School News

College news
Ashley Taylor Horan, daughter of Frank and Dana Horan of Front Royal, graduated May 15 from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

School awards
Shenandoah County Public Schools has announced winners of this year’s Mary Ellen and Donald D. Starnes Educational Trust Award:
Sandy Hook Elementary: T.J. Drummonds, fifth grade, son of Brandy and Jeffrey Drummonds, of Strasburg.
W.W. Robinson Elementary: Ethan Halterman, fifth grade, son of Jessica Shoemaker, of Edinburg.
Ashby Lee Elementary: Juanito Garcia-Sanchez, fifth grade, son of Juana Sanchez-Gomez, of Mount Jackson.
Signal Knob Middle: Charles Williams, eighth grade, son of Kathy and Brian Williams, of Strasburg.
Peter Muhlenberg Middle: JohnPaul Stetter, eighth grade, son of Gina and John Stetter, of Strasburg.
North Fork Middle: Sierra Siever, eighth grade, daughter of Deborah Siever, of Quicksburg.
Strasburg High: Cody Darr, 12th grade, son of Crystal and Frank Johnson, of Maurertown.
Central High: Emily Nicely, 12th grade, daughter of Terea and Joseph Nicely, of Woodstock.
Stonewall Jackson High: Brian Weatherholtz, 12th grade, son of Kathy and VLD Kagey, of Orkney Springs.
Triplett Business & Technical Institute: Hunter Perkins, 12th grade, son of Denise Scott, of Mount Jackson.

FFA scholarships
The National FFA Organization has awarded $1,000 scholarships to the following students:
Austin Weaver, a member of the Strasburg High School chapter, a DuPont Pioneer scholarship.
Andrew Rhodes, a member of the Central High School chapter, a Sabra Dipping Co. LLC scholarship.