2021 George Farber Outstanding Student Award Honoree

Brandon Bermudez

Brandon Bermudez

Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School
Hempstead UFSD

Brandon is a student of exceptional character. He enjoys learning, takes pride in his efforts and comes to school every day with a positive attitude, ready to learn. His drive and commitment have helped him to succeed in academics. A student at Jerusalem Avenue since he was a kindergartener, Brandon has made significant progress throughout his educational career. While he has made astounding achievements in academics, he is particularly adept at art and music.

Brandon is kind to everyone and is always happy for his peers when they succeed. He understands and respects the differences in others, and is known for upholding progressive values, such as empathy, tolerance, respect, integrity, and a fierce sense of responsibility. When faced with a challenge, Brandon never complains; he goes with the flow and does his best to overcome.

Brandon is an excellent classroom assistant and is in charge of the class recycling project. He was nominated by his peers as a “good friend,” and deemed worthy of earning the Novel Peace Prize. Brandon relies on the ongoing support of his parents, who have been instrumental in helping him to meet his academic, social and emotional needs.