Austin Rice, an eighth-grade student at Windham Middle School, is The Windham Eagle’s student of the week. The 15year-old enjoys participating in and is on the RSU#14 Track & Field Special Olympics team.
“Austin is a very hard worker who always puts forth his best effort,” Taylor stated. “Austin is a true role model in the classroom, always helping his peers and cheering them on.”
Rice’s favorite subject is math and he states that getting good grades in school is one of his greatest accomplishments. He learns best when he is in the classroom with his friends.
Although Rice does not have a favorite music group, he enjoys listening to his mother sing.
During his free time, Rice plays basketball, draws and rides horses at Riding To The Top. His favorite holiday is the fourth of July.
Rice lives at home with his mom, dad and three sisters.