|Students, staff recognized at Jan. 23 board meeting|
|Thursday, February 1, 2018|
Read about the students and staff who were recognized at the Jan. 23 Board of Education meeting.
Remington Traditional School
Eighth-grader Holly Jones was selected to the All-Suburban Band for flute. She is directed by teacher Andrew Smith.
Pattonville High School
Eighth-grader Anna Kasprzyk was selected to the All-Suburban Orchestra for bass. Orchestra teachers Carlye Feeney and Kim Gindler directed her.
KMOX Student of Achievement
Junior Mikayla Bridges was selected as a recipient of the KMOX/Southeast Missouri State University Student of Achievement Award. The award recognizes 30 students throughout St. Louis who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academics, athletics, arts, community service and leadership. She will be interviewed on KMOX and honored at a luncheon this spring.
Wendy's Heisman Award
Senior Katie Basta was selected as a Wendy’s High School Heisman Award winner. To be selected, students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be proven leaders and a role model within their school and community and involved in athletics. Basta is a member of the softball team.
Sophomore Kyle Hubbs qualified for and placed 19th in the state in the 1 meter diving competition. He is coached by Gretchen Haughey.
UMSL Saturday Bridge Program
The following Pattonville students were accepted into the University of Missouri-St. Louis Bridge Saturday Academy Program: Alexus Blount, Richard Dunbar, Amiya Holmes, Wynter Johnson, Kayla Lawrence, Ashley McFadden, Kevaughna Nelson, Ayiana O'Neal, Jaleya Peebles, McKenna Reece, Nicole Shah, Kathryn Stevens, Cameron Woods, Courtney Woods and Tyler Wright. The Bridge Program offers classes in subjects like math, writing skills, career and personal development and college preparation.
State finalist football team
Pattonville’s varsity football team placed second in the Class 5 state championship. The team was named a state finalist, district champions and Suburban XII South Division Conference Champions. In addition to the team honors, many players earned individual honors. Quarterback Kaleb Eleby was named to the All-American Large School Football Team, had the All-American Performance of the Year for his 410-yard passes and five touchdowns in the state championship game and was named All-State First Team, All-Metro Second Team, All-District First Team, All-Conference First Team and Conference Offensive Player of the Year.
David Ellison, a defensive back and running back, was named to the All-American Large School Football Team and All-USA Missouri Football Team and was named State Class 5 Defensive Player of the Year, All-State First and Second teams, All-Metro First Team, All-District First Team for two positions, All-Conference First and Second teams and Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Offensive line Caron Coleman was named to the All-American Large School Football Team and All-USA Missouri Football Team and was named All-State First Team, All-Metro First Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team. Charles Shelton, a wide receiver and defensive back, was named All-State First Team, All-Metro Second Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First and Second team.
Linebacker Dakari Streeter was named All-State First Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team. Linebacker Donovan Prott was named All-State Second Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team. Defensive end Isaiah Wilkes was named All-State Second Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team, Academic All State and Suburban XII All Academic. Defensive end Bobby Bailey was named All-Conference Second Team, Academic All State and Suburban XII All Academic. Jimmy Boswell was named All-Conference Second Team as a punter and All-Conference Honorable Mention as a wide receiver. In addition, Sam Sanderson was named All-Conference First Team. Brock Beins, Chandler Mann and Mario Rowland were named All-Conference Second Team. Team members Jarran Barber, Peyton Boji, Derrick Boyce, Omar Daoud, DeAndre James, Wesley Johnson, Tim Kettler and Hayden LaZear were named All-Conference Honorable Mention.
Other members of the second-place team are Blake Alicea, Kobe Allen, Michael Bly, Shawn Brooks, Yohance Brown, Alijah Carter, Jack Gietl, Daylen Hawthorne, Logan Huls, Bryce Mann, Reggie Oliphant, Kameron Perkins, Michael Pirrie, Joseph Ramirez Hazel, Darrion Robinson, Terrell Sanderson, Tim Sisson, Ca'Ronn Smith, Savon Smith, Steven Smith, Wesley Spitzmiller, Xaivier Tipler, Larry Washington, Aaron Webb, Andre Webb, Mason Wilkes and Taylor Womack. Team managers are Breanna Carter, Taliyah Rehma, Alise Robinson and Jacob Whittinghill. Coach Steve Smith was named the All-American Coach of the Year. Assistant coaches are Kent Booth, Christian Brinser, Antonio Bryant, Victor Fink, Don Greco, Travis Harris, Scott Hauser, Steve Jones, Darrell Langston and Corey Lewis.