By Jill Blankenship; Published in The Edmond Sun, pp. 1, 4; Jan. 27, 2005
Students and faculty at Summit Middle School were recently recognized by the Character Council of Edmond for displaying the trait of “generosity.”
Meagan Hawley and her seventh-grade students at Summit recently participated in a project that sent various supplies, such as toothbrushes, soap, band-aids and pencils, to children living in an orphanage in Africa.
As a result of Hawley’s and her students’ work, they were honored by the Character Council at Wednesday’s (1/25/2005) faculty meeting.
Jim Hulsey, president of the council, was on hand Wednesday to present a plaque to the seventh-grade class and a certificate of recognition to Hawley. “We are taking this opportunity to honor them,” he said.
Hulsey said the council wanted to individually honor Hawley for exhibiting generosity. “Winston Churchill once wrote,