Jenny is one of our “old timers.” She and her family have been an important part of BrightStone for 15 years. She knows the routine and her teachers say she works hard in all areas. Jenny enjoys the Consumables area most and enjoys cleaning up after snack and lunch. Her favorite BrightStone lunch is baked potato bar and you can find her playing Uno most Friday afternoons. We are so glad you are at BrightStone. Congratulations, Jenny!
A big smile of satisfaction came over Justin’s face when his name was called as one of BrightStone’s stars this week. Justin was eager toparticipate in one of the rewards of being “Class Star” which is going shipping to help buy food supplies for next week. While at BrightStone, he enjoys making cookies in the Consumables work area and chip and dip bowls in Ceramics. Justin is a wealth of knowledge about TV and movies and cheers for the UT Vols in his spare time. Way to go, Justin!
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Ali has impeccable manners and is such a polite young man. He loves all super heroes, especially Super Mario, and enjoys dressing up at Halloween and on his birthday. He is a whiz on the computer and loves going to the Learning Lab as his Friday activity. His favorite BrightStone lunch is chicken nuggets and he enjoys helping clean up at snack time. In his leisure time, he cheers on the Tennessee Titans and eats out with his family at Captain D’s. We are glad to have you at BrightStone, Ali! Congratulations!
Kelly Marie lives for “Class Star” each week. She is always aware of working as hard as she can in each work area to help her earn the honor. She loves getting to go to the grocery store and all of the perks that come with the “Class Star” award. Kelly and her sweet spirit add so much to our family at BrightStone. She enjoys painting, making mugs in ceramics and bowling on Fridays. Congratulations on a job well done, Kelly!
Shannon is a great BrightStone employee! She come to BrightStone 3 days a week and is always so happy to see her friends. She loves to listen to Miley Cyrus and can do a great “air guitar.” She enjoys bowling on Fridays and making our famous fudge mix in the Consumables work area. She loves the dancing part of music too and was one of our student dancers in the Christmas Program last year. Congratulations, Shannon!
Jon is a truly awesome young man! He will always figure out a way to do whatever task he is given. He is bright, determined and so well thought of at BrightStone. He is always a participant in our golf benefit (coming up soon!) and is usually the highest fundraiser. Jon enjoys practicing for the Christmas program and making chip and dip platters in the Ceramics work area. He says he has recently been watching the Olympics and cheering on the USA team. Way to go, Jon!
Sean greets his friends every morning with a handshake and a warm smile. He was so proud to be named “Class Star” and was excited to go “Krogering” with Alexa! Although Sean has been at BrightStone for a while now, he seems to enjoy his time here more than ever. He enjoys making fudge in Consumables, working in the Paint area and playing Xbox on Fridays. We are so glad you are here Sean!
Allen is also a full time BrightStone student who lives in a group home with his friend, Robert. Allen is always so happy to arrive in the morning and start his day by visiting with his co-workers. He says he really enjoys working in Packaging and making mugs in Ceramics. His favorite movie is “Cars,” which is no surprise to anyone who knows Allen because of his love of cars and keys. Congratulations, Allen!