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Students and staff honored at June BOE meeting

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized outstanding staff members and students who demonstrated excellence in and out of the classroom at their June 11 meeting.

Character Education
The Johnston County Board of Education recognized students who demonstrated loyalty during the month of June at this month’s meeting. Those who were recognized (from left) are Corinth-Holders Elementary student Ashtyn Caudle, East Clayton Elementary student Stephanie Chard, and Dixon Road Elementary student Mia Carlton.

Hinnant Cup
Cleveland Middle was recognized for winning the 2018-2019 Hinnant Cup. The Hinnant Cup recognizes the middle school that excelled throughout the year in athletic competition. Cleveland Middle won six conference championships in Football, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Boys Track, Softball, and Girls Soccer. They also finished 2nd in Girls Track. The school was represented by Principal Sarah Reynolds (left) and Athletic Director Marc Allen (right).

Coaches of the Year
The Johnston County Board of Education recognized the 2019 Johnston County Public Schools Middle and High School Coaches of the Year at their June Meeting. Princeton Middle Coach Brent Gurganious (left) was recognized as the Middle School Coach of the Year. The Board of Education also recognized the 2019 High School Coach of the Year. This year the award went to both Princeton High Coach Paula Wooten (center) and South Johnston High Coach Brody Massengill (right). They are the district’s Co-High School Coaches of the Year.

East West All Stars
The Johnston County Board of Education recognized student athletes and coaches who were selected to participate in the East/West All Star Games. Anthony Council (right), a senior from Smithfield-Selma High, has been selected to play in the East Men’s Basketball Game. Coach Alison Vetterl (center) of Corinth Holders High was selected to coach the East Women’s Soccer Game. Coach Vetterl is the first JCPS Soccer Coach representing a JCPS school to coach in the All-Star Games. Lindy Morgan (left), a senior from Corinth Holders High, was selected to play for Coach Vetterl on the East Women’s Soccer Team.

Employees of the Month

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized McGee’s Crossroads Middle teacher Jonathan “Barry” Godwin (left) as the June Certified Employee of the Month and Campus and Grounds Inspection Foreman Jamie Baggett as the June Classified Employee of the Month (right).