Canton High School student David Benedetti and Canton Middle School student Aime Freedenberg were honored with the Farmington Valley Superintendent's Award at the Farmington Club on Nov. 30.
School officials said the following about the students.
Canton High School
David Benedetti is an intelligent young adult who strongly believes in
giving to others. For the past two years he has served as a student
representative to the Board of Education. In this role, David has been
instrumental in creating a meaningful exit survey for seniors, reporting
school news, and expressing the opinions of the student body. In
addition, he and his family have hosted visiting students from China and
from Mexico. Some of David’s community activities have included
involvement in his church’s Legacy teen group, the Canton Food Bank, and
Canton’s Fall Clean-Up. David has participated in a variety of athletic
teams including cross-country, indoor and outdoor track, tennis and
basketball. Most importantly, David has exemplary character; he is kind,
thoughtful, and respectful to all, and he consistently exercises excellent
judgment. In short, David is a model citizen of Canton High School with a
very promising future.
Canton Middle School
Aime Freedenberg is an 8th grade honor student at Canton Middle School.
Aime is very involved in school activities. She has been secretary of the
student council for two years and has been an exemplary member of that
group. Aime is in the school band and chorus, including the after school
Chamber Singers group. Aime has qualified for the Northern Region Music
Festival multiple times. Outside of school, Aime plays the violin, has
been a long time member of the Girl Scouts and studies art. Aime is also
involved in her church youth group. Aime is always willing to help out
another student or a teacher. Her integrity, reliability and
thoughtfulness are exceptional. She is a most deserving recipient of this
award for service to school and community.