WESTFORD -- Brittany Thomas of Townsend and Anthony Brann of Pepperell are Nashoba Valley Technical High School's October Students of the Month.
Thomas, daughter of Jina Thomas and the late Phil Thomas, is a senior in health assisting. She is very active at Nashoba Tech, as a member of the student council, mock trial, and the cross-country and track teams. She is a high-honors student, and has been inducted into both the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society, and has been elected treasurer of the National Technical Honor Society.
As a junior, Thomas was a Kick-Off Mentor, helping incoming freshmen acclimate themselves to Nashoba Tech.
Thomas was nominated by Jean Hommel, a secretary at Nashoba Tech, who wrote: "I would like to nominate Brittany Thomas for all her community service. She came in the last two weeks of August for eight hours a day and helped Academic and Testing Coordinator Gabriella White and I get the book room ready, which called for organizing and moving books. It was a really big job, and she did not complain once. She also helped organize all the novels in the library."
Brann, son of Scott and Ann Marie Brann, is a senior in the culinary arts program. Anthony is a consistent honor-roll student and has performed in school musicals as a member of the Drama Club. Through culinary arts, he performs community service, including the annual Veterans Thanksgiving luncheon the school holds for local veterans groups.
Brann has also participated in the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce's Taste of Nashoba contest and was part of the crew that one the Best Entrée Award in 2012. As a junior, Anthony was a Kick-Off Mentor, helping incoming freshmen acclimate themselves to Nashoba Tech. He hopes to go to college to study baking and pastry arts. Through Nashoba Tech's School to Work program, he works at Fishbones restaurant in Chelmsford Center.
Anthony was nominated by Guidance Counselor Jessica Silva, who wrote: "Anthony is an excellent student currently on the high-honor roll. He is well respected by peers and adults at Nashoba Tech. He is an outstanding representative for Nashoba Tech."