DuJardin is thrilled to recognize Karson Carlquist as the Above and Beyond recipient for the month of May. Karson’s commitment to being respectful, responsible, and caring has set a shining example for us all. Karson Carlquist embodies the very essence of what it means to be an outstanding student, guided by the six pillars of character. From the moment Karson steps into the classroom, his presence radiates positivity and integrity. He understands that true success isn't just about achieving good grades, but about embodying values that transcend the boundaries of academia. Karson's commitment to the six pillars of character – trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship – is truly commendable.

Karson strives each day to be his best both as a student and human. He is a strong advocate for his own growth and learning and often shares his knowledge with those around him. He comes to school with positivity and strives to succeed with his “ready to learn” attitude!  At recess, Karson is quick to include and quietly leads by example, creating a positive impact on his classmates.  If someone is having a challenging day, Karson  is quick to show kindness and empathy and is the first to bring a smile to their face. Karson Carlquist is not just an outstanding student – he is a beacon of light who illuminates the path towards a better future. His unwavering commitment to the six pillars of character serves as a guiding light for us all, reminding us of the importance of integrity, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship in everything we do. Karson demonstrates what it means to #LeadLikeAJaguar.