Ella Lubberts, a 6th grade student from Bursley Elementary in Jenison has been awarded with the Michigan AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year Award.

The AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year Award recognizes the patroller who best exemplifies leadership qualities, good citizenship, school involvement, and application of safety skills.

During the nomination process, students were carefully picked by their teacher, principal, or supervisor and then judged based on their performance with leadership qualities, safety skills, school involvement, and citizenship.

Ella is involved in many school activities including the school band as a flute player. She also volunteers with the Plaster Creek Clean-Up program, at Crossroads Bible helping with clerical tasks, and at her church with the nursery and Sunday school.

“Ella is a role model, great student and friend. She has the desire and ability to make the world a happier, better place. We are thankful to have her as a Bursley student and AAA School Safety Patrol Captain," said Rané Garcia, Principal of Bursley Elementary.

Congratulations, Ella!

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