Student POWER Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following students from around the country who have been selected as a Student POWER Award recipient. The Student POWER Award program is part of NASP’s ongoing effort to help school psychologists promote children's success in school and life, to help colleagues and parents redefine student success, and to highlight students' exceptional efforts and individual achievements. In general, a NASP Student POWER Award recipient demonstrates one or more of the following attributes:

  • Progress toward individual goals
  • Optimistic he or she will succeed
  • Willing to solve problems
  • Eager to do his or her best
  • Reaching out to others
  1. Name: Malcolm Walker
    Grade: 12
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2020
    Malcolm made significant progress since his freshman year at Reservoir High School. He's overcome obstacles with the support of his family, community, and school staff. Even in the face of adversity, Malcolm persevered and achieved his best in school and life. Congratulations Malcolm!
  2. Name: Riley Macon
    Grade: 12
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2020
    Riley is an outstanding student who exemplifies every POWER quality! Riley is a student advocate for mental health serving as an Active Minds student leader at Reservoir High School. Riley truly makes a difference in the lives of others and it is an honor to recognize her!
  3. Name: Delaney Kilcarr
    Grade: 11
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2020
    Delaney has made significant growth toward her individual goals. She is optimistic about going to college and succeeding, willing to solve problems, eager to do her best, and reaches out to others for support. Congratulations Delaney!!
  4. Name: Ja'von Anthony Williams
    Grade: 6th
    School: Rawlinson Road Middle School
    State: South Carolina
    Nominated By: Tanya Irby Tucker
    Year: 2020
    Ja'von is being nominated for this Award because of his exceptional character, outstanding work ethic, and overall respectful and responsible demeanor. Despite some learning challenging and a mild hearing loss, Ja'von excels as a learner and has transitioned to middle school this year with a positive attitude and outlook, despite the challenges of the pandemic. I am so proud of Ja'von and this Award is one small way to illustrate my appreciation for him displaying the Power of Possibility!
  5. Name: Zack L. Klaisner
    Grade: 12
    School: District 211 Academy-South
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Brian R. Lazzaro
    Year: 2019
    Zack's growth has been exceptional. He has learned to be patient, help others, and help himself. Zack has achieved "Merit" status which is the highest level in the school. Whenever life has tried to keep Zack down, he has overcome the challenges and persevered. One of Zack's wishes is for those in his past to see how far he has come. Everyone is looking forward to hearing about Zack's bright future and all of the good things that are still to come.
  6. Name: Trey Woodcock
    Grade: 2nd
    School: Valley Park Elementary School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Ashley Hawkins
    Year: 2019
    Trey is a go-to helper in the school for both students and teachers. He includes others and helps others make new friends. He is respectful, helpful, and a great leader.
  7. Name: Megan Zaragosa Ramos
    Grade: 6th
    School: Valley Park Middle School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Mary Patton
    Year: 2019
    Megan is a very hard-working student who advocates for herself and others. She sets high standards for herself and has overcome personal barriers to meet her goals.
  8. Name: William Cahalane
    Grade: 12
    School: Valley Park High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Gerri Robards
    Year: 2019
    William participates in leadership opportunities and sports programs. He maintains optimistic focus and has worked hard to give a voice to students who were underserved by other organizations. He encourages himself and others to do well. When he makes a mistake, he reflects on his actions and tries again.
  9. Name: Derron Finnie
    Grade: 9
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Andrea Berin
    Year: 2019
    Derron always tries his best and works hard on his academics. Derron asks for help when he needs it and offers help to others as well. Derron's positive demeanor and his willingness to solve problems and progress towards his goals have set him apart from his peers.
  10. Name: Tyler Jackson
    Grade: 10
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Andrea Berin
    Year: 2019
    Tyler has shown great growth this year by focusing on his person goals related to both academics and athletics. In addition to his own growth, Tyler inspires growth in others as he motivates others to do their best and is always willing to help his peers. Tyler's positive nature and willingness to solve problems and progress towards his goals have set him apart from his peers.
  11. Name: Dariaun Pointer
    Grade: 11
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Carol Krueger
    Year: 2019
    Dariaun does many things to stand out from his peers. From his optimistic demeanor to his amazing academic progress, he has risen as a leader within our school. Dariaun has greatly increased his academic proficiency and maintained strong attendance. He's always willing to help out and volunteer for whatever may be needed. Dariaun works hard to achieve his goals and to uplift and appreciate others.
