Booth honored as award recipient; a hydroponic learning garden at T.C. Passios
By Meghan McPhillips-Jones
During the Lunenburg Public School Committee meeting on November 16, Derek Booth, a senior at Lunenburg High School was honored for receiving this year’s Superintendent’s Award.
“It has been truly a joy to watch him develop over the years,” said Superintendent Loxi-Jo Calmes. “Derek has not only mastered the school’s most challenging curriculum, but reached out to take online classes as well. He is the leading scholar in his class, as well as being strong in Latin. He has achieved perfect scores since middle school, and has been a member and leader of the Certamen, which is the Latin convention that takes place each year where he has strengths in every area.”
Derek is also a competitor in the WPI math conventions each year, as well as a Massachusetts Math Olympian. He is a member of the Marching Band as well as the Jazz Band and Choir. He is a member of the Worcester Youth Orchestra and was selected for the Central District Youth Concert Choir. He is a class officer and a member of the National Honors Society.
“I don’t think he ever sleeps!” said Calmes. “He is a top performer inside and outside of school; he is committed and he inspires us with his wit and intellect as well as his energy and service to others.”
“I would like to thank Superintendent Calmes for this award; its truly an honor to receive,” said Booth. “No award comes from one single person’s contributions, and I would like to thank my family, the administration and the support of all my teachers for their encouragement over the years.”
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