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Student of the Month, March 2018

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The Ballard R-II School District is pleased to be working in conjunction with the Adrian Optimist Club to honor a Student of the Month for the 2017-2018 School Year.


Student of the Month is selected by the staff of the Ballard R-II School District using the following criteria: attendance, attitude towards others and school, behavior, leadership, and improvement in or maintenance of good grades.


The Student of the Month for March is Senior Trent Tate, son of Troy Tate and Jana Tate. Mrs. Kershner, Math Teacher, states that “Trent is serious about learning and not afraid to take on hard tasks. He is inquisitive. He thinks beyond the minimum requirements of the lesson at hand.”  Ms. Murchie, Business Teacher states that “Trent is a very polite young man, he is always willing to help his fellow classmates.” Mr. Hillman, Physical Education Teacher, states that “Trent is always respectful and willing to help out.  He has a bright future.”

Trent attends Vo-Tech and is a member of Drama Club.


For Trent’s hard work in school, he is receiving a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks.”


Pictured (L-R): Optimist Member Warren Earle, Trent Tate, and Eric Hon