  12. Name: Netsanet Belachew
    Grade: 12
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Bella Quintal
    Year: 2019
    Netsanet is one of the most positive students within our school. She goes above and beyond to help out with whatever is needed while also diligently focusing on her own goals. Netsanet works hard on her academics while also balancing extra-curricular activities that she participates in after school. Netsanet has risen as a leader within our school through her optimistic progress towards her goals and her support of others.
  13. Name: Keirstyn M. Turskey
    Grade: 5th
    School: Northlake Elementary School
    State: Washington
    Nominated By: Lizbeth Ramirez
    Year: 2019
    Keirstyn has sought out supports and engaged in a check-in system that has been self-initiated. Furthermore, she has pursued academic endeavors such as running for class ambassador. She has advocated for herself and sought to establish a more supportive school environment.
  14. Name: Joshua Hull
    Grade: 1st
    School: Northlake Elementary School
    State: WA
    Nominated By: Lizbeth Ramirez
    Year: 2019
    Joshua has made progress toward a goal of self-regulation and development of coping strategies. He has demonstrated a desire to be in his general education classroom and has expressed a want to continue developing his emotional and behavioral regulation. He has demonstrated improvement in his ability to stay in school and in the classroom and has exhibited a willingness to practice his skills.
  15. Name: Susan (Thatcher) Ort-Ulm
    Grade:
    School: Accident Elementary School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Joseph M. Casey
    Year: 2019
    Last school year was my first as a School Resource Officer, and Psychologist Susan (Thatcher) Ort-Ulm of Accident Elementary School made my learning curve shorter by helping me understand that I need to take a different approach with some students, which ultimately made my job a little easier when needed. I could not do the work that she does with these students on a daily basis. As exhausting as it can be, she made it look effortless. Thanks for letting me work beside you last year!
  16. Name: Angie Harrison
    Grade:
    School: Southern Garrett High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Joseph M. Casey
    Year: 2019
    As a School Resource Officer I frequently have dealings with many of the same students as the School Psychologist. Psychologist Angie Harrison of Southern Garrett High School makes it easier to understand some of the students, which in turn makes it easier for me to work with them when I need to. Most of the time she is right there alongside me to help with the ones who require extra assistance. Without Mrs. Harrison, my role would be extremely more difficult in some cases. Thanks Mrs. Harrison!
  17. Name: Izabella Ann Mendoza-Miller
    Grade: 2nd
    School: Northlake Elementary School
    State: Washington
    Nominated By: Lizbeth Ramirez
    Year: 2019
    Izabella is an optimistic and happy young lady despite having experienced some traumatic events early in her life. She is friendly, welcoming, supportive, and encourages others to engage in desired behaviors. She comes visit my office consistently for a check in and on Monday’s at lunch because she has a desire to learn Spanish. When in class, she is hard working, and focused. She has invited peers to join the Spanish club and reminds students of expected classroom behavior.
  18. Name: Matthew Cron
    Grade: 8th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  19. Name: Synthia Bennett
    Grade: 8th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  20. Name: Maycie Whiteford
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  21. Name: Charles Gomez
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  22. Name: Nathan Calvert
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  23. Name: Lx Escalera
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  24. Name: Angelica Martinez Ponsock
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  25. Name: Adalise Jacinto
    Grade: 7th
    School: Yvonne Shaw Middle School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
  26. Name: Sarah Valdes
    Grade: 12
    School: District 211 Academy South
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Brian Lazzaro & Amanda Rohan
    Year: 2018
    Sarah has demonstrated all of the attributes of a Power Award winner this year. She has demonstrated school leadership by helping others and by helping herself. Sarah is a very optimistic student who is willing to solve problems even when things get tough. Staff know that they can count on her to be a positive role model for her peers. All of us are very proud of Sarah's accomplishments at school! Congratulations to her!
  27. Name: Jax Kent
    Grade: Kindergarten
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Jax is very friendly, supports his friends, works extremely hard in his small group and in the large class setting. Jax is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas.
  28. Name: Charles Randall
    Grade: 1st
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Charles is friendly, polite, is supporting his friends, and has been staying in class working towards his goals. Charles is becoming more and more open to assistance and accepting new ideas.
  29. Name: Giovanni Sosa
    Grade: 1st
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Giovani is very friendly, supports his friends, works extremely hard in his small group and in the large class setting. Giovani is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas.
