On Monday, the School Board honored Student All-Stars from Oak Elementary School for earning the highest scores on the 2016-17 state assessments in language arts, math and science.
The students were introduced by Principal Kelly Bussard. Oak students are (from left):
Lilyanah Poris, fourth-grade math: Lilyanah is an all-around joy to have at Oak. She is careful and deliberate in her learning and always takes the time to correct her mistakes. She takes responsibility for her learning and consistently works hard to do her best.
Luke Haury, third-grade English language arts and math: Luke is a dedicated student, and his love of learning is evident in all that he does. He is constantly challenging himself and others to look for alternative strategies and new ways of learning.
Darien Rowe, fourth-grade English language arts: Darien has a sharp mind and is always curious about how things work. He’s a student who thinks outside of the box and is never afraid to ask questions.
Mason Luke, fourth-grade English language arts: Mason is a respectful and responsible student who is in charge of his education. He is a pleasure to be around because of the attitude he brings to school every day.
Ashley Gibbs , fifth-grade English language arts: Ashley’s prior teachers describe her as sweet, focused and a hard worker. She was a quiet leader at Oak who was always willing to share her love of learning with her fellow classmates.
Not present: Ryan Diller, fifth-grade math and science: Ryan has moved, but he is missed at Oak. He was a very mature and thoughtful student who truly wanted to know how everything works. He had an active, curious mind and was a delightful student.