Each month, the Norwich High School NICE committee, comprised of faculty, staff, and administration,asks their peers to nominate members of the NHS community to be recognized for demonstrating Values In Practice with a different focus each month. The focus for November was commitment. Seventy students and staff members were nominated and recognized in a ceremony held Dec. 1. All were treated to a light breakfast and were given certificates of recognition from Thomas Knapp, building principal, and Gerard O’Sullivan, district superintendent. The following students and staff members received recognition: Students: Dooger Wenzel, Ashley Conant, Stephen Conway, Kirn Kenyon, Rebekah Cummings, Abigail Dean, Jason Grover, Sam Heald, Brock Kossman, Erica Sawyer,Jesse Howes, Stephanie Root, Chelsea Trottier, Kane Streichert, Dylan Neubauer, Jessica Slater, Haley Runyon, Maria Mirabito, Claire Sheldon, Virginia Barker, Stanley Nesbitt, John Bazamik, Kenny Metz, Kaylee Barnes, Paul Hills, Brittany Burchill, Brett Adams, Ryan Zieno, Nathan Biviano, Tiphani Whitfield, Amanda George, Matt Brown, Vinny Festarini, Alison Brown, Katlyn Carnachan, Paul Braswell, Kara Frink, Brie Levesque, Korinna Conron, Carlie Thompson, Derek Hughes, Vaughn Labor, Brett Gilbert, Deb Carnachan, Travis Thompson, Selina Furman, Katie Benenati, Ben Dye, Alexis Braam, Josh Wales, Gabrielle Chwazik-Gee, Alison Handy, Kerzia Hopson, Doug Harrington, Erin McMahon, Van Hopson, Jared Nichols, Cassie Conant, Jeff Handy, Alexis Blatcher, and Karissa Hubbard. Staff: Kris Lamb, Claire Gibbons, Anna Natoli, Peg Fullmer, Deb Hosford, Lee Morack, Elaine Testani, and Shelly Alger. The VIP focus for December is compassion.