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Paynesville Press - Oct. 29, 2003

Students of the Month named for October at PAMS

By Michael Jacobson

Sixth grader Jordan Severance, seventh grader Heather Rondeau, and eighth grader Colby Peterson have been named as Students of the Month for October at Paynesville Area Middle School.

Teachers at PAMS recognize a student in each grade for their work in the classroom and their relations with other students and school staff by honoring them as the Student of the Month.

Students of the Month of October Severance, the son of Dan and Dawn Severance, said he was very excited to win "this great award." He thinks he was chosen because he gets his work done on time and because he gets along with his teachers.

Students of the Month of October at Paynesville Area Middle School are sixth grader Jordan Severance, eighth grader Cody Peterson, and seventh grader Heather Rondeau.

Severance sings in the choir and plays football, basketball, and hockey. His hobbies include playing piano and guitar and hanging out with friends.

His teachers describe Jordan as a good student who is polite, cooperative, and has good work habits.

Rondeau, the daughter of Ed and Jane Rondeau, was very excited and happy to receive the award. She thinks she won the award because "I try my best and put full effort into what I do."

At school, Rondeau participates in speech, plays in the band, sings in the choir, and plays basketball and softball. She also likes to ride horses, participate in Girl Scouts, go fishing, and play sports.

Her teachers say that Heather is friendly, polite, responsible, and hard working.

Peterson, the son of Becky and Cary Peterson, said it felt good to get this award but he was not sure why he won it. He likes sports and plays football and baseball at school.

His teachers described Colby as responsible, hard working, cheerful, and polite.

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