Two Martin Middle School eighth-graders were among a group of 11 students, two volunteers and a coach who get some recognition at the East Providence School Committee meeting on Tuesday evening, June 11.
Patricia Hurley and Andrew Rogers were honored as Middle Level Scholar Leaders for their academic achievements and service and leadership to the school. They received their awards at a recent statewide banquet at West Valley Inn in West Warwick.
Several Skills USA students at the Career and Technical Center in East Providence also were recognized for their award-winning efforts in the recent state competition. Here is the list of winners and their awards:
Gold Medal Winner
Andrew Vanner- Extemporaneous Speaking
Ricky Martins - Customer Service
Silver Medal Winner
Lindsey Covington - Graphic Design
Bronze Medal Winner
Amanda Crawley- Graphic Communication
Crime Scene Investigation
Steven Rego; Chianne Morales; Arianna Zakrzewski
Student Showcase Gold Ribbon
Megan Sullivan - Culinary
Newly Elected State Officer- Katelyn Silva
Ford AAA Automotive Student Skills first place winners:
Michael Pierce; Pierson Fournier
The volunteers recognized Tuesday were Jessica Beauchaine, head of the Waddington School PTO and a leader of Project 106, which is helping to pay for middle school sports, and Izilda Teves, who headed the Orlo Avenue Playground Committee.
Beauchaine was cited in particular for running the annual pasta dinner that has raised thousands each of the past two years to buy “smart boards” for the school.
Teves led the group of volunteers that rebuilt the school playground, which opened officially on May 15 with a dedication ceremony.
East Providence High School softball coach Rob Traverse was recognized for his effort in rebuilding the girls’ softball field.