December 2018 Board Meeting

RCSNC Recognitions From December Board Meeting
Posted on 12/18/2018
December 2018 Board MeetingThe Rutherford County Schools Board of Education recognized several schools and individuals at the monthly board meeting held on Monday, December 17th.  


Thirty three students were commended for receiving AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.  The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.  About 22% of the 2.2 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.  The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams. 

One student qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of at least 4.0 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

  -  East Rutherford High  -  Adam Hollifield


Eight students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average
score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these
exams.

  -  Chase High  -  Wesley Connell, Coleman Francis
  -  East Rutherford High  -  Adam Hollifield, Michael Mull, Jacalyn Poole, Courtney Smith
  -  R-S Central High  -  William Scofield, Zachary Scofield

Three students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

  -  Chase High  -  Max Harrington
  -  R-S Central High  -  Ben Kersey, Evan Revis


Twenty-two students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher.

  -  Chase High  -  Bonnie Bridges, Kiana Burns, Bethany Coffey, Natalie Flack,
Brianna Jenkins, Darius Lovett, Caitlyn Mathis, Anthony McDonald, Isabella McMahan, Nicholas Scherer, Wesley Wells
  -  East Rutherford High  -  Abby Bland, Addison Cilone, Gabriella Day, Holly Sherburne
  -  R-S Central High  -  Clay Burch, Caitlin Dailey, Emma Hutchins, Elisabeth Norris,
Aryanna Rhoads, Savannah Smith, Olivia Turner

AP Scholars


Other recognitions made on Monday night include:

Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence (Presented by Mrs. Lisa Blanton)

o Allison Kennedy, Exceptional Children Teacher, Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School


Allison Kennedy



100% Graduation Club, 2017-2018 (Presented by Dr. Janet Mason)

o Rutherford Early College High School

REaCH


North Carolina Academic Growth Recognitions (Presented by Dr. Janet Mason)

o Chase High School, Expected Academic Progress
o Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o East Rutherford High School, Expected Academic Progress
o Ellenboro Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Forrest Hunt Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Mt. Vernon-Ruth Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Pinnacle Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o R-S Central High School, Expected Academic Progress
o Rutherford Early College High School, Expected Academic Progress
o Rutherfordton Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Spindale Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Sunshine Elementary School, Expected Academic Progress
o Cliffside Elementary School, Exceeding Academic Progress
o East Rutherford Middle School, Exceeding Academic Progress
o Harris Elementary School, Exceeding Academic Progress
o R-S Middle School, Exceeding Academic Progress

Academic Growth Recognitions



The RCS Board of Education also elected Ms. Sherry Bright as the new board chairperson, while Mr. Phillip Morrow was elected vice-chair.

BoE Chairpersons




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