Shelton High School held its third quarter recognition breakfast on Thursday, April 21, in the school’s cafeteria. The goal of the recognition breakfast is acknowledge students who have demonstrated increased motivation, built self-esteem and to encourage students from all academic tracks to continue to improve academically. According to the school’s core values Shelton High School expects students who read and write effectively, research effectively to investigate topics, think critically to solve problems, present information and ideas fluently and participate in civic life. In addition, SHS students are expected to follow the Gael Guidelines of respect, responsibility and safety. Students are acknowledged at the end of the first, second and third marking periods. Staff members nominate students who have demonstrated significant improvement in academics due to improved attendance, behavior, and/or a result of improving time management/study skills. The Recognition Breakfast was planned by the Guidance Department, who invited parents to share in the festivities. The following students were honored: Jake Andreozzi, Bhianca Oliveira Barbosa, Russell Blakeslee, Carly Champagne, Andrew Cortes, Michaela Cortigiano, Kyle Cottrell, David Cruz, Luis DeCamps Moran, Ana Clara De Oliveira, Daisy Dufour, Paul Fancuilli, Veronika Gavrysh, Mark Glazewski, Zachery Griffith, Mackenzie Heltzel, Jane Kosturko, Alexandra Lee, Catherine Lindberg, Hannah Martin, Georgia Merdinger, Anthony Merigliano, Ayyan Mumtaz, Ali Paolini, Gabe Reillo, Dionna Riccio, Kyle Rice, Joshua Romero, Anthony Rosa, Claire Santa, Christian Spillane, Marian Zapata.