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A kind heart for others

Woodbury student helps classmates

January 7, 2013
By ANDREW POTTER - Staff Writer ( , Times-Republican

Nicole Rodriguez has been winning hearts in her third grade class at Woodbury Elementary School, especially with her teacher, Tanda Stanton.

Stanton said the student's kindness makes her stick out.

"She's very kind and respectable and responsible," Stanton said.

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Nicole Rodriguez, 8, looks up from her work in third grade classroom at Woodbury Elementary School last week.

Her teacher said Rodriguez is always putting others before herself.

"On one occasion a student misplaced a treat another teacher had given him and Nicole gave him hers without even thinking about it," Stanton said. "She is a great role model for the other students on selflessness."

Rodriguez said one day she would like to become a doctor.

"Because I like helping people," she said.



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