OAKLAND — Messalonskee High School recently announced its February and March Students of the Month.

The following students named February Student of the Month: Kailey Pelletier, a freshman; Dennis Lorrain, a sophomore; Emma Dehetre, a junior; and Ashley Mathieu, a senior.

March Students of the Month were freshman Sadie Colby, sophomore Gabby Spear, junior Kaylee Burbank, and senior McKenna Brodeur.

Both freshmen recipients are highly motivated and responsible students. Kailey also is involved in drama, contributing off stage as a costumer. Sadie, meanwhile, is known as a student always ready for a challenge, according to a news release from the school.

The sophomore winners received accolades for their commitment to helping peers, with both known for being generous with their time. Lorrain has earned a reputation as a leader and courteous student, while Spear, along with being civic-minded, participates in Key Club, yearbook and the Agricultural Club, according to the release.

In the junior class, recipients Dehetre and Burbank draw raves for their character and positive attitudes. Each is helpful to classmates and conscientious about their academic responsibilities, according to the release.

Both senior winners are model students who excel academically and still find time to be active in extracurricular activities. Mathieu, the February recipient, volunteered more than 200 hours for the United States Agricultural Department to tag and relocate ducks, owls, hawks and geese, while Brodeur, a National Honor Society member, is a three-season athlete who recently helped lead the Messalonskee girls’ basketball team to the class A state championship, according to the release.

Messalonskee students also received recognition at Mid-Maine Technical Center with nine earning Student of the Month honors between February and March.

The February winners were Jacob Washburn, construction technology; Ali Pearl, mass media communication; David Herben, information technology; and Shaina Nalley, criminal Justice.

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