AMS Newsletter

Celebrating Our 8th Graders

To our 8th grade students...

While we hate to see you leave us, we know that your future will be filled with opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your dreams.


We are so excited for you, and we want nothing but the very best in the years to come. We know that each and everyone of you can succeed at anything you put your mind to. Remember to always work hard and never give up!


We love you.


-Mrs. Sheppard

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A Message from your Teachers

To Our 8th Graders...

Awards & Recognition

Top 8th Grade Students (based on GPAs)

Austin, Caroline Reese

Bailey, Jasmine Nicole

Bowers, Robert BaxterHuntley

Buckingham, Payton Leigh

Burr, Morgan Elizabeth

Hall, Jusasha Mona

Harrington, Susan Melora

Harris, Charity Pocahontas

Honeycutt, Allison Brooke

Hyatt, Luke Trexler

Johnson, Nathan Edward

Martin, Kinsey Lee

McLaurin, Leah Kathleen

Melton, Richard Cale

Railton, Rowdy Michelle

Riley, Madalyn Gabrielle

Smith, Bethany Ann

Sturdivant, Nevaeh LaDonna

Vazquez-Arce, Wendy Nayeli

Webster, Siyanna Juanelle

Williams, Andrew Timothy

Willoughby, Janita Latasha

Wilson, Abigail Elise

Beta Club

Austin, Caroline Reese

Bowers, Robert BaxterHuntley

Brown, Mattie GraysonRae

Buckingham, Payton Leigh

Burr, Madelyn Claire

Burr, Morgan Elizabeth

Burr, Robert Coleman

Burris, Kaylie Leann

Cruz, Katrina Lenn

Duncan, Kendall Ariel

Edgeston, DaMarian Keishawn

Graham, Kevin Mckinley

Hall, Jusasha Mona

Hamilton, India Marie

Hamilton, Janiya Marie

Harrington, Jackson Brock

Harrington, Susan Melora

Harris, Charity Pocahontas

Honeycutt, Allison Brooke

Hyatt, Luke Trexler

Ingram, Jamiya Irionna

Johnson, Nathan Edward

Lindsey, Jaydan Kitrell

Lisenby, Jaylyn Jamarius

Little, Katie Samon

Martin, Kinsey Lee

Martin, Maliki Ravon

Massey, Zariah Jahnelle

McCray, Loyalti Miagnes

McLaurin, Leah Kathleen

Melton, Nyasia Antonius

Melton, Richard Cale

Mills, Gracie Lee

Polk, Jasmine

Railton, Rowdy Michelle

Rivera, Francesca Rosa

Simms, Ishan John

Smith, Bethany Ann

Storz, Sydney Hope

Sturdivant, Nevaeh LaDonna

Taylor, Johnathan Pearl

Teal, Amya Moneik

Thomas, Akia Nicole

Tice, Tyler Nicholas

Tucker, Kailey Grace

Vang, Prince Vajhmoob

Vazquez-Arce, Wendy Nayeli

Walls, Tyrese Jeremiah

Webster, Siyanna Juanelle
Williams, Andrew

Wilson, Abigail Elise

Woods, Lawson Grant

Wright, JaMaya Kelis

Yang, Iden

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The Principal's Award recognizes a student that strives for excellence. This student is devoted, hardworking, enthusiastic, reliable and dependable, and able to get along well with other students.


This year's Principal's Award goes to Jeffrey Willoughby and NaAsya Scott

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Ms. Robinson's Awards

Most Improved Award

Michael Hughes

John Hunter Pace

Academic Excellence Award

Alishia Phillips

Shaheim Heath

Leadership Award

Jakire Robinson

Juleeyah Moore

Mr. Godwin's Awards

Highest Average - 8th Grade Math

India Hamilton

Toni-Lynn Ipock

Katie Little

Most Improved - 8th Grade Math

Corrine Drake

Kendall Duncan

Kinsey Martin

Highest Average - Math I

Susan Harrington

Andrew Williams

Abigail Wilson

Most Improved - Math I

Maddie Burr

Kaylie Burris

Jasmine Bailey

DAsia Lindsey

Allison Honeycutt

Best All Around

Caroline Austin

Morgan Burr

Leah McLaurin

Luke Hyatt

Pythagoras Award

Madalyn Riley

Nevaeh Sturdivant

Gracie Mills

Katrina Cruz

Bearcat Award

Siyanna Webster

Cindy Cajija-Mora

Cale Melton

Ms. Diggs's Awards

Student & Servant Leaders

Sydney Storz

Luke Hyatt

Morgan Burr

Madalyn Riley

Allie Stegall (6th)

Kinsey Martin

Jasmine Bailey

D’Asia Lindsey

Makinzi Collins (6th)

Ariel Wall (6th)

Jackson Stinson (6th)

