WESTFORD — Ashley Whiting of Chelmsford and Sean Etienne of Lawrence have been selected as October’s Students of the Month at Nashoba Tech.
Ashley Whiting, daughter of Don and Dee Whiting, is a sophomore in the TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts program. She is an honor-roll student, treasurer of the Class of 2019, and a member of the Drama Club, cheerleading team and Gay Straight Alliance. She hopes to become involved in drama therapy after graduation, helping disabled children through the theater arts. Ashley was nominated by Cosmetology instructor Sheriley Farrand, who is also the adviser for the sophomore class. Farrand wrote: "Ashley seems to be involved with many things here at Nashoba Tech. She stayed with me until 5 p.m., to put up the sophomore Spirit Week hall decorations, she volunteered to run the table at the dance, and she is currently setting up a communication class page". Eric Stevenson, one of the TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts instructors, wrote: "Ashley excels at scripting, filming and editing creative videos and public-service announcements. She is also very active in extracurricular activities".
Sean Etienne, son of Paul and Yphonie Etienne, is a senior in the Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing technical program. He plans to attend college next year to study Sociology, and is looking into Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, Salem State University and Springfield College. Sean was nominated by Social Studies Instructor Phillip Massa, in whose Advanced Placement Government class Sean excels. Massa wrote: "Sean is the definition of a well-rounded high-school student. He has embedded himself into the school community as a lovable, funny and genuinely good person. Daily, you can see his positive interactions with his peers and educators. Academically, Sean is also strong, currently maintaining an A in Advanced Placement Government. Sean strives for a high level in all aspects of his life, and it shows daily".