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Student citizens honored for hard work

by Phil Custodio

April 23, 2014

From left, Clarkston Optimists honored Student Citizens Miguel Need of Independence Elementary, with his Principal Chris Turner and teacher Rory Stevenson; Emily Pyscher of Clarkston Elementary, with Principal Brian Adams and teacher Nate Fuller; and Andersonville Elementary's Ben Mojica, with teacher Gary Amick and Principal Bruce Martin. Photo by Phil Custodio
The Optimists honored Clarkston kids from three elementary schools with Student Citizen awards, April 16.

Miguel Need was selected from Independence Elementary School.

"Miguel is a wonderful student," said Principal Chris Turner at the Optimist breakfast meeting.

"The Optimist Creed is Miguel all the way down," said teacher Rory Stevenson, who taught Need in third and fifth grades. "He's a role model every single day."

The fifth grader comes in with a smile and greeting everyday, Stevenson said....