Board spotlights April Students of the Month
The Governing Board honored six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the April 11 board meeting. Students from Dobson High School, Fremont Junior High School, and Brinton, Ishikawa, Sirrine and Washington elementary schools have been named April Students of the Month.
The Mesa Public Schools Student of the Month program gives the district the opportunity to celebrate success.
Each month during the school year, students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout the district are selected to receive the award. Honorees are recognized for quality of character and excellence in leadership, academics, arts, athletics and more.
Students of the Month win plaques and other prizes
Sydnie Bagozzi, sixth grade, Ishikawa Elementary School
Leeanna Dennison, third grade, Sirrine Elementary School
Monique Le Tran, senior, Dobson High School
London Roberts, seventh grade, Fremont Junior High School
Eva Romenska, sixth grade, Washington Elementary School
Evelyn Romo, sixth grade, Brinton Elementary School
Board meetings come alive as families, friends, principals and teachers join district officials to honor Students of the Month. As videos show students in their daily school lives, their principals or other school representatives read thoughtful tributes aloud. Students take home special plaques and professional-quality portraits, provided by Mesa Public Schools. Winners also receive gift cards from the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence. Every presentation ends in proud handshakes, hugs and roaring applause from the crowd.
High expectations result in high student achievement
Student of the Month portraits hang on a wall of honor in the Board Room. These smiling faces remind everyone that Students of the Month are shining examples of how high expectations pay off for the children of Mesa Public Schools.
Pictured: Michele Grimaldi, Washington Elementary principal, reads a tribute to Student of the Month Eva Romenska. (Photo by Tim Hacker/Mesa Public Schools)