It is a pleasure to announce that Jacob Metcalf has been named the Bellows Falls Union High School November Elk’s Student of the Month. Jacob, a senior, is the son of Willard and Michelle Metcalf of Bellows Falls. Jacob has consistently proven himself to be a prepared, dedicated, and engaged student in class. He is a frequent participant in class discussions; he asks thought-provoking questions, discusses his views and is open to hearing and considering the views of his classmates. He takes his education seriously and is invested in his own learning. Working hard to improve his skills, Jacob often submits assignments in advance for feedback and suggestions. Always ready for class, he has a positive attitude and is respectful when speaking to others. He is a mature student who helps set the standard for the other students in the class. Always attentive to his school responsibilities, Jacob has excellent attendance. When he does miss school, he makes it a point to check in to see what he has missed. He is proactive in completing his assignments and staying on schedule.
Jacob was a leader in the Above the Influence group at BFUHS, where he worked to be a positive role model to his peers and helped to influence positive decision making. This speaks to the values that Jacob has and to his interest in helping others. As a positive representative to the local community, Jacob is a hard worker who maintains a job outside of school at a local restaurant. He also volunteers regularly in the community. Congratulations go to Jacob. BFUHS is proud to have him represent us this month with this award.