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Student Spotlights July 2022

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Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across the Greater Mobile.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Mobile Bay Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements!

Spanish Fort High School Student Winners of the National Spanish Exam

Congratulations to the Spanish Fort High School winners of the national Spanish examinations for the year 2022! Students who were awarded honor certificates: Teagan Belcher, Liam Brown, Delaney Clough, Trenton Faust, Ashlynd Madden, Charlett Marcrum, Luke Moyer, Ashley Nimmer, Tehya Slade, Jeremiah Smith, Lucas Murphy, Taylor Barnhart, Aby Schoensiegel, Danieliz Fernandez and Ariana Rodriguez in the bilingual category.
Students who were awarded bronze medals: James Kennedy, Regan Buford, and Kyle Gaviria; Kate Sanders won in the bilingual category.
Students who were awarded silver medals: William Abernathy, Price Beall, Marley Hunter, Aby Lowe, and Jacob Marshall; José Gonzalez, Paul Rangel, Ian Echegaray won in the bilingual category.Students who were awarded gold medals: Eddy Gonzalez won in the bilingual category and Kaylyn Bryant won her second gold medal this year.

Spanish Fort High School Senior has Perfect Attendance K-12

A BCBE Commendation was awarded at the May 19th BCBE Board Meeting to Parker Reimensnyder from Spanish Fort High School. Parker is the only student graduating this year who has perfect attendance with BCPS from K-12th.

Gulf Shores Middle School Advanced Art Students Participate in The Memory Project

Four GSMS advanced art students were selected to participate in The Memory Project. The Memory Project gets its name from its first intention, which was to provide handmade, heartfelt portraits as special memories to children in orphanages.  Now the intention has expanded to touching the lives of youth around the world facing many types of challenges, while opening our hearts and minds so they can touch our lives in return. These four portraits will travel to Sierra Leone, Africa. The students traced an outline of their hands on the back of the portraits as a way of symbolically touching hands with the child. This was a very fun project for my students, and I feel that making these portraits touched their hearts. Pictured: Kylie Dills, Phoenix Wallace, Marlie McCartney and Ariana Daily.

The Academy at Fairhope Airport Students Begin AMT115 Course

Students have started their first day in class for the AMT115 course here at the Academy through Coastal Alabama Community College’s dual enrollment. This course introduces aircraft structural assembly and rigging, helicopters, and required inspections.
Students attend:
Daphne High School Trojans
Elberta High School Warriors
Fairhope High School
Robertsdale High School Bear Nation
Spanish Fort High School
#ctebaldwinproud of these students.

Presenting the 2022 Utilities Summer Interns at Signing Day

Since last year’s internship was so successful with Riviera Utilities, 3 more Utilities Companies were able to come aboard, Gulf Shores Utilities, Daphne Utilities, and North Baldwin Utilities, to hire for a summer internship!
18 students were chosen (out of 45 well qualified students from the entire county who applied and interviewed):
DAPHNE UTILITIES:
MATTHEW METZ– Daphne High School
THADIOUS BOATRIGHT-Daphne High School
GULF SHORES UTILITIES:
COLIN GLENN– Foley High School
ETHAN JACOBSON-Fairhope High School
CATHERINE GUTHRIE-Foley High School
NORTH BALDWIN UTILTIES:
BRODY LINEBERRY-Baldwin County High School
KEILAN WATSON-Spanish Fort High School
NOAH HASKEW– Baldwin County High School
RIVIERA UTILITIES:
JADEN BENTLEY-Spanish Fort High School
BLAKE HOFFMAN-Spanish Fort High School
KENJARIUS HALL-Foley High School
JAVANI BESHEARS-ELLIS-Daphne High School
JOSEPH EICHER -Foley High School
EASTON WHATLEY-Foley High School
EMMA COLLIER-Elberta High School
GRACE JAMES-Elberta High School
ADAM BISHOP-Daphne High School
NATAN ANAYA-Daphne High School
As Alabama faces a significant and serious skills gap, this Riviera Internship will help our community to reinforce the value of technical careers to our economy and our youth while developing their skills. This workforce development system offers a seamless educational journey for individuals to enter in high demand career pathways at every stage of life too meet the current and future demands of business and industry.
Our goal is three-fold: to help students network within the community to bolster their career efforts, to provide a non-traditional way for RU to recruit and retain local talent, and to expose students to career options that lead to quality jobs right here in Baldwin County.
We give a huge thanks to Riviera Utilities with Sharon Cureton & team, Gulf Shores Utilities, North Baldwin Utilities, and Daphne Utilities for offering this opportunity for our students!
Thank you, Bridget Wilson from SAWDC!
Also a huge thanks to Mr. Mowdy with Baldwin County Career Technical Education, our amazing Career Coaches, and Mr. Tyler and Baldwin County Public Schools for making this happen! (Pictured here are some of the interns and utilities representatives)

