The Elks of Wareham and New Bedford, Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school and community service, industry and farming.
We congratulate Parker Truesdale of Mattapoisett for being named as Student of the Month for February. Parker has a great attitude and his charisma is infectious within his class. He comes very close to reaching his potential through his hard work and utilization of effective learning strategies. He also participates in school extra-curricular activities including participating in the varsity soccer team. He is a great kid who helps make up the heart and soul of his graduating class.