  30. Name: Ivan Acosta Ortega
    Grade: 2nd
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Ivan is very friendly, supports his friends, works extremely hard in his small group and in the large class setting. Ivan is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas.
  31. Name: Morgan Weikel
    Grade: 2nd
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Morgan is making progress within behavioral goals and excelling in math. Morgan is working on her reading and writing skills. She has been going to her small group math and participating with her peers trying her best. She has been observed to be creative and use her strengths in her learning process.
  32. Name: Jordan Lukas
    Grade: 3rd
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Jordan is friendly, polite, caring, helpful and is working towards his goals. Jordan is open to assistance and accepting new concepts willingly. Jordan comes to school eager to learn and participate.
  33. Name: Caiden Robles
    Grade: 3rd
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Caiden is friendly, polite, active, and is working towards his goals. Caiden is open to assistance and accepting new ideas. Caiden comes to school eager to learn and participate.
  34. Name: Juan Gamez Diaz
    Grade: 4th
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Juan is friendly, supports his friends, works extremely hard in his small group and in the large class setting. Juan is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas. Juan is an extreme pleasure to work with and is a model student for his peers.
  35. Name: Evin Carothers
    Grade: 4th
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Evin is friendly, polite, active, and is working towards his goals with fervor. Evin is open to assistance and accepting new ideas. Evin comes to school eager to learn and participate. We are so glad to have him in our LVES family.
  36. Name: Jesse Beveridge
    Grade: 4th
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: NV
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Jesse is friendly, polite, active, and has been staying in class working towards his goals. Jesse is becoming more and more open to assistance and accepting new ideas. Jesse comes to school eager to learn and participate.
  37. Name: Kaiden Reynolds
    Grade: 5th
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: Nevada
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Kaiden is friendly, kind, and has been a wonderful new addition to the LVES family. Kaiden works hard in all settings. Kaiden is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas and concepts.
  38. Name: Joaquin Crandall
    Grade: 5th
    School: Lemmon Valley Elementary School
    State: Nevada
    Nominated By: Jennifer Mitterer
    Year: 2018
    Joaquin is very friendly, supports his friends, works extremely hard in his small group and in the large class setting. Joaquin is open to assistance and readily accepts new ideas. Joaquin is an extreme pleasure to work with and is a model student for his peers.
  39. Name: Julian Albright
    Grade: 12
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Rachel Bromberg
    Year: 2018
    Julian was selected because of his optimistic drive to reach his goals. Julian strives to do his best every day, and he reaches out to others to help him succeed. Julian is truly a positive force within our school.
  40. Name: Alexis Hambrick
    Grade: 11
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Rachel Caballero and Alex Kavourinos
    Year: 2018
    Alexis always tries her best on every assignment and willingly takes guidance and correction on her work. She regularly encourages her friends to begin/complete their work. She consistently stays after school for tutoring and usually stops by in the morning to check in. I know that she pushes herself to do things that are uncomfortable.
  41. Name: Ian Jordan
    Grade: 9
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Meredith Ripplinger
    Year: 2018
    Every week, Ian sets a short-term goal related to grades. This past week, he met his goal by making up his missing assignments in World History. He continues to strive to do better in all of his classes.
  42. Name: Xy Gibson
    Grade: 10
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Chloe Tennant
    Year: 2018
    Xy was selected because he puts in tremendous effort to reach his academic goals. He has jumped almost 2 years in reading achievement in just 1 quarter, and he always knew he was able to meet this lofty goal. Xy is a positive force in the classroom, and he is optimistic about his abilities
  43. Name: Zachary Sandler
    Grade: 10th
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2018
    Through Zachary's hard work, he improved his own well being and demonstrated a desire to make an on going difference in his own life and the lives of others. Zachary has made significant progress toward individual goals, is optimistic he will succeed, and is willing to solve problems. Congratulations to Zachary!
  44. Name: Ava Miranda
    Grade: 12th
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2018
    Through Ava's hard work, she improved her own well being and demonstrated a desire to make an on going difference in her own life and the lives of others. Ava has made significant progress toward individual goals, is optimistic she will succeed, and is willing to solve problems. Congratulations to Ava!
  45. Name: Anna Meriam Kelly
    Grade: 11th
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2018
    Through Anna's hard work, she improved her own well being and demonstrated a desire to make an on going difference in her own life and the lives of others. Anna has made progress toward individual goals, is optimistic she will succeed, and is willing to solve problems. Congratulations to Anna!
