17-Oct-13

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Rosarian Academy 8th Grader, Lilly Cooney, Honored as Kiwanis Student of the Month

Rosarian Academy eighth grade student and Palm Beach resident, Lilly Cooney, was honored as the schoolÕs October Kiwanis Club Student of the Month on October 15th. Continuing its tradition of honoring excellence, character and leadership potential, The Kiwanis Club of Palm Beach recognizes students from local schools at a monthly luncheon at the Chesterfield Hotel. Selected students are honored with a check and a certificate.

Lilly was accompanied by her father, Dr. Michael Cooney; mother, Cathy Cooney; current Social Studies teacher, Ms. Kathy Moorman; and former Spanish teacher, Mrs. Silvia Pariseleti.  In the speech she delivered at the luncheon, Lilly thanked her parents and teachers Òfor always supporting me, inspiring me, and helping me become the person I today.Ó She spoke proudly of her involvement with the schoolÑPresident of Student Council; active member in the National Junior Honor Society; captain of the varsity volleyball te; participant in RosarianÕs musicals for the last three years, including playing the lead Dorothy in last SpringÕs Wizard of Oz performance.

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