Caribou High School names ‘Student of the Month’ for December

2 years ago

CARIBOU, Maine — Calvin Hersey of Caribou, a sophomore at Caribou High School, has been selected as the Caribou High School’s Student of the Month for the Month of December, 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. The student will exemplify character in and out of the classroom. Students are nominated by Caribou High School faculty and administration each month. The selected student’s picture and name will be showcased during the month of recognition both at school and on the school website. The administration will also present a Student of the Month Certificate to the student. 

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.