It is a pleasure to announce that Codi-Ann Hindes has been named the 2009 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen for Bellows Falls Union High School. Codi-Ann, a senior, is the daughter of Bernie and Sue-Ann Hindes of Bellows Falls. The criterion for this award includes dependability, service, leadership and patriotism and Codi-Ann demonstrates them all well.
Codi-Ann is one of the top students in her class and one of the most dependable students at the school. Her cooperation with other students and with staff members is incredible and she is always willing to help out in any situation. She is always prepared for class, often volunteers to help and is more than willing to assist staff and students without being asked. Codi has proven to be a tremendously dependable, truthful student and individual and someone that people can count on. Both in class and outside of class, she is willing to work with others to get tasks accomplished. She is a great team player and knows the value of having everyone's voice heard.
As a member of the BFUHS Girls Tennis, Scholars' Bowl, Band, Math Team, the Environmental Club, National Honor Society, St. Charles and numerous other activities she has provided service to her school and community. Last summer Codi-Ann spent the summer in Japan through the Janeway Scholarship Program.
Codi-Ann has a great personality both in and out of school. She loves learning and has a great attitude when it comes to class and school in general. She is a mature, responsible person.
This year, Codi-Ann took on the role of leading the band during the football games, which is a high honor and shows how the band and Mr. Burke feel about her skills and leadership. Codi leads by example every day with her attitude and approach towards school and life in general.
Codi's contributions to the BFUHS community are invaluable to the success of the school. Codi contributes to all aspects of the school in an effort to help the school, from helping students study for a test to volunteering to help out at a class fundraiser, she makes BFUHS and its community a better place.