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8th grade Carey student awarded LCSD #1 ‘Student of the Week’ for his leadership, volunteer work

Carey Junior High eighth grade student Joseph Lucero. (Courtesy of LCSD #1)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Joseph Lucero, who is an eighth-grade student at Carey Junior High, was selected as Laramie County School District 1’s Student of the Week for the week of Sept. 20.

“Joseph Lucero is an exemplary student who always sets a great example for his peers,” members of the selection committee said. “Joseph works extremely hard in his classes and his grades are an example of this.”

Along with being a straight A student, Lucero is a member of the Carey basketball team. Outside of school, he participates in Boy Scouts. He enjoys hunting, fishing and camping.

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“Joseph is a leader in both the halls and in the extracurricular activities that he participates in,” the selection committee said.

During his free time, Lucero volunteers at his church, with the Needs Inc. food drive and the Cheyenne Greek Festival.

“Joseph’s character is worth noting as he is always a student who goes out of his way to help the other students around the school,” committee members said. “Joseph’s attitude is always positive, and he represents the best of Carey Junior High.”