Students at Jesuit Academy were recently recognized for their academic and citizenship performance during the third quarter at an awards ceremony in the school commons area. Those who attend Jesuit Academy are guided by the Catholic principles and five basics of Jesuit education: Gospel values, academic excellence, self-discipline, religious diversity and the concept of “Men for Others.” Jesuit Academy also prepares its graduates socially and spiritually for a lifetime of leadership and acceptance into a college preparatory curriculum.
Academic honors are divided into two categories: First Honors for students with a 3.5 and above GPA and Second Honors for 3.2-3.49 GPA. Citizenship honor roll recognizes behavior accomplishments. Congratulations to the students who achieved academic honors: (first honors) Vernon Lee Brown, Sean Griffin and Jamari Richards and KeShaun Washington, fourth grade; Isiaah Clark, TJ Griffin and Nasire Perry, fifth grade; Jerome Glass, Lee Turner and Darryl York, sixth grade; Tyler Welchen and William Worthington, seventh grade and Jordan Flowers eighth grade; (second honors) Caleb Dean and Jordan Skipper, fourth grade; Corey Trigg Eric Jordan II, fifth grade; Daevier Kellogg and Henry Lewis, sixth grade; Kyree Ellebb, seventh grade and Eduardo Aguilar and Kaz Nicholson, eighth grade.
The following students earned citizenship honors for their exemplary behavior during the third quarter: Justin Bryson and Jamari Richards, fourth grade; Isiaah Clark and Corey Trigg, fifth grade; Alejandro Rodriguez, Freddy Tlatenchi, Tyler Welchen and William Worthington, seventh grade and Eduardo Aguilar, Kalen Byrd, Jordan Flowers, Jordan Morris and Jashen Wade, eighth grade.
Daily attendance levels at Jesuit Academy continue remain in the 90-percent and above range. Congratulations to the following students who earned Perfect Attendance Honors for the third quarter: Deon Davis, Sean Griffin, Keyshaun Pettis, Jordan Skipper and KeShaun Washington, fourth grade; Dylan Holston, Willie Kent, Nasire Perry, Corey Trigg and Kadin Williams, fifth grade; Jerome Glass and Zane Nichols, Anthony Ross, Tshoma Smith, Lee Turner, and Darryl York, sixth grade; Cameron Coleman, Kyree Ellebb, Malachi Hart, Mustapha Muhammad, Janaeco Richards, Alejandro Rodriguez, Freddy Tlatenchi, Marcus Washington, Tyler Welchen and William Worthington, seventh grade and Eduardo Aguilar, Jy’ion Berry, Shannon Brewer, Chris Coleman, Jahid Muhammad and Jashen Wade, eighth grade.
The following students were also honored with the “Men for Others” award for the third quarter: Deon Davis (fourth grade), Nauledge Weston (fifth grade), Darryl York (sixth grade), Tarik Smith (seventh grade) and Jahid Muhammad (eighth grade). The award, which is in its second year at Jesuit Academy, recognizes one student per grade, per quarter, for effectively demonstrating attributes of the “Graduate at Graduation” – a staple in Jesuit education: Open to Growth, Intellectually Competent, Committed to Justice, Loving and Religious. In addition to a certificate of honor, each student’s picture is on display in the main trophy case and the group is awarded with a special lunch off campus with Fr. Neitzke and Principal Wharton.
Jesuit, located at 2311 North 22nd Street, is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year! Applicants must have good conduct and academic records. Interested families can contact Tony Connelly at (402) 346-4464 for enrollment information or visit www.JesuitAcademy.org