WESTFORD — Crystal Woodward of Ayer has been selected as an October Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School.

Crystal, daughter of Tom and Sue Woodward, is a senior in the Cosmetology program.

Through Cosmetology, she frequently visits local nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to do the hair and nails of elderly residents. She is interested in either attending art school in Manhattan or continuing her cosmetology career upon graduation.

Crystal was nominated by Cosmetology Instructor Donna McMahon, who wrote: “Crystal is an amazing worker in the Cosmetology technical area. She is very creative, a problem-solver and always ready to learn new things. Crystal shows great work ethic both inside and outside the classroom, and I look forward to watching what is in store for her as she continues to learn and grow.”