It is a pleasure to announce that Duane “DJ” Snide, Jr. has been awarded the Bellows Falls Union High School June Elk’s Student of the Month. “DJ,” a senior, is the son of Duane Snide and Tammy Pratt.
DJ is a dedicated student whose positive energy and willingness to help is a benefit to any group or activity in which he participates. DJ is the type of student that makes a school and community look good. He is unfailingly polite and a pleasure to be around. Always upbeat and good natured, DJ works hard in his classes by giving 100%. As a member of the BFUHS National Honor Society, he is attentive to class discussions, class activities and to his assignments. His work is always completed on time, and often goes above the assignment expectations. DJ pays attention to detail, works hard to improve his skills and is willing to put in the extra time to clearly grasp difficult concepts. A very kind, courteous student, DJ is respectful and works hard. Through his positive attitude and willing acceptance of responsibility, DJ is well liked and respected by the staff and students at BFUHS.
Not only dedicated to his academics, DJ is dedicated to the BFUHS sports program as well, where he demonstrates leadership, sportsmanship and respect for the game. He has participated in, and served as captain for the wrestling, track, and football teams, where he served as a good role model and a positive representative of BFUHS and its community.
Dedicated to his community, DJ gives freely of his time to help others and to give back. He constantly encourages his classmates to get involved in activities in betterment of the community. He has helped at events at the Grafton School, and assisted at the Connecticut Valley Pee Wee Football Leagues summer camp.
Clearly deserving of this recognition, BFUHS is proud to have DJ represent us with this award this month.