Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School recently announced the names of its March students of the month.
In sixth grade Julia Panarella, Erin Klem, and Sebastian Maslinski were selected by their teams.
Julia is the daughter of Sherri and Craig Panarella and received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in 2014. She is a volunteer at Calendar House for the Leadership Program and volunteered assisting the art teacher at St. Dominic’s School. Julia also plays travel soccer and softball for the town.
Erin is the daughter of Michael and Lisa Klem and is an honor roll student. She received the President’s Award at Flanders Elementary School last year and assisted with her church’s play. Erin is in the sign language club and ski club.
Sebastian is the son of Iwona and Andrzej Maslinski and is an honor roll student. Sebastian has participated in a walk for MS and a fundraiser to support cancer research.
In seventh grade Emma Angelillo, Sarah Meade, and Taylor Cox were selected by their teams.
Emma is the daughter of Kim and Greg Angelillo and is in the National Junior Honor Society. She volunteers for the Mill Foundation and at the St. Dominic’s Vacation Bible School. Emma is in the DePaolo Leadership Program, ran on the school cross country team, and is a Peer Advocate.
Sarah is the daughter of Peter and Jean Meade and is in the National Junior Honor Society. She is a member of the STEPS Youth Council and swims for the Southington YMCA. Sarah is a Peer Advocate, played on the school volleyball team, and is in the student council.
Taylor is the daughter of Scott and Katarina Cox and has consistently been an honor roll student. She volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and is a part of the Leadership Program. Taylor takes an art class at the New Britain Museum of American Art.
In eighth grade Mackenzie Kavanah, Timothy Jagos, Samantha Bucci were selected by their teams.
Mackenzie is the daughter of Joanne and Grant Kavanah and is in the National Junior Honor Society. She volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and played on the volleyball team. Mackenzie is a Peer Advocate and member of the Leadership Program.
Timothy is the son of Allan and Emily Jagos and is in the National Junior Honor Society. He is in the Leadership Program and participated in the Relay for Life. Timothy is the captain of the factor team and is a Peer Advocate.
Samantha is the granddaughter of Jacquelyn Barber and is an honor roll student. Sam truly embodies what it means to be a model student at DePaolo. She is always willing to help anyone in need and volunteered during our Thanksgiving and Christmas donation drives.
In Unified Arts, Matthew Brennan, Audrey Norton, and Isabelle Crowley were selected.
Matthew is the son of Laura Caneira and received the Principal’s Award in fifth grade. He is a volunteer mentor for pre-school children and plays the piano. Matthew is in the school band and a member of the student council.
Audrey is the daughter of Marie and Kevin Norton and is in the National Junior Honor Society. She assisted with making Thanksgiving baskets for Community Services and volunteered for the Apple Harvest Festival road race. Audrey was on the school soccer team and is a Girl Scout.
Isabelle is the daughter of Jean and Dan Crowley and was recognized at a Principal’s Breakfast for academic achievement and citizenship. She coordinated a fundraiser at school for National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and is an intern for their CT chapter. Isabelle volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and plays lacrosse for the Town.