OESJ Students Honored at “Made of Something Stronger” Event

On May 19th the inaugural Made of Something Stronger event was held at the Winner’s Circle in Fonda.  Four OESJ students along with an OESJ teacher were honored for being made of something stronger. The event was established to shine a light on students  who possess a strong work ethic and character along with high academic accomplishments, have been involved in extracurricular activities and have who served the community. Four students and one teacher from each school in the county were invited to participate.  Abby Mosher, Adelina Brundage, Aidan Eggleston and LIam Sammons represented the OESJ students and Sarah Jewett was the teacher representative.


Liam Sammons, OESJ 2017 class salutatorian, is a National Honor Society, student, a member of the following: FFA, band, marching band, small ensemble, class government and a member of Assemblyman Santabarbara’s student cabinet. While at OESJ he has played baseball, soccer, basketball, bowling, cross country, and track. He has been involved in many community service projects such as Stop Hunger Now, Salvation Army bell ringer, Wood Cutting for the Elderly, roadside cleanup, and construction of a town information booth. Liam will be attending SUNY Maritime this fall.


Abby Mosher, a member of the National Honor Society, has been involved in the yearbook, a tour guide for 6th grade orientation, class government and a member of the Captain’s Council. She has played soccer and basketball while at OESJ and was a member of the the team that went  to the State Final Four in soccer. Abby has been involved in community service projects including Biddy basketball, AYSO youth programs, raking leaves for Veterans, Red Cross Blood drive, Toys for Tots, American Legion during the Memorial Day Parade and helped serve lunch for the local Fireman’s Fair. She will be attending SUNY Geneseo this fall.


Addie Brundage, a member of the National Honor Society, has been involved in the yearbook, band, class government and a member of the Captain’s Council. She has played soccer and basketball and track while at OESJ and was a member of the the team that went to the State Final Four in soccer. In the her community, she has been involved in AYSO youth program, Biddy basketball, Flap Jacks & Fairy Tales, Salvation Army bell ringer, Ainsley Bracelet sales, raking leaves for the Veterans,  Joe L. Green/ Peggy Blais and Kermit Weaver tournaments, and has also helped out the Little League in the concession stands. Addie will be attending SUNY Cortland this fall.


Aidan Eggleston, a member of the National Honor Society, has been involved in the FFA, and Crossfit. He has played soccer, basketball, baseball, cross country and track while at OESJ. Aidan has been active in community service projects such as the Salvation Army bell ringing, Fulton County Sunday on the Farm, flower box construction for the town, and Veteran’s Day cleanup. Aidan will be attending Albany School of Pharmacy in the fall.


Sarah Jewett was the OESJ educator who was honored. Sarah has been a key contributor to bringing our technology program forward and has also been instrumental with project based learning at OESJ.


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