Dr. Beth A. Smith, Headmaster, has announced the October 2016 Students of the Month at Shelton High School. These students were nominated by staff members and have demonstrated one or more of the following criteria: improvement in subject area; improvement in behavior; set a good, positive example in class; willing to help others; completes homework and class work with quality; goes above and beyond in the classroom; involvement in school activities; exhibits leadership qualities; is kind and friendly to classmates; follows the Gael Guidelines. The following students were presented with a certificate by the administration: Cassady Aldrich, Kathryn Arena, Gregory Beaudoin, Christopher Belden, Fallon Berry, Dominic Biedron, Russell Blakeslee, Cameron Boyce, Cristina Chirsky, Gina Cioffi, Andrew Connolly, Kristina Cooper, Kaitlyn Craft, Abbey Cukale, Brian Dahdal, Joshua Darak, Mariana De Almeida, Maria DiScala, Daisy Dufour, Kaitlyn Esposito, Hanna Farag, Jessica Foss, Erynn Francino-Quinn, Karina Friend, Kelsie Garretson, Heather Garrett, Vira Gavrysh, Kyle Gil, Kelsey Gillen, Kyle Gydus, Emma Henning, Elias Hoponick, Melissa Hunyadi, Marcus Innocent, Siddharth Jain, Anoushka Jayasuriya, Paige Johnson, Pauline Kaczynski, Matthew Keklik, Michael Kichar, TeaYoung Kim, Matthew Marino, Cameron Marro, Juliana Mazza, Jenna Melanson, Joseph Morgan, Robert Morgan, Tyler Munroe, Neo Neal Natividad, Ali Paolini, Emma Parkes, Brianna Pereira, Tyler Pjatak, Deepthi Prakash, Zachary Prindle, Abigail Roscoe, Anthony Russo, Sean Sampaio, Michael Sawan, Timothy Schiffer, Kayla Sekelsky, Kaylee Serra, Jade Serrano, Gianna Sia, Gianna Silva, Michael Sloditskie, William Stanske, Brendon Stuart, Noah Swatt, Gladiola Teodori, Jessica Weiss. Mrs. Pat Laskowski, CTE teacher, was recognized as the October 2016 Employee of the Month. Employees who receive this award demonstrate initiative, produce high quality work, have a positive attitude, set a good example for others, exhibit leadership qualities and work as a team member. Mrs. Laskowski was recognized for her efforts with the annual Fill-the- Truck which collected over 80 turkeys and food for the Audrey Dreyer Food Bank.