Each month the local VFW Post and Auxiliary recognizes the outstanding students of the month from the schools in the parish. This week the students for the months of November and December at Riverdale Academy were recognized. Their Principal Danny Rester assisted in handing out their awards.
For the month of November 2020, Riverdale Elementary Student of the Month was first grader Lindsey McCrory. From Riverdale Junior High it is seventh grader Ayla Knotts. And from Riverdale High eleventh grade student Levi Shaver was the student of the month.
For the month of December 2020, Riverdale Elementary Student of tyhe3 Month was second grader Grayci Bamberg. From Riverdale Junior High it is eighth grader Logan Gryder. And senior Parker Almond was the Student of the Month from Riverdale High.
The Student of the Month is a community program conducted during the school year by VFW Post 7287 and Auxiliary 7287. Each student is recognized with a certificate and a gift card to Dairy Queen. For more information on the local veterans service organization, call 932-6557.