Fugett Student Awards
Distinguished Honor Roll Certificates - Presented to students who achieve a 90 (A-) or above in all subjects.
Honor Roll Certificates - Presented to students who achieve an 80 (B-) or above in all subjects.
End of Year Awards
Listed below are the awards and the criteria that qualify students for recognition at the end of the year.
Principal’s Award - Presented annually to students who achieve a 90 (A-) or above in all subjects.
Presidential Physical Fitness Awards - Presented annually to students who perform in the 85th percentile in all five fitness areas: Flexibility, Speed/Agility, Core Strength, Upper Body Strength, and Cardiovascular Endurance.
Jean E. Newsome Community Service Award – Presented annually to one student who is a volunteer and service leader within the community, respected by peers, helpful to others, and recognizes the importance of education.
Joseph F. Morris Award - Presented annually to one student who has demonstrated steady improvement throughout the school year in behavior and cooperation with peers and staff members within the classroom and school building. This student also continued to work to improve his/her grades throughout the school year.
Brett Batuello Award 6th grade - Presented to students with outstanding citizenship and who are good role models for their peers as determined by a team of teachers.
American Legion Awards 8th grade - Presented to two male students and two female students for outstanding citizenship (Honor, Courage, Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character), and who have attained honor roll status as determined by a team of teachers.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Award 8th grade - Presented to one student for outstanding achievement in History as determined by the Social Studies Department.
J.R. Fugett Scholar Award 8th grade - Presented to 8th grade students who received the Principal’s Award for all three years.
Dr. John Hewlett Award 8th grade – The John H. Hewlett, III, ELL Award is given in honor of WCASD long-time Human Resources Director, Dr. John Hewlett and presented to an 8th grade student who is learning English as a second, or additional, language, and has shown exceptional effort and initiative in developing English language skills. The recipient of this award:
• Shows a strong desire to learn, and is self-motivated as he or she works to acquire proficiency in the English language.
• Strives to understand and be understood when speaking, reading, writing, and listening to English.
• Is willing to take risks and experiment while working to master English grammar, and the academic vocabulary of the various subject areas.
• Contributes to the school community, while developing his or her English language skills.
Justin Rutland Award 8th grade - Presented to one male student and one female student who have attained honor roll status and have participated in three sports as determined by a team of teachers.
Karen Best Award 8th grade – Presented to a student who not only maintains outstanding academic performance, but who demonstrates true citizenship by participating in service to others both in and out of school. This award is selected through the guidance and social studies departments. Given in memory of West Chester Area School District teacher Karen Best.
Dr. Linda Castenova Award 8th grade – Presented to a student who has overcome many academic obstacles, while making tremendous gains during their time at Fugett. This award is given in memory of beloved Fugett Middle School Psychologist Dr. Linda Castenova whose passion was to assist students in obtaining their personal best.
Unified Arts Awards - Students in all grades are eligible for unified arts awards for the following criteria:
1. High academic achievement or extraordinary accomplishments in the subject area.
2. Outstanding work ethic.
3. Perseverance and diligence.
4. The qualities on an exceptional team player.
5. Willingness to help other and show leadership.