The MHS band drum line performed while students entered the gymnasium.
The Mid-Day Optimist Club Student of the Quarter Awards, based on teacher nominations, were presented by Mary Jo Cramer, MHS math teacher, to one boy and one girl from each grade. Each winner received $10.
Jamie Riggs, MHS English teacher, presented the Mid-State Seed Above and Beyond Award. Students are nominated by a teacher and are students who are supportive, kind and eager to help others. The 20 students who received the award for the second quarter are Sarah Breshears, Tyler Cott, Dashawna Brown, Ramon Herrera, Rowan Hynick, C.J. Latimer, Amber Lonaker, Henry Tietz, Dennis Morris, Roger Rodriguez, Tayler Petitt, Isaac Phillips, Emilio Trujillo, Analee Tucker, Alex Maupin, Austin Stickles, Keith Banty, Hunter Phillips, Larry Nease and Tommy Thomas.
Tammy Johnson, MHS drama and public speaking teacher, presented the two soloists during Friday's assembly.
Teachers Choice Awards were presented by Kathi Smith. Recipients of the award must be nominated by a teacher who felt the student exemplified the best work in their area during the quarter. Winners for the second quarter were Brandon Blalock, Nichole Gann, Shania George, Julie Hadley, Armistead O'Neal, Mason Paulus, Aaron Sims, Kelsey Troth and Nils Ueter.
Lori Layton, MHS math teacher, announced the qualifications for the SERVPRO Scholar Performer Award. Winner of this award is a student with an outstanding performance in any non-core class or extra-curricular activity, along with other academic qualifications. The award was presented by Anne Debarr, a representative from SERVPRO, to Kirby Braymen.
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