Jacob Lawson is "Classroom Champion" of the Week

April 20, 2017
by: 
Dwayne Page
Jacob Lawson
Attorney Jim Judkins, Assistant Northside Elementary Principal Beth Pafford, Christy, Jacob, and Tim Lawson, Northside Principal Karen Knowles, and WJLE’s Dwayne Page

This week’s “Classroom Champion” award goes to Northside Elementary School student Jacob Lawson.

The award was presented by Smithville Attorney Jim Judkins and WJLE .

Jacob is the son of Christy and Tim Lawson of Smithville. His siblings are Isaac, Bryson, and Brayden.

A fourth grader, Lawson said he likes video games including Battlefield, as well as softball, spaghetti, and pizza. He dislikes green beans. When he grows up, Jacob said he would like to become an architect. His teacher is Sandy Willingham.

In an effort to recognize achievements of students in the DeKalb County School System, WJLE has partnered with attorney Judkins in featuring a “Classroom Champion” each week .

The name of the student selected each week will be announced on WJLE and will be featured on the WJLE website. Each student winning will receive a plaque and a gift certificate.

“This is our way of recognizing and celebrating the achievements of the future citizens and leaders of the community. It can benefit their learning and overall school atmosphere and climate. The students' selection is based on academic performance, responsibility and work ethic, leadership abilities, and citizenship and character,” said Judkins.

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