Principal Hillary Kretz-Harvey, Assistant Principal Jon Lattanzio, and Dean of Students Clare Battle of Grand Island High School announced the Viking Values Students of the Month for September.
The Viking Values Students of the Month are nominated by the departments of world language, social studies, mathematics, English, business, art, physical education, music, technology and science.
The students are pictured, from left, front row: Lily Koslowski, senior, English; Olivia Mayer, junior, business; and Jaelynn Bolock, sophomore, art. Middle row: Battle; Edward Falls III, freshman, physical education; Lorelei Popp, sophomore, science; Kathleen Krawczyk, senior, music; Linzy Gray, sophomore, social studies; Edwin Cestero, senior, world language; and Kretz-Harvey. Back row: Jack Sharp, senior, technology; Gurmehar Arora, junior, mathematics; and Timothy Bentley, junior, mathematics.
The Viking Values Students of the Month are chosen based on character, academic performance, effort, behavior, social relationships, and attendance.
Character: The student demonstrates the Viking Values of respect, responsibility, safety and compassion. Academic performance: The student is passing all classes taken within the department; demonstrates excellent class participation and completion of assignments. Effort: The student demonstrates good effort in class and works up to or exceeds innate ability. Behavior: Both inside and outside of the classroom, the student obeys rules, shows respect to peers and adults, and is well mannered. Social relationships: The student displays leadership, a willingness to help peers, and shows respect toward others. Attendance: The student attends school regularly and arrives at school and classes on time. (Photo by Larry Austin/Grand Island Central School District)