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Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce the SCCTC “Students of the Month” for September 2007. Pictured (l-r) are: Monica Dommes, Rebekah Evans, Kayla McGavin, Emily Mead, Brittany McGraw, Jennifer Ricci, Diana Green, Robert Applegate, Caleb Prentice, Alice M. Davis. Absent from photo: Alex Bennett, Sindy Yoskowitz.
A family from the Choconut area who wishes to remain anonymous recently established the Choconut Valley Elementary School Wellness Fund with The Community Foundation of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. This new fund is intended to support programs and initiatives deemed appropriate by the school principal that will enhance the health and well-being of the students; such as equipment for the playground or gym class, assemblies and guest speakers that promote wellness, or curricular material for use in classrooms that promotes healthy lifestyles.
In a statement to The Community Foundation, the family who established this fund commented, “Children are learning many wonderful things in school which they will use for the rest of their lives. It is our hope that they will also learn how important are good health and wellness, and that they will develop good habits early in life. Our dream is that the children will get the profit of good health for the rest of their lives.”
This anonymous family has shown genuine care and generosity toward local students by establishing this fund, and other friends of the Choconut Elementary School can join in this valuable initiative by making tax-deductible donations to the fund and thus increasing the ability of the school to encourage healthy habits in its students. Contributions may be sent directly to The Community Foundation, 36 Lake Avenue, Montrose, 18801. Visit the Foundation’s website at www.community-foundation.org for information about this and other projects benefiting our region.
Kenneth F. Cuomo, Ed.D., Elk Lake High School Principal is pleased to announce the following students who were selected as September, 2007 “Students of the Month.”
Pictured (l-r) are: front row – Amber Butts, Nick Hollister, Christine Olshan; back row – Dr. Cuomo, High School Principal, Collin Burridge, Tom DiMichele, Ashley Wilson, Alison Kwader.
Students of the month are selected by nominations of any student in grades 10 – 12 by a teacher for outstanding achievement. The student must show individual effort, community and school wide effort, as well as effort in the classroom.
Other important criteria includes a showing of personal growth, skill development, dedication, leadership, academic growth and improvement, school service and community service.
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