  46. Name: Hunter Craig
    Grade: 11th
    School: Reservoir High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Keren Kreitzer
    Year: 2018
    Through Hunter's hard work, he improved his own well being and demonstrated a desire to make an on going difference in his own life and the lives of others. Hunter has made significant progress toward individual goals, is optimistic he will succeed, and is willing to solve problems. Congratulations to Hunter!
  47. Name: Wesley Ricks
    Grade: 5
    School: Callahan Intermediate
    State: Florida
    Nominated By: Karen Lott
    Year: 2018
    Wesley is a student that struggles academically, but not from a lack of trying. On the contrary, he tries very hard and is always giving 100% toward his work. He does the same with his friends and siblings. He is motivated and dedicated and the school is trying to find alternate ways to celebrate his success so he doesn't get discouraged.
  48. Name: Addison Rowan
    Grade: 1
    School: Callahan Elementary School
    State: Florida
    Nominated By: Karen Lott
    Year: 2018
    Addison is always eager to learn and goes above and beyond what is taught to her in the classroom. She is extremely friendly and loves engaging in challenging activities. Addison says she also likes alone time with her mom when he dad and baby sister are away. Addison is a straight A student and has been since Kindergarten. She is a great role model for her 3 year old sister and to her peers. She loves school, especially reading.
  49. Name: Diego Torres
    Grade: 8th Grade
    School: KIPP Heartwood Academy
    State: California
    Nominated By: Katie Pettersen, Ed.S., PPS, NCSP
    Year: 2017
    Diego has demonstrated many strong attributes as a student at KIPP Heartwood. Specifically, he has shown growth in many academic and behavioral areas, and teachers note that he is motivated to learn and improve in all areas. In my work with Diego, he always has an optimistic, positive attitude and is willing to try new things. He also has a great sense of humor!
  50. Name: Damian Magana
    Grade: 5th Grade
    School: KIPP Heartwood Academy
    State: California
    Nominated By: Katie Pettersen
    Year: 2017
    Damian has demonstrated many strong attributes as a student at KIPP Heartwood. Specifically, he has shown growth in many academic and behavioral areas, and teachers note that he is motivated to learn and improve in all areas. In my work with Damian, he always has an optimistic, positive attitude and is willing to try new things. He also has a great sense of humor!
  51. Name: Noah Smith
    Grade: 12th
    School: Kennesaw Mountain High School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: David Reason/ Chelsea Sexton/ Kelli Jones, EdS
    Year: 2017
    Noah is has maintained immense positivity this year.The past three months have been a test of his resilience.The week before school started, he was in an accident severely compressing his spinal cord.Noah has receives therapy at the Shepard Center in Atlanta.He is still taking classes and is set to graduate in May. Even though he unable to participate, he comes to dive practice to cheer his teammates.Noah’s personal goals are to engage in an active lifestyle.
  52. Name: Sopie Glass
    Grade: 12th
    School: Kennesaw Mountain High School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Lauren Davis/ Kelli Jones, EdS
    Year: 2017
    Sophie is involved in community service, is president of Art Club and an officer of the PhotoBugs club. She spends her summers working with children at summer camp. She works hard academically, is optimistic and has a kind spirit towards others. Sophie encourages peers to be involved in school clubs, and she treats teachers and adults with mature respect. She volunteers with Shop with a Mustang, Special Ed Dance, and in the Art Club’s “campus beautification” project this year.
  53. Name: Harper Scott
    Grade: 10th
    School: Kennesaw Mountain High School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Chelsea Sexton/ David Reason/ Kelli Jones, EdS
    Year: 2017
    Harper Scott is an athlete who overcomes obstacles daily with a giant smile on her face and kind words for others. Last month, Harper set an American Record in the 100 Individual Medley and works toward her Paralympic dreams. This summer she wants to take her passion for swimming and as a coach for a summer league. Harper is a member of the high school swim team, a member of her Stingrays club team, and the Mountain Top Café. Her enthusiasm and perseverance is inspiring to all.
  54. Name: Tyrisha Weeden
    Grade: 12
    School: Lieberman Learning Center
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Lorraine Eason
    Year: 2017
    Tyrisha was selected because she works diligently to achieve her goals. Tyrisha asks for help when needed and strives for excellence. She maintains a positive attitude despite adversity in her life, and is willing to do whatever it takes to succeed.
