District 90 and the Weekly Present the January 2019 Student Service Award Recipients

The following students have been named by their principals in recognition for their efforts to make their school and community a better place.

Delores Moye Elementary
Molly Sue Baskett
and Whitney Milner

Molly Sue Baskett and Whitney Milner are very deserving of recognition for their terrific character. They came up with an idea to collect holiday cards to give to people at local hospitals and nursing homes. They presented the idea to their fellow fifth graders at Moye, and throughout the month of December, collected and organized cards to give to people to help brighten their holidays. Both girls are always observed making right choices and being a friend to everyone. Way to go, Molly and Whitney! We are so proud of you!  

Evans Elementary
Hannah Jenkins

Hannah Jenkins is a third grade student at Evans Elementary. Hannah is a great help in her kindergarten classroom. She assists with filing papers and returning papers, stapling papers and counting and labeling items. Hannah has been a great help in the school PBIS rewards store as well. She has helped to set up the store as well as tidy it up. Her positive attitude and friendly smile make her a real treasure and asset to any classroom.

Estelle Kampmeyer Elementary
Audrey Harkins

“New Year! New Me!” stated this happy-go-lucky little girl as she  walked into her Kindergarten classroom this year. Little did she know she truly blossomed into a “New Me”! Audrey’s progression with her academic skills from 1st quarter to 2nd quarter are amazing. Audrey exemplifies a stellar student. Even when she is aware that academics offer challenges, she smiles as she learns and works through the challenge. Her response with a grin is, “I got it!” Audrey’s hard work and determination show the wonderful progress she has made this quarter. Audrey gives each day her best and her teachers are very proud of her!   

Hinchcliffe Elementary 
Riley Lewis

Riley Lewis is not only an all-around outstanding student, but she is also a friend to everyone, a role model to all, and a truly genuine person. As a second grade student, Riley is mature beyond her years and she posses qualities that are inspiring and admired by others. Riley is able to show empathy when needed, compassion when necessary, humor when appropriate and she has a passion for life always! Besides being organized and efficient, Riley has a bubbly personality that is contagious to everyone she meets. She has a smile that matches her personality, and Riley will never be heard speaking negatively about a situation or person. Riley puts the feelings of others first, and is considerate and understanding. Riley loves her big brother Roby and sharing time with her family. She is always able to find  a positive twist on anything she is confronted with, and she pulls out whatever piece of optimism she can find and uses that to rise above whatever hurdle comes about. Her teacher says, “At 8 years old, Riley has already shown us what an inspiration kids can be, and I can’t wait to watch her grow through the years. She is really going to make a difference!”

Marie Schaefer Elementary
Emma Tate

Her teachers say Emma Tate is a super sweet girl who comes in the classroom every day with a smile on her face and is pleasant attitude toward everyone. She always does her best work and is ready to help others at a moment’s notice. She never complains and is enthusiastic about every new topic introduced in class. Emma is a complete joy to have in class!  

Carriel Junior High
Zachary Horsens

Zach is a model student at Carriel. He comes to class prepared every day with a smile on his face and is always eager to accept a challenge. Beyond the classroom he is often observed in the hallway saying hi to every person he sees, helping his peers with their lockers and cleaning up stray items and trash from the floor to keep our school looking great. He will stop by different classrooms to check to see if the teachers need help with anything even though he may not have that teacher. In addition to his excellent academic work and other extracurricular activities, Zach is instrumental in facilitating First Priority, a student-led group at Carriel.

Fulton Junior High
Bela Sanghavi

Bela has taken on an active role as a member of the Fulton Robotics Team.    Consistently she has gone above and beyond her duties to secure the best research for her team, many times staying thirty minutes late after every practice to make this happen. Currently, Bela has spearheaded a donation drive to the Spencer Pet Rescue. Those who work closely with Bela always appreciate her positive attitude and willingness to take on any given task with a smile.