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Students of the Month: June 2024

May 31, 2024

Lakeville Area Schools has a Students of the Month recognition program that highlights an elementary, middle school and high school student each month. Students are nominated by staff members. The superintendent meets each student to present them with a recognition award and a gift bag donated by the Lakeville Chamber of Commerce and Visit Lakeville.

June's Students of the Month are:

Students of the Month

Camiah Overton, 1st grade, Christina Huddleston Elementary

Nominated by Eric Kuehn, behavior support specialist at CHE, and Michelle Thompson, 1st grade teacher at CHE.

“Camiah is one of the most caring students. She notices so much around her that many students her age do not, and she is always looking to help students and adults. She will smile, say "hi," and make everyone feel welcome. Camiah is a fantastic example of a kind, responsible, and safe student. She is truly a special person who spreads warmth to those she meets. Her family should be extremely proud!” - Kuen

“Camiah is an incredible young girl. She comes to school with a big smile and loves to help everyone around her. Camiah is bubbly, very inquisitive, excited to learn, and has the biggest heart. She is quick to care for her friends and is a great example of a young leader. Camiah is a bright light and I am so proud of her!” - Thompson

Carsen Segarra, 7th grade, Lakeville Online Academy

Nominated by Melonie Sebring, 6th and 7th grade teacher at Lakeville Online Academy.

“Carsen is a model online math student. He works diligently to stay caught up with assignments and communicates immediately when he has questions or concerns. Carsen makes attending Class Connects a priority and gladly participates. Carsen has such a positive attitude about math class and I have enjoyed getting to know him better.”

Mitchell Platt, 12th grade, Lakeville South High School

Nominated by Kris Katzenmeyer, Work Experience Coordinator.

“Mitchell consistently demonstrated excellent communication and responsibility skills throughout his participation in the Work Experience Program. He excels not only in his academic classes but also in his part-time job, where he consistently goes above and beyond.

In academics, Mitchell's performance is outstanding, showing a strong understanding of subjects and a commitment to learning. Balancing school and work, he not only meets but exceeds expectations. In his part-time job, Mitchell's work ethic and responsibility stand out, earning him praise for his professionalism and attention to detail.

Looking ahead, Mitchell's hard work and drive position him well for success. As he prepares to graduate and pursue post-secondary education in business/entrepreneurship, his achievements so far indicate a promising future.

Working with Mitchell has been a joy. Mitchell's well-rounded skills and achievements make him a standout individual.”

See our previous Students of the Month at

Thank you to the following local businesses for their contributions to these gift bags: Lakeville Chamber of CommerceVisit Lakeville, Dunn Brothers CoffeeCulver'sRaising Cane'sWhimzyDairy DeliteLakeville Works, and the Lakeville Area Arts Center.