Alijah Castillo always tries her best and lends a hand when others need help at Middletown High. Recently, the ninth grader at the Valley Road school was selected as this week's "Student of the Week" for Middletown schools. #MiddletownRI
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STUDENT OF THE WEEK:
MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL NINTH GRADER ALIJAH CASTILLO
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (APRIL 8, 2022) – In each of the schools across Middletown, there are students doing excellent, noteworthy things. As part of a new feature from the Town, a different student will be spotlighted for their efforts to make Middletown a more special place to live, work and play.
Name: Alijah Castillo
School: Middletown High School
Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Tela & Israel Castillo
Accomplishment(s): Becoming a member of the Middletown High gymnastics squad
Quotable: “I’d rather regret the risk that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all,” Simone Biles.
Favorite Color: Purple
Best TV Show: “The Fosters,” “The Flash” and “Garfield”
Person/People I Look Up To: Simone Biles and my dad
Go To Meal: Mac & Cheese
What I’d Like To Do When I’m Older: Become an Olympic gymnast who wins a gold medal.
Favorite Middletown Hangout: My friend Angie’s house
Comment From Teacher/Staff Member: “Alijah works very hard and helps others in class,” ninth grade teacher Rebecca Duggan said. “She also asks for help when needed and wants to do well.”
Who I’d Like To Thank: “I want to thank my teachers and my parents.”
Story Link: https://www.middletownri.com/DocumentCenter/View/4317/SOW-Alijah-Castillo