Wednesday, November 29, 2017

BHS November Citizens of the Month

Congratulations to Burlington High School’s November STAFF CITIZEN OF THE MONTH  
Krista Anderson

Krista Anderson goes above and beyond in her role here at BHS. She organized an event and heavily promoted the Pull-for-Amy event and the t-shirt sales supporting Amy and breast cancer awareness.   

Krista positively motivates her students and the faculty. She builds a sense of community and works hard to encourage students to become better citizens. Krista has really utilized her role as an educator and club advisor to rally support for Breast Cancer Awareness; she really has been a superstar with this and other community causes.

She embodies all of the characteristics required for this nomination through her hard work, lively personality, and "above and beyond" dedication to establishing a community here at BHS.

Congratulations to Burlington High School’s November STUDENT CITIZEN OF THE MONTH
Mark Wilshusen


Mark Wilshusen is committed to finding a cure for cancer. As a cancer survivor himself, he has the passion to make a difference. He encouraged the DECA club last spring to adopt the American Cancer Society as our charity focus for the year and when a staff member was found to have cancer this fall, he rallied to find a way to help and support her through dedicating the Burlington American Cancer Society's Pull for a Cure fundraiser to her. He worked tirelessly to get the school aware of the event through the morning and TV announcements, creating and selling shirts, ribbons and a banner for all to sign to support the teacher. Behind the scenes, he ran around organizing everything and making sure everything was set up correctly. Through his efforts, the high school raised over $3000. He exemplifies serving the common good in a hope to make a difference for those who fight cancer.

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