South Washington County Schools

Eight Cottage Grove Middle School students honored as Students of Excellence

February Students of Excellence

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, eight students from Cottage Grove Middle School were named as a “Student of Excellence” and honored at the monthly breakfast. These students were recognized for their outstanding work at school and their demonstration of Cougar Character. 

Families of the students were invited by the Cottage Grove Middle School Recognition Committee to the Students of Excellence breakfast, where each student was introduced by their nominating teacher. 

"We continue to be so proud of the positive character our Students of Excellence show in their classes and in our school community,” said Elise Block, Principal at Cottage Grove Middle School. “We want to thank their families to playing such a big role in their success at Cottage Grove Middle School."

Our congratulations to: McKinney Antolick, Izzy Bovitz, Afton LeMay, Stephanie Miles, Ari Morfin-Brashier, Taylor Thiesfeld, Selena Vang and Helena Yiangou. 

Cottage Grove Middle School is dedicated to creating students who demonstrate Compassion, Commitment, Integrity and Respect.   

A special thanks to Hy-Vee for their contribution to this event. 

Pictured (left to right):  Helena Yiangou, Afton LeMay, Stephanie Miles, Ari Morfin-Brashier, Selena Vang, McKinney Antolick, Taylor Thiesfeld and Izzy Bovitz.