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Student achievements recognized at Mustang of the Month Breakfast
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Nominees receive applause from parents and teachers for outstanding work. Each candidate was awarded a certificate and a free ice-cream pass.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7206" align="alignnone" width="475"] Photo by Kayley Boan
David Shedd gives an anecdote of his days as a boy scout on what makes a good school. He said good teachers, involved parents, and hardworking students are needed for exemplary work, comparing those to the things necessary to a make a fire.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7205" align="alignnone" width="475"] Photo by Kayley Boan
Olivia Bell and Alondra Ocasio pose with assistant principal Nick Ellis and principal David Shedd. Both students received a plaque for their achievements.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7204" align="alignnone" width="475"] Photo by Kayley Boan                                                                                        Students pose with their awards for parents and teachers. Each student exemplified 'Ola-tude' and was recognized by their teachers.[/caption] On the morning of April 18, 12 students were acknowledged as Mustang of the Month nominees while surrounded by family, teachers, and faculty members. Students with specific characteristics were nominated by their teachers and recognized during a breakfast ceremony in the cafeteria. "What we are looking for is... Ola-tude. We look for the characteristics of what makes a great student; they're leaders among their peers, they're motivated, passionate about learning and they want to get better and know more," Nick Ellis, assistant principal, said. Ellis read the praises the nominating teachers wrote about their student. Then, he announced the two winners of the month. He said that even if they don't win, just being nominated is an accomplishment itself. "I think any job that you would go to, any career whether it be entry level job or down the road, they are going to want committed, motivated, and passionate workers that go above and beyond. If you exemplify want Ola-tude is, you are ahead of the curve," Ellis said. Olivia Bell, senior, and Alondra Ocasio, sophomore, won Mustang of the Month. This is the last ceremony of the year and recognition for next year will begin once school starts back after the summer.    

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor

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