell County residents named to dean's list

HUNTINGTON -- Megan Haynes of Huntington was named to the Dean's List as a first-semester freshman at Miami University of Ohio, with a grade point average of 3.95, for the fall 2012 semester.

She is a theater major and the daughter of Rev. Bill and Tina Haynes of Huntington.

Destiny Lynn Stratton of Barboursville was named to the Dean's List at Mars Hill College in North Carolina.

Cabell Midland students to perform with state choir

ONA -- Several Cabell Midland High School students have been selected to participate in the 2013 West Virginia American Choral Directors Association All State High School Chamber Choir.

The students include: Lauren Cheslick and Alyssa Morris, alto; Jacob Gue and Kellan Sanns, tenor; and Damon Noel, bass.

These students were selected by competition with students statewide and earned their positions thanks to their high school scores in music preparation and in sight singing.