The Woodbridge Rotary Club recently honored Amity High School senior Brendan Lyle as Student of the Month for January. Each month, the Woodbridge Rotary Club and Woodbridge Social Restaurant partner to honor an Amity High School student on a monthly basis.
Brendan Lyle was nominated by his School Counselor Karen Waterman. Brendan’s kindness and friendliness has touched his peers in a positive way. One way that Brendan shines at Amity is through his artistic talent. Part of Brendan’s school day is learning life skills and working inside and outside of Amity. As part of the Amity Transition Program, Brendan’s classmates are planning a field trip to Disney World and are fundraising to defray costs. During the holiday season, Brendan and his peers made 200 dozen cookies to raise funds.
Brendan’s work experience has included working at Massaro Farm, the Burlington Coat Factory and the Pez Company. School Counselor, Karen Workman described her favorite trait about Brendan is “his genuine regard for others.” She further stated, “Brendan is deserving of the Student of the Month Award because of his perseverance through adversity, his desire to learn more each day, and his golden heart that warms the halls of Amity.”