Connor is a first grade student at Erickson Elementary.
He has been such a positive role model for his classmates. When students are
having a rough day, Connor will be the first to ask if they need help.
He is compassionate, often stopping what he is working on to assist another
When a classmate needs encouragement, Connor is always there to try and help
them. He will ask if they would like to walk with him or play with him.
Connor waits patiently for his peers and is so polite and friendly. He makes his
peers feel included and valued.
Connor is also eager to learn. He doesn't let challenges stop him; he keeps
persisting until he figures it out.

For his overall positivity, empathy, and willingness to learn, the Board of
Education is honored to award Connor Pearlman the Above and Beyond award
for May.