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DeKalb West graduates thirty-nine 8th graders
By Bill Conger
Jayden Johnson
Jaden Johnson received the Tennessee Tech Math Award for placing 9th out of 70 other 8th grade students. In 6th grade Johnson placed 6th in that competition.
Thirty-nine 8th graders graduated from DeKalb West School on Tuesday (May 23). In addition to the presentation of their certificates of recognition, students were honored for academic achievements. In Karen France’s homeroom, Jaden Johnson swept the academic achievements, winning awards for English/Language Arts (97.5), History (98.5), Math (99), and Science (100).