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11 students earn ‘Do The Right Thing’ honors

March 17, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The monthly "Do The Right Thing" ceremony for March was held Wednesday in City Council Chambers at City Hall. Eleven Cape Coral students were recognized.

Overall winner (tie)

* Thalia De La Cari Mora, 6th Grade,

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Thalia De La Cari Mora

Challenger Middle School

* Makayla Smith, 6th Grade,

Challenger Middle School

Makayla and Thalia stood up for and defended a disabled student who was being bullied at the bus stop. A 7th grade girl was calling him names and kicking him in the ribs and chest. The two girls yelled at the bully to stop, and ignored the bully's verbal abuse and insults.

Overall winner (tie)

* Jason Madrigal, 7th Grade,

Caloosa Middle School

* Cameron Zohler, 7th Grade,

Caloosa Middle School

Jason and Cameron were at a store and observed a woman putting air in her tire. The woman showed signs of confusion, dizziness and weakness. The students informed the store manager who immediately called EMS. When EMS arrived, they stated that the woman had had a diabetic attack and needed to be transported to the hospital.

* Lidia Agostinelli, 3rd Grade,

Christa McAuliffe Charter Elementary School

Lidia wanted to help koalas in Australia because they are her favorite animal and are suffering from habitat loss. Lidia made cute little koala ornaments and has been selling them in school to raise money for a foundation that she has started called "Care For Koalas."



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