Clarksburg Student Awarded Superintendent's Certificate05:24PM / Wednesday, November 07, 2012
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Drury High School senior Molly Howe was awarded the Superintendent's Certificate of Academic Excellence at Monday night's School Committee meeting.
Molly Howe was presented with the Superintendent's Certificate of Academic Excellence by Mayor Richard Alcombright, left, and Superintendent of Schools James Montepare.
Howe, the daughter of Jeff and Cathy Howe of 51 Millard Ave., Clarksburg, is a member of the high school's Nu Sigma and Pro Merito honor societies.
She is taking honors courses and three Advanced Placement classes this year, along with two college courses, biology and microbiology at Berkshire Community College. She has been on the staff of the school newspaper for three years and of the SPIRIT team for three years.
Howe also received Rensselaer Institute of Technology Award for Computation in her junior and attended the National Young Leaders Conference. She part time as a baby-sitter and at Havenwood Kennel in Clarksburg. She also is a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, a North Adams Regional Hospital and with the YMCA gymnastics program.
She plans to go to school for nursing, to earn at least a bachelor's degree. While already accepted at Liberty University in Virginia, she has also submitted applications to Radford University, James Madison University and Salem State College.