Shumway, Cook named GCMS December Students of the Month

The Grand County Middle School Student of the Month for seventh grade is Hope Shumway.

Hope Shumway

This statement from the school said, “Hope is an energetic, kind and caring student here at Grand County Middle School! She gives it her all – athletically and academically, and she is always volunteering to help other students and complete jobs to help out around the classroom.

“Her ready smile and serious work ethic makes her a model in the classroom. Hope works hard at school and takes pride in her work. She leads by example, believes in fairness and all of the students trust her.

“Hope enjoys being active and participating in sports on the basketball and volleyball teams. Her favorite sports are basketball, volleyball and softball. Hope is a people person. She loves children, spending time with her family, and hanging out with her friends. Her favorite food is crab and her favorite color is Teal.

Hope’s advice to students is “Try your best.” She is a great example of what it means to be a student of the Month.”

The eighth grade Student of the Month is Tira Cook.

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Tira Cook

“Tira demonstrates many great qualities as a student at Grand County Middle School. She is hardworking and persistent in completing her assigned tasks,” said a statement from the school.

“She is also very patient when working through difficult assignments. Tira is a great role model of organization and punctuality. Tira is always friendly and courteous with her peers and teachers. She loves to dance and has been dancing for nine years. She even owns a pair of Pointe shoes. Tira has a cat at home and she likes to read lots of books.

“Her advice to students is ‘Patience is very useful.’ Congratulations to Tira and thank you for your outstanding work.”