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FMS honors Students of the Month

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Fairfield Middle School Students of the Month for September are, from left, seated: Alexis Megrath, Kenna Haynes, Mazie Zimmer, DaJanae Early; standing: Carsen Eklund, Fairfield Elks representative Ric McCurren, Dylan Adam, Gavin Titus and Trey Hunter.
PHOTO SUBMITTED Fairfield Middle School Students of the Month for September are, from left, seated: Alexis Megrath, Kenna Haynes, Mazie Zimmer, DaJanae Early; standing: Carsen Eklund, Fairfield Elks representative Ric McCurren, Dylan Adam, Gavin Titus and Trey Hunter.

Each school month, the Fairfield Elks Lodge sponsors the Fairfield Middle School “Students of the Month” award to acknowledge positive contributions of FMS students at school. These positive contributions range from assisting teachers and peers in classroom activities to displaying characteristics as a role model in and out of the classroom. The Students of the Month certificates are awarded after a nomination and voting process is completed by each grade-level teaching team.

Carsen Eklund is a fifth-grade September Student of the Month. His certificate states “Since the day we started school, Carsen has shown great leadership skills by focusing and participating well in class. He makes responsible decisions, and this makes him a good role model to others. He has a great mind-set which is helping him to succeed.”

Alexis Megrath is a fifth-grade September Student of the Month. Her certificate states “Alexis has hit the ground running this school year. She is someone who puts forth 100 percent effort at all times. When things are difficult she asks for extra help and wants to improve herself. I can count on her to be a leader in and out of the classroom. he is a great example of Trojan PRIDE!”

Dylan Adam is a sixth-grade September Student of the Month. His certificate states “Dylan has been working well with others, has a positive attitude, and loves to learn. Dylan is a quiet leader, who is able to add positively to all class discussions.”

Kenna Haynes is a sixth-grade September Student of the Mont. Her certificate states “Kenna always works hard in class and has a great sense of humor. She is encouraging and helpful to other students in her group, especially when they are struggling. We appreciate all the hard work that Kenna has shown as she begins 6th grade!”

Mazie Zimmer is a seventh-grade September Student of the Month. Her certificate states “She can be described as a standout in class, asking strong questions to maximize her learning. Mazie also contributes to a positive classroom culture by having a growth mindset, which leads to being an exemplary Trojan Pride leader. Overall, Mazie exhibits hard work and is a bright spot in any class.”

Gavin Titus is a seventh-grade September Student of the Month. His certificate states “Gavin is an enthusiastic learner who wants to do right by his teachers and peers. In fact, his teachers learn from him because he asks good questions and takes risks with his learning. Additionally, Gavin possesses a strong sense of integrity and is a proponent of what is right in all situations.”

DaJanae Early is an eighth-grade September Student of the Month. Her certificate states “in the ‘early’ part of this school year [she] has shown great Trojan PRIDE ... She has been a leader in the classroom, raising her hand to eagerly participate in discussions and share wonderful ideas and insights. She has been helpful and kind to her peers, encouraging them when needed and praising them when appropriate. She has so far proven herself to be a great asset to the 8th grade classrooms.”

Trey Hunter is an eighth-grade September Student of the Month. His certificate states “Trey has started out the year awesome! We have seen great leadership qualities in several of his classes. Trey has really stood out by actively participating in discussion and group work during class. Trey is interested in learning, and focused and he also motivates his classmates to do the same. You can tell he is eager to learn.”