C. J. Hooker Middle School names Students of the Month for September

The C. J. Hooker Middle School has named its Students of the Month for September.

Students of the Month are nominated by their teachers for being:

  • Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing the work that others do.
  • Responsible – The student embraces the responsibility required to maintain progress in their schoolwork and other personal goals.
  • Positive – The student contributes to the success of the school by promoting a positive school climate through their actions and words.
  • Honest – The student communicates truthfully and in a respectful way with classmates, teachers, staff and refrains from dishonesty in completing academic work.
  • Committed to success – The student strives for success in all they do and works to the best of their ability.

Grade 6

Sonia Hernandez: Sonia promotes a positive environment with the kindness and respect she displays toward other students and teachers in our school. She is consistently engaged in her schoolwork. Her responsible nature and commitment to success make her an exemplary student.

Tanvir Singh: Tanvir is a responsible and hardworking student who takes his schoolwork very seriously. He is respectful and kind to all. He has a ready smile and often goes out of his way to help others.

Angelina Jones: Angelina works very hard in all areas. She is new to Goshen schools and her friendly personality has helped her make new friends. She is always willing to help others. She is a very responsible and kind hearted individual!

Seth Quackenbush: Seth is a very driven and charismatic student. He is very helpful to others and makes a strong effort to ensure that everyone around him feels included. Seth has also demonstrated leadership skills in the classroom by advocating for his peers. He is an excellent pick for Student of the Month due to all of the positive characteristics that he embodies.

Special Areas:
Abby Meyer: Abby is always positive and willing to get up and speak in front of the class. She takes our class seriously, but adds elements of humor to it as well.

Grade 7

Miranda Faber: Miranda was selected by her teachers as the Student of the Month for September because of her willingness to help others. Miranda will offer to help a fellow student or her teachers before a request is even made. Her friendly, polite and respectful demeanor helps promote a positive school climate. Congratulations, Miranda!

Dalia Abbad: Dalia has shown exemplary responsibility so far this year. She models strong organization for her peers and offers to help her peers and teachers whenever needed. Thanks for being on time, prepared, organized and helpful! Way to go, Dalia!

Harley Stevenson: Harley is a conscientious, friendly and well-mannered student who loves to read and discuss books with his teachers. He is polite to others, works well in groups, and strives to be successful. Congratulations Harley, on being named one of September’s Students of the Month!

Special Areas:
Courtney Lewis: Courtney always lends a helping hand and is extremely hardworking, cheerful and polite!

Grade 8

Shannon Toohey: Shannon is a super friendly, genuine young woman who is always smiling. She is diligent, curious, and thoughtful. She demonstrates a high level of maturity and relates well to adults, as well as to her peers. She is a strong advocate for herself and her peers and is always polite and appropriate.

Jillian Welshoff: Jillian comes to school each day with a positive, upbeat attitude and a smile on her face. She volunteers extensively in the community and is always willing to help a classmate in need. For example, when a new student who spoke little English was struggling to complete her homework, Jillian stayed after each day and patiently helped her complete her assignments. Jillian is friendly, polite, and always respectful of those around her.

Seth Thompson: Seth has truly started the year off on the right foot, and has shown what it means to be Student of the Month! He has been responsible in getting his work done, both in and out of the classroom. He has been a positive influence in class, keeping upbeat and helping his peers to keep a positive attitude too! Lastly, he has been committed to success by giving his best effort on a daily basis so that he can be successful both in and out of school. Way to go, Seth. Keep up the good work!

Special Areas:
Keith Hayden: Keith has started 8th grade off in a great way! He is always willing to share and has taken the lead in volunteering in class. He keeps a positive attitude, works well with others and is very friendly. Keep up the good work, Keith!