Friday, May 8, 2009

Juniors Chelsea Rose and Kevin Parker Attend SILS Luncheon

Juniors Chelsea Rose and Kevin Parker (shown above with Principal Patrick Larkin) were honored yesterday as Burlington High's 2009 SILS Award winners at the SILS Awars luncheon held at Vinny T's in Lexington. The SILS award is goven to a female and male from each Middlesex League high school for exemplary achievement in the areas of Service, Integrity, Leadership. They were selected from a fine pool of juniors by their advisors and guidance counselors.

Chelsea and Kevin (front left) along with the other SILS Award winners.

Former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education David Driscoll was the featured speaker at the luncheon. He urged all of the winners to continue to be leaders in their schools during this critical time in the history of education. He told them that students need to play a bigger role in shaping the direction of education because of the key insights that only they can provide.

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