Jusasha Hall

Lauren Dutton

Leah McLaurin

Great Writers Award

Allison Honeycutt

Jaydan Lindsey

Kenya Tanner

Leah McLaurin

Cale Melton

Andrew Williams

Neveah Sturdivant

Mobin Ali

Bethany Smith

Susan Harrington

River Pearson

Maliki Martin

Go-Getter Award

Katie Little

Kendall Duncan

Caroline Austin

Siyanna Webster

Wendy Vazquez-Arce

Above & Beyond Award

Mariah Sturdivant

Zhane Taylor-Autry

Bethany Smith

Luke Hyatt

Andrew Williams

Survivor Award

Jeffery Willoughby

Corrine Drake

Lawson Woods

Prince Vang

Cindy Cajija-Mora

Shining Stars Award

Jamarion Gray

Adien Smith

Susan Harrington

Janita Willoughby

Madeline Burr

Excellence Award

India Hamilton

Kinsey Martin

Leah McLaurin

Neveah Sturdivant

Allison Honeycutt

Helping Hands & Giving Hearts Award

Susan Harrington

Neveah Sturdivant

Sydney Storz

Kinsey Martin

Zariah Massey

D'Asia Lindsry

Cale Melton

Lauren Dutton

Morgan Burr

Jasmine Bailey

Ariel Wall (6th)

Leah McLaurin

Hazim Amin

Madalyn Riley

Allie Stegall (6th)

Mobin Ali

Luke Hyatt

River Pearson

Andrew Williams

Jusasha Hall

Audrey Thomas

Mr. Norwood's Awards

Highest Average

Sasha Hall

Wyatt Ruppe

Lauren Dutton

Princess Love

Best All Around Award

Allison Honeycutt

Prince Vang

Gabriel Clements

Rowdy Railton

Leah McLaurin

Wyatt Baker

Andrew Williams

Cale Melton

Dylan Johnson

Siyanna Webster

Kaylee Burris

DAsia Lindsey

Abigail Wilson

Payton Buckingham

Keep My Sanity Award

Angelique Pratt

Corra Covington

Othar Wynn

Tyler Tice

Karizma Lowery

Mrs. Walter's Awards

Highest Average

Charity Harris

Helping Hands Award

Shaheim Heath

Jakire Robinson

Jalyn Winston

Teasia Barner

Survivor Award

Fantasia Smith

Jason Bridges

Excellence Award

Jessica Dutton

Francesca Rivera

Optimist Award

Ryann Prevatte

Nicholas Ratliff

Mr. McLeod's Awards

Highest Average

Nyasia Melton

Jusasha Hall

Corra Covington

Wyatt Ruppe

Helping Hands Award

Sykinia Lee

Devona Little

Caniyua Webster

Tyniya Mitchell

Survivor Award

Zharia McCrorey

Jalyn Winston

Teasia Barner

Destiny Pickett

Jamilia Sturdivant

Excellence Award

Jade Ratliff

Michael Christian

Ishan Simms

Ryann Prevatte

Shinning Star Award

Ziare Rorie

Mattie Brown

Amya Teal

Jourdan Tupper

Pythagoras Award

Karizma Lowery

Marquel Wall

Janiya Williams

Mr. Hyatt's Health & Physical Education Award

6th Grade

Kimberly Clark

Beverly Eddins

Averie Hyatt

Dock Hyatt

Eva Hyatt

Qwincy Jones

Adisun Taylor

Nate Williams

7th Grade

Jayden Little

8th Grade

Lauren Dutton

Cameron Hildreth

Courtney Sturdivant

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6th Grade

Horne, Noah Quazavier

Medley, Anthony Jashawn

Hyatt, Dock Jordan

Burr, Jackson Stovall

Gaddy, Kyndall DYanna

Phillips, Whitney Ashton

Storz, Mackenzey Grace

Taylor, Delaney Elizabeth

Thomas, Grant Jonathan

Winfield, Kamryn Aliza

Cajija-Mora, Uriel

Campbell, Roderick Terrell

7th Grade

Hogan, Adrian Jevon

Little, Jayden Christopher

Vargas, Kevin

8th Grade

Pace, John Hunter

Hyatt, Luke Trexler

Simms, Ishan John

Melton, Nyasia Antonius

Baker, Wyatt Jacob

Little, Katie Samon

Lookabill, Gage McRae

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6th Grade

Adisun Taylor


Adisun was nominated for Student of the Week by Mr. Atkins. Adisun has not missed an assignment, nor has she missed a Zoom class. We are so proud of you, Adisun!

Shelby Hasty


Shelby was also nominated for Student of the Week by Mr. Atkins. She, too, has participated in all Zoom meetings and has been on top of her work. Go, Shelby!

7th Grade

Hilary Gaun


Hilary was nominated for Student of the Week by Mr. King and Mr. Thomas. Hilary's work goes above and beyond expectations. Her teachers state that she has been putting forth this effort all year. You're awesome, Hilary!

8th Grade

Nevaeh Sturdivant


Nevaeh was nominated for Student of the Week by Ms. Diggs. Ms. Diggs stated that Nevaeh is dedicated to her education and staying abreast of her assignments. She is also very conscientious of her learning. Go, Nevaeh!

Leah McLaurin


Leah was nominated for Student of the Week by Ms. Diggs. Ms. Diggs states that Leah is the epitome of an ideal student. She continues to go above and beyond, as if she was still in the classroom. We're so proud of you, Leah!

Jamiya Ingram


Jamiya was also nominated for Student of the Week by Ms. Diggs. Ms. Diggs states that Jamiya has not lost her rhythm as a result of virtual learning. She has been consistent in completing assigments and reading her self selected novels. Keep up the great work, Jamiya!