Caribou High school names Student of the Month for November 2021
CARIBOU, Maine — Courtney Whitmore of Caribou, a junior at Caribou High School, has been selected as the school’s Student of the Month for November, Principal Dr. Eric McGough announced.
The award, sponsored by the Caribou chapter of the National Honor Society, is given in recognition of a high school student’s academic achievement and citizenship.
The Student of the Month program is meant to promote success in and out of the classroom. For a student to be a well-respected citizen, they must be able to balance many different areas of life. They must exemplify outstanding characteristics both as a student and as a citizen of the community. The student must be able to handle many different aspects of student life while maintaining excellence in the classroom. This award is designed to nominate and select students who promote and take pride in Caribou High School and in themselves.
To be nominated as Student of the Month the candidate must be a current high school student who exemplifies character in and out of the classroom. Students are nominated by Caribou High School faculty and administration each month.
Questions considered in the nomination process include the following.
Academic: Does the student prepare for classroom activities? Does the student go above and beyond his/her role as a student? Has the student made significant progress in your classroom? Has the student been working to their potential? Does the student have all work turned in?
Citizenship: Is the student a positive role model? Does the student actively participate and put forth full effort? Does the student demonstrate respect to the student body, staff, and faculty? Does the student exhibit good character? Does the student follow school rules? Does the student arrive to school and to class on time?
Personal Development: Does the student engage in extracurricular activities? Has the student volunteered at school or in the community? Is the student a member of a club or organization outside of school?
The selected student will have their picture and name showcased during the month of recognition, both at school and on the school website, and will receive a certificate from the administration.