DONALDSONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – We now know who the best students are in three different grade levels within Ascension Parish Schools.

Ascension Public Schools identified the 2022-23 Students of the Year in 5th grade, 8th grade and 12th grade.

A list of the 2022-23 Students of the Year can be found below:

FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS OF THE YEAR:

  • Jackson Du, Bluff Ridge Primary School
  • Nathan Stokes, Bullion Primary School
  • Morgan Singleton, Central Primary School
  • Andrew Puccio, Duplessis Primary School
  • Ruth Easterling, Dutchtown Primary School
  • Claire Johnston, Galvez Primary School
  • Jada Jacobs, Gonzales Primary School
  • Shaylah Parker, G.W. Carver Primary School
  • Remi Gautreau, Lake Elementary School
  • Luca Battaglia, Lakeside Primary School
  • Isiah Mitchell, Lowery Elementary School
  • Zeke Thibodeaux, Oak Grove Primary School
  • Cornell Blakley, Pecan Grove Primary School
  • Sara Booty, Prairieville Primary School
  • Barrett Petite, Sorrento Primary School
  • Abigail Schiro, Spanish Lake Primary School
  • Noah Willis, St. Amant Primary School
  • Mason Vincent, Sugar Mill Primary School

EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF THE YEAR:

  • Annika Small, Bluff Middle School
  • Elizabeth Delaney, Central Middle School
  • Shrey Shah, Dutchtown Middle School
  • Caroline Richardson, Galvez Middle School
  • Amanda Irizarry, Gonzales Middle School
  • Karmyn Rouyea, Lake Elementary
  • Aniyah Fernandez, Lowery Middle School
  • Callie Townsend, Prairieville Middle School
  • Anna Jusselin, St. Amant Middle School

TWELFTH GRADE STUDENTS OF THE YEAR:

  • Laila Philip, Donaldsonville High School
  • Daniela Chavez, Dutchtown High School
  • Katelyn Frank, East Ascension High School
  • Ephraim Craddock, St. Amant High School

All of the above students had to have a cumulative grade point average no lower than 3.1.

“We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to serve and support outstanding students throughout this school district,” said Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander. “We are grateful to be able to honor this group of deserving students selected by their schools as models of excellence inside the classroom, as well as through their school and community activities. Their accomplishments are impressive, but I suspect their commitment to hard work, ability to face challenges, and perseverance through obstacles are their most significant attributes. Congratulations!”

The 2022-23 Students of the Year will be honored at the next Ascension Parish School Board meeting.