Housatonic student of the week

Russell “R.J.” Thompson Photo by Ian Strever

The Lakeville Journal congratulates the honorees of the student of the week program at Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

For all of its brutality, hockey has moments of grace and serenity, and watching senior Russell “R.J.” Thompson play defense for the Mountaineers, fans appreciate the way his strong, silent personality finds expression in the sport. The Cornwall native returned to the ice as a freshman after nearly a decade away from the sport, and he took to it like he takes to most challenges in life, with poise and composure.

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