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Jonathan Markovics: Rotary's Student Of The Month

He's the first sophomore honored with the award.

The recently presented a special award to their February Student of the Month from the .

The honor this time went to their first ever sophomore student: Jonathan Markovics.

Jonathan was joined for a special dinner at the by his mother, Elizabeth Markovics, father Mike Markovics and his nominating teacher  Shannon Robinson.

Robinson is the new Morgan School Interact Advisor, which is the junior arm of the Rotary Club.   

Jonathan's accomplishments are many and include his membership in the Interact Club, the Uganda Club, the Art from the Heart program, Forensics, Amnesty International, the school yearbook, Peer Advocates and STEP: a program during held in the summer to help the incoming freshman adjust from the to Morgan.

He is a member of The Morgan Honors Program, the tennis team, and in his freshman year he was on the soccer team and indoor track team.

His out-of school activities including belonging to Buddy Baseball and Buddy Soccer, both non-competitive sports for boys and girls with special needs. He is "paired" with a special needs buddy and assists the player as needed.

He volunteers at the garden where during the spring and summer on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings he volunteers in the garden. All of the produce grown is donated to the local . He is also a lector at St. Mary's church.

In addition, he volunteers for in Guilford and holds two steady babysitting jobs. He also does yard work in his neighborhood.

Overall, Jonathan enjoys being involved in his community and keeping busy. He enjoys to meet lots of interesting, great people who inspire him to stay involved.

Diane Neri February 26, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Congratulations, Jonathan! You are one busy fellow and very deserving of this honor!
Annette Hubbard February 26, 2012 at 04:56 PM
Congratulaions Jonathan!! And congrats to your parents for raising such a wonderful child!!!
Cheryl Waterbury February 26, 2012 at 05:42 PM
Congratulations Jonathan! You are a true role model for all of the younger students in Clinton. Great Job!
Fran M. February 26, 2012 at 06:13 PM
Congratulations Jonathan on your recognition and all you do for your community, and your family as well!
Maureen Wilson February 26, 2012 at 09:50 PM
Way to go Jonathan!!! Congratualtions on your award.
Bradford J. Sullivan February 27, 2012 at 10:05 PM
Excellent, Jonathan! Keep up the good work!
Andrea Kaye March 05, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Congratulations! We are very proud of you of this deserving award. So glad to have you in the Peer Advocate program.

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