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TFS names middle school Students of the Month for October



Middle school teachers at Tallulah Falls School have named Students of the Month for October in all grades as follows: 

Fifth grade – Reilly Cox

Fifth-grade teachers have selected Reilly Cox of Cornelia as the Student of the Month for October. Reilly was chosen for being a hard worker in class. He is kind to his fellow students. Reilly works hard to always do his best. We are very proud of Reilly!  

– Chrissy Van Hooser



Sixth Grade – Megan Prince and Shelby Whisnant

Sixth-grade teachers have selected Megan Prince of Rabun Gap and Shelby Whisnant of Toccoa as Students of the Month for October.  Megan was presented this award for her exceptional work in her academic classes. She is a  responsible student who leads by example by displaying a positive attitude and good work ethics.  She is respected by her peers and teachers.

Shelby is a responsible hardworking young lady.  She is a strong academic student who is a joy to teach.  She works well with others and is respected by her peers and teachers.

– Annette Shirley




Seventh Grade – Mitchell McGahee 

Seventh-grade teachers have selected Mitchell McGahee of Clarkesville as the Student of the Month for October. Adjectives that describe Mitchell are thorough, conscientious, hardworking, and motivated, and he adds meaningful comments and questions to class discussions. He takes all his assignments very seriously and often spends hours perfecting his work.  In his spare time, Mitchell is an avid Boy Scout and loves to serve his troop and his greater community.  For all of these reasons, we congratulate Mitchell as October’s Seventh Grade Student of the Month!

– Nancy Almoyan


Eighth Grade – Zachary Carringer and Miah Gragg

Eighth-grade teachers have selected Zachary Carringer of Toccoa and Miah Gragg of Clarkesville as Students of the Month for October. 

Zachary has taken the initiative to be a group leader and go above and beyond project requirements.

 Heather Henriques

Zach is conscientious and a hard-worker.  He works well with others and has a great balance of working in the classroom and making the students laugh.

– Sonya Chesser

Zachary gives his best to his team or a given task. His positivity is contagious, and he leads by example. He is trustworthy and responsible. 

– Hannah Gibson

Miah has been welcoming to new students and shows exceptional curiosity and initiative.

– Heather Henriques

Miah has a positive attitude and is considerate of others.  She works well with other students when placed in a group.  

– Sonya Chesser

Miah considers the needs of others and is a gifted communicator. She leads well and respects those around her. 

– Hannah Gibson



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