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Student of the Month for January 2019

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 2018-2019 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 January is senior Jailynn Wheeler, daughter of JR and Rocky Wheeler. Volleyball Coach, Tina Eidson states, “Jailynn always has a smile on her face and ready to face a challenge head on. During volleyball, she was put into a new position and made sure she worked hard to be the best she could be for her team.”  According to technology teacher, Cheryl Murchie,” Jailynn is a very hard worker.  She is always willing to volunteer to do an assignment. She is willing to help her classmates if they need help.”  Coach Hillman states, “Jailynn is smart, has a good sense of humor and is always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needs it.”

Jailynn also participates in FFA, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, and Pep Club.

     For Jailynn’s hard work in school, she is receiving a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks.” Pictured:  Principal Dustin Bridges, Jailynn Wheeler, and Optimist Member