Johnson County Middle School student Connor Stout smiles while he receives his award as the Good Neighbor for January, 2019. Photo submitted

By Tamas Mondovics

Johnson County Middle school student Connor Stout was recently notified that he has been named the Good Neighbor for January, 2019.
Sponsored by the local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, each month the award recognizes students in the Middle School who have examplary traits and qualities such as a generous spirit. The award also honors those that are willing to put others before self.
Connor is one of such stidenst and is described as a young man who is a joy to know, who always thinks more about others than himself.
According to teachers and fellow students Connor is both kind and considerate and an example to his peers.
He is said to lead his fellow students in his actions that are a reminder of a time when manners and kindness were of the greatest importance.
Dr. Bob Heath, Principal of JCMS, joined Sheila Cruse, representing Gamma Mu, in presenting letters of
congratulations to Connor last week during an award ceremomy.