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Valley Honors Colton Ring

By Staff | Jun 8, 2016

Valley High School Principal J.C. Kimble has announced Colton Ring as the recipient of VHS’ “Excellence, Pride, Respect Award.” This award was started a few years ago and is given out at graduation to a senior that has exhibited those three qualities and exemplified what it means to be a Valley Lumberjack.

VHS defines each quality as the following:

Excellence – the quality of being outstanding or extremely good

Pride – a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities that are widely admired.

Respect – a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

Ring has exhibited each quality in the following ways:

* Held multiple offices at the state and local level of the Technology Student Association. He was the WVTSA State Vice President this current school year.

* OVAC Academic All-Conference

* Represented Valley High School at the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar

* Secretary of the National Honor Society

* Worked on Multiple Community Service Projects

These were just a few of the many activities and accolades that Ring has achieved.

“His dedication to excellence has earned him the respect of his peers, teachers, and community,” Kimble noted of Ring.