Local students recognized by Rotary Club of Arlington

Local students recognized by Rotary Club of Arlington
Local students recognized by Rotary Club of ArlingtonSix outstanding middle and high school students from the Arlington and Lakewood School Districts were recognized Nov. 14 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their respective schools. The Rotarians wanted to recognize students who stand out in different ways in their schools. The Rotary Club also donated $50 to a charity of the student’s choice.

Jacob Smith from Arlington High School (AHS) always has a positive attitude in class. “He does an amazing job of working on his projects but also helps other students as well as teachers,” said AHS Teacher, Scott Striegel. Jacob’s $50 contribution is being made to Hope Unlimited.

Lakewood High School (LHS) student, Riley Krueger, is well rounded and represents almost every aspect of LHS. “Riley is kind, caring, thoughtful and hard-working,” said LHS Principal, Jeanette Grisham. Riley’s $50 contribution is being made to the American Cancer Society.

Abby Boespflug from Weston High School goes above and beyond in her classes. “She is helping to improve the school culture through her regular engagement with and kindness to other students,” said Weston Teacher, Joshua Perrigo. Abby’s $50 contribution is being made to the NOAH Animal Shelter.

Desiree Nusbaum from Lakewood Middle School (LMS) welcomes each new student to the school. “She takes time out of her day to give them a tour and makes sure they know where their classes are and where their locker is,” said LMS Principal, Amanda Cote. Desiree’s $50 contribution is being made to the Suicide Prevention Hotline.

Jesus Renteria Garcia from Post Middle School is a very hard worker. “Due to his positive attitude and excellent work ethic, he is respected among both his peers and his teachers,” said Post Teacher, Robin Foster. Jesus’ $50 contribution is being made to the Arbor Day Foundation.

Haller Middle School student, Emma Armes, is welcoming of all students. “Students look up to her and respect her, as she goes above and beyond to make everyone feel a part of our Haller family,” said Haller Teacher, Kim Anderson. Emma’s $50 contribution is being made to the American Cancer Society.

“Our schools are all about community and these students exemplify the service-oriented nature of the Rotary Club,” said Lakewood School District Superintendent, Scott Peacock. “This is a special opportunity for our students and this recognition is well deserved.”

“I am proud of our students and their commitment to excellence and service to others,” said Arlington Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Chrys Sweeting.
“Special thanks to the Rotary Club of Arlington for helping us recognize these students and contributing to their charities.”