Four Marion County students were honored by the Marion County Public School system for having attended every one of their classes over the last 13 years.
Hannah Farrow, Wasanti Sharma, and Jaylin Tomlin, all seniors at Forest High School, along with North Marion High School’s Amber Hanegan, have never missed a day of school from kindergarten through their senior year of high school.
All four 18-year-old students graduate this Saturday, May 18, with the highest attendance rate in the district for the Class of 2019.
Hannah Farrow started kindergarten in 2006 at Maplewood Elementary and continued to Howard Middle and Forest High Schools. Farrow plans to continue her education by earning an associate degree at the College of Central Florida. Hannah is the daughter of Wayne and Kim Farrow of Ocala.
Amber Hanegan enrolled as a kindergarten student in 2006 at Reddick-Collier Elementary and advanced to North Marion Middle and North Marion High Schools. Hanegan is considering studying business administration at Santa Fe College. She is the daughter of Christina Hanegan of Reddick.
Wasanti Sharma started kindergarten in 2006 at Madison Street Academy then advanced to Howard Middle and Forest High Schools. Sharma plans to attend the University of Florida with an undeclared major. She is the daughter of Prem and Tommie Sharma of Ocala.
Jaylin Tomlin entered kindergarten at Maplewood Elementary in 2006 then moved to Shady Hill Elementary, Liberty Middle and Forest High Schools. Tomlin may study agriculture while attending the University of Florida after graduation. She is the daughter of Lashandra Williams of Ocala.
Last year, just one student in Marion County Public Schools reached the milestone.