Education

Metro-east students honored for doing the right thing

Seven local students were recognized by Do the Right Thing of Greater St. Louis during its May 9 ceremony, including:

▪  Mahek Bhakta, of Westhaven Elementary School in Belleville, who started a club to stop bullying in the school.

▪  Emily Scott, of Delores Moye Elementary School in O’Fallon, who brought a jacket to school for a classmate who didn’t have one.

▪  Anna Landuyt, of Alton Middle School, who organized a food drive for her local food pantry.

▪  Chase Farrell, of Mascoutah Elementary School, who showed kindness to a classmate who has special needs.

▪  Elle McDonnell, of Mascoutah Elementary School, who stood up for a student who was being bullied.

▪  Chloe Millett, of Mascoutah Elementary School, who showed patience and friendship to a classmate.

▪  Sariyah Moore, of Union Elementary School in Belleville, who turned in lost money she found.

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