Emma Byrd is the #MiddletownRI "Student of the Week." In addition to having a strong work ethic, Gaudet Middle School teachers said the seventh grader is a nice classmate who is always looking to do the right thing for others.
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STUDENT OF THE WEEK:
GAUDET MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH GRADER EMMA BYRD
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 19, 2023) – In each of the schools across Middletown, there are students doing excellent, noteworthy things. As part of a feature from the town, a different student will be spotlighted for their efforts to make Middletown a special place to live, work and play.
Name: Emma Byrd
School: Gaudet Middle School
Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Susan and Robert Byrd
Accomplishment(s): “Emma sets an outstanding example and is always a leader in class,” Spanish teacher Michael Goodreau said.
Quotable: “You can always get better, no matter what anyone tells you.”
Dream Job: “Becoming a pediatrician because I want to save kids’ lives.”
Favorite Meal: Chicken tenders
Go To Snack: Smoothies
Person/People I Look Up To: “Malala Yousafzai because she helped women in different countries get the right to education.”
Person I’d Like To Meet: “Kamala Harris since she is extremely inspiring.”
Top Show Or Movie: “Outer Banks”
Best Local Hangout: “Starbucks in Barnes & Noble because it is quiet and calming.”
Music With The Most: Taylor Swift
Recommended Reading: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
Best Subject In School: “English because I enjoy writing."
Teacher/Staff Member I’d Like To Thank: “(Social studies teacher) Mr. (Richard) Taylor because he has always inspired me to do better.”
Comment From Teacher/Staff Member: “Emma is always volunteering and setting a good example in class,” Goodreau said.
Story Link: https://www.middletownri.com/DocumentCenter/View/8646/SOW-Byrd