  55. Name: Aaliyah Moore
    Grade: 12
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Heidi Morgan
    Year: 2017
    Aaliyah was selected because of her hard work and positive energy. Aaliyah persists when her school work is frustrating. She remains relaxed, and her builds confidence in her peers. She is very conscientious, and she is always willing to try new things to better herself.
  56. Name: Dominic Bryant
    Grade: 11
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Christine Woodward
    Year: 2017
    Dominic was selected because he is a very positive, social student. He often offers to help others with school work or just carrying a box. He uses his voice to encourage others and make positive changes.
  57. Name: Adrianne Albert
    Grade: 10
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Bella Quintal
    Year: 2017
    Adrianne was selected because she displays all of the characteristics of a Student POWER Award recipient. Adrianne is optimistic in all the she does, and she is eager to achieve her personal goals. Adrianne is always willing to reach out to others and work to solve problems that she sees.
  58. Name: Nicholas Rogers-Scotland
    Grade: 9th
    School: Kennesaw Mountain High School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Anna Bassett/ Kelli Jones, EdS
    Year: 2017
    Nicholas Rogers Scotland is a freshman at Kennesaw Mountain. He is an extraordinary young man. Nicholas takes ownership of his class work and behavior. He sets high standards for himself and works hard academically. He even helps others to stay on track and complete their work. Nicholas advocates for other students. He is kind and respectful to all authority figures, and goes out of his way to be helpful to others and keep them on the right track.
  59. Name: Merrick Hoel
    Grade: 9
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: David German
    Year: 2017
    Merrick was selected because she works hard to achieve her goals, and she maintains a positive attitude in everything that she does. Merrick asks questions in order to solve problems, and she is willing to do whatever it takes in order to succeed. Merrick is always eager to do her best.
  60. Name: Wesley Dobry
    Grade: 9th
    School: Kennesaw Mountain High School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Kristina Mater/ Kelli Jones, EdS
    Year: 2017
    Wesley Dobry was nominated by his math teacher and is a freshman here at Kennesaw Mountain. Wesley works very hard independently and is continually trying to improve his knowledge. He sets high standards for himself and works hard academically. He exemplifies growth mindset and loves basketball. Wesley is very curious which makes him a great learner. Wesley is a positive influence on others.
  61. Name: Laney Daniell
    Grade: 5th
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Jennifer Scaggs/ Kelli Jones, Ed.S.
    Year: 2017
    Laney Daniell is kind, encourages her classmates, and always has an optimistic outlook. She rises above any challenges that come her way and always gives her best effort. Thank you for being a positive influence on others Laney!!
  62. Name: JoJo Winter
    Grade: 4th
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Debbie Clements/ Kelli Jones, Ed.S.
    Year: 2017
    JoJo is an amazing role model to her peers. She is kind and respectful to everyone. JoJo is new to Bullard ES and met a personal goal of running for and winning her classroom student council. She is a member of the safety patrol. Thank you for being a positive influence on others JoJo!!
  63. Name: Joey Barrett
    Grade: 3rd
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Jennifer Rogers/ Kelli Jones, Ed.S.
    Year: 2017
    Joey always does his best on assignments and overcomes any challenges that come his way with a positive attitude. He is a leader and mentor to other students and continually goes out of the way to be a friend and support to others. Thank you for being a positive influence on others Joey!!
  64. Name: Ethyn Taylor
    Grade: 2nd
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Kyle Perry/ Kelli Jones, Ed.S.
    Year: 2017
    Ethyn is the type of student that perseveres no matter the situation. He always works hard, does his best, is polite to others, and uses his manners. Ethan never complains and has a positive outlook on life. Thank you for being a positive influence on others Ethyn!!
  65. Name: Olivia Pipe
    Grade: 1st
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Lynn Tomlin/ Kelli Jones, Ed.S.
    Year: 2017
    Olivia is the sweetest, kindest, most helpful student. She works so hard on anything that is put in front of her. She works hard to include everyone in all class activities. Thank you for being a positive influence on others Olivia!!
  66. Name: Benturk Perdaci
    Grade: Kindergarten
    School: Bullard Elementary School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Lori Friedrich/ Kelli Jones
    Year: 2017
    Benturk is a very hard working student. He works very hard to learn his letters and sounds. Benturk always follows class rules. He comforts other students when they are sad. Thank you for being a positive influence on others Benturk!!
