Fifth graders of Central Square Intermediate School received accolades at a fifth grade awards ceremony.
Presidential Awards for Academic Excellence were distributed to students by teacher recommendation.
Each award recipient maintained an overall average of 90 or better, and demonstrated a dedication and enthusiasm for learning as well as excellent overall classroom performance and responsibility.
The award recipients were Kyra Avery, Sophia Bellows, Samantha Haley, Deanna Hann, Kamryn Hunt, Mia Kirch, Samantha Moran, Makenzie Murphy, Marisa Paninski, Owen Peck, Jacob Reale, Chritopher Rude, Kenson Rumo, Kenzie Rumo and Shaun Saunders.
Presidential Awards for Achievement were also given to students by teacher recommendation, for showing outstanding educational growth and commitment in academic endeavors.
Recipients were Emilia Armani, William Avery, Alexis Barker, Nicholas Beardsley, Ashton Brady, Zahara Burdick, Aidan Chapman, Ryan Chapman, Alyssa Costello, Allison D’Aoust, Jenicka Dashnau, Isabella Diaz, Julia Foster, Nathan Hoyt, Carley Kandt, Jacob Keenan, Isabelle Kennedy, Kalie Krohl, Cullen Lacey, Dorwin Lyboult, Haylee Miles, Cody Propheter, Thomas Raymond, Kayla Shorney, Carter Smith, Sullivan Smith, Thomas Stevener, Connor Tedd, Audrey Tetrault, Emma Tyler, Rory Walsh, Kobe Williams, Olivia Winks, Zoryana Yaromich and Madysen Young.
For showing academic excellence and the potential for leadership through involvement in activities that improve the school, Matthew Stevens received the New York State Comptroller’s Award.
For demonstrating character, courage and commitment, Isabelle Kennedy received the Triple “C” Award, which is given by the New York State Office of the Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Nathan Hoyt, Cody Propheter and Kenson Rumo received perfect attendance awards. Mia Kirch, Grace Roberts, Arianna Smolnik, Kenson Rumo, Kenzie Romo and Shaun Saunders were recognized with the PE Mile Run Award.
Other awards were distributed for Art Club, Helping Hands Club, Adirondack Kids Book Club, Library Helper Club, Band and Chorus.
Principal Brent Bowden closed the ceremony with a reminder that the success of the students is attributed to an entire team, from the parent to the school nurse to the guidance counselor.
He thanked and encouraged the parents and staff to keep up the good work.