The 36th annual Academic Awards Ceremony and Reception to honor students in Tyler County and Paden City Schools was held on April 15 and 17 at in the Tyler Consolidated High/Middle School Auditorium. The ceremony, which has traditionally been sponsored since its inception by First Federal Savings Bank, has graciously been continued by Peoples Bank.
Students were recognized for achieving the status of being in the top 15 percent of their class at both awards ceremonies.
Master of Ceremonies for the events was Michael Myer, Executive Editor of the Intelligencer and the Wheeling News - Register.
Eight seniors were inducted in to the Academic Hall of Fame at the 36th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony on April 17 at Tyler Consolidated High School. Pictured above, left to right, front row - Chelsea Kehrer, Sophia Kinnard, Carly Fletcher and Sydney Reed; back row - Terri Botkins (Sistersville Branch Manager, Peoples Bank), Kali Mead, Macy Frey, Caroline Bantug, Dylan Reynolds, Denise Terrell (VP Regional Manager, Peoples Bank) and Rick Stafford (Executive VP, Sales and Marketing, Peoples Bank).
Entertainment was provided by the Tyler Consolidated High School Jazz Band under the direction of Wayne Smith for the High School award ceremony and the Tyler Consolidated Choir, under the direction of Bryce Negie, performed at the Middle School ceremony.
Chuck Sulerzyski, President and CEO of Peoples Bank was the guest speaker for the Middle School ceremony while Rick Stafford, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Peoples Bank was the guest speaker for the high school awards.
Middle School students were presented certificates of achievement from Tyler County Superintendent of Schools, Robin Daquilante and Peoples Bank Sistersville Branch Manager, Terri Botkins; while the high school honorees received theirs from Amanda Kimble, Director of Safety at Tyler Consolidated High School, and Bodkins.
Students receiving certificates in grades 5-6 from Paden City Elementary School were: Presley Pierce, Rachel Price, Maggi Still, Hope Weber, Jacob Amos, Sean Christner, Anya Glover, Isavella Beverlin, Cameron Dennis, and Abbe Stackpole.
Recognized in grades 7-8 from Paden City were: Nathan Barker, Hannah Loy, Matthew Rexroad, Delainey Lantz, Matthew Michael, Alli Suter, Jenna Ferrebee, LEvi Goddard, Isaac Price, Joshua Glover, Aubrey Neff and Shely Shultheis.
Fifth graders recognized from A.I. Boreman Elementary School included: Imagen Anderson, Abigail Ebert, Michael Suter, Alan Benzing, Aaron Moore, Abigail Thompson, Jeremiah Boley, Regan Smith, Eden Turner, Jenna Brinkmeier and Hunter Stoller.
Fifth graders recognized from Sistersville Elementary School were: Hadyn Brown, Alexis Huffman, Madeline Ice, Jackson Kibbey, Isaac Melvin, Sadie Nichols, Morgan Palmer, Matthew Riddle, Isaac Rush, Blake Schwartz and Stephen Yost.
Sixth, seventh and eighth graders attending Tyler Consolidated Middle School recognized at the awards ceremony included: Creed Ammons, Melissa Chapman, Hailey Cook, Madison DeVaughn, Mercedes Flores, Anna Grimes, Rachel Hashman, Sarah Hashman, Dustin Hassenmayer, Alexis Helmick, Shawn JOnes, George Kester, Garrett Littell, Katie Miller, Kimberly Owens, Amie Robinson, Noah Swiger; James Tanner, Rachel Thomas, Judah Turner and Avery West.
Also, Haley Fletcher, Nicholas Gorby, Katlyn Griffey, Emily Jackson, Peyton Kocher, Emily Litten, Destry Nelson, Haiden Placer, Katie Pratt, Garry Seckman, Noah Smith, Michael Swiger, Alaina Thompson, Jolee Walton, Miranda Weekley, Andrew Booher, Colby Buchanan, Isavella Camerlin, Luke Daugherty, Jenna Dawson, Jesse Doak; Cheyenne Ferrell, Joshua frum, Jace Glover, Makenzie Kimble, Carl Maxwell, Julianna Miller, Remington Miller, Amanda Reynolds, Kenna Smith, Rosana Smith, Theodore Stackpole, Scotlynn Straight and Mark Wilson.
Students honored from Paden City High School are as follows: grade nine: Aaron Blake, Alexandria Glover, Hayden Hizer, Rachel Loy; grade 10: Logan Carroll, Luke Cooper, Samuel Price, Aubrey Ritchie, Miranda Reynolds; grade 11: Craig Allen Victoria Anderson, Graeson Baker, Haley Hizer, Kayla Hizer, Megan Pierce; and grade 12: Myah Charkawi, Jennifer Hickman, William Mai, Katie Shreves.
Students receiving certificates of achievement from Tyler Consolidated High School are as follows: grade 9 - Hannah Ankrom, Jenna Archer, Mindy Bell, Justin Birnkmeier, Makaila Brown, Ali Cooper, Shayla Griffey, Matalyn Hayes, Courtney Hoder, Alexis Jenkins, Macy Long, Maria Long, Jennifer Lynch, Devann McCoy, Megan Miller, Kara Smith, Vanessa Templeton, Seminole Weekley, Madison West, Danielle Yonaley.
Grade 10: Adam Cooper, Michele Doyle, Kyle Frum, Scott Gorby, Thomas Jackson, Brannon Jones, Brianna Kurfis, Jasmine Kyle, Marisha Morris, Hannah Roberts, Katlyn Seckman, Lacey Seckman,Martha Shepherd, Breanna Snyder, Kaleb Tanley, Austin Thompson, Brittany Weekley, Daron Weekley, Hogan Wells, Sydney White, Julian Work.
Grade 11: Alexander Booher, Elisha Brown, Aryn Carpenter, Daniel Grimm, Kaylee Hartsfield, Taylor Hess, Ryan Hubbard, Ty Klages, Jonathan Lancaster, Sierra Mace, Bryanna Munoz, Lillian Orr, Joshua Smith, Thomas Swartz, Abigal Warner, Megan Wilson, Sydney Yoho.
Grade 12: Caroline Bantug, Jessica Bland, Austin Blizzard, Alexandra Bubenchik, Hillary Casteel, Laken Curtis, Amanda Dawson, Devyn Ferguson, Carly Fletcher, Macy Frey, Noah Garrison, Chelsea Kehrer, Sophia Kinnard, Emily Knowlton, Angelica Kyle, Shandi Long, Kali Mead, Jasmine Moore, Joshua Pelikan, Syndey Reed, Dylan Reynolds, Veronica Rine, Joshua Ruble, Lauren Smith, Brooke Snyder, Austin Souders and Alexander VanCamp.
Following the ceremony, senior students that have been awarded certificates of achievement each year received special recognition by being inducted into the Academic Hall of Fame. These students were not only in the 15 percent of their class but maintained a 4.0 G.P.A. since fifth grade.