The Wentzville School District and the Wentzville Fire Protection District (WFPD) teamed up again this year to reward elementary students who have excellent attendance and have laid the groundwork for future success. During the last two weeks of school, one lucky fifth grader from each elementary school in the WSD got a ride to school on a WFPD fire truck as a reward for their K-5 attendance and achievement. As an annual event, this celebration is intended to inspire all elementary students to achieve perfect attendance if possible.
Here is the list of District students who were selected for the distinction this year:
• Boone Trail – William Hodai
• Crossroads – Carson Lawrence
• Discovery Ridge – Tyler Smith
• Duello – Dylan Carroll
• Green Tree – Elizabeth King
• Heritage – Joseph Hoehne
• Lakeview – Easton Winans
• Peine Ridge – Madelyn Niswonger
• Prairie View – Addyson Long
• Stone Creek – Peyton Farmer
• Wabash – Dmitri Crowley
In order to have comprehensive public safety, our community’s first responders have to be present, day in and day out. In order to have a comprehensive public education, students need to be present, day in and day out.
“Multiple studies indicate that there is a direct correlation between good student attendance and good student achievement,” said WSD Chief Communications Officer Mary LaPak. “We appreciate our friends in the WFPD who have continued this tradition of encouraging good attendance and rewarding our students at the end of the school year in a very special and memorable way.”
To view a video of all the winners, please visit the WSD YouTube channel.