2019 George Farber Outstanding Student Award Honoree
Willet Avenue Middle School
Matthew has made incredible progress, both academically and behaviorally, since entering Willet Avenue Middle School. When the expectations have been raised, with hard work and unbelievable focus, Matthew has met or exceeded them. He has made wonderful connections with the staff and appropriately utilizes these relationships for support when he feels he needs it. That is a truly unique and beneficial skill that will help him continue to succeed long after he has left middle school. Within the classroom, Matthew is a conscientious and dedicated student. His assignments are neat, approached with enthusiasm and completed in a timely manner. He enhances classroom discussion by contributing ideas and opinions that are relevant and important to him. He has demonstrated academic maturity and is proud of his accomplishments.
Matthew has maintained an A average in all his classes. He works hard and is determined to continue improving his behavior. He demonstrates compassion when his peers are struggling. The pride Matthew takes in his accomplishments speaks to his motivation and diligence. He successfully ran and was elected Secretary of the Student Government. He enjoys sharing his ideas for school improvements and activities for all!