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C Spire Wireless Academic All-Star Presented To Hernando Student

Hernando, Miss. (December 10, 2012) – Laura Triplett, a senior at Hernando High School, has been named a C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars Award winner.

Triplett is one of six students in the Greater Memphis area who received this week’s award for Drama & Speech. C Spire Wireless will recognize more than 160 students during the 2012-2013 school year. Triplett and other weekly winners will be honored at a luncheon at the Hilton Memphis, Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Triplett is a top student who regularly volunteers for many school projects, holds a 94.9 weighted grade point average and scored 25 on the ACT. She is a two-time president of the Thespian Society and an integral part of the school’s communication team, “The Eye of the Tiger.” Triplett has served as stage manager for several plays including “Dracula,” “All Shook Up,” “Stellaluna,” “Robber Bridegroom,” and “The Little Mermaid Jr.” She also managed in the Tennessee Williams Festival and received the Stage Manager Award the last two years.

In addition, Triplett is vice president of the senior class, vice president of the Youth Advisory Council, a member of the National Honor Society and is active with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions). She was selected for the Superintendent’s Youth Leadership Council and the Mayor’s Leadership Council.

The C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars program was conceived to identify and recognize high school students for excellence in academics, school leadership and community service. Now in its 7th year, the C Spire Academic All-Stars Awards are presented weekly for 28 weeks during the academic year from nominations submitted by school administrators.

Judges include educators from Rhodes College, The University of Memphis, LeMoyne-Owen College and Christian Brothers University. Each Sunday during the year, C Spire Academic All-Stars are announced in The Commercial Appeal.

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