Tri-Town Optimist January Student of the Month announced

The Mechanic Falls, Minot and Poland Tri-Town Optimist Club has announced that Hailey Caron is the Regional School Unit 16 Student of the Month for January, Hailey, a sixth grader fat Elm Street School, is described by her teacher as a diligent, hardworking student who exemplifies the Optimist creed. Committed to growing as a student, she takes on challenging tasks, seeks feedback and makes modifications. She is a true friend who is sensitive to the needs of others and who likes to help her classmates. Hailey is an incredible role model who brings a lot of joy to her school community. Hailey accepts her award from teacher Valerie Young (below) and principal Jessica Madsen (above). (Submitted photos)