DWS Announces January Students and Teacher of the Month

January 25, 2023
By: Bill Conger

DeKalb West School announced the Students of the Month for January on Tuesday (January 24). Selected for the honor were the following students: Maddie Ellis, PreK; Maddy Lattimore, Kindergarten; Kye Carter, 1st grade; Mason Checchi, 2nd grade; Braylin Niffen, 3rd grade; Holden Leiser, 4th grade; Hailey Brown, 5th grade; Kate Pistole, 6th grade; Porter Hancock, 7th grade; Wyatt Young, 8th grade. Teachers choose students for the top honor each month based on academics, character, and other positive traits.

Principal Sabrina Farler also announced that 8th grade teacher Dwayne Blair is the Teacher of the Month. Mr. Blair joined DWS this year to teach Math and Science after working in the Wilson County School System.