DePaolo Middle School in Southington announced the names of the November students of the month.
In sixth grade Christian Watson, Aryan Saha, and Bradley Eng were selected by their teams.
Christian is the son of Christian and Kara Watson and received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in fifth grade. He has volunteered for Bread for Life and is an elementary school helper in the DePaolo leadership program. Christian is in the school band and ran on the school cross country team.
Aryan is the son of Krishna Saha and Nargis Akhter and was the school spelling bee winner in fifth grade. He plays violin in the school orchestra and volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival.
Bradley is the son of Andrea Eng and was selected for the math Olympiad. He volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and is in the school leadership program. Bradley was a leader at the open house for Villari’s Karate.
In seventh grade Jaedyn Drayton, Justin Zitofsky, and Olivia Teixeira were selected by their teams.
Jaedyn is the son of Sarah and Clifton Drayton and is an honor roll student. Jaedyn plays football for the Chargers and wrestles for Southington Youth Wrestling.
Justin is the son of Janice and Jeremy Zitofsky and is a high honors student. He helped his church, Zion Lutheran, prepare for the Apple Harvest Festival and has assisted at the food pantry. Justin plays football and basketball.
Olivia is the daughter of Danielle and Eduardo Teixeira and consistently earned the honor roll last year. She is in concert choir and the DePaolo leadership program. Olivia is a junior helper for St. Dominic’s vacation bible school and is an altar server at St. Dominic’s.
In eighth grade Christian Carrero, Logan Lada, and Tracy Lam were selected by their teams.
Christian is the son of Charissa Frappier and is an honor roll student. He has participated in a marathon in Waterbury. Christian plays football and basketball.
Logan is the daughter of Emily and Stan Lada and was recognized twice at principal’s breakfasts. She volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival, is a peer mediator, and is a Calendar House volunteer. Logan plays in the school band and plays ice hockey for the Cromwell Whalers travel team.
Tracy is the daughter of Tam Bui and Nghi Lam and is an honor roll student. She volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and is in the Junior Next Steps. Tracy is in the drama club, jazz band, and leadership program.
In Unified Arts Amanda Thompson, Abigail LeBarron, and Alexandra Carabetta were selected.
Amanda is the daughter of Bobby and Nichole Thompson and received the Presidential Achievement Award in elementary school. She volunteers at the Summit and volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival. Amanda is a red belt in karate, is in the leadership program, and plays in the Con Brio select orchestra group.
Abigail is the daughter of Allison and Matt LeBarron and was selected for the Mathcounts program. She assisted painting the chapel at First Congregational Church, is a peer advocate, and is in the leadership program. Abigail plays travel soccer, travel lacrosse, and swims for the YMCA.
Alexandra is the daughter of David Carabetta and Kate Kupstis and was recognized at a principal’s breakfast. She volunteers at the Calendar House every Friday afternoon and plays in the Con Brio select orchestra. Alexandra is part of the Patriot Press, stock market club, and Mathcounts.