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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 21, 2022) – In each of the schools, there are students doing excellent, noteworthy work. As part of a new feature, a different student will be spotlighted for their efforts to make Middletown a special place to live, work and play.

Name: Jack Corr Age: 12 School: Gaudet Middle School Grade: Seventh Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Meaghan & Peter Corr Accomplishment(s): In addition to being an accomplished bagpiper, Jack is getting known for his acting chops performing with Newport Children’s Theater. Quotable: “The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding it, we bring something to it, no? Doesn't that make life a big story?” Yann Martel, “Life of Pi” Favorite Color: Blue Favorite Book: “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel Favorite Band: “John Brown’s Body” Best TV Show: “Parks And Recreation” Person/People I Look Up To: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, my grandpa, Jimmy Mahoney Go To Meal: Hot Pockets I’d Rather Not: Have to sleep What I’d Like To Do When I’m Older: Become a lawyer, specializing in Constitutional or criminal law Favorite Middletown Hangout: Second Beach & Neon Marketplace Comment From Teacher/Staff Member: “Jack is a leader in the class. He is the girst to turn in assignments and he gets everyone excited about learning,” said Spanish teacher Michael Goodreau. Who I’d Like To Thank: “I’d like to thank my parents, my current and awesome teachers, particularly Mrs. Kelley and Mr. Davis.”

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