During each marking period faculty members nominate students in grades K-4, 5-8 and 9-12 they feel are demonstrating leadership, academic improvement, excellence and service to school or community. “Pirate Pride,” the Character Education Committee at CCS reviews the nominations and selects one student from each of the three grade level divisions.
The K-4 Student of the Quarter is Grace Beckerink, daughter of Mike and Erin Beckerink. Grace enjoys starting her day with morning jogging and loves to read and participate in PARP. She also loves release time and playing flag football. Grace enjoys Awana on Wednesday nights, VBS in the summer, taking piano lessons and checking out books from the library. She attends Clymer Hill Reformed Church and loves going to Sunday school. She likes to read, write, draw, use a scroll saw to create woodworking projects, play with her brothers and travel on vacations. She also enjoys gardening and being outdoors. She loves anything where she can be creative. Grace would like to be a chef, a singer and a pig farmer.
Rachel Witkowski, an eight grader and daughter of Luissa and William Witkowski, is the Student of the Quarter for the 5-8 grades. In school, Rachel enjoys activities that include seventh and eighth grade basketball, drill team for four years, pep band, community play last year in the orchestra pit, all county chorus and honor band. She was a Klompen Dancer for the Clymer Tulip Festival. Awards that she has received include modified basketball 2010, merit roll, honor roll and music achievement 2011 for honor band and pep band. Outside of school she enjoys playing the piano and flute, reading, watching TV and hanging out with friends. Rachel would like to be a music teacher, musician or photographer.
The 9-12 Student of the Quarter is 12th grader Randi Farber. Randi is the daughter of Laura Farber. Her school activities include National Honor Society, volleyball, cheerleading, track and the Big Buddy program. She has received the Academic Excellence Award, JCC College Connections Student of the Year 2010-2011, University of Rochester Xerox Award and American Chemical Society Outstanding Chemistry Student 2010-2011. In her spare time, Randi enjoys drawing, taking pictures and traveling. She plans to attend college after graduating from high school to pursue a degree in either art or computer science.