Ryleigh Cook, Joclyne Souza and Travis Owens have been named outstanding students of the month for February at Pendleton County High/Middle School.
A senior, Cook is the James Huffman Responsible Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Charles and Jennifer Cook or Franklin. She likes to ride horses, spend times with friends and raise goats and lambs for the fair. She is on the A/B Honor Roll, and the secretary of the class of 2023, FFA, and National Honor Society. She has been a 4-H member for eight years, and FFA member for four years, where she has earned her Greenhand and Chapter degrees. She plans to attend West Virginia University to major in animal science, with hopes of becoming a veterinary technician.
Souza, a senior, is the February Academic Student of the Month. She is a member of Upward Bound, National Honor Society, student council, pep club and 4-H, and attends Living Faith Church. She will be in the WVU honors program in the fall, and plans to study aerospace engineering. She is the daughter of Jeremiah and Saprina Berkstresser of Franklin,
The Pendleton County Middle School Student of the Month is Travis Owens. He is the 13-year-old son of Josh and Krista Owens of Brandywine. He loves playing basketball and going to the movies. After high school, he would like to work as a professional athlete.