Last Month's Honorees
The Do the Right Thing of Charlotte County award ceremony was held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Military Heritage Museum. The following students were honored:
Donavan Amato, Grade 8, Punta Gorda Middle School
Donavan was honored for finding a purse in a cart at the Walmart in Punta Gorda and turning it in to customer service, so that it could be returned to its owner. Thank you, Donavan.
Jonathan Blanchard, Grade 1, Charlotte Harbor Center
Jonathan was honored for being a hardworking student. When he first came to class, he wanted to play all the time and needed constant redirection and reminders to stay focused. Now, he works more independently, takes pride in his work, greets his class each morning, and has an air of professionalism regarding his interactions with others. Thank you, Jonathon.
Aubrey Gerlt, Grade 9, Charlotte High
Aubrey was honored for finding a wallet with a large sum of money inside of it, she promptly turned it in, so the student who lost it could recover it. Thank you, Aubrey.
Alexander Meyer Grade 4, Sallie Jones/Homeschool
Alex was honored for his kindness, thoughtfulness and community. He is fighting his own battle with cancer, but still focuses on helping others. Alex set a goal of collecting $1,000 worth of toys this past Christmas for other children fighting their own battles and donating the toys to children at the Golisano Children's Hospital where he himself has spent a lot of time. Thank you, Alex.
Andriah Washington, Grade 5, Sallie Jones Elementary
Andriah was honored for noticing a fellow student had dropped money out of his pocket. She picked it up and gave the money to the student it belonged to. Thank you, Andriah.
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