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Eddy Test participants announced

The Ironton Child Welfare Club has announced the participants for the 2017-2018 Eddy Test, which is given to the top 25 percent of sixth grade students from Ironton Middle School and State Lawrence Catholic School based on state and national testing.

The test covers reading vocabulary, reading comprehension, math problem solving, math computation, language, spelling, science and social studies, and the top one-third of the participants, along with their parents, will be honored as Eddy Winners at a banquet hosted by the Child Welfare Club on Thursday, May 10.

The test will take place Thursday, and the Child Welfare Club will provide lunch for the participants. A total of 35 students will participate.

Students from Ironton Middle School taking the test include Hunter Barber, son of Mike and Amanda Barber; Olivia Bartram, daughter of Kimberly Smith; Wyatt Baumgardner, son of Teresa Baumgardner and Kim Arbaugh; Bret Bowman, son of Buddy and Angel Bowman; Bryson Burcham, son of Michael and April Burcham; Cerighton Bryant, son of James and Sheri Bishop and Larry and Opal Bryant; Kiarah Cox, daughter of Danial and Dana Cox; Nathan Disney, son of George and Julie Disney; Olivia Duncan, daughter of Kevin and Lori Duncan; Eric Dutey, son of Jim and Denise Dutey; Josh Freeman, son of Joshua and Jill Freeman; Bryson Hayes, son of Rodney and Donna Hayes; Kimora Howell, daughter of James and Jennifer Jontuah; Kaeli Huff, daughter of Butch and Lisa Huff; Bella Kaliber, daughter of Sara Scior and John Klaiber; Danielle Leonard, daughter of Ron and Missy Leonard; Barkley Litton, son of Bill and Lynda Litton; Connor Lowe, son of Brad and Erin Lowe; Connor McDaniel, son of J.D. and Kelli McDaniel; Lillian McFann, daughter of Ed and Heather McFann; Brady Medinger, son of Dr. Nick Medinger and Mrs. Mandy Medinger; Tatum Moore, son of Scott and Barb Moore; Phoenix Payne, son of Mike and Heather Payne; Mya Pinkerman, daughter of Shanna Pinkerman and Papaw Gerald Markel; Sascha Posch, son of Kristen Whitehead; Roman Richendollar, son of John and Nancy Payne; Thomas Sheridan, son of Louie Sheridan and Debbie Douglas; Evelyn Smith, daughter of Will and Gwen Smith; Caitlyn Thomas-White, daughter of Jerry Thomas and Linsay White; Emily Weber, daughter of T.J. and Carissa Weber; Kadence Winters, daughter of Kane and Danielle Winters; and Jonathon Wylie, son of Travis and Isabelle Wylie.

Students from St. Lawrence School taking the test include Meleah Jankowski, daughter of Dr. James Jankowski and Mrs. Adrianne Jankowski; Ava Weber, daughter of Dr. Nick Weber and Mrs. Mary Beth Weber; and Olivia Woods, daughter of Scott and Amy Woods.

The Child Welfare Club established this program 57 years ago, and it remains the club’s longest continuous project. The Eddy Award was established to identify students who attain superior academic achievement in the sixth grade.