School Spirit at School Board Meeting

Amanda Hryckowian, News Editor

As the puck dropped for the fifth Penguins playoff game, members of the school board and those from surrounding communities convened for the May 9 school board meeting in the middle school library.
H.O.P.E. award winners, Mrs. Kristen Milanovich and Mr. Keith Kovalic, were honored in front of all in attendance for their school spirit. Kovalic spoke of his time at Freedom. Milanovich mentioned the successes of her students in logo and graphic competitions and contests, as well as plans for her new class being offered next year: Freedom Fortune 500.
After a round of applause for both recipients, Student of the Month winners were honored. The four students who were present at the board meeting, Freshman Madyson Thompson, Sophomore Lucas Yeck, Junior Aaron McSorley and Senior Austin Bailey were recognized and shook hands with members of the board.
Sophomores Patrick Baker and Jacob Beckey, along with Senior Zachary Wilson and Ms. Ruthanne Gudzan presented a summary of their time in Spain.