  67. Name: Aylin Moreno
    Grade: 8th Grade
    School: KIPP Heartwood Academy
    State: California
    Nominated By: Katie Pettersen, Ed.S., PPS, NCSP
    Year: 2017
    Aylin has demonstrated many strong attributes as a student at KIPP Heartwood. Specifically, she has shown growth in many academic and behavioral areas, and teachers note that she is motivated to learn and improve in all areas. In my work with Aylin, she always has an optimistic, positive attitude and is willing to try new things.
  68. Name: Albert Kleven
    Grade: Senior
    School: Township High School District 211
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Brian R Lazzaro, NCSP
    Year: 2016
  69. Name: Kyron Bailey
    Grade: 10
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Matthew Horn
    Year: 2016
    Kyron believes so strongly in his ability to succeed no matter what other people say. Kyron is a determined individual who embraces his unique personality and continually stands up to peer pressure.
  70. Name: Markell Tompkins
    Grade: 10
    School: University City High School
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: Alex Kavourinos
    Year: 2016
    Markell is a true class leader. He always tries to do his best. He is a member and officer (secretary) in Student Council. Last year, a friend of Markell's was suicidal and Markell went to his teacher and asked for the student's email so that he could email her at the middle school and be a true friend. Markell helped her out of a dark time in her life while he was at the high school as a 9th grader. He continues to be a model student and tries to promote positive behavior for his classmates.
  71. Name: Ian Roberts
    Grade: 12
    School: Lieberman Learning Center
    State: Missouri
    Nominated By: JoEllen Potchen-Webb
    Year: 2016
    Ian has dramatically increased his school attendance, is meeting regularly with the school social worker, and is optimistic about his future. Starting in December, Ian will be attending community based programs to help transition to his life after high school.​ He regularly works with community based providers to ensure that he is prepared for graduation. Ian has made a 180 degree turn around from last spring.
  72. Name: Kaitlyn Hough
    Grade: 3
    School: Lisbon Central School
    State: NY
    Nominated By: Elizabeth Hafer
    Year: 2016
  73. Name: Maggie Crowley
    Grade: 12
    School: Lisbon Central School
    State: NY
    Nominated By: Elizabeth Hafer
    Year: 2016
  74. Name: Abigail Avery
    Grade: 7
    School: Lisbon Central School
    State: NY
    Nominated By: Elizabeth Hafer
    Year: 2016
  75. Name: Savanna George
    Grade: 4
    School: Lisbon Central School
    State: NY
    Nominated By: Elizabeth Hafer
    Year: 2016
    When I work with Savanna she is always willing to try her best to be her best. She is an active participant and works diligently to practice new skills. She also shows compassion and understanding for peers that are having a tough day.
  76. Name: Griffin Wert
    Grade: 6
    School: Lisbon Central School
    State: NY
    Nominated By: Elizabeth Hafer
    Year: 2016
    Griffin is a great young man that always sets a super example with his work and behavior!
  77. Name: Jacqueline Owens
    Grade: 9th
    School: Manual Arts High School
    State: California
    Nominated By: Christine Toleson, Ph.D.
    Year: 2016
    Jacqueline maintains an optimistic focus even when she is faced with challenges and she helps her peers access help. Jacqueline willingly attends counseling group and contributes to a positive school climate by helping peers with mental health issues. Jacqueline nomination for the Power award was enthusiastically endorsed by her general and special education teachers and staff.
  78. Name: Marquies Drake
    Grade: 12
    School: Manual Arts High School
    State: California
    Nominated By: Christine Toleson, Ph.D.
    Year: 2016
    Marquies works with school psychologist to serve as a role model for students working on specific social-emotional issues. Marquies is optimistic, compassionate, and he has helped numerous student access help. After Marquies met his own personal social-emotional goals he participated as a peer counselor in a group counseling intervention. Marquies exemplifies at an exceptional level the ability to meet life challenges.
  79. Name: Evelyn Waltz
    Grade: 4
    School: Cory-Rawson Elementary School
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Emily Bersaglia
    Year: 2015
    Evelyn is a positive role model and influence to her classmates. She challenges them to succeed by helping them to find solutions to problems. She does not engage in gossip. She cares about her classmates and teachers. Her communication is open, honest, and respectful.
  80. Name: Lelaina Yanelli
    Grade: 7
    School: Cory-Rawson High School
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Emily Bersaglia
    Year: 2015
    Lelaina is doing a great job as a member of 7-8 Student Counsil. She failthfully attends all events, volunteers for everything that is asked, and is always respectful and courteous. When she ran for President and did not win, she accepted the loss with grace and congratulated her opponent.
