Band students from the Midway District were recently honored for receiving All-State honors. Pictured is Cullen Faircloth, Midway Middle School; Dylan Hickok, Midway High School; and Mackenzie Chavis, Midway High School.
Ian Holland, a student from Lakewood High School, was recognized for making All-District Band.
Four students from Midway Middle School were selected for All-District Band. Pictured is Janyia Coxum, Alyssa Cook, Alana Rozier and Cullen Faircloth.
Eight students from Midway High School received All-District Band Honors. The students are Stephen Carroll, Brayden Coats, Kristine Kolakowski, Zack Warren, Ryan Godwin, Dylan Hickok, Luke Hazlebeck, and Mackenzie Chavis. Not pictured is Logan Pate.
Lisa Reynolds, director of Federal Programs for Sampson County Schools, was recently recognized for receiving a state leadership award from the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, during a meeting for the Sampson County Schools Board of Education meeting.
The Sampson County Board of Education recognized Selena Joseph, the girls basketball coach from Midway Middle School, for going four years undefeated in girls basketball. She is pictured with players of the team.
Students from Sampson Early College High School attended the State Beta Convention Feb. 3 through Feb. 5. Several students placed at the state level competition and were recognized by the Board of Education during its recent meeting. Christina Alston, pictured, placed third in the Poetry Division I competition. Not pictured is Viselle Antonia, first place in the Onsite Colored Pencil Drawing; and Nya Herring, second place in the Creative Writing Division I.
Social Workers Lee Ann Barefoot, left, and Amelia Joas, right, were recently honored by the Sampson County Schools Board of Education for their work in schools. The week of March 6 through March 10, marked the celebration of School Social Work Week. Its theme was ‘Be the Change.’ During the week, social workers throughout the country highlighted their contributions to helping youths become successful adults. The two local professionals served 8,500 students and their families.