We are proud to announce that the 2016-2017 Scholars Academy Teacher of the Year is Christie Ariail. Ariail teaches seventh grade Honors Life Science, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Science Connections. She sponsors the middle and high school Science Olympiad teams, assists in the C.I.T.Y. Virtual School lab and is a vital part of the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) program at Scholars Academy. Ariail is shown dissecting a cat with her Human Anatomy and Physiology students. Congratulations to Mrs. Ariail!
Thomasville City Scholars Academy senior Ryan Owens has been recognized as a Georgia Scholar through the Georgia Scholar program. The Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. The program is coordinated by the Department’s Excellence Recognition Office and through local coordinators in each public school system and in private schools throughout the state. Each Georgia Scholar receives a seal for his or her diploma.
Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors who exhibit excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities, and in the home. Georgia Scholars have carried exemplary course loads during the four years of high school; who performed excellently in all courses; who successfully participated in interscholastic events at their schools and in their communities; and who have assumed active roles in extracurricular activities sponsored by their schools.
Specific requirements are as follows:
Thomasville City Scholars Academy sent nine students to the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair on the Friday, March 31 at University of Georgia in Athens: (front row) Andrew Cannon, Clarke Finger, Jocelyn Watson, Sam Carter, and Winston Cornish; (back row) Mallory Fletcher, Addie Rinehart, Clara Clifton, and Julianna Watson. Rinehart won the special award from the Association for Women Geoscientists and was alternate for the Tellus Science Museum Award. Julianna Watson won the Tellus Science Museum Award, which includes an invitation to display her project at the Tellus Science Museum for four weeks later in the spring. Rinehart and Clifton won 4th place ribbons, and Jocelyn Watson won a 3rd place ribbon.