PHOTO: Jefferson Elementary students display caring nature
The following students from Jefferson Elementary School in Ottawa were selected by their teachers for being caring. They continuously demonstrate they are concerned about people other than themselves, according to the Character Counts! program guidelines. Each student will receive a lunch courtesy of Jimmy John's. They are (front row, from left) kindergartners Anakin Kimes, Brynn Wackerlin and Sebastian Sanchez; (second row) first-graders Emersen Buck, Scarlet Munoz and Jackson Rogers; (third row) second-graders Kyron Forsyth and Milly Toto; (fourth row) third-graders Lacey Johnson and Isabella Garcia; and (fifth row) fourth-graders Chloe Carmona and Aerith Underwood. Also honored but not pictured are Ahida Mezo-Mendez, second grade; and Piper Lee and Dylan Sovero, third grade.