2022 George Farber Outstanding Student Award Honoree

Happy young woman smiling

Sharry Mauze

Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School
Valley Stream District #30

During her years at Jerusalem Avenue, Sharry has made great academic progress as a student and has grown remarkably as a person. Her hard work and passion for learning have empowered her to acquire a wide range of skills. Through repetition and structure, she remains focused on improvement. In addition to her academics, Sharry has learned strategies to cope with frustration and to express herself through words instead of with her body. As a result, she has made significant behavioral improvements.

Sharry is beloved throughout the school, by teachers and students alike. An active member of Student Council and Art Club, she is a positive role model for her peers and the overall school community. She exhibits leadership characteristics, models appropriate behaviors and follows the school rules. She is kind and empathetic, and always willing to assist when her classmates need support. She is there to offer words of encouragement to those who are struggling, in the hopes of making them feel better.