NEW PARIS — The National Trail Local Schools Board of Education met Wednesday, Dec. 7, for its regular board meeting, during which they recognized the students and staff of the month for October, November, and December, congratulated their student athletes, and received staff reports from faculty.
Recognized at the beginning of the meeting were elementary Students of the Month for October — K-Cooper Maish, 1st-Addy Tribby, 2nd-Bexley Arahood, 3rd-Roscoe Derr, 4th-Paisley Patrick, Specials-Treyvn Blevins,
The middle school Students of the Month for November and December were (5th grade) Jaxxon Gray, Aurora Short-Watson, Violet Couvutsakis, Payten Brewer, and Owen Koger; (6th grade) Octavia Dunn, Kaleigh Bishop and Lucy Brewster; (7th grade) Grady Davis, Kira Rutan and Lane Gebhart and (8th grade) Jasymn Collins, Aydin Stover, Corban Manlove and Madi Mann.
The high school Students of the Month for October were Pratha Patel, Jolie Kubesch, Blake Osswald and Amy Maglio. High school staff member of the month was Jack Ebersole.
The high school Students of the Month for November were Morgan House, Gavin Vance, Thelma Weldy and Adam Bechtol. The high school staff members of the month were Mr. Bryant and Mrs. Brown
The board also recognized their fall athletics students.
Football — All WOAC 1st Team OL – Sean Roberts, OL – Jayce Bottoms, DL – Phoenix Lewis, DB – Jamison Watts, K – Drew DeWitt. 2nd Team LB – Drew DeWitt, DL – Brendan Simpson, RB – Chase Ruebush, and Special Mention DB – Ben Browning, LB – Jordan Heck, DL – Brodie Strawser, RB – Cayden Clark, OL – Bryce Thompson, WR – Joey Roberts, DB – Chase Ruebush, QB – Burgan Hoffman, WR – Gaje Lesh, RB – Drew DeWitt.
Football District Honors went to OL — 1st Team – Sean Roberts, DB – 1st Team – Ben Browning, DB – 1st Team – Jamison Watts, P – 1st Team – Drew Dewitt, Special Mention – Chase Ruebush.
Football All-State Honors went to DB — 2nd Team – Jamison Watts, OL – Honorable Mention – Sean Roberts, DB – Honorable Mention – Ben Browning, P – Honorable Mention – Drew Dewitt.
Girls Soccer — All WOAC Hailey Henderson – 1st Team, Harley Henderson – 1st Team, Taryn Rucci – 2nd Team, Megan Irvin – Special Mention, Hailey Henderson – School Record – Career Goals.
Volleyball — All WOAC Addison Sparks – 1st Team, Kynzie Everman – Special mention, Katelyn Neace – School Record – Most Digs in a Season, Kynzie Everman – School Record – Most Good Sets.
Cross Country — Sydney Whalen – 1st Team, Judith Denlinger – 1st Team, Gretchen Murphy – 1st Team.
Girls Golf — Ashlynne Osborne – 1st Team, Logan Baker – Special Mention.
Boys Golf — All WOAC Nick Brubaker – 1st Team, Zachary Rutan – 1st Team, Kellen Laird – Special Mention.
FFA recognition for the FFA State Livestock Judging Team (18th place) Skyler Ward, Paige Lee, Hannah Lee, Daniel Wade Mann.
FFA American Degrees — Alyssa Zdobinski, Kacy Osswald. National Trail/MVCTC FFA earned 3-Star Recognition
In other business:
• The board approved the National Trail Prom to be held at the 4th Floor Blues Club, on Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 7-10 p.m.
• The board approved a donation in the amount of $1,000 from Miami Valley Plastics to be used by the Success Liaison.
• The board approved a separation agreement with high school English teacher, Chad Stebbins, including all supplementals, effective Dec. 31, 2022.
• Superintendent Bob Fischer informed the board that National Trail, like every school in Preble County, was not awarded grant money from the OFCC School Safety Grant, an initiative passed by the Governor.
The board established Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, as the date for the Organizational Meeting at 6 p.m. at the K-12 facility, with the regular board meeting to follow directly after.
Reach Nathan Hoskins at 937-683-4057