From left, Kiwanis Student Committee Co-Chair Carmen Mastroianni; Town of Webb School Principal John Swick; School Counselor Kandis Griffin; School Health/Family Consumer Science Teacher and Key Club Advisor Diane Amos; Kiwanis Student of the Year Lauren Beckingham; PBA Student of the Year Brandon Palmer; PBA President Patrolman Kevin Birtle and Kiwanis Student Committee Co-Chair Ray Schoeberlein.
On June 4 the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and The Town of Webb Police Benevolent Association (PBA) recognized October 2016 Student of the Month Lauren Beckingham and January 2017 Student of the Month Brandon Palmer, both of Old Forge, as the Town of Webb School Students of the Year for 2016-17.
Lauren is the daughter of Wayne and Danielle Beckingham of Old Forge, and Brandon is the son of Michael and Denise Palmer of Old Forge. Lauren and Brandon are seniors at Town of Webb Union Free School in Old Forge.
Ray Schoeberlein and Carmen Mastroianni Committee Co-Chairs, presented a certificate and a check for $500 to Lauren and Officer Kevin Birtle, President of the Police Benevolent Association, presented a certificate and a check for $500 to Brandon. The students made brief presentations extending their thanks and discussed their future plans.
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, with the cooperation of the Town of Webb Union Free School, initiated the student recognition program for the 2007-08 school year. This is the sixth year that the PBA has partnered with Kiwanis for the program.
The selection criteria are community service, academics, athletic involvement, student need and extra curricular activities.
(Posted June 6, 2017)