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CLCS announces March and April students of the month

June 18, 2015
Westfield Republican

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for March and April achievements, are Cody Latimer, Abigail Andriaccio, Dakota Barrows, Sara Godfrey, Kyler Majka, and Sophia Woodis. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom performance, attitude toward learning, work ethic and extra-curricular activities set them apart.

Senior Cody Latimer is the son of Donald and Wanda Latimer of Mayville. Gym and Culinary Arts are Cody's favorite classes. Cody has competed on the varsity basketball team since tenth grade, earning a Section VI Scholar Athlete Honorable Mention award this year. He has also competed on the varsity golf team since eighth grade. As a junior he earned the Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo Scholar Athlete award, and this spring he received the CCAAII West Individual Sportsmanship award and was named team MVP. He is among the top high school golfers in New York State, a league First Team All-Star who was also named to the State All-Star team, tying for seventh place among 99 golfers at the state tournament, where he was also honored with the Section VI Sportsmanship Award. Cody also represented Chautauqua Lake in the 2015 Environthon. Outside of school, he enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, fixing things, working at Webb's Captain's Table, and listening to music. When asked what historical person he admires, Cody chose musician Ted Nugent, "because of his political ideas and his passion for hunting." If he could be another person for a day, Cody would be a truck driver in Alaska, because "you could sightsee as you're driving." He plans to study environmental science at Jamestown Community College, where he will play on the golf team.

Abigail Rose Andriaccio, daughter of Nick and Sally Andriaccio of Mayville, is a junior who says math, Digital Electronics, and Principles of Engineering are her favorite classes. Abby is very active in school activities; since her freshman year, she has participated in Student Administration and has competed on both the varsity soccer and varsity softball teams. This year, as a junior, she was inducted into the National Honor Society. Outside of school, Abby works at Andriaccio's Restaurant and plays travel softball for Synergy, based in Olean. She admires Elizabeth Cady Stanton because "she was a key figure in the women's rights movement, which helped women gain voting rights." If she could be another person for a day, Abby would choose to be Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, because "I want to know what it's like to be in a royal family." After high school, she plans to attend Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, to earn a master's degree in electrical engineering for a career as an electrical engineer.

Sophomore Dakota James Barrows, who is the son of Tad Barrows of Hartfield and Amy Barrows of Mayville, selects gym and Design & Drawing for Production as his favorite subjects. In school, Dakota has competed on the bowling, basketball, soccer, and track and field teams. Outside of school, he likes to work on his uncle's farm. When asked what person he would like to be, Kota, as he likes to be called, chose Abraham Lincoln. He would like to be a famous soccer player, if given a chance to become someone else for a day, because "I'm good at soccer." After high school, Kota would like to go to college and someday own his uncle's farm.

Sara Godfrey, a freshman, is the daughter of Steven and Doris Godfrey of Dewittville. English and Global Studies are her favorite classes this year. Since seventh grade she has competed on the girls' varsity swimming team. Outside of school, she also enjoys diving and swimming. Sara admires Olympic diver Greg Louganis because "he never gave up." When asked who she would like to be for a day, she chose comedian, actress, singer and YouTube personality Colleen Ballinger, because "she is a happy, outgoing, inspirational person." Her career plans include something in the medical field.

Eighth grader Kyler P. Majka is the son of Renee Majka of Mayville. Math, English, and gym are his favorite subjects. Kyler is very active in school activities; he is the vice president of his class, has competed on the JV basketball team and the varsity baseball team, and performed in last year's musical, The Wizard of Oz. His athletic achievements have been recognized with the Outstanding Dedication Award for modified basketball and the Team Leader Award for modified baseball. Outside of school, he participates in Thundercat football, 4-H, 3-on-3 basketball, and Erie Outlaws baseball. Kyler admires and wishes he could be Derek Jeter for a day because "he is not only the best shortstop ever but also has great work ethic and is a positive role model for kids." His looks forward to playing college baseball and becoming a physical education teacher and coach.

Seventh grader Sophia Woodis is the daughter of Michael and Heather Woodis of Dewittville. Her favorite classes are science and English. Sophia enjoys playing volleyball and softball; she participates in 4-H and enjoys showing cows. When asked what historical figure she most admires, Sophia chose President Abraham Lincoln, because "he was against slavery." She would like to be her mother for a day, because "I feel like we take her for granted." After high school, she would like to attend college to prepare for a career related to agriculture.

Teachers Amy Redman and Tara Reyda coordinate the Student of the Month recognition program in the secondary school.



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