Sunday, January 24, 2021

Kiwanis Terrific Kids

Left to right, holding their certificates: Chloe Nelson (TBE) future basketball player, Sierra Morieko (Manatee) future surgeon, Roberto Maciel (Manatee) future astronaut, Elise Prodanov (TBE) future professional tennis player, Esperanza Hernandez (TBE) future soccer player, Jazmyn Freeman (Manatee) future doctor. Family members are with each child. -SUBMITTED PHOTO

Left to right, holding their certificates: Chloe Nelson (TBE) future basketball player, Sierra Morieko (Manatee) future surgeon, Roberto Maciel (Manatee) future astronaut, Elise Prodanov (TBE) future professional tennis player, Esperanza Hernandez (TBE) future soccer player, Jazmyn Freeman (Manatee) future doctor. Family members are with each child. -SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Terrific Kids for December – It was a busy meeting on Thursday for the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island. The recipients of the Terrific Kid Award brought their parents, siblings and principals to the presentation. Gayle Thawley was assisted by Fred Twilla in presenting the December nominees with their t-shirts, plaques and, as Gayle calls them, their trophies (Kiwanis pencil). When you hear the comments from the teachers such as organized, creative, inventive, leaders, role models and enthusiast, you know why this group of children was awarded “Terrific Kids.”

Each month, the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island recognizing children from the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade at Tommie Barfield Elementary School & Manatee Middle School for their outstanding performance as well rounded students. The students are chosen by their teachers. After enjoying a delicious breakfast with the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island, they are presented with a Terrific Kid t-shirt, plaque and pencil. They also receive recognition at the school during the news broadcast. Come join the Club in saluting these hard-working children every second Thursday morning at 7:30AM at Porky’s Last Stand on Bald Eagle Drive. For more information call at 239-389-8929.

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