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Mississippi Scholars 2017
Back Row: Malik Dade, Raysita Maharani,
Adam Dixon, Eriana Buckley, Jacob Phillips
Front Row: Savannah Lewis, Auburn Ansley,
Caitlyn Garrett, Madison Duran
March Students of the Month!
JaNae White, Sky Miller, Alexis Simpson,
Sierra Chisolm, Kaden Valentine,
Jayden Jefcoat, Jayden Crosby, Gracie Pugh,
Emily Holifield, Brady Hudson, Aidan Williams,
Haylee Williams, Janna Claire Ishee,
Abi McCarty, Spencer Loftin
Kade Lee, a junior at Stringer Attendance Center, and Kara Lee,
a sophomore, were recently informed that they were two of sixty
students from across the state of Mississippi selected to attend
the prestigious Mississippi Governor's School. The three week
honor program held at Mississippi University for Women in
Columbus, Mississippi was established in 1981. It brings together
high potential learners from across to the state who have
demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in academics
and community involvement and who show high intellectual, creative,
and leadership potential.
Kade is the son of Niki and Jody Ishee and Kim Lee
and the late Ashley Lee.
Kara is the daughter of Kelly McFarland and Shannon Lee.
She is the granddaughter of Martha Lee and the late Thomas
Lee and Betty Harris and Barkley McFarland.
Stringer Attendance Center announces the
SAC Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Scholars
for 2017 - Adam Dixon and Madeline Rowell. The
students were chosen for their academic
accomplishments as well as their participation in
high school athletics and extracurricular activities.
The students will now compete for a chance as
district winners and on Monday, April 10, one
male and one female from each of the eight MHSAA
geographical districts will be recognized at the
22nd annual Lindy Callahan Banquet.
Adam Dixon is the son of Jay and Sandee Dixon
of Stringer. Madeline Holifield is the daughter of
Jody and Heather Rowell.
On February 19th-21st, Stringer Attendance Center
Senior Beta members attended the Mississippi
Beta Convention held in Biloxi at the Mississippi
Gulfcoast Coliseum. The students competed in
various academic areas as well as in the arts and
other "meeting of the minds" competitions.
Placing first in the state in Woodworking is Gunner James.
Placing first in the state for the Beta Build competition was
Mason Duckworth, Taylor Corley, Adam Dixon, Trevor Aplin,
and Raysita Maharani. These students now qualify to
compete at the National Beta Convention this summer
in Orlando, Florida.
Stringer Attendance Center Student Council
sponsored their bi-annual blood drive on Friday
February 17, 2016. SAC collected a total of 73
units of blood and 1 unit of plasma, that will
touch over 210 lives. Mrs. Beverly Clark with
United Blood Services facilitated the event.
The blood drive was directed by students
Eriana Buckley, Mason Duckworth,and Landon
Bradley. The students would like thank everyone
who donated or tried to donate and everyone that
extended a helping hand.
Pictured: Eriana Buckley, Mason Duckworth,and
Center, has been selected as the 2017
recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution
(DAR) Good Citizens Award. Created in 1934,
the award is intended to encourage and reward
the qualities of good citizenship. The award
recognizes and rewards individuals who
possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership,
and patriotism in their homes, schools, and
communities. This program is only open to
high-school seniors whose schools are accredited
by their state board of education.
Adam is the son Jay and Sandee Dixon of Stringer.
STRINGER STUDENTS SELECTED TO
ATTEND 9TH GRADE LOTT LEADERSHIP
8th graders at Stringer Attendance Center,
have been selected to attend the Lott Leadership
Institute for Rising Ninth Graders at the
University of Mississippi this summer. The
Lott Leadership Institute for Rising Ninth
Graders is a program designed to develop
critical thinking and leadership skills in
soon-to-be high school freshmen. Its aim is
to cultivate and inspire honest, compassionate,
and responsive leaders who will focus on
responsibility and stewardship. The overall
goal being that students who complete the
program will return to their high schools and
put the new skills to work for the betterment
of the community.
of applications from all over the State of Mississippi,
Stringer is proud to have two of the fifty slots filled
by SAC students. They are given a residential college
experience on the Ole Miss campus; earn high school
credit, study public policy and leadership, all while
forming bonds with peers in the program. As part
of the experience, students mingle with college
administrators, student leaders and active community
members while participating in current event discussions
and decision-making activities. During the program,
participants take a trip to Little Rock, Arkansas to visit
the Clinton Presidential Library, tour local businesses,
Mallory Avary is the daughter of Marc and Melissa Avary
and the granddaughter of Marlin and Rose Avary and
Steve and Pam Heard.
Brittany Bustillos is the daughter of Saray Cano and
February Student of
the Month Winners
Congrats to our February
Students of the Month~
Brylee Townsend, Taylor Rayner,
Kambri West, Janiyah Jones, Jaden
Pearson, Jordan Bonner, Rylee Smith,
Jaicee Brady, Peyton Sims, Emily
Spoon, Baylor Phillps, Kaylee Parker,
Bryce Parker, Lance Jenkins and
Each Student of the Month was
recognized at school on March 1, 2017.
They received a Stringer drawstring bag,
a t-shirt, certificate and a snack time bag.
recently visited with the Stringer
Seniors of 2017 that have been
admitted to the University of
Mississippi for fall.
Pictured are seniors Caitlyn Garrett,
Auburn Ansley, Madeline Rowell,
Raysita Maharani and Madison Duran
Stringer High School
Excels at District
Stringer High School Future
Business Leaders of America
(FBLA) members recently
competed at district competition
at Jones County Junior College.
These students worked extremely
hard throughout the year and
it paid off. The team qualified
for state competition in Jackson
Members are: Brianna McCullum,
Lily Ready, Sadie Ricketson,
Caitlyn Garrett, Rebecca Holifield,
Madeline Holifield, Bella Graham,
Makenzie Harris, Madeline Rowell,
Allison Rowell, Madison Duran,
Corlee Gentry, Audrey Wohlscheid,
Auburn Ansley, Kaitlyn Green,
Bailee Loftin, Mallorie Harris,
Eriana Buckley, Kirk Williams,
R.J. Holifield, Chris Dagen,
Gunner James, Landon Bradley,
Mason Duckworth, Kade Lee and
1st place Health Care
Administration – Landon Bradley,
1st place Entrepreneurship –
Caitlyn Garrett, Rebecca Holifield,
and Sadie Ricketson,
3rd place Sports and Entertainment management – Chris Dagen,
R.J. Holifield, and Gunner James,
3rd place Parliamentary Procedures –
Auburn Ansley, Mason Duckworth,
Madison Duran, Makenzie Harris
and Madeline Rowell.
The SHS FBLA Club is sponsored by Danielle Cook and Sonya Ready.
Student of the Month
Braelynn Williams, Brayden Jordan,
Logan Riley, Zane Dykes,
Alana Allen, Nathan Ishee,
Kayleigh Douglas, Emma King,
Trace Townsend, Presley Arender,
Kane Welborn, Kahlie McNeil
and Kaylee Townsend
Stringer Attendance Center PTO
PTO Board Members
President - Christy Holfield
Vice President - Kala Livingston
Secretary - Angie Abbey
Reporter - Hope James
Treasurer - DeAnne Parker
Board Member - Jacky Spradley
Board Member - Shana Hosey
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