ASD Students honored for “Doing Right”
Seven Allentown School District students were among the 36 Allentown youth honored in February in the City of Allentown’s “Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right” campaign. Launched in 2012, the campaign is a way to recognize the numerous young people who contribute to the well-being of the City.
Honorees from ASD included:
- Zyier Palmer, Cleveland Elementary School – Volunteerism Category (7-10 age group)
- Adam Concepcion, Sheridan Elementary School – Going Above & Beyond the Call of Duty and Scholastic Achievement Category (7-10 age group)
- Yanderick Roman Cintron, South Mountain Middle School – Going Above & Beyond the Call of Duty Category (11-14 age group)
- Ana Acosta and Noel Castro, William Allen High School – Volunteerism Category (15-18 age group)
- Richie Madjoue and Chanaly Rodriguez, William Allen High School – Going Above & Beyond the Call of Duty Category (15-18 age group)
Winners are honored according to age groups in these categories: Volunteerism – for assisting someone or improving a neighborhood or the community in general. Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty – for doing more than following the rules, such as making a good decision even when peers chose otherwise. For showing leadership skills, critical thinking, problem solving, maturity or conflict resolution. Scholarship – Notable academic improvement and or academic excellence.
Each honoree received a certificate from the mayor and were invited to a reception in their honor.
Congratulations to all the ASD students who were recognized for "Doing Right."