  81. Name: Rylee Langstaff
    Grade: 6th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Kate Spriggs
    Year: 2015
  82. Name: Alexis Baker
    Grade: 4th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Dawn Washington
    Year: 2015
  83. Name: Michael House
    Grade: 4th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Erin Mousaw
    Year: 2015
  84. Name: Jonathan Bateman
    Grade: 4th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Liza Langley
    Year: 2015
  85. Name: Hunter Power
    Grade: 4th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Sarah Farley
    Year: 2015
  86. Name: Brooke Staie
    Grade: 4th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Sarah Farley
    Year: 2015
  87. Name: Savannah Measheaw
    Grade: 5th
    School: John F. Kennedy Elementary
    State: New York
    Nominated By: Christine Tedaldi
    Year: 2015
  88. Name: Katelyn Wedeking
    Grade: 6th
    School: Lorena Middle School
    State: Texas
    Nominated By: Lindsay Shockley
    Year: 2015
  89. Name: Haley Pack
    Grade: 10th
    School: Lorena High School
    State: Texas
    Nominated By: Lindsay Shockley
    Year: 2015
  90. Name: Cristal Lobaton
    Grade: 12th
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  91. Name: Nicole Carreira
    Grade: 12th
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  92. Name: Ross Liechtung
    Grade: 10th
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  93. Name: Anthony Ianicelli
    Grade: 10th
    School: Ocean Township HIgh School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  94. Name: Patricia Banfitch
    Grade: 10th
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  95. Name: Patricia Banfitch
    Grade: 10th
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Nancy Horan
    Year: 2014
  96. Name: Kristen Hanlon
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  97. Name: Gianna Palermo
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  98. Name: Kourtny Greaves
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  99. Name: Terrence Monahan
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  100. Name: Cole Mahedy
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  101. Name: Bryon Mestre
    Grade: 12
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  102. Name: Matthew Bendik
    Grade: 11
    School: Ocean Township High School
    State: NJ
    Nominated By: Bridget Burns
    Year: 2014
  103. Name: Gregory T. Miller
    Grade: Senior (12th grade)
    School: District 211 Academy-South
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Brian R. Lazzaro, NCSP
    Year: 2014
    Greg Miller has been an outstanding student leader in our program at Academy-South. He is the highest performing student in the school and is a role model to others. Not only is he a model student but he also maintains a job every day outside of school. Greg's goal is to graduate high school this June and then receive mechanic training in the military. He is a student that both staff and students can count on to get things done. We wish him the best as he graduates and we will miss his leadership next school. Congratulations!
  104. Name: Maximus Jimenez
    Grade: Third
    School: Countryside Elementary School
    State: New Jersey
    Nominated By: J. Nini Engel
    Year: 2014
    Max was nominated for being consistently positive, empathetic and considerate of other students. He has attended the third grade lunch bunch group as a role model and has shown kindness to many students in his class and grade. He shows unusual thoughtfulness and concern for a boy of his age. He also displays effort, optimism, and persistence in class.
  105. Name: Jocelyn (Josie) Anstine
    Grade: 9th
    School: Central York High School's Therapeutic Emotional Support Class
    State: Pennsylvania
    Nominated By: Mr. Matthew Brelsford
    Year: 2014
    Josie is being nominated specifically for her willingness and participation in the therapeutic component of the program (group and individual counseling). She provides great insight in group counseling sessions and is willing to provide non-threatening feedback to group members to help build cohesion. She also recently volunteered to facilitate a student-led group intervention to help another student in need. She also can be consistently counted on to complete all assignments in a responsible and timely manner. Much Kudos to Josie!!
  106. Name: James Charles Maglio
    Grade: 10
    School: Delaware Valley Regional High School
    State: New Jersey
    Nominated By: Dr. Jon Lyman
    Year: 2014
    James Maglio is always ready to try his best. He seeks help after school without being reminded. He has consistently shown progress over time meeting short term goals to manage his anxiety concerning change. His sense of humor puts people he meets at ease. He consistently seeks help from his teachers to manage concerns he has about meeting their expectations. He has consistently reduced the need for support from his teachers while increasing his independence. His social skills are consistently improving mainly due to the fact that James has multiple opportunities to interact with his peers and when he does so, the results are very positive and rewarding for James and those he establishes relationships with.
