The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 3, 2012

ASPIRE award winners for November

The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG -- Three students from the MIfflinburg Intermediate School have been selected to receive the Kiwanis-sponsored ASPIRE award for the month of November. This award recognizes young people in grades 3, 4 and 5 who have demonstrated such positive attributes as kindness, respect, reliability and sensitivity to differences among their peers. Each student, chosen by the homeroom teachers, will receive a certificate and cash award at the May awards event.  Scott Zimmerman, principal, is pleased to incorporate this award into the anti-bullying campaign.

Frankin Hoey, a third grader and son of Angela and Henry Hoey, represents Mrs. Donmoyer’s homeroom. He has an older sister and a younger brother and cites both math and gym as his favorite classes. He is involved with the Boy Scouts and collects Hot Wheels. Someday he would like to be a race car driver.

In fourth grade, Malachi Christ, son of Denise and Matthew Christ, represents Mrs. Hick’s homeroom. He has an older sister and a younger brother and math is his favorite class. Outside of school, he enjoys playing with his brother and collecting Legos. He likes to sing and play the electric guitar and also is involved with the 4-H Good Times club. He is planning to someday be our U.S. President.

Gavin Enders, son of Rob and Sue Enders, is the fifth grade recipient. He is in Mrs. Hoy’s homeroom and his favorite class is writing. He has an older brother and enjoys hunting, fishing, playing baseball (where he was on the All-Stars), soccer and basketball. He hopes to someday by a major league baseball player.