SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School has announced its February 2020 Students of the Month: Paul Mullarkey and Joy Lytch.

Paul Mullarkey, Grade 9 -- Paul is an incredibly enthusiastic and kind student. He enters class every day with a smile and often with a joke. His creativity is evident through his work with the AV Club and his participation in class. Paul shows kindness to classmates by assisting them with different activities, encouraging them and by making sure that everyone is always included. He is humble when accepting compliments and always makes sure that those who have helped him along the way receive credit and feel appreciated. His cheerful and positive attitude is one that brightens up everyone's day.

Joy Lytch, Grade 12 -- Joy is a pleasure to have in class. She is a very conscientious and diligent student. She is kind, incredibly hardworking, and thorough. Joy has been a leader for our "No Place for Hate" initiative, promoting positive messages and lessons on diversity. She is wise beyond her years and is an absolute delight!

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