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C Spire Wireless Academic All-Star Presented To Olive Branch Student
Olive Branch, Miss. (October 29, 2012) – Kayla Toney, a senior at Olive Branch High School, has been named a C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars Award winner.
Toney is one of six students in the Greater Memphis area who received this week’s award for Foreign Language. C Spire Wireless will recognize more than 160 students during the 2012-2013 school year. Toney and other weekly winners will be honored at a luncheon at the Hilton Memphis, Thursday, May 2, 2013.
Toney is an excellent student who has worked diligently to learn two languages, French and Chinese. She holds a 4.42 weighted grade point average and scored 25 on the ACT. Toney attended a summer program, Star Talk, at the University of Mississippi, where she took Chinese classes and broadened her interest in international communication.
In addition, Toney currently is a student in the school’s first French III class. She also has taken several Advanced Placement courses including AP English, AP Art, AP U.S. History, AP World History and AP Government. Toney plans to take AP Calculus during the spring semester.
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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