|5/29/2014 12:35:00 PM|
Annual Friendship Award Presented
|Friendship Award recipients and parents pictured (l to r) are Jimmy Aldridge, Stacey Aldridge, Cole Aldridge, Kaylee McDaniel, Heather Anderson, and Brandon Smith. Photo provided|
The annual Friendship Award at Perkins-Tryon Middle School was presented to Kaylee McDaniel and Cole Aldridge.
The award is presented to two sixth grade students who have shown qualities of friendship and helpfulness to other students.
The awardees were nominated by fellow students writing letters of recommendation. The nominations were coordinated by the teachers. Ken Latham is Middle School principal.
Kaylee's parents are Brandon Smith and Heather Anderson. Her grandparents are Becky Patterson of Stillwater and John Anderson of Stillwater and Cynthia Gruber and Mike Gruber of Tulsa.
Cole's parents are Jimmy and Stacey Aldridge. His grandparents are Frieda Elmore and the late Stanley Elmore of Perkins and Brenny and Kathy Aldridge of Duncan. The Friendship Award
consists of a plaque and 25 dollar coins to each awardee. Also a permanent plaque with the awardees' names is left on display at the school building.
The award is given in memory of Mary Jane Wall, former teacher at Perkins-Tryon School.
The award is sponsored by Bob and Barbara Penick of Perkins and Donna Wiseman of Bowie, Maryland.
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