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Spartans of the Week

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Jocelyn McClung is Connersville Middle School’s seventh-grade Spartan of the Week for the week of May 14. Jocelyn is the daughter of Chad and Lea Ann McClung.

Melissa Simpkins, Eagle English teacher, nominated her for being respectful, responsible and ready to learn.  Simpkins said, “Jocelyn is a respectful, helpful and very sweet student. She is always prepared for class and is very knowledgeable. Jocelyn goes above and beyond what is required of her.”

Jocelyn is a member of the CMS choir. She is an Honor Roll student at CMS and, last year at Eastview, she was on the honor roll, received a leadership award and the School Board Academic Achievement award.

Outside of school, she is a member of the New Heights Christian Church youth group. In her free time, she likes walking her dog and crafting.

Her favorite classes are science and English. After high school she is interested in attending college to study law.

When asked what she liked best about being a student at Connersville Middle School, Jocelyn said, “I like that you are not sitting all day; you have multiple teachers.”

Ajeya Lone is CMS’s eighth-grade Spartan of the Week for the week of May 14. Ajeya is the daughter of Sarah Lone and the late Jimmy Lone.

Lindsey Brooks, Diamond science teacher, nominated her for her great attitude and behavior. Brooks said, “Ajeya has accumulated the most Class Dojo positive points for the Diamonds team. She is consistently an exemplary student both in the classroom and outside.” Jessica Hartle, Diamond mathematics teacher, added “Ajeya is a hard worker and a positive energy to have in class.”

Ajeya is a member of the CMS band and jazz band. She is also a member of the Skit Squad, Honor Squad, and Team Lead, a bystander leadership club. Ajeya is an Honor Roll student at CMS and last year she received the Principal’s award and the School Board Academic Achievement award. Her favorite classes are math and science.

In her free time, she likes to draw.

After high school, she is interested in attending college to study oceanography or marine biology.

Ajeya’s advice to seventh grade students is, “don’t hang out with people who get in trouble, do your work, and ask questions if you don’t understand.”

When asked what she liked about CMS, Ajeya stated, “What I like best is that I get to hang out with friends and if you don’t understand something the teachers are understanding.”