Nevelyn Flemming isn’t one to brag, however she is a reasonably large deal in Monongalia County’s college district as of late.
That’s as a result of the third-grader at Suncrest Elementary is the one considered one of her type proper now.
“No less than we expect so,” Superintendent Eddie Campbell Jr. mentioned.
Nevelyn holds the excellence of being October’s Scholar of the Month for Mon Colleges.
Make that, the first-ever Scholar of the Month for Mon Colleges — for this October, or any October.
The district launched the inaugural promotion a few weeks again.
“Our colleges, in fact, all the time do their very own Scholar of the Month honors, however we’re fairly positive it’s by no means been finished on the district stage,” he mentioned. “We did ask round.”
Campbell huddled with Teresa Nass, the district’s communications director, to give you the concept.
Principals obtained collectively and wrote the capsules that had been a part of the nominating course of, Nass mentioned.
College students from each college within the county shall be spotlighted, the communications director mentioned.
A part of Nevelyn’s recognition included a brief interview with Campbell that’s at the moment featured on the district’s web site at https://boe.mono.k12.wv.us/.
The superintendent tried to pave the best way earlier than the “file” button was pressed.
“Now, you’re gonna discuss to me, proper?” he requested, with good humor, as he tried to quell any kid-nerves which may have been current.
Seems, he didn’t have to fret.
Discuss, Nevelyn did.
She instructed the superintendent about her two favourite topics (science and studying), what she likes most about college (attending to socialize along with her pals) and what she needs to be when she grows up (a veterinarian).
“How do you’re feeling about being named the Scholar of the Month — the primary ever?”
“What do you suppose makes you such an excellent scholar?”
“Effectively, I maintain my desk clear and I stroll within the hallways.” (Which means, she doesn’t run within the hallways).
Campbell mentioned the concept behind the brand new promotion is to present constructive consideration to the scholars who’re on the market day by day, being diligent about turning of their homework on time and following college guidelines.
Why is it essential, the superintendent questioned, to go to class every single day?
“So once you become older, you’ll be able to have a home and you may get a job,” got here Nevelyn’s reply.
The superintendent: “I couldn’t have mentioned that higher, myself.”