Kiwanis Terrific Kids
SUCCESS HIGH SCHOOL
Adrian Aguilera Arevalo
Adrian Aguilera Arevalo started this year with a strong commitment to having a great senior year, and he is making it happen. Adrian is dedicated to his classes, produces excellent work and contributes to a classroom culture of learning. Adrian has been an active participant and has been asking great questions that contribute to classroom conversation in his social studies classes in particular. Adrian has also made steady progress in his independent study work in African American History. Congratulations, Adrian!
Hannah Green has had nearly perfect attendance. She is an active participant in class and is excelling in all subjects. She brings positivity to the classroom and can almost always be found supporting and encouraging her classmates. She isn't afraid to ask for help when needed and to do the work necessary to tackle challenges. Although she has only been at Success for a few months, she is already contributing positively to our school culture. Congratulations, Hannah!
ST. LUKE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Jada Thompkins is the daughter of Rachel and Isaiah Thompkins. She has three siblings — Leah, Gabby and Anna.
Jada loves coming to school to be with her friends. Her favorite classes are ELA and science. She is an avid reader and always has loved to read.
After school, she would like to go to the University of Wisconsin and become a nurse. When asked why she would like to be a nurse, she said it's because she wants to help people. Outside of school, she plays the violin, as well as volleyball and softball. If she could travel, she would like to go to Fiji. Her favorite food is Chinese.
Her teachers say, "Jada maintains such a polite, respectful, and engaged presence during class that it is easy to see her enjoyment of learning. She is particularly alive while discussing characters from books and figuring out just the right way to say something in her writing. Jada comes out of her shell when given an opportunity to participate in acting. She got the crowd laughing in last year's drama elective and played an important role in this year's Christmas play. As a member of the student ambassador team, Jada serves a role model for her peers while leading spirit and service activities. She was a great supporter of our recent clothing and toy drive to stock the closet at the high school. Jada's fun and spunky personality, paired with her sense of responsibility and talent, make her a truly Terrific Kid!"
Sophia Bella Magana
Sophia is the daughter of Leny and Mario Magana. She has three older brothers — Abraham, Isaac and Emmanuel.
Sophia Bella enjoys middle school because she likes spending time with her friends. Her favorite subject is ELA because she likes doing the projects. Outside of school, she enjoys horseback riding and playing volleyball! After school, she thinks she might want to be an architect so she can design houses. She has not chosen a college yet. If she could travel, she would love to go to Hawaii. Her favorite food is nachos!
Her teachers say, "Sophia Bella has given exceptional effort in academic work this school year. She frequently goes above and beyond the requirements of assignments such as reading response questions or book reports. She has also developed important problem-solving and time management skills that will serve her very well as she continues her education. Although a quiet presence, Sophia Bella volunteered this year to narrate the Christmas pageant at church. She is motivated and conscientious, making her a successful student and a strong learner, great qualities for a Terrific Kid!"
FRENCH PRAIRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Axel is the son of Santiago Ibarra and Adriana Guerrero.
His favorite class is P.E. because its fun and he gets to play games. Axel also likes math because it's fun to learn; it is his favorite subject.
After graduating from high school, Axel wants to go to college to become an electrical engineer.
Axel's teachers rave about him.
"He works really well in class," Mrs. Beam said. "He is kind and conscientious. He meets expectations regularly and has great grades."
"He has 100 percent in my class because he works hard, he asks clarifying questions when he's confused, and is diligent to turn in work complete and on time," Mrs. Fosmire said. "He has excellent behavior in class, collaborates when asked and is quiet and raises his hand during teaching times."
Samuel is the son of Ramiro Tlatenchi and Jessica Aguilera. He has four siblings — Aaron, Daniel, Jaime and Daisy.
Samuel's favorite school activities are math, science and P.E. However, his favorite activity is basketball.
After graduating from high school, Samuel would like to attend college for a year before being drafted into the NBA.
His teachers say, "Sam is a great student who comes to class prepared and always tries his best to succeed."
Isaiah is the sone of Selene Valadez. He has one older sister, Cassidy.
He enjoys playing soccer and solving math problems.
When he graduates high school, Isaiah wants to go to college, and then work as a manager or run a business.
His teachers say, "Isaiah is a hard-working student who sets an example for his classmates. He helps his friends out when they are struggling and is the first to volunteer to pass back papers or help pick up the classroom."
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