Four students recognized
Published 12:28 pm Thursday, February 3, 2005
By By JOHN EBY / Cassopolis Vigilant
Four students were recognized at the Asset-Building Celebration Tuesday evening at SMC.
Dowagiac's asset-building recipient, Ryan Daly, was praised by Peg Stowers. He was one of her Patrick Hamilton students while she was principal.
Kenzie Carpenter of Edwardsburg respects her peers. Encouragement she provides and time she spends listening are returned by them looking up to her.
Kenzie is an excellent student with a 3.95 grade-point average and is involved in numerous school activities, including four years as a peer mediator, Student Council for two years and an ambassador who welcomes new students to the building.
Sara Moroz of Cassopolis was described as kind, generous, enthuiastic, fun, focused, passionate, intelligent, eager to help others and truly delightful.
Sara's involvements include Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, SADD, year-round soccer, Relay for Life, volunteering at the Council on Aging, mentoring for elementary students, Minority Coalition student volunteer and instrumental in organizing Color Me Human.
Sara participated in a panel discussion about juvenile court services in the county for the Building Restorative Communities (BRC) grant.
She travels to Ireland this summer to participate in a home-stay program. Her career goal is attending Michigan State University to become an elementary teacher.
Freshman Layne Deuel of Marcellus was the last recipient.