SLS Honor Students Recognized

Twenty Chatham High School students have been recognized by the United Nations Association with National Community Service Awards.

Nineteen students were awarded United Nations Global Goals Merit Awards for 20 hours of community service. The nineteen students recognized with Merit Awards are as follows: Jack Casano-Boris, Gregory Himstreet, Suhaib Iqbal, Brenda Jaroker, Talia Miller, Kaitlin Osucha,Zachary Osucha, Alyssa Paone, Ryan Teisch, Samantha Teisch, Owen Truppo, Ryleigh Van Vliet, Katherine Ziegler, Shannon Carey, Kelsey Clark, Matthew Krill, Miranda Salinger, Peter Wang, and Yiru Zhou.

One student, junior Kate Ryan, was recognized with the United Nations Global Goals Honor Award for 40 hours of service.

Ryan said, “I was so honored to receive this award. I love helping our community, especially as a Key Club member and leader of Play Unified. Through Play Unified, I have been given the wonderful opportunity to promote inclusivity by bringing together Chatham High School and the students from the ECLC. Although my volunteering experiences may look different this year regarding COVID-19, I am looking forward to coming up with ways to connect with our community safely.”

Ryan’s counselor, Mark Maka, said, “Kate is a mature and compassionate young lady. Her drive and determination are evident in everything she does and this award is a testament to the commitment she has in helping others.”

The UN Association noted that CHS students volunteered collectively in 135 different service activities, and accumulated 1,547 total service hours, which had an impact value of $45,621.

Principal Darren Groh said, “It is always an honor to recognize our students who complete service hours, as it is such a selfless act. We are especially proud of our students who are being recognized by the UN Association, as they completed a minimum of 20 service hours last year.”

The award announcement came on Sept. 11, in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Service.

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