CLYMER - The Clymer Central School District is pleased to announce the "Pirate Pride" Students of the Quarter.
During each marking period faculty members nominate students in grades kindergarten through fourth, fifth through eighth and ninth through they feel are demonstrating leadership, academic improvement and excellence and service to school or community. "Pirate Pride," the Character Education Committee at CCS, reviews the nominations and selects one student from each of the three grade level divisions.
The kindergarten through fourth grade Student of the Quarter is kindergartener Braden Damcott. He is the son of Brian and Jen Damcott. Braden enjoys PARP and the morning jog program at school. He attends Awana, Sunday school and vacation Bible school. Braden received an Art Achievement Award. For enjoyment, he likes hunting and fishing with his dad and camping with all his family. He also likes to play soccer. Braden would like to become a pharmacist someday like his dad.
Nashia Duryee, a seventh grader and daughter of Terry and Seneca Beckerink, is the Student of the Quarter for grades fifth through eighth. Nashia enjoys playing volleyball, junior high basketball and softball. She is a member of the Student Council and the CCS band. She participates in Teens on Fire, vacation Bible school and plays Babe Ruth Softball. Nashia is on the Clymer Central School High Honor Roll. She received Most Improved Player Award at basketball camp and a Sportsmanship Award at the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Hobbies include playing volleyball, basketball and softball. Someday Nashia would like to become a veterinarian.
The ninth through 12th grade Student of the Quarter is 10th grader Cole Holthouse. Cole is the son of Mark and Valerie Holthouse. In school, Cole participates in FFA, Envirothon, School Trap League and assists in raising pheasants for FFA and other FFA projects. Outside of school, he does community yard work and assists in hunter education. Cole has won many awards including NSSA, North East Fall League Sub Junior Champion, Chautauqua County Skeet Junior Champion, 2009 and 2011 Sub. Junior Skeet Champion and 2013 third place Junior State Skeet Champion. His hobbies include shooting trap and skeet, hunting, snowmobiling, working on his go cart and learning engine repair. Cole will attend college to become a veterinarian.