Editor’s note — During the school board meeting last week, Superintendent Susie Pierce presented Above and Beyond Awards to the following support employees for excellence in job performance: Mary Trotter, secretary at Earlywine Elementary School; Jennifer Reeves, paraprofessional at Fisher Elementary School; Marcey Mix, media center assistant at Houchin Elementary School; Terri Kendrix, cafeteria manager at Kelley Elementary School; Cyndy Hastings, Indian tutor at Wayland Bonds Elementary School; and Bettina Stephens, custodian at Winding Creek Elementary School.
Congratulations to the following winners from the 2010-2011 OMEA All State Chorus:
Moore High School
Shanda Carter, Megan Perdue, Carlton Robertson and Kylee Lewis.
Southmoore High School
Ashton Parrack, Stephanie Baker, Jessica Owens and McKenzie Jackson.
Westmoore High School
James Brewer, Jarod Hilburn, Loren Kim, J.P. Ortiguero, Preston Taylor, Diane Kim, Eunice Lee, Ashley Owens, Samantha Woods, Emma Peterson, Makenzie Brewer and Preston Taylor.
Highland West Junior High
Boston Cervantes and Andre German.
Moore West Junior High
Also congratulations to the Southmoore High School Band for being invited to perform at the OMEA Convention this year.
Last, I am pleased to announce that the Moore West Choir received a thank you from the administrator of the Norman Division of the Oklahoma Veterans Center for their performance to the disabled veterans during the Christmas season along with passing out Christmas Cards at the Center.
Congratulations to Dr. Benn, Lynette McKeithan and the students of the Choir.