Mount Markham Mustangs Of The Month


The Mount Markham Central School District PBIS Leadership Team announced the Mustangs of the Month award recipients for June.


Congratulations to Zoey Smith, Suzanne LeClair and Carrie Nelson.


Zoey Smith is in her second year of teaching kindergarten at Mount Markham Elementary School and enjoys being able to build relationships with her students, while watching them grow and succeed.


Many of Smith’s colleagues, students and the parents of her students appreciate the kindness, patience and respect she shows towards the people around her.


“Miss Smith is an amazingly passionate and patient teacher,” one parent said.

“She goes out of her way to make the day as easy as possible for my autistic son. She advocates for him and our family. I can’t put into words how much we appreciate her.’’


Smith said she owes much of her success as a teacher to hard work on her end, but also appreciates having co-workers that are always willing to help her out.

When Smith is not working at Mount Markham Elementary, she enjoys spending time with family and camping.


Growing up on a dairy farm, Suzanne LeClair learned early on the value of hard work and family. At Mount Markham Middle School, LeClair illustrates those values with the…



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