Two Decatur Middle School Students Named Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Incredible Kid award winners

By June 9, 2017Company News

Awards recognize local students for outstanding school work and citizenship

Ocean City, MD (June 12, 2017)Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is proud to announce that 7th grade student Dy’Asia Johnson and 8th grade student Josh Midley, both from Stephen Decatur Middle School, are the May winners of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Incredible Kid Award.

Dy’Asia was chosen by a team of teachers for being a consistently hard worker, kind to all of her classmates and always working well with others.  Josh earned the award for always being

Incredible Kids Dy’Asia Johnson and Josh Midley

Incredible Kids Dy’Asia Johnson and Josh Midley

friendly, helpful, working hard and being “a wonderful student to have at SDMS!”  Both Dy’Asia and Josh received an Incredible Kid certificate and family passes to Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City has been working with area schools to award students who have excelled in many different areas.  The Incredible Kid award began in April and will continue into the new school year starting in September.

Ripley’s launched the Incredible Kid Award to bring awareness to children in elementary through high school about the importance of working hard, respect, trustworthiness, responsibility, caring, amazing acts of kindness, bringing up grades, and citizenship.  Each month teachers from the area schools send in their nominations and explain what makes those students stand out.  General Manager Brandon Ely and Group Sales Manager Audra Ely read every nominee and choose a winner from each grade at each school.   Every nominee submitted will receive an Incredible Kid Nominee Award certificate and a free ticket to visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City.  The winner also receives an Incredible Kid Award certificate and a free pass for their family.

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Brandon Ely
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City

About Ripley Entertainment
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City is part of the Ripley Entertainment Inc. ( family of worldwide attractions, the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visit its 100-plus attractions in 11 countries each year. In addition to its 32 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs daily in countries around the world. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the third-largest privately held company in Canada.