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Student of the Month - Feb. 2020

Anumita Jain, Taya Jackson, Nabil Johny.jpgThe student of the Month for February is Taya Jackson, a Grade 12 student at Sandwich Secondary School.

Taya is exceptionally dedication to community and extra-curricular involvement. She is well recognized at Sandwich for playing varsity football as the only girl on the Junior's Boy's team when she was in grade 10. Now, Taya volunteers her time to help coach football for Sandwich, the Essex Ravens and the Windsor Essex Football League. She has also been an assistant coach to Dr. Jennifer Welter, the first female coach in the NFL.

Taya has been involved in many school and community theater productions. Among these are Alice in Wonderland, in which she played the lead role, Clue- The Musical, Newsies and Hairspray as an ensemble member with Windsor Light Music Theatre. Taya is also a talented photographer and has won awards for her creative work including first place in the GECDSB’s annual Digital Photography Contest.

With all of Taya’s involvement in the arts and athletics, she has earned over 2,000 community service hours and still manages to stay on top of her schoolwork and achieve good grades. In addition to Taya’s many accomplishments, she is also very generous and kind-hearted, and sets a great example for everyone around her. She is always willing to lend a hand with a smile on her face.

​Congratulations Taya for being selected as Student Senate’s Student of the Month for February.