Dobson Pride

Brandon Islas and Michael Botchway have been selected as College Prep Questbridge Scholars

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program gives outstanding high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions.  College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through QuestBridge. The majority are also selected as Finalists for the National College Match.  Being selected as a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that celebrates their achievements.  Questbridge college prep scholars can also receive additional awards such as all expense paid campus visits to college partners, full scholarships to summer programs at Yale, Stanford, Emory, Penn and more!
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Tiana Broesder awarded the Hills Materials Company/Northwestern Engineering Company Scholarship

Congratulations to senior Tiana Broesder for being awarded the Hills Materials Company/Northwestern Engineering Company Scholarship.  The money for this scholarship is donated by the employees and matched dollar for dollar by the Hills Material Company and Northwestern Engineering Company for Tiana to use at the college of her choice.  Good Luck to Tiana!  

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Dobson Orchestra & Advanced Guitar Ensemble Receive Silver & Gold at the Forum Music Festival in CA

On April 28th and 29th the Dobson Orchestras and Advanced Guitar Ensemble participated in the Forum Music Festivals in Anaheim, CA.

  • The Dobson Chamber Philharmonic received a silver rating
  • Dobson Combined Showcase Symphonic Strings received a gold rating 
  • Dobson Guitar Ensemble received a Gold rating 
Melynna Dinh was also recognized for her solo performance in Idylls of Pegasus.
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Congratulations to Olivia Martinez & Jacob Smigel for earning first place at their CTE competitions!

  • Olivia Martinez received first-place in the creative lecture competition at the Educators Rising State. 
  • Jacob Smigel received a first-place in his FBLA state welding competition. He is one of our students who takes his courses at EVIT. 
Both Olivia and Jacob will be honored at this week's Board meeting!
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Congratulations to Dobson Alumni Arielle Jennings and ASU Dance Team

Congratulations to Dobson Spiritline and DDC alumni, Arielle Jennings, on Winning Gold with ASU's Jazz team. 

ASU was selected to compete out of ALL college dance teams from across the country.  They competed in Florida and made it to finals along with Japan, Chile and Mexico.   

USA TOOK HOME THE GOLD!

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Shakayla Manwarren earns the Links Scholarship

Shakayla Manwarren was awarded the Links Scholarship from the Phoenix Chapter of the Links Inc. This scholarship is given to students who demonstrate ambition, initiative, and self- drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, the community, and the workplace. Congratulations Shakayla!

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Dobson High Art Students take home 27 awards at Young at Art Show

Congratulations to the Dobson Art Students selected to have their work shown at the 2016-17 Young at Art Show last Friday night.  Dobson had an outstanding showing with several students earning awards including the 3D Best in Show Award which was won by Dulce Fuentes. 

In all, 27 Dobson Art Projects earned awards tying Westwood for the most in the district

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Dobson Senior Christine Bader receives Dorance Scholarship

Dobson senior Christine Bader has received the prestigious Dorrance Scholarship.  This award is given to 150 graduating seniors in our state who are headed to a state university.  

The application for this scholarship involved several phases, the final phase being a face-to-face interview which was held on April 21st.  Christine approached each phase with poise, confidence and determination.  We want to congratulate this young person for receiving this wonderful award! 

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Congratulations La Famiglia April Mustangs of the Month

Freshmen:  Rudy Cartagena  Jaquelyn Hernandez
Sophomore:  Mairany Garcia Cruz, Tomeka Rychener
Junior: Jesse Hernandez Hernandez, Josie Poler
Senior: Yesheng Chen, Randy Hoang
Staff: Tracy Lambert, Receptionist
Teachers: Shelley Chandler, Allison Hall, Ed Tech

Each month two students from each grade level, two teachers and one staff are recognized for excellence, achievement and overall being exceptional as a student or staff. La Famiglia graciously donates lunch for twelve Mustangs to have lunch with the principal the third Thursday of each month!
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Daniel Hughes has earned the Falcon Foundation Scholarship

The Falcon Foundation provides a limited number of highly-motivated young people the opportunity to sharpen their skills for admission to United States Air Force Academy by providing scholarships at a College or Preparatory School especially selected for this purpose.  Daniel Hughes has received a full scholarship to one of their preparatory schools for Fall of 2017.

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