Select students at Mesnier Primary School in Affton are recognized each month for best exemplifying the school’s character traits. These students are named members of the POD Squad, which stands for People of Dignity, and attend a special celebration with Dr. Christine Powers, principal at Mesnier, where they are treated to pizza and certificates of recognition.
The character trait for October was Respect, and the following students were named to the POD Squad:
Kindergarten: Madeline Bennett, Emir Dizdarevic, Chloe Ebner, Natalie Evans, Riley Hudson, Daniel Johnson, Connor Lang, Zavien Lankford, Carter Kimmel, Antoni Potera, Katelyn Reece, Brody Sandler, Michelle Shaffer, Alexis Triplett, Elise Wagstaff, and John Welte
First Grade: Payton D’Alexander, Nicholas Hajek, Skylar Jones, Bradley Josephsen, Elijah Kakouris, James Kleber, Kaleb Lamons, Janey Lucas, Elena Moder, Joshua Nava, Wyatt Nehring, Ella Poulette, Al’Laya Smiley, Guillermo Taylor, Alison To, and Dino Zeric
Second Grade: Michael Albrecht, Aidan Arnold, Elise Connoley, Nataly Duver, Dominic Erb, Jazmyne Fernandez, Jordan Gallagher, Jacob Hudson, Isabella Karnes, Ella Malone, Hayden Mosman, Anna Mueller, Julia Palos, Haris Robb, Douglas Smith, Martin Solis, and Owen Starks