The Woodbridge Rotary Club recently honored as Student of the Month, Eli Baum. Eli Baum was nominated by Lisa Conley, Amity High School Guidance Counselor.
Academically, Eli has strived to demonstrate his innate desire to be a lifelong learner. At Amity, Eli has taken the most challenging course work offered and excelled in all areas. Eli has received several local and national awards including the Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award from the University of Rochester, Excellence in Algebra 11, Physics and Computer Programming awards. He was also inducted into the National Honor, Math and Spanish Societies.
Mr. Baum also participates in diverse extracurricular activities. He has been a multi -year member of the Math Team, Robotics Club, Computer Science Club and an active contributor to the Amity High School Band. Eli has also served as a Peer Tutor. Eli is also a member of the Technology staff at Amity High School.
As a trumpet and cello player, Eli has been a member of several community orchestras and chamber groups. His work at the Eli Whitney Museum is the program with which he holds his most pride.