Perfect attendance went to Alejandro Velasquez, first grade; Brian Rivera-Hopper and Morgan Simmons, second grade; Damian Canales, third grade; Kathleen Rivera-Hopper and Xavier Martinez, fourth grade; Loryn Hernandez and Patricia Tovar, sixth grade.
Kindergarten special awards were presented to Preston Davenport, for reading; Ashley Martinez, mathematics; Ellyana Montes, science; Isaiah Torres, computers; and Ashton Whittaker, social studies.
Accelerated reading program awards were presented to Preston Davenport, kindergarten; Liann Hernandez and Liliana Estrada, first grade; Analiese Garcia and Morgan Simmons, second grade; Cecilia Diaz, third grade; Sergio Ruiz, fourth grade; Zachary Martinez, Ismael Perez and Nathan Tijerina, fifth grade; Laura Alvarado, Loryn Hernandez, Strider Pressley and Jarrett Rees, sixth grade.
Artistic expression awards were presented to Ashley Martinez, kindergarten; Liann Hernandez, first grade; Sofia Miranda, second grade; Cecillia Diaz, third grade; McKenzi Simmons, fourth grade; Joseph Deleon, fifth grade; Patricia Tovar, sixth grade.
The American citizenship principal’s award went to those students who have shown by their words and actions that they possess the qualities and characteristics the school hopes to instill in all their students. Receiving awards were Ashley Martinez, kindergarten; Lauren Lutz, first grade; Sofia Miranda and Tony Misener, second grade; Cecillia Diaz, third grade; Ashlee Sims, fourth grade; Nathan Tijerina, fifth grade; Kathryn Newton, sixth grade.
The PE Hustle award went to Preston Davenport, kindergarten; Lia Hernandez, first grade; Tony Misener, second grade; Michael Misener, third grade; McKenzi Simmons, fourth grade; Adrian Tovar, fifth grade.
The overall girl winner in the bike rodeo award was Cecillia Diaz and the overall boy winner is Alejandro Velazquez.
The belonging award is for the student who makes others feel welcome in school; and helps other feel valued and safe. Nominees were Laura Alvarado, Samuel Farias, Kelly Garcia, Loryn Hernandez, Ashley Martinez, M’Kayla Martinez, Katie Newton, Ismael Perez and Patricia Tovar. The winner is Ashley Martinez, kindergarten.
Heroes award is for the student who is the positive role model; inspires others and is a good listener. Nominees were Justice Cunningham, Cecillia Diaz, Loryn Hernandez, Tony Misener, Sergio Ruiz, Ashlee Sims, and Nathan Tijerina. The winner is Tony Misener.
Sense of accomplishment award is for the student who continuously does his/her best and generally succeeds. The nominees for this award were Matthew Garcia, Lauren Lutz, Abel Martinez, M’Kayla Martines, Jasmine Ruiz, Erika Soderholtz, Adrian Tovar and Patricia Tovar. Winning this award was Jasmine Ruiz.
The fun and excitement award goes to the student who shares his/her enthusiasm for learning with others. Nominees were Justice Cunningham, Loryn Hernandez, Lauren Lutz, Sofia Miranda, Kati Newton, Sergio Ruiz, Zachary Saenz, McKenzi Simmons and Morgan Simmons. The winner is Sergio Ruiz.
Curiosity and creativity award is for the student who always asks ‘“why” and “why not” and is an active learner. Nominees were Justic Cunningham, Joseph Deleon, Cecilia Diaz, Samuel Farias, Marissa Garcia, Liann Hernandez, Lauren Lutz, Jose Salinas, Ashlee Simms, Aston Whittaker. The winner is Cecilia Diaz.
The spirit of adventure award goes to the student who is willing to take a chance to learn and to take on healthy challenges. Nominees were Kate Armin, Cecilia Diaz, Liann Hernandez, Loryn Hernandez, Desirea Huerta, Kathleen Rivera-Hopper, Jarrett Rees, Zachary Saenz and Ashlee Sims. The winner is Desirea Huerta.
Leadership and responsibility award is for the student who is not afraid to make a decision and will take responsibility for his/her actions. Nominees were Eliazar Cruz, Dustin Freeman, Lia Hernandez, Loryn Hernandez, Desirea Huerta, Michael Misner, Tony Misner, Jarrett Rees, Sergio Ruiz and McKenzi Simmons. The winner is Loryn Hernandez.
Confidence to take action award goes to the student who sets goals and takes the necessary steps to meet them. Nominees were Teah Camacho, Preston Daven port, Joseph Deleon, Loryn Hernandez, Kati Newton, Sergio Ruiz and Ashlee Sims. The winner is Ashlee Sims.
Presidential education achievement awards were presented to M’Kayla Martinez, third grade; Jade Vela, fourth grade; Brogan Marshall, fifth grade; and Laura Alvarado, sixth grade.
Presidential outstanding academic excellence award were presented to Michael Misner, third grade; Sergio Ruiz, fourth grade; Justice Cunningham, fifth grade; Jarrett Rees, sixth grade.
Highest ranking sixth grade graduates are Jarret Rees, valedictorian and Loryn Hernandez, salutatorian.