Congratulations to the DHS Students of the Month for September

posted Oct 28, 2014, 10:59 AM by Jamie Lansdale   [ updated Oct 28, 2014, 11:07 AM ]
DHS Students of the Month for September

Candace Smith (12th), Justin Bailey (11th), Lauren Pyle (10th), and Mason Swigart (9th)

These students have been recognized for modeling our core beliefs (Respect+Responsibility+Achievement=Success) as well as exhibiting the following qualities:
  • Displays outstanding grades
  • Has shown improvement of grades
  • Has exemplary attendance or improved attendance
  • Displays leadership
  • Displays overall achievement
  • Shows community involvement
  • Displays outstanding attitude or disposition

Student Biographies

Name: Candace Smith
  • Grade: 12
  • Favorite Subject: Math
  • Biggest Influence and why: “My biggest influence is my grandma because she has taught me a lot.”
  • Favorite Hobbies or extra-curricular activities: Reading
  • Favorite Movie: Walk the Line
  • Favorite Book: Safe Haven
  • Favorite Food: Steak
  • If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be…Faith Hill because I would get to be married to Tim McGraw!
  • In 10 years, I hope to be…married and have a good job!
Name: Justin Bailey
  • Grade: 11
  • Favorite Subject: Government
  • Biggest Influence and why: “Mrs. Blevins because she makes me come to school.”
  • Favorite Hobbies or extra-curricular activities: hunting, fishing, and working
  • Favorite Movie: Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Favorite Book: Brian’s Hunt
  • Favorite Food: Ribs
  • If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be…Michael Waddell because he kills giant deer.
  • In 10 years, I hope to be...Bill Gates.
Name: Lauren Pyle
  • Grade: 10
  • Favorite Subject: Math
  • Biggest Influence and why: “My close friends and family because they allow me to be myself.”
  • Favorite Hobbies or extra-curricular activities: Drama/Theater, Bird Club, Academic Team, Project Charlie, Playing Piano, Student Council, Peer Listening, and enjoying my fandoms.
  • Favorite Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series
  • Favorite Food: Snow Cones
  • If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be…Idina Menzel because she follows a very successful life and career; she has such a beautiful voice and marvelous talent.
  • In 10 years, I hope to be...content with my life so far.
Name: Mason Swigart
  • Grade: 9
  • Favorite Subject: American History
  • Biggest Influence and why: “My dad because of how inspirational he is.”
  • Favorite Hobbies or extra-curricular activities: “I like to play football, basketball, track, and Xbox.”
  • Favorite Movie: Bench Warmers
  • Favorite Book: The Maze Runner
  • Favorite Food: Chicken Wings
  • If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be…Morgan Freeman because he has a large house and can narrate.
  • In 10 years, I hope to be...an owner of my own business.
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