Do The Right Thing Award Winners: November-December 2013

Ten students, from throughout the City of Rochester and Monroe County, are named the November and December winners in the “Do The Right Thing” Award Program.
Awards will be presented to:

  • Steven Edwards, a Senior at East high School, who broke up a fight between two girls at school.
  • Anthony Burkins, a 6th grader at RCSD School #23, who acted as a role model and mentor in his school by helping a challenged student.
  • Cosmo Lucania, a 4th grader at Webster Plank Road South, who came to his diabetic sister’s aid when her blood sugar was so low she was convulsing and very ill.
  • Skylar Johnson, a 9th grader at Brockport High School, who was instrumental in helping the Brockport Police Department build a case that led to an arrest of a male contacting young females.
  • Todd Williams, a 5th grader at Rochester Preparatory School , who reported and assisted the principal at RCSD School #42 find a child who had a knife at school.
  • Marquis Young, a Senior at Fairport High School, who stopped another student from arguing with the bus driver and quickly deescalated a potentially violent situation.
  • Neriah Santiago, a Senior RCSD School of the Arts, for her volunteerism in the community to include soap kitchens where she commonly sings.
  • Laitiana Williams, a 6th Grader at RCSD School #53, who saw another child with a teacher’s stolen cell phone, recovered the phone from the other child and returned it back to the teacher.
  • Nilaya Ocasio,  a 6th grader at RCSD School #41, who has and continues to stand up for students being bullied in school.
  • Jonathan Chanthavong, a 5th grader at RCSD School #42, who offered his jacket to a girl during a fire drill which is just an example of the positive, kind attitude this young man exhibits.


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