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With the generous support of sponsors First Citizens Bank, Southside Mortgage Services, and VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, the South Hill Chamber of Commerce is very proud to recognize these students for their outstanding academic performance and school spirit!

Derrion Brooks, Park View High School

October 2021 Student of the Month

Here's what Derrion's teachers say, "Derrion Brooks, a nine grader at Park View HIgh School was nominated for the October Student of the Month. His teachers describe him as a reliable leader to his peers and displays a positive attitude in any situation or activity that he is involved in and out of the classroom. He is a pleasure to interact with in the classroom and is an asset to others in promoting a positive atmosphere in school. In Derrion’s spare time he plays football and attends Southside Harvest Church. He also enjoys helping at We Care for Children.  Derrion’s favorite subject is Language Arts."

Lucy Okoye, Park View Middle School

October 2021 Student of the Month

Here's what Lucy's teachers say, " Lucy Okoye is a seventh grade student at Park View Middle School, and she is being recognized as the Student of the Month for September, 2021. Lucy is the daughter of Emmanuel and Lawrencia Okoye who live in South Hill, Virginia.

Lucy is a very conscientious student, and she has a strong work ethic. Her work is always done to the best of her ability and turned in promptly. Although she does well in all her classes, Lucy says her favorite is language arts. She is also polite and respectful to both students and teachers. Lucy is always eager to answer questions in class discussion, but she does not try to overshadow her classmates. She tries to be helpful in any way she can.

In her free time Lucy enjoys playing the piano and reading. She also spends time with her older twin sisters and her younger brother.

Congratulations Lucy! We are so proud of you."

Kailyn Bowen, Park View High School

September 2021 Student of the Month

Here's what Kailyn's teachers say, "Park View High School is proud to announce our September Chamber Student of the Month, Kailyn Bowen. Kailyn is the daughter of Amanda and Nathan Bowen. Kailyn is described by her teachers as always prepared for class, taking notes, and asking essential questions. She gets along well with her classmates and follows the rules. She is an excellent role model. Kailyn enjoys playing the piano and is an active member of her youth group at Olive Branch Church. During her middle school years, Kailyn was a member of the BETA club and currently participates regularly at local 4 H camps as a camper. She enjoys volunteering in her community and being active in her church by assisting with donations for various missionary projects. In her spare time, Kailyn enjoys drawing, baking, writing stories about her artwork, and creating original characters, as well as writing music. Kailyn has two pet cats she rescued and has rescued multiple stray animals in the past. Kailyn is a hard working student. In the past she has participated in GATE classes. This year as a freshman she is enjoying her English 9 honors class."

Evan Clary,Park View Middle School

September 2021 Student of the Month

Here's what Evan's teachers say, "Evan Clary is the 6th Grade Student of the Month for Park View Middle School. Evan is a very kind, dependable, and respectful student. He goes above and beyond what is asked of him when completing assignments, or doing anything that needs to be done. He is a great friend and is very helpful to all of his classmates. Evan likes to hunt, play baseball and football, fish and play video games on his Xbox. He likes to ride his SXS, and to ride bikes with his friends. When he grows up, he would like to be a Paramedic. Evan also has a sister who attends High Point University. Evan is an all around terrific student and young man."