michael-austin-december-seniorMichael Austin was chosen the December student of the month. Michael demonstrates many of the characteristics that are favored in a student – Michael is friendly towards other students, faculty and administration; he is always respectful! He is supportive and helpful with his peers in class. Michael has both excellent attendance and grades. He maintains an extraordinary GPA – above 4.0. He always does his very best in his classes. Mrs. Balkey notes that he never complains and his assignments are always completed on time. With any project assigned, he takes great pride in completing them, with an incredible amount of effort and thought put into each. He goes over and above the basic requirements displaying
a wonderful work ethic!

Michael is a member of the National Honor Society and the HS Relay for Life team. He is always willing to help when called upon for group projects. Michael was selected by his art teacher as one of the students to have his artwork displayed last year at Artists in Cahoots in Lexington. Most recently, Michael displayed his artwork at the art show downtown in Buena Vista. Michael has played on the PMHS tennis team during his high school years. He placed 3rd the region last year.

Michael is an active member of the First Brethren church. Michael is the student of the month for December and we are proud to have him as one of the Fighting Blues who continually goes the extra mile both academically and personally. Congratulations Michael!

David Ramsey

Security Officer

david_ramseyThe employee of the month for December is Officer David Ramsey who is primarily stationed at Parry McCluer High School. Office Ramsey became the School Resource Officer at the beginning of the school year. He quickly became a member of the Parry McCluer Family.

Officer Ramsey is dedicated to making sure our students attend school. He makes house calls and contacts parents of frequently truant students. He also makes frequent sweeps through the halls to make sure students are in class and on task. While Officer Ramsey is committed to school safety and hard work, he is also dedicated to having fun at work and enjoying his job! His easy-going personality makes him very approachable for students. His great approach to students, commitment to teaching respect and responsibility and high visibility in the halls made him an excellent choice for this month’s employee of the month.