Sixth grader awarded Scotty Monteiro Jr. Award

Jun 1, 2020

Priscilla Ross, a sixth grader, is the Scotty Monteiro Jr. award-winner for the month of May at Wareham Middle School.

The school describes Priscilla as an easy-going, thoughtful, and kind person who excels when working with others and is a role model for her peers.

While learning from home, Priscilla has “not missed a beat,” and continued to bring creativity and enthusiasm to her work. 

The school described her as a “responsible, respectful and thoughtful Viking Strong student.”

The Scotty Monteiro Jr. Foundation’s cause is “Stopping the Violence” through education and awareness and rewarding excellent students.

The foundation honors the memory of Scotty Monteiro, Jr., an Onset native and Wareham High School graduate who was killed in 2009 when he attempted to stop a robbery at a party.

For more information about Monteiro and the foundation, go to