Students of the Month: Asher Lee & Brielle Hipolito

“West Davis Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence”

In order to recognize outstanding students and athletes in Syracuse, the Community and Economic Development Department has developed the West Davis Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence. This monthly award recognizes the outstanding performance of male and female students who excel in athletics, arts and/or academics. The individuals selected for this award will be identified by Syracuse City in partnership with representatives from the local recreation department, and local elementary, junior high and high schools.

Asher Lee

Syracuse Arts Academy South

Asher is a 6th grade Student Leader at Syracuse Arts Academy-Antelope. He is self-driven and always looking for opportunities to help others. He is respectful of his peers and adults and is a peer helper throughout the school. He is the oldest in his family and sets a great example for his siblings. Asher holds himself accountable and accepts responsibility without being asked. He can be counted on to fulfill assignments and help others. He is a member of the school orchestra and helps with the recycling program. Asher has great attendance and has always been an example of excellence in academics and citizenship. He is a natural leader with excellent leadership skills and looks for the positive in all situations. Asher was nominated by his teacher to receive the school ‘Respect’ award in September.

Brielle Hipolito

Syracuse Arts Academy South

Brielle is one of the top students, both academically and as a leader. Brielle has developed a focus and a drive to succeed in all she tries to accomplish. She displays both wisdom and character in her decisions, setting an example to others who have had similar struggles. Brielle has become an expert in martial arts, competing both locally and abroad. Her work ethic in martial arts has allowed her to be one of the best in her field. She has done fundraising for her travels to competitions and has been diligent in pursuing excellence in this sport. Brielle has performed her skills at school assemblies and has been willing to share her talent with others pursuing the same goals. She has also been apart of the theater performances, willing to stay late and contribute to the school talent pool. Brielle is a 4.0 student. She is in the top 20% of her class. She is a model student who has goals that will take her to great heights in her future.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Benjamin Franklin

Sponsored by the West Davis Chamber of Commerce and Rentmeister.

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