Compiled by Vicki Clark
The 2012-13 Ray High School Classroom Awards Assembly was held last Thursday in the RHS auditorium.
The program opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Student Council President Altin Hing followed by Dr. Dunn, Principal/Superintendent who welcomed parents and guests.
Dr. Dunn also acted as MC and introduced the following teachers who presented the classroom awards:
Mrs. Palmer – AIMS Language Arts, Ryan Olsen; Eng. 4 CP, Jesse Molar, Gabrielle Mapes; Eng. 4, Chris Misita, Nick Gonzales; Eng 3 CP, Grant Armendariz, Yvette Dickey; Eng. 3, Jason Cruz, Kayla McDowell; French 1, Sidney Chenoweth, Sabrina Martinez.
Mrs. Jordan – Academic Achievement in Freshman/Sophomore English, Roy White, Gabrielle Juvera, Savannah Willis, Sidney Chenoweth, Jazmyne Giorsetti; Academic Achievement in Intro to Business, Kymberly Terry , Katie Cuellar.
Mrs. Smith – English 3-4, Michelle Johnson; Reading, Daniel Woods, English 1-2, Billy Lutz, Math, Tristan Gantt.
Mr. Cude – Outstanding Pre-Calculus Student, Grant Armendariz; Outstanding Algebra II Student, Lucy Sainz; Outstanding Financial Algebra Student, Tyson Pitner; Outstanding Welding Students , Jason Cruz and Angel Huerta; Outstanding Industrial Tech Students, Ryan Olsen, Jonathan Wernett, Austin Huffman
Mrs. Fuerstenberg – AIMS II, Elena Huerta, Wyatt Phillips; Statistics, Jake Smith, Kara Gillaspy; AIMS I, Ashlie Bryce, Alegra I, Jeron Colemen, Stormee Galka, Savannah Willis; Algebra I, Ainsley Bull, Austin Huffman, Gabrielle Juvera; Citizens of the year, Michael Cruz, Kayla Bonser; Most improved students, Marcus Hiracheta, Christopher Misita.
Mr. Fuerstenberg – U.S. History Students of the Year, Anthony Garcia and Grant Armendariz; World Geography/History Students of the Year, Alex Willis and Wyatt Phillips; Government/Economics Students of the Year, Gabrielle Mapes and Altin Hing.
Mr. Rubalcaba – Outstanding Physics Student, Jesse Molar.
Mr. Leybas – Hos 2, Christian Rios; Science, Austin Herrick and Jason Cude; Chemistry, Nicholar Lara; Hos 1, Brittany Paton and Luke Byrd.
Miss Varley – Life Science Citizenship Awards, Ainsley Bull, Savannah Willis, Gabrielle Juvera and Antonio Morales; Cellular Biology Citizenship Awards; Jacob Baca, Jacob Pace, Ramon Marinez, Brittany Patton, Sidney Chenoweth, Sabrina Martinez, Hannah Mercer and Taylor Day.
Mrs. Guzman – Academic Awards: Intro to Technology, Amber Romero; Publications, Erin Keeney; Spanish 2, Jacob Baca and Hannah Mercer; Spanish 1, Gabrielle Juvera.
Mrs. Dunn – Academics Awards: Foods 2, Emily Bickley and Annie Hinojos; Foods 1, Sierra Guerena and Katie Cuellar; Life Connections, Angela Fuentes and Katelyn Ballard; TA Awards, Michelle Johnson and Erik Goodwin.
Mr. Smith – Outstanding Artists, Savannah Hunt, Dakoka Mabuce, Stormee Galka and Hannah Mercer.
Mrs. Quintana – Oustanding Academic Performance, Gabrielle Juvera, Savannah Willis and Stormee Galka; Citizenship Awards, Hannah Mercer, Shannon Cuellar and Gabrielle Juvera.
Mr. Chenoweth – Outstanding Weights Student, Jason Cruz.
After the classroom awards Dr. Dunn presented the Principal’s Perseverance Award to two deserving students who overcame obstacles and stuck it out this year. These awards went to Tyson Pitner and Austin Leslie.
He also presented the Bearcat Excellence Award to Alyssa Dao and the Principal’s Leadership Award to Altin Hing.