SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP —
The craft fair is rewarding for the students not only because they have the opportunity to buy presents, but also because they learn valuable skills.
“The students learn to work with customers, handle money and make receipts,” said Stopek.
They also get the chance to do what they love – baking! Justin Kreais, a junior, has been baking for the craft fair since his freshman year. He said that his class is taking cookie orders until Friday.
“We have sugar cookies, coconut cookies, peanut butter blossoms, lemon bars and dark chocolate drops,” Kreais said. Kreais and his classmates have entered several baking contests over the last few years, often taking first prize.
This group of students reminds us what the holidays are all about. They give the gift of kindness every single day, no matter what the season. They sacrifice their own time to help teachers and students. These students put hard work into this craft fair every year, not because they want money, but because they want to give to others. As we rush through the hectic holidays, we should keep these students in mind. After all, they are the epitome of kindness and generosity; a prime example of what we should all strive to be.