POMEROY — Just as it has been for the past year and a half at Meigs High School, the teachers and staff have selected a group of students to receive the Student of the Month award for the hard work in and out of the classroom and also for their character., which also qualifies them for a special reward toward the end of the school year.
Receiving the award for the month of December were Mckayla Barrett, 9th grade; Darrin Will, 10th; Kyle Derenberger, 11th; Cody Mattox, 12th; Mac Sellers, Career and Technical Student.
Mckayla Barrett is a freshman at MHS. She is the daughter of Kim Sanders. She is a cheerleader and a member of the Meigs High School Marching and Concert Band. She attends the Middleport Church of Christ, in 4-H and volunteers at the food pantry.
Darrin Will is in the 10th grade. He is the son of Brian and Suzan Will. He displays great character in and out of the classroom and attends church.
Kyle Derenberger is a junior at the high school. He was recognized as a hard worker and student.
Cody Mattox is a senior at MHS. He is the son of Keith Mattox. Cody plays basketball and runs on the Meigs Track Team.
Mac Sellers is also a senior at the high school. He is the son of Chip and Calina Werry. He is in the Career and Technical program, a member of the MHS Marching and Concert Band, on the Archery Team, member of Skills USA and is part of the Help Desk.
Receiving the award for the month of January were Mitchell Howard, 9th; Kaylee Rowe, 10th; Savanna Capehart,11th; Karl Gueltig, 12th; Chad Searles, Career/Tech.
Mitchell Howard is in the 9th grade. He is the son of Jesse and Missy Howard. Mitchell is the Vice President of the Freshman Class, plays basketball, football and runs track. He is also involved in 4-H.
Kaylee Rowe is a sophomore MHS. She is the daughter of Jerry and Denise Rowe. She plays trumpet in the Meigs Marching and Concert Band, a member of the Drama Club and was recently a cast member of the spring musical “The Wedding Singer.” Kaylee volunteers at the food pantry and attends the Silver Run Baptist Church.
Savanna Capehart is in the 11th grade. She is the daughter of Ron Capehart and Linda Harrison. She is in Medical Office. She is a babysitter.
Karl Gueltig is in the 12th grade. He is the son of Ralph and Elaine Gueltig. He is a member of the MHS track team. He is also a part of Help Desk and Skills USA.
Chad Searles is a junior at Meigs. He is the son of Kenney and Tammy Searles. Chad is in FFA and Welding at the high school. He is also a member of Skills USA.
Receiving the award for the month February were Lindsay Patterson, 9th; Cheryl McCarty, 10th; Shauna Bare, 11th; Zach Sayre, 12th; and Shelby Fitchpatrick, Career/tech.
Lindsay Patterson is in the 9th grade at Meigs High School. She is the daughter of Brent and Pauline Patterson. She plays volleyball, basketball and soft ball at MHS. She is also a member of the Clover Club 4-H Club.
Cheryl McCarty is a sophomore. She is the daughter of Reid and Karen Secoy. She is a helper to her aunt and uncle and occasionally attends the Hemlock Grove Church.
Shauna Bare is a junior at MHS. She is the daughter of Ryan and Emily Hill. She is a member of Skills USA-Health Tech. She attends church where she is a member of the youth group and volunteers in the nursery.
Zach Sayre is in the 12th grade. He is the son of Shane and Jennifer Sayre. Zach is a member of National Honor Society and on the Meigs Varsity Football and Baseball team. He also attends the Albany United Methodist Church.
Shelby Fitchpatrick is also a senior at MHS. She is the daughter of Charlie and Billie. She has been a part of the Nursing Program for both her junior and senior year.
These students have been chosen for their hard work and great strides toward excellence. Having received this award it is hoped that these students are equal to the others and yet stand as positive role models. Role models that set examples, possess good character and responsibility and obtain great effects on our local high school.