Students will be honored at final Do the Right Thing award ceremony of the school year

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A dozen local students will receive the Do the Right Thing award from the Rochester Police Department on Thursday.

RPD gives out the award three times a year to celebrate students’ brave action, generosity, and good deeds. This will be the final ceremony of the school year.

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Nominations are open year-round for the Do the Right Thing Award. Any student in grades K-12 in a Monroe County school is eligible for a nomination. The good deed must have occurred within one year of the nomination. Anyone over 18 years of age can submit a nomination form including family, friends, school staff, and coaches.

The Rochester Police Department has held The Do the Right Thing awards since 1995. You can learn more about nominating a student here and see past recipients here.