Congratulations! Trey was nominated by Dr. Kokan who said, "Trey enters my room with a smile every day. He always brightens the mood in my class."
Trey received his certificate from Principal Bradford in Dr. Kokan's class.
Congratulations! Elle was nominated by Coach Bailey who said, "Elle is a significant example of an elite student. She responds well to setbacks and doesn't prevent her from losing focus on the next objective. Her approach to AP World is consistent, and she produces excellent written responses. She sets the bar high for herself and her work ethic influences those who know her!"
Elle received her certificate from Mr. Bradford in Coach Bailey's class.
Congratulations! Nadia was nominated by Mrs. Woodson who said, "Nadia has made the transition to Pope High School from South Africa with a positive attitude and tremendous grace. She is open to new ideas and new experiences. She greets her classmates and teachers every day and genuinely cares for how they are doing. She enjoys learning new things and embraces the opportunity to learn a new culture and new traditions. She is a dedicated and hard working student that makes the classroom a brighter and more joyful place to be everyday."
Nadia was presented her certificate in Mrs. Woodson's class.
Congratulations! Leo was nominated by Mrs. Strydom who said, "Leo always helps his collaborative team achieve success on assignments. More importantly, Leo helps me straighten up my room and collect class sets of readings every day while everyone else races out the door at the end of the school day. Leo is a perfect example of a student committed to the right action. He shows leadership skills that Pope HS prizes."
Leo was presented his certificate by Dr. Danielson.
Congratulations! Jordan was nominated by Ms. Fraker who said, "Jordan is a hardworking student who tries his best in US History. He is kind-hearted, has a great personality, and a contagious laugh."
Jordan was presented his certificate by Mr. Fisher in class with Ms. Fraker.
Congratulations! Andrew was nominated by Dra. Ognibene who said, "Andrew is a kind young man who respects his classmates and all adults. He works hard in and out of class, and he applies himself to every single task. He always thanks me at the end of class, too. During class, he speaks Spanish, even when he is not required to do so. He pushes me to be a better teacher because he has such a thirst for wisdom. He personifies everything that is great about Pope High School."
Andrew was presented his certificate by Mr. Bradford.
Congratulations! Westley was nominated by Mrs. Bowen and Mr. Williams who said, "Westley goes out of their way to help my class." They also praised Westley for being kind, compassionate, and making a difference in their classroom.
Westley was presented his certificate by Dr. Danielson.
Congratulations! Shivani was nominated by Mrs. Hamill who said, "Shivani is a kind soul. She speaks to every person in the front office and asks them how they are doing. She also cleans our offices and decorates them with her colored pictures. Shivani works hard in the Greyhound Grounds cafe getting hot coffee and treats ready for our students."
Shivani was presented her certificate by Dr. Danielson.
Congratulations! Daphne was nominated by Ms. Malafronte who said she, "consistently works diligently both in and out of class, even when not required. She is a great problem solver and shares her knowledge with classmates during group assignments without hesitation."
Daphne was presented her certificate by Mr. Bradford in Ms. Malafronte's class.
Congratulations! Lily was nominated by Mrs. Welch who said, "this young lady is a true leader! She always tries to find the good in everything and is such a gentle soul. She gives off the best energy and I love having her in class."
Lily was presented her certificate by Mr. Bradford.
Congratulations! Diego was nominated by Ms. Watson, Mrs. Mikula, and Mrs. Hudson who all had outstanding things to say about him. Mrs. Mikula described him as being, "so respectful, hard-working, and a constant positive light in our class." Mrs. Hudson said that Diego, "puts forth 100% effort and is willing to help others at any time. He genuinely cares about his fellow classmates and his teachers." Ms. Watson said, "he leans in when we discuss important topics. He always comes up to use to thank us at the end of every class."
Diego was presented his certificate by Mr. Bradford in Mrs. Mikula's class.
Congratulations! Leo was nominated by Mrs. White who said, "Leo has been kind, well-mannered, and helpful to both me and his classmates from the moment he walked into the classroom. He is continually looking for ways to help others and better himself. Because my flat panel wasn't working properly, I am working problems around the classroom on whiteboards. When I had trouble seeing the problems from across the room, he decided to read the problems to me which made everything easier and faster for the class as a whole. Leo is a fine gentleman. We look forward to a great year with him in class!"
Leo was presented his certificate by Mrs. White and Dr. Danielson.
Congratulations! Jackson was nominated by by Mrs. Wallace who said, "in the first week, he showed he was responsible and respectful - not only in choices for himself for this class - but towards me and my opinions on things, his parents, and others in class. He has shown a great enthusiasm too." Way to go, Jackson!
Congratulations! Ein was nominated by Mr. LaFleur who said, "Ein was super helpful in setting up and attending the Math Team club display for Greyhound Madness, and she always brings a great energy to the club! She spent a few hours pitching the club to prospective members, and is passionate about getting more students involved in STEM extracurriculars."
Ein was presented her certificate by Mr. Bradford.
Congratulations! Mark was nominated by Mrs. Strydom who said, "for years, I have watched Mark dedicate his time to take pictures of our Greyhound student body. He would stay late at night to take amazing pictures of our student athletes and artists. I have always appreciated his dedication, but never truly realized how selfless Mark is. He took time out of his day to help my sophomores troubleshoot the Wi-Fi access for their personal devices so they could upload their assignments. Without Mark, my class would have fallen into a state of chaos. I can never truly thank him enough for helping a me, a teacher, in a time of need. I will never forget his kind act. Mark truly exemplifies the characteristics we value at Pope High School. Mark... thank you!"
Mark was presented his certificate by Mr. Bradford.
Congratulations! Layton was nominated by Mrs. Lindgren and Mrs. Beckerman who said, "Layton embraced the Pope community immediately. He participated in his first spirit day with excitement and despite being in a class with very quiet peers, he was brave enough to contribute to class discussion and continued to contribute positively throughout the week."
Layton was presented his certificate by Mr. Bradford in Mrs. Lindgren and Mrs. Beckerman's room.