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|Paynesville Press - June 8, 2005|
Students of the Month picked for April/May
Students of the Month were announced recently for the months of April and May at Paynesville Area Middle School.|
Each month, teachers recognize three students in the middle school - one per grade - for their attention and work in school and their cooperation and relations with other students and the school staff.
Picked for April were sixth grader Matt Lenzmeier, seventh grader Whitney Woehler, and eighth grader Karla Leitzman. Selected for May were sixth grader Holly Twedt-Coulter, seventh grader Ashley Gleitz, and eighth grader Alicia Leyendecker.
Lenzmeier, the son of Dale and Mary Lenzmeier, participates in choir at school and also likes to wrestle. He said it felt good to win the award and thinks he won the award due to his friendliness.
Sixth grader Matt Lenzmeier, seventh grader Whitney Woehler, and eighth grader Karla Leitzman were chosen as Students of the Month for April at PAMS, and (back) sixth grader Holly Twedt-Coulter, seventh grader Ashley Gleitz, and eighth grader Alicia Leyendecker were chosen as Students of the Month for May.
Woehler, the daughter of Tim and Kelli Woehler, participates in softball, volleyball, basketball, and band at school. She also lists music and skateboarding as hobbies.
She said she was happy to receive the award and feels she got it because she is a good student.
Her teachers describe Woehler as a quiet student who does great work and has a great sense of humor.
Leitzman, the daughter of David and Jane Leitzman, participates in speech, band, choir, volleyball, and golf at school. She also likes to play piano, watch movies, listen to music, and hang out with her friends.
She has no idea why she was selected but was happy to be honored. "I feel glad because I hadn't gotten it before, and I didn't think I would," she said.
Twedt-Coulter, the daughter of Sheree Twedt and Walter Coulter, was "very, very suprised" to receive the award. She has no idea why she was chosen, she said.
Twedt-Coulter likes to read and enjoys Accelerated Reading at school.
Gleitz, the daughter of Kami and Lonnie Gleitz, said she was very excited to receive the award. She feels she got it because she is a good student who enjoys school.
Her hobbies include playing piano and guitar, hanging out with friends and family, and shopping.
Her teachers state that she if polite, serious, and hardworking and a pleasure to have in class.
Leyendecker, the daughter of Brenda and Bruce Leyendecker, participates in choir, volleyball, basketball, and softball at school. She also likes to hang out with friends and to listen to music.
She thinks she received the award because she gets along with her teachers and classmates. "I thought I would never be earning this award," she said, "and I am very excited."
Honored as Students of the Month at PAMS this year were sixth grader Caitlyn Gottwald, seventh grader Amy Dittman, and eighth grader Linda Keller in October; sixth grader Jordan Schleper, seventh grader Hayden Spaeth, and eighth grader Justin Stransky in November; sixth grader Crystal Roberts, seventh grader Kendra Hengel, and eighth grader Jessica Nietfeld in December; and sixth grader Greta Keller, seventh grader Matt Schmiesing, and eighth grader Emily Lieser in January; sixth grader Tyler Hemmesch, seventh grader Carly Lemkuhl, and eighth grader Stacy Orbeck in February; sixth grader Mary Jo Prentice, seventh grader Andrew Reiman, and eighth grader Shane Kampsen in March; Lenzmeier, Woehler, and Leitzman in April; and Twedt-Coulter, Gleitz, and Leyendecker in May.
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