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January 2024 Tiger PRIDE Champions

LCSC believes all students need to master work ethic skills in order to reach their full potential. The goal of PRIDE is to build students of strong character who will strengthen our school district and positively impact the community.

PRIDE describes the fundamental expectations of students at all LCSC schools:

  • Persistence: Student is able to persevere through challenges and problem-solve.
  • Respectfulness: Student accepts and demonstrates service to others, possesses a positive attitude and communicates clearly.
  • Initiative: Student is a self-starter and a critical thinker
  • Dependability: Student is reliable and demonstrates responsibility and teamwork. Student also demonstrates academic readiness.
  • Efficiency: Student is organized, punctual and demonstrates self-management.

The following students were nominated and selected as the January 2024 Tiger PRIDE Champions: 


Annabelle Harlow

Annabelle Harlow– Lebanon High School 
Nominated by Ms. Hines

Annabelle’s health careers internship is at Crown Point Assisted Living Facility. She has been so awesome there. All of the residents love her and look forward to seeing her every other day. In November, she invited one of the residents who is a Korean War Veteran to the LHS Veterans Day program. She walked him in and sat with him through the program. She also ran an exercise class all by herself. When many of the residents had Covid and were in quarantine, Annabelle brought them cards and stopped by each of their room windows outside to talk to them and check on them. She is an amazing young lady that deserves to be recognized.


Kalie Walker-Kirby

Kalie Walker-Kirby– Lebanon High School Nominated by Jarred Miller

Kalie does a great job! She is dependable on completing her assignments on time, is very respectable of her peers, and takes initiative in the classroom by completing tasks that were not asked of her. She is a leader and is very diligent in completing her work. She is overall a great student!



Leo Johnson– Lebanon Middle School
Nominated by Team Swag 

Team SWAG has the privilege and honor to announce Leo Johnson as our Tiger PRIDE Champion. Leo is a quiet leader in the classroom and the pool. Leo is engaged and respectful with his teachers, coaches, and fellow students. Leo consistently works hard in the classroom and the pool. He is kind and courteous and strives to do his best in and out of the classroom. We can always count on Leo to get the job done!



Brayden Adams– Lebanon Middle School
Nominated by Team Bulldog

Brayden Adams was chosen by the Bulldog team for the PRIDE award for January. Brayden is an excellent role model and an equally successful student. While in class, he sets a positive example for others to follow in asking a lot of questions as well as working cooperatively with others in helping them to be equally as successful. Brayden is active in sports and FFA. He takes an active role in making strong contributions to the quality of our school and community. Brayden portrays the PRIDE characteristics as he conducts his life with integrity and astute skills as a student.


Elizabeth McKinley

Elizabeth McKinley– Central Elementary 
Nominated by Diana Shirley, Kim Lahrman, and Keanna Stamm 

Elizabeth McKinley is a shining example of perseverance and a positive influence at Central Elementary. Nominated by her teachers for her outstanding qualities, Elizabeth demonstrates persistence, respectfulness, initiative, dependability, and efficiency in her daily tasks. Her personal mission, “Don’t be afraid to try harder. You got this,” truly inspires others to push their limits. As a dedicated member of the student lighthouse team, she generously donates her free time to serve others, demonstrating a commitment to our school and leadership. Elizabeth’s infectious optimism is evident in her preference to choose sunny weather, and her positive self-talk sets a powerful example for those around her. Ever ready to lend a helping hand, she volunteers enthusiastically, making a lasting impact on those in need. Elizabeth McKinley is a true asset to Central, embodying the values of determination, compassion, and selflessness.


Emma Bragg

Emma Bragg– Harney Elementary
Nominated by Mrs. Boggess

Emma is one of a kind! She is thoughtful and respectful to everyone she comes in contact with. She accepts differences in others and offers to help in any way she can. She is a member of Student Council, Ambassadors, and a kindergarten helper. She has a positive attitude no matter what task is asked of her. Her school work is always completed on time and done with magnificent effort which demonstrates her ability to problem solve, be organized, and take pride in self-management. Harney is blessed to have Emma as a student and role model.


Aliya Shelley

Aliya Shelley– Hattie B. Stokes Elementary 
Nominated by Mrs. Howe

Aliya is a wonderful role model for what it means to be a Pride Champion. She is a very hard worker and values education and the lifelines of our school. She brings joy to our classroom each and every day. She has a wonderful sense of humor and is a friend to everyone.


Favor NGanga

Favor NGanga– Perry-Worth Elementary
Nominated by McKenna Way

Favor is a remarkable human in every way! She is very determined to push herself out of her comfort zone to achieve great things. Favor listens attentively and is respectful of those around her when they are speaking. Her resourcefulness and willingness to take on responsibilities showcase her initiative. I can always depend on her to turn her work in on time, and it is done to the best of her ability! I am so beyond proud to be her teacher, and I am inspired by her selflessness every day.