Ridgway's Students of the Month honored
The Ridgway Area School District's Students of the Month were honored during Tuesday night's school board meeting.First-grader Cheyla Coder was selected as the elementary school Student of the Month. Cheyla is the daughter of Darlene and Jason Coder. Her favorite subject is art because she gets to play with clay. Her career plans are to become a teacher because she would like to "meet different kids and teach them the number families."Cheyla said if she could do anything to change the world she would clean it up and have everyone help clean up the trash.Her teacher, Linda Murray, wrote that Cheyla is a very good student who works hard and always put extra effort into her work. First-grader Logan Jordan was also selected as the elementary school Student of the Month. Logan said winning the award made him happy. His favorite subject is math because he gets to "work with really big numbers."His career plans are to become a police officer because he wants to be just like his dad. Logan said he could change the world by being nice and helping people. His teacher wrote that he is a hard worker and puts great effort in his work.Eight-grader Katie Thompson was selected as the middle school Student of the Month. Her favorite class is math. She plays junior high volleyball, enjoys reading and horse riding. Her future plans are to become a veterinarian.Ninth-grader Beth Renaud was selected as the high school Student of the Month. Beth is the daughter of Sharon and Joe Renaud. Her favorite class is culture because she "loves learning about the wars." She participates on the high school softball team and the choir and is looking forward to going to New York City. Her hobbies include piano lessons, guitar, drawing and reading. Her future plans are to work in the psychology field.