The Huntington Metro Kiwanis Club recognized Tabitha Jaggers and Tyler Gates, students at Crestview Middle School, as the school's Outstanding Eighth Graders for the 2012-13 school year.
Jaggers and Gates were honored during the club's meeting on Feb. 25.
Jaggers is involved in the Union Church Kids' Ministry, Youth Services Bureau Teen Court, church musicals, student council and the Adopt-A-Highway program. She also helps with crafts at nursing homes and with concessions at Crestview's athletic events. She also maintains a 10.5 grade point average on an 11-point scale.
Jaggers is the daughter of Todd and Amy Jaggers.
Gates, who has a perfect 11grade point average, is involved in the Huntington Church of the Nazarene Youth Group, soup kitchen, humane shelter, mission trips, tutoring, Relay for Life, Operation Backyard, Celebrate Life, band, jazz band, IPFW honors band and Campus Life. He is a student leader, a member of the tennis club and has participated in the SSMA solo and ensemble contest.
Gates is the son of Troy and Linda Gates.
Each student will receive a plaque to keep and their names will be engraved on a plaque displayed at the school.
Tabitha Jaggers (left) and Tyler Gates (second from left) were recognized by the Huntington Metro Kiwanis Club as Outstanding Eighth Graders from Crestview Middle School. With them are (from left) Crestview Principal Charles Werth and Metro Kiwanis member Jim Dinius.