Thursday, April 7, 2016

Teacher of the Month - Holly Haimes

Holly Haimes holds a B.S. in Secondary Education in Social Studies and a M.A. in History from Mississippi State University.  She has taught for a total of six years, and the last four years have been spent at LHS.  Ms. Haimes is currently teaching World History, Accelerated World History, and Economics.  She shares that her favorite things to do include learning about history and spending time outdoors with her dogs.  Ms. Haimes says that her favorite things about LHS are her students and the staff.  Ms. Haimes says that she is very proud of this year's graduating class.  She says that as a 7th generation Winston Countian, she wants to help educate the citizens of Winston County.  Ms. Haimes is passionate about education and states that learning is a life-long pursuit that does not end with graduation.  Ms. Haimes is married to Dr. Micah Rueber who teaches history at Mississippi Valley State.

12th Grade Students of the Month - Lauren Lucas and Peyton Ryals

Lauren Lucas is the daughter of Doug and Cindy Lucas.  Her hobbies include cheering, reading, helping kids at Lake Forest Ranch, and hanging out with friends and family.  Her favorite things to do include going to church and inspiring young kids to be the best they can be.  Lauren's favorite thing about LHS is the staff - she says they are nice and helpful. Lauren plans to attend Mississippi State University following graduation in May.

Peyton Ryals is the son of Shonna and Kevin Ryals.  His hobbies include deer hunting, turkey hunting, and duck hunting.  He says that his favorite things to do are hunting, working, riding around, and hanging out with friends.  Peyton's favorite things about LHS include the teachers, environment, and Forestry.  He says that he would like to become a guy that people can look up to.  After graduation, Peyton will attend East Central Community College, and then pursue his dream of becoming a civil engineer.  After graduating college, Peyton says he would love to get married, move to East Tennessee, have a few kids and retire.

11th Grade Students of the Month - Iman Waldrip and Andrew Coleman

Iman Waldrip is the daughter of Reginald and Seante Waldrip.  Her hobbies include running cross country and track.  Her favorite things to do include being with friends and family and talking on the phone.  Iman says that her favorite things about LHS are being on the Student Advisory Board and participating in sports.  She is looking forward to prom, graduation, and college.  Iman's goals include being on honor roll and becoming an honor graduate next year.  Looking to the future, Iman wants to attend the University of Southern Mississipi and major in nursing.

Andrew Coleman is the son of Andrew Coleman and Laura Coleman.  His hobbies include running, playing basketball, and gaming.  His favorite things to do are playing games, listening to music, learning about economics, and watching youtube. Track and lunch are Andrew's favorite things about LHS.  Andrew says that he spends time thinking about college, the future status of America, and having a meaningful life.  His personal goal is to graduate in the top 3 of his class at LHS.  Andrew's future plans include going to Mississippi State University and majoring in aerospace engineering.

10th Grade Students of the Month - Jadea Shannon and Eric Sudduth

Jadea Shannon is the daughter of the late Christie Gibbs and niece of Teresa Ashford.  Her hobbies include studying and listening to music.  Jadea's favorite things to do include listening to music, spending time with family, and traveling.  She says her favorite thing about LHS is being a member of the Beta Club.  She is looking forward to graduating in two years.  Jadea's future plans include going to college and majoring in Biology.

Eric Sudduth is the son of Shawn and Natali Sudduth.  His hobbies include playing sports, spending time with friends, cooking, and running.  His favorite things to do include running, sleeping, and spending time with friends.  Eric's favorite things about LHS are the teachers, students, and the sports programs.  He says that he is working toward his goals of being an honor graduate and winning a state championship in football and track.  Eric's future plans include going to Ole Miss or Mississippi State and becoming a sports medicine doctor.

9th Grade Students of the Month - Jazmin Taylor and Jordan Harris

Jazmin is the daughter of Valerie Hughes and John Taylor. Her hobbies include listening to music, studying, and watching movies.  Jazmin says her favorite things to do are traveling, listening to music, and shopping. Jazmin says her favorite thing about LHS is the dedication of the teachers.  She says that she wants to graduate as an honor student.  Jazmin plans to go on a road trip following graduation.

Jordan Harris is the son of Barbra Harris and the grandson of Sallie Harris.  His hobbies include cards and card games; however, he says he does not gamble, because he is a gentleman. Jordan says his favorite thing to do is to help others.  His favorite things to do at LHS include writing in Mr. Williams' class and Mr. Womble's Spanish class. Jordan says that one thing he wants to accomplish while at LHS is to become fluent in Spanish.  Jordan's future plans include learning to swim and joining the United States Navy.