WESTFORD — Charlene Flanders of Groton and Sarah Wilson of Chelmsford have been selected as December’s Students of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School.
Charlene Flanders is a junior in the Biotechnology program. Charlene transferred from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School as a sophomore and decided to focus on Biotechnology because of an interest in science.
An honor-roll student who plans to go to college, Charlene was nominated by English instructor Don Phillips, who wrote: “Charlene has displayed many outstanding qualities that any high-school teacher would want a student to possess, taking a positive attitude toward in-person academic learning, and is conscientious and dedicated, self-motivated and respectful to peers and adults. Charlene has not taken a day off and continues to be an outstanding student in all regards.”
Sarah Wilson, daughter of Tom and Kathleen Wilson, is a high-honors student in the Early Childhood Education program. She is a member of the Theatre Guild and participated in the production of “Elf: The Musical” in December 2019. She hopes to attend Salem State University next fall and become a preschool or kindergarten teacher.
Sarah was nominated by guidance counselor Jessica Lamond, who wrote: “For four years, Sarah has been dedicated to her academics as well as her technical program, Early Childhood Education. She is a polite, kind and caring student. Sarah was wonderful to work with throughout the college application process. She recently shared the excellent news of her acceptance to Salem State University. I am proud of Sarah and I know that she will continue to work hard in college. Her future is very bright.”
Brianna Clark of Shirley and Maxwell Leger of Ayer have been selected as January’s Athletes of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School.
Brianna Clark, daughter of Ken and Tanya Clark, is a senior captain of the basketball team. She plays forward for the Vikings and also plays softball. She is an honor-roll student and a freshman mentor. She is in the Hospitality Management program and has participated in several award-winning performances in local culinary contests. She also earned a bronze medal in Restaurant Service at the SkillsUSA State Conference as a sophomore.
Brianna plans to attend college to study Hospitality Management and Tourism and has been accepted to Penn State and Temple University.
Maxwell Leger, son of Rick and Heidi Leger, is a senior captain and four-year member of the basketball team, for which he plays guard. He is an honor-roll student in the Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing program.
Max hopes to continue his education as well as his basketball career in college.