Adele Harrison promotes eighth-graders
AT ADELE HARRISON MIDDLE SCHOOL, Ally Minatta takes the requisite mom’s photo of her daughter and her daughter’s friends before they line up for their eight-grade graduation march. From left are Courtney Cogbill, Dantia Minatta, Lily Pier and Sammy Von Gober.
The eighth graders at Adele Harrison Middle School have their sights set on high school after marking their promotion on Thursday, May 31, at 5 p.m. During the ceremony, certain students were honored for their dedication to education and their community.
The Daughters of the American Revolution award was given to Oscar O’Donnell and Carlie Vollert. Carson Kerins and Arianet Rosas earned the Soroptimist Achievement Recognition award. The La Luz award went to Natalie Smith and Carlos Aldas. The school’s Community Service award was presented to Anna DeSmet. The school’s Sportsmanship award was given to Leo Angel Macedonio and Samantha Von Gober. Tsering Sherpa and Max Shepard both earned the school’s All-around Excellence award and the Music award. The school’s Fine Art award went to Max Shepard and Callie Hogan.
Students who kept a 4.0 grade point average through all three years of middle school were Carlie Vollert, Courtney Cogbill, Dantia Minatta, Anika Ljung, Anna DeSmet, Jacqueline Regan, Madeline Libbey, Naomi Albertson and Samantha Von Gober.
The President’s Award for Educational Excellence, which includes a certificate from President Barack Obama, went to Alexandra Dobson, Callie Hogan, Diandra Gold-Diamond, Isabella Bollman, Margaret Cline, Max Serafini, Max Shepard, Natalie Anderson, Natalie Baker, Natalie Smith, Oscar O’Donnell, Renee O’Donnell, Tsering Sherpa, Anika Ljung, Anna DeSmet, Jacqueline Regan, Madeline Libbey, Naomi Albertson and Samantha Von Gober.
The Seal of Biliteracy Pathway award for dual immersion students went to Carlos Aldas, Jennifer Baldibias, Ian Bon, Emma Caballero, Lilyanna Carranza, Ellie Rohrbacher, David Sanchez-Navarro, Rowan Schneider and Natalie Smith.