Character Award Recipients
The Board of Education recognizes students each month for outstanding character traits. Students are recommended by staff members. Recipients attend the monthly meeting with family members. Principals share why the student was nominated for the award. The Board of Education President congratulates the student on behalf of the entire Board and the student receives a certificate and a Purple Eagle shirt.
This year's recipients are:
Hayden Button (Middle School) - Hayden was recognized by Mr. Pritchard who said, "Hayden is a ray of sunshine in our halls. From the moment he arrives, he is a social butterfly who loves interacting with both kids and adults in the building. He IS the Mayor of the middle school. He comes to school with such excitement that it’s contagious. Hayden reminds us all that the little things make a big difference, like a smile or just asking “How’s your day?” Hayden is a true Purple Eagle who is a constant example of kindness and character. You will always find him talking to others to find out about their day! Hayden truly embodies our school value statement Value Everyone, Everyday, Everywhere and he is a role model for other students and staff! He comes to school ready to learn and he’s know to make a few jokes too! Hayden’s enthusiastic smile lights up our halls and we couldn’t imagine the building without his great character and positive energy. Congratulations Hayden!
Ashlynn Hill (Elementary School) - Ashlynn was recognized by Mrs. Curtin She is a kind student who puts others before herself. After she completes her own work, she is willing ot help others instead of having free time. Congratulations Ashlynn for being such a wonderful helper!
Harrison Brown (High School) - Harrison was recognized by his principal. Mr. Peterson shared teacher and coach comments which described Harrison's behavior as proper and respectful with a dependable work ethic and positive attitude. He was commended for his thoughtfulness and empathy towards others He goes out of his way to make students feel a sense of belonging. Congratulations Harrison!
Mason Lynch (Middle School) was recognized by his principal, Mr. Pritchard. He commended Mason for consistently speaking up for what is right. Mr. Pritchard said, "Mason is polite and always does what is expected of him. He is not afraid to stand up to peers if they are not making good choices. He knows what is expected and can be a positive role model to peers. He is kind and very respectful and is liked by all students." Congratulations Mason!
Daniel Dash (Elementary School) was recognized because he always has a smile on his face every time he comes to music class. He not only finds his seat as expected, but he is sitting quietly waiting for instructions. When Danny is called on, he always has an answer and is so polite. He is always willing to help a friend in need and his peers truly look up to him.
Mckenna Boyer (High School) was recognized because she is respectful and responsible and kind to others. She is helpful and never has a negative word to say about anyone. She is a diligent student, takes challenging courses and participates in a variety of activities. Mckenna states, "Character is about how you act and conduct yourself even when nobody is looking. It's about treating others properly and having the right morals and the right values." Congratulations, Mckenna!
Alexander Hafner (Middle School) - Alex is a person who works extremely hard at everything he does and is willing to help anyone in need. His teachers report that he is kind, caring, conscientious, responsible and is always ready for class. Congratulations Alex!
Bryan Hillman (Elementary School) - When thinking of someone with great character, Bryan’s name immediately comes to Mrs. Orbaker’s mind. Bryan displays great character in everything he does. He always follows directions the first time they are given and gives 100% of his effort. He is always willing to help other students who are struggling. Bryan is the type of person that both teachers and students love to have around!
Sara Hillman (High School) - Sara received the character award for showing good character in her classes, clubs and athletics.