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Chase Craig is SCVTHS Student of the Month for December

Chase Craig, a junior in the Health Occupations Program, has been selected as Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School’s (SCVTHS) Student of the Month for December 2021. Chase is the son of Daniel and Lisa Craig of South Bound Brook.

SCVTHS Science Instructor Ms. Ushma Mehta nominated Chase for the Student of the Month award stating, “Chase is a hardworking, dedicated and polite student. He is an active participant in class. Chase is respectful to his teachers and peers. He is a pleasure to have in class.”

At SCVTHS, Chase is a member of the Rotary and HOSA Clubs. Additionally, Chase serves as a peer mentor and is a continuous member of the Principal’s Honor Roll.

Chase spends his time volunteering for Hurricane Ida relief and performing community cleanups. During his free time, Chase enjoys playing basketball and biking.

After high school, Chase plans on attending Raritan Valley Community College and then moving on to a four-year college. In addition to his educational plans, Chase said, “I plan to travel as much as I can.”

Beyond his interest in health sciences, Chase also has a passion for the environment. Chase stated, “I am a big environmentalist and I love teaching and talking about climate change and its effects.”

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