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FMS, Elks recognize April Students of Month

May 09, 2013
PHOTO SUBMITTED Fairfield Middle School Students of the Month for April are, from left, front row: Averi Henderson, Ellie Baker, Maeleisa Leaford, Shelby McKune; back row: Fairfield Elks Lodge representative Doug Alexander, Isaac Fiedler, Yirmi Vega, John Scantling and Austin Winslow.

Each school month, the Fairfield Elks Lodge sponsors the Fairfield Middle School “Students of the Month” award.

The purpose of the award is to acknowledge positive contributions of FMS students at school. These positive contributions range from assisting teachers and peers in classroom activities to displaying characteristics as a role model in and out of the classroom. The Students of the Month certificates are awarded after a nomination and voting process is completed by each grade level teaching team.

Averi Henderson was chosen as a fifth-grade Student of the Month for April. Her certificte states: “She always exhibits great Trojan Pride within the school and during activities. She is a great example of a positive role model to her classmates. She is responsible and always comes to school prepared with her work completed on time. She is a good helper to the rest of the class when needed and can always be counted on to be doing the right thing.”

Isaac Fiedler was chosen as a fifth-grade Student of the Month for April. His certificate states he “has been working hard at getting his assignments done on time. He is dependable and comes prepared to class every day. He works well with his peers and is respectful of students and staff. He is an all around good student who shows Trojan PRIDE.”

Ellie Baker was chosen as a sixth-grade Student of the Month. Her certificate states: “She is on the leadership team for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Student Leadership Team and exemplifies TROJAN PRIDE in and out of the classroom. She is willing to help others and has a caring attitude. She works hard and has initiative to do things on her own. She is outgoing and involved in many activities.”

Yirmi Vega was chosen as a sixth-grade Student of the Month. His certificate states: “Yirmi is a diligent student who always has a positive attitude towards learning.Yirmi shows perseverance and dedication in everything he does. He works well with others and inspires students to try their best. What a great example of Trojan Pride!”

Maeleisa Leaford was chosen as a seventh-grade Student of the Month. Her certificate states: “Maeleisa has a great attitude and always works hard. If she is faced with something she hasn’t done before, she’s very willing to give it her best shot. If things are difficult, she’s not afraid to ask questions.”

John Scantling was chosen as a seventh-grade Student of the Month. His certificate states: “John is a hard working, devoted student. John works hard at being organized and prepared. Another reason John is finding success is because of his positive attitude toward life. John shows perseverance, as he doesn’t ever give up!”

The eighth-grade team recognizes Austin Winslow as a Student of the Month. His certificate states: “Austin contributes in class discussions, providing a new perspective on many subjects. Austin is well rounded; not only is he a mental math whiz, he’s involved in extra-curricular activities, he has a good sense of humor, and he shows a good attitude in class. Austin has made great strides through his middle school career, and we’re excited to see what he accomplishes next year in high school.”

The eighth-grade team also recognizes Shelby McKune as a Student of the Month, Her certificate states: “Shelby is a quiet, respectful, and thoughtful young lady. She comes to class prepared, with a positive attitude, and ready to learn. Shelby is always willing to help others and can be counted on to complete all assignments on time and to the best of her ability. We are proud to have selected Shelby McKune as our student of the month and feel confident that she will continue to be successful in high school.”


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