Foley Elementary Hosts Field Day

Mrs. Dailey & Mrs Lucia’s class at Foley Elementary School had the best Field Day

Baldwin Virtual Students Learn Moon Phases

Who knew learning about the phases of the moon could taste so delicious? Baldwin Virtual Students learned about the different phases of the moon by using delicious snacks.

Daphne High School Air Force JROTC Receives Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award

AL-935 at Daphne High School Trojans has been selected as one of the units to receive the 2021-2022 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award. This award recognizes Air Force JROTC units that have performed well above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force JROTC citizen development mission for America.
The objectives of the Air Force JROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education, and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Enrollment is open to high school students who are in the 9th to 12th grades.
Air Force JROTC is located in close to 890 high schools across the United States and at selected schools in Europe, in the Pacific, and in Puerto Rico. Air Force JROTC enrollment includes more than 125,000 cadets who do over 1 .5 million hours of community service each year. For more information contact Daphne High Schools s principal, J. Fletcher Comer or the Air Force JROTC department at Daphne High School, (251) 626-0096. (pictured here is The Air Force JROTC cadets after a 14-mile Bataan Death March Commemorative march earlier this year.)

Summerdale School Celebrates End of Year

Summerdale School celebrates the end of the school year with 2nd grade End Year breakfast, bubbles, and balloon fun. We hope everyone has a fun, safe summer!

Renaissance School of the Eastern Shore Studies the Great Depression

Renaissance School of the Eastern Shore students had a blast learning about the Great Depression in Mrs. Clemmons History Class! They created cookbooks inspired by that Era! Madison Deakle baked a Mock “apple” pie that used Ritz crackers instead of real apples!

Renaissance School of the Eastern Shore Raises Money for American Heart Association

Congratulations Coach Holly and Renaissance School of the Eastern Shore students! Together they raised over $1,800 for American Heart Association!

Foley Middle School Athletes Receive All-County Award

Congratulations to the Foley Middle School girls who received all county award in track and field. They were coached Coach Lankford.

Fairhope High School IB Hosts Signing Day

Just as the senior athletes have their signing day, Fairhope High School IB Seniors had their “Signing Day! The IB senior class will attend: Tulane, Yale, Boston College, Vanderbilt, Pitt, Rochester Institute of Technology, Furman, Mercer, Samford, Auburn, The University of Alabama, UAB, USM, and Birmingham Southern.

U.S. News and World Report Ranks Fairhope Middle School #6 in the State

A BCBE Commendation was awarded at the May 19th BCBE Board Meeting to Fairhope Middle. In the fall, U.S. News and World report ranked Fairhope Middle School #6 in the state for best middle schools. That was out of 455 middle schools. The rankings were based heavily on math and reading proficiency. They also considered overall proficiency levels as well as how well students performed compared to expectations considering the demographic and socioeconomic status of students. Almost all of the top 10 were magnet schools except for our Fairhope. For this honor, Superintendent Tyler would like to present Principal Angie Hall and her staff this letter of commendation.

Fairhope East Elementary Teachers Earn Certifications

Even the teachers from Fairhope East Elementary are Graduating!
Mrs. Dutton is a Baldwin County STEAM certified teacher.
Mrs. Wiles is now a certified eMINTS trainer.
Mrs. Hood completed her certification from the National Institute for STEAM Education.