FFE Announces 2024 Student Awards

May 29, 2024

The Foundation for Excellence in Public Education in Clarke County (FFE), a longstanding partner of the Clarke County School District, has announced its 2024 student awards, which were presented to students in recent weeks during schools' end-of-year ceremonies. 

Every year, the FFE awards several thousand dollars to CCSD high school juniors and seniors who are chosen by school staff for their excellent work and dedication to their education. The organization also awards one student from each school's exiting class (grades 5, 8, and 12) the annual Eve Carson Humanitarian Spirit Award. The award honors the memory of the late 2004 Clarke Central High School graduate, and each school selects the student who best exemplies her qualities as described by the FFE: "Eve Carson exhibited a selfless generosity that one yearns to achieve in a full lifetime. Her unconditional positive regard for all people, caring, encouragement, acceptance, open-mindedness, genuine love, and practice of inclusive acts of kindness to all are examples of the qualities that this award is recognizing and promoting.” 

The Arthur Moog Middleton Writing Awards for High School Juniors
Ruby Calkin, Cedar Shoals 
Wyatt Meyer, Clarke Central 

The Charlotte and Claude Williams American History Awards
Flor Bazarte-De la Luz, Cedar Shoals  
Molly Suggs, Clarke Central 

The Stephen Castile Memorial Awards
Isabel Chastain, Clarke Central 
Finn McGreevy, Cedar Shoals 

The Marge Schneider Science Awards
Kai Anderson-Bernabe, Clarke Central 
Ana Mowrer - Cedar Shoals

The Gregg Lewis Scholar Athlete Awards
Winners:
Caroline Orbock, Clarke Central
Jason Zhang, Cedar Shoals

Runners-up:
Patrick Allen, Clarke Central
Isabella Morgan, Cedar Shoals 

The Taylor Family Dual Enrollment Award
Natasha Harley
Jonathan Williams

Classic City High School Student of the Year
Onnestee Sims

Eve Carson Humanitarian Spirit Awards

  • Barnett Shoals Elementary - Zara Smoot
  • Barrow Elementary - Josie Crim
  • Bettye H. Holston Elementary - Cayden Gillespie
  • Cleveland Road Elementary - AnnaMarie Thompson
  • Fowler Drive Elementary - Itzel Hernandez-Albarran
  • Gaines Elementary - Allison Ramirez-Dita
  • Howard B. Stroud Elementary - Tristan Taylor
  • Johnnie Lay Burks Elementary - Breyl Martin
  • J.J. Harris Elementary - Giovanni Barron-Aguirre
  • Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary - Xiomara Corrales Mejia
  • Timothy Road Elementary - Kennedy Gates
  • Whit Davis Elementary - Kerrington Holliday
  • Whitehead Road Elementary - Leslie Ulloa-Mondragon
  • Winterville Elementary - Leigha Young
  • Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle - Kaydon Jones
  • Clarke Middle - Avery Lewis
  • Coile Middle - Riley Freeman
  • Hilsman Middle - Lucca Fleenor
  • Cedar Shoals High - Nayla Villafana
  • Clarke Central High - Katherine Queen.