The Upper Keys Weekly is proud to partner with Ocean Studies Charter School faculty and staff in choosing “The Student of the Week.” Recipients are chosen on qualifications including academic standing, outstanding achievements, community involvement, individuality, and moral fortitude. We thank our future leaders and Ocean Studies for allowing us to share in a weekly dose of school pride and for giving us a glimpse into their world.

Bennett Hessing – Second Grade

Who is your favorite teacher and why? My favorite teacher is Ms. Jillian because she helps me a lot.

What is your favorite subject and why? I like to learn about the ocean and animals. 

What is the best rule at school? I think the best rule at school is listening. 

What’s one of your favorite things to do at school? I like to learn about things when I’m at school. 

What’s your favorite food for lunch? I like to eat a ham sandwich. 

Do you have a favorite TV show/movie? I like to watch “Spongebob.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a fisherman, because I do a lot of fishing and I really like it. And it’s fun. 

What is one favorite way you like to spend your spare time? 

I hang out at home and jump on the couch and hang out with my dad.

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