Fairgrieve Elementary students who exhibited self-control throughout April were recently honored with the school’s Virtue of the Month award.
One student from each classroom was selected by their teacher for the award, which proved the children displayed the ability to control themselves, including their emotions and expressive behavior in their class and throughout the school.
For their efforts, each awardee received a “brag tag” to add to their collection and praise from classmates, teachers and guests.
Principal Jean Sampsell said all recipients embodied the message of the song “Inside Out,” as sung by the Fourth Grade Glee Club during a recent Morning Express program.
Directed by music teacher Hope Lawton, the club’s upbeat performance included robotic dance movements and brought the message that people create their own character and have the power to choose to display it positively.
Self-control Virtue of the Month awardees sitting, from left, include: Emily Ilacqua, Hayden McCauliffe, Adrianna Viscome-Rice, Rose Douglas, Kenadie Hart, Brianna Wines, Tyler Pagliaroli, Amara Finch and Cadandra Guillaume.
Kneeling, from left, are: Abbott Patterson, Ryan Stevens, Deverick Reidell, Jayce Wornick, Xander Belson, Alexz Ledger, Gabriel Taylor and Mariela Mejia-Merida.
Standing, from left, are Principal Sampsell and students: Izabella Bogardus, Kayleigh Litchison, Brandon Howard, Sheldon Fowler and Emily Gage.
Absent are Lysinda Roberts, Kyleigh Pearson, Clayton Demars and Hannah Bell.