NIKKI BATTALURI, BEN PETERSEN, AND BEN RICHARD NAMED DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
WESTFORD — Nashoba Tech has selected three December Students of the Month — Nikita Battaluri of Westford, Benjamin Petersen of Billerica, and Benjamin Richard of Ayer.
Nikita Battaluri, daughter of Balaji and Angela Battaluri, is a senior in the Hotel & Restaurant Management program. She is an honor-roll student and is known throughout Nashoba Tech for her school spirit. Nikki plans to attend Middlesex Community College next year to study Business Management. She was nominated by Science Instructor Kathy Lamarre, who wrote: “Nikki is on the honor roll, and her school spirit is seen every day. She attends all football and basketball games, as well as other school events. She always has a smile on her face and a friendly comment to everyone she comes in contact with. When she graduates, the halls of Nashoba Tech will never be the same".
Benjamin Petersen, son of Chris and Leslie Petersen, is a senior in the TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts program. He has appeared in all of the school musicals since his freshman year, including this year’s production of “All Shook Up", as well as “Legally Blonde", “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Shrek". Benjamin is an honor-roll student, and a member of both the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society. He plans to attend either Middlesex Community College or Mount Wachusett Community College to study Acting. Benjamin was nominated by Science Instructor David McCloskey for his “superb job” in “All Shook Up".
Benjamin Richard, son of Eric and Lisa Richard, is a senior in the TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts program. He has appeared in the last three musicals — “All Shook Up", “Legally Blonde” and “Little Shop of Horrors", and designed the set for “All Shook Up". Benjamin is on both the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society, and he is a Kick-Off Mentor, helping incoming freshmen make the transition to high school. Benjamin played soccer his first three years at Nashoba Tech. He plans to attend Mount Wachusett Community College to study Theater and to work behind the scenes of theatrical productions. Benjamin was nominated by Science Instructor David McCloskey for his “superb job” in “All Shook Up".