HOWELL – At the March 20 Board of Education meeting many students and athletes of the district were recognized for outstanding achievements.
Howell Middle School North student Kechav Nair was recognized for placing first in the state in the Elks Essay Contest. The Board also honored the winners of Optimist Club Oratorical and Essay Contests. Member Eliana Mandelberg presented her winning essay about “the fine line between optimism and reality” at the meeting.
In sports news, the Middle School South eighth grade girls’ basketball team and the Middle School North grade 6/7 boys’ basketball team were recognized as Monmouth County Champions. Middle School North’s wrestling team was honored for becoming Wrestling Division Champions.
The Board also swore in Student Board of Education Day Members on March 20. These students will “take office” at the April 17 meeting.