Thursday April 18, 2013 | By:Felice E. Krycia-associate editor |
The Brant-Evans Citizens for Responsible Choices and Lake Shore Central Middle School would like to announce the MarchCitizens of the Month.
These students are being honored for being good citizens in their school and community.
Elizabeth Anne Rose is the daughter of Angelo and Jackie Botticelli if Derby. She is a sixth-grader and is a CRC Citizen of the Month for March.
In school, her favorite class is English. She is a member of Bible Club and plays oboe in band.
Outside of school Botticelli does gymnastics, takes Tae Kwon Do, enjoys swimming and is a member of the Girls on the Run.
Her future goal is to attend college and become a veterinarian.
Botticelli said her favorite thing in the world is her cousin who lives in Massachusetts and is more like a sister to her.
The character trait she believes is the most important for continuing success is respect.
“Respect is important because you can’t get any where if you are not respectful,” Botticelli said.
Olivia Pericak is the daughter of Steve and Rachel Pericak of Derby. She is a seventh-grader and is a CRC Citizen of the Month for March.
In school, her favorite subject is math. She plays the percussion in the band and enjoys swimming and playing soccer. She will also be trying out for track.
Outside of school Pericak likes to play soccer and spending time with her family and friends.
Pericak is a member of Southtowns Catholic Church and helps with the food donations.
Her future goal is to go to college and become a dentist, like her father.
Pericak said that her favorite thing in the world is her family.
The character trait she believes is most important for continuing success is being trustworthy.
“To get anywhere in life you have to make sure people trust you,” Pericak said.
Alicia Majkut is the daughter of Patrick and Laura Majkut of Derby. She is an eighth-grader and is a CRC Citizen of the Month for March.
In school, Majkut’s favorite class is English, she is the secretary of the Eighth Grade Class and she plays alto sax for the band. She also plays modified soccer, basketball and baseball.
Outside of school she likes to spend time hanging out with her friends and participate in various sport activities. She also likes to swim and reading.
Community involvement includes being a volunteer for the past three/four years with the Challenger Baseball Program for disabled children in Hamburg. She is a member of St. Vincent’s and helps with food drives at the church. She is also a former member of the Community Service and Volunteerism Program at school.
Majkut’s future goal is to go college and be part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program.
Her favorite thing in the world is her family.
The character trait she believes is most important for continuing success is leadership.
“You need to do your own thing,” Majkut said. “Follow what you believe in, not what others want for you. And you should be there to help others to make the right decisions.”