Brown wins Poultney community service award

POULTNEY - Poultney High School student Kelsi Brown was honored with the UnaJean Capman Community Service Award at the school's annual honor's night last week. The award is given to the student "who has gone above and beyond the call of duty" to make Poultney a better community.

Brown was recognized for singing the National Anthem at PHS sporting events, evening activities, and assemblies. She works at the Poultney Thrift Shop and participates in various fundraising events for the school.

She is a member of the National Honor Society and is president of the PHS Athletic Council; she has been the president of her class since the eighth grade.

Brown is a member of the PHS Student Council and is a member of the school's decorating committee; she has been on the honor roll or principal's list all four years of high school.

She is a cheerleader and captain of the softball team.

Brown is known for her organizational and leadership skills.

"Kelsi has a fantastic work ethic and a desire to do well, which is why she is one of the top students in her class," said Principal Jean Oakman. "She likes to take pictures, sing, travel, hunt and bake. She is very well rounded and very deserving of this award."

Brown received a plaque, a certificate and a bouquet of flowers in honor of this award during the honor's night ceremony.

Kelsi is the daughter of Debbie and Steve Brown of Poultney.

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