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January 2020 Student of the Month

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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 2019-2020 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 Brianna Pray, daughter of Melody and Tony Pray. Math teacher Mr. Bergen states, “Brianna Pray is much deserving of student of the month for her kind and respectful attitude toward fellow students and staff.”
Technology teacher, Cheryl Murchie states, “Brianna works very hard to make sure she accomplishes the goals she has set for herself. She will help anyone that needs help. She is a great role model to her classmates. She has a great sense of humor. You’ve got to watch the smiles but she does have them.”

     For  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,  Brianna Pray, and Optimist member  Jerry Ferguson