Seneca names its student, employee, athletes of the month

Press release from Seneca High School.

Seneca Employee of the Month Spanish Teacher Mariem Silva, middle, and Students of the Month, left to right, Ash Russell, freshman; Marc Lopez, junior; Naomi Bennett, senuior; and Tess Strittmatter, sophomore (Seneca High School/ Special to The Sun).

Seneca High School selected its October Employee, Students and Athletes of the Month. Candidates for this honor are nominated by Seneca staff members and are selected by a committee.

Seneca Spanish teacher Mrs. Mariem Silva was announced as October’s Employee of the Month. Silva was nominated because she “…went above and beyond to help register a non-English speaking student. The student and her family are from Honduras and speak very little English. Mrs. Silva translated when the student’s father called to register the student, she also sat through the registration process and translated to help resolve the student’s bus route.”

Seneca’s October Students of the Month are: Ash Russell, freshman; Tess Strittmatter, sophomore; Marc Lopez, junior; and Naomi Bennett, senior.

Seneca’s Athletes of the Month are: Lexi Dooley and Zach Miller, soccer; Kelsey Langdon, gymnastics; Cassidy Strittmatter, field hockey; Arianna Brown, tennis; Ally Weir, cross-country; Kai Yeager, volleyball; Sydney Schwartz, cheerleading; Malin Jasinski, football; and Dom Amilcare, cross-country.