  107. Name: Daniel Patrick Panfile
    Grade: 11
    School: Delaware Valley Regional High School
    State: New Jersey
    Nominated By: Dr. Jon Lyman
    Year: 2014
    Daniel Panfile has significant learning challenges related to dyslexia. He has met all of his goals steadily throughout HS. He challenges himself, raising the bar by selecting a rigorous Math and Science curriculum. He collaborates with staff, accepts constructive criticism and always display an eagerness to improve. His reading disability is a challenge that he has met and conquered.
  108. Name: Daniel Edward Lacey
    Grade: 11
    School: Delaware Valley Regional High School
    State: New Jersey
    Nominated By: Dr. Jon Lyman
    Year: 2014
    Daniel is an advocate for individuals who are on the spectrum. He has presented before groups to explain the disability and through his actions has improved understanding of ASD. In reaching out to others he has made great strides towards reaching his own personal goals.
  109. Name: Destiny Porter-Stevens
    Grade: 10th.
    School: Northwestern High
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Claire N. Agard, PhD
    Year: 2014
    Destiny has quietly become one of the shining stars among Northwestern High's student body. As a result of having enrolled at the school late in the 2013-14 school year, she faced a unique set of challenges which compounded those with which she had come. Nonetheless, Destiny has consistently progressed and will probably reach and/or surpass all of her short- and long-term goals. She is an extremely talented young lady who has completed two murals at school and is about to begin a third. She was accepted into the school's Visual and Performing Arts program has also joined an extra-curricular activity which is of significance considering her social skill development which is improving.
  110. Name: Carissa McAfee
    Grade: 11
    School: Jefferson County North High School
    State: Kansas
    Nominated By: Lona K. Mason
    Year: 2014
    I have known Ms. McAfee for almost 5 years now and her willingness to go above and beyond has never ceased to amaze me. Carissa works very hard academically and is a model student socially. She gives back to her community purely from the goodness of her own heart. She has often worked with special needs students outside of the school setting and has even volunteered to help younger students in need at school. She is the first person to come to my mind when I think of an individual to strives to achieve the best of themselves while also encouraging others to do the same. She shows maturity beyond her years.
  111. Name: Callie A. Johnson
    Grade: Sophomore
    School: District 211 Academy-South
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Brian Lazzaro, NCSP
    Year: 2013
    Callie was overwhelmingly chosen by staff to receive the student power award this year. Callie has made tremendous strides in becoming a strong person. As as example of this, Callie has demonstrated at our school that she not only helps herself improve but she also helps others a great deal. She has earned the highest level at Academy-South school. We are proud of Callie and all of her achievements. She is a major role model in our school. Callie A. Johnson is the 2013 NASP Power Award Winner.
  112. Name: America Ramos
    Grade: 5
    School: JM Hill School
    State: Pennsylvania
    Nominated By: Mrs. Husson
    Year: 2013
    America created an all school event. America helped in collecting food donations for our Foods for Families program. In addition, students brought in a stuffed animal and/or blanket to school in October for the children of the families.
  113. Name: Andrew Gullstrand
    Grade: 5
    School: JM Hill School
    State: Pennsylvania
    Nominated By: Mrs. Husson
    Year: 2013
    Andrew created an all school event. Andrew helped in collecting food donations for our Foods for Families program. In addition, students brought in a stuffed animal and/or blanket to school in October for the children of the families.
  114. Name: Jason Durand
    Grade: 12
    School: Burrillville High School
    State: RI
    Nominated By: Kim Pristawa
    Year: 2013
    Jason is a hard-working student, talented musician, and compassionate individual. He is always willing to help others & has served as a mentor to students with special needs for the past 4 years. What is most amazing about Jason is that he also struggles with his own mental health issues... but instead of letting this define him, he speaks openly about his struggles in order to help other students. He is, by far, the most engaging, positive, & enthusiastic student I have ever known!
  115. Name: Christine Angaiak
    Grade: 5
    School: Chevak School
    State: Alaska
    Nominated By: Christy Howard, NCSP
    Year: 2013
    Christine has worked very hard to excel academically. In addition, she actively participates within the classroom, providing a leadership model for her classmates. She, in short, meets and indeed exceeds the criteria of the Student POWER Award!
  116. Name: Gareth Rice
    Grade: 7
    School: BRHS
    State: AK
    Nominated By: Christy Howard, NCSP
    Year: 2013
    Gareth also demonstrates many of the criteria of the Student Power Award. Gareth is active in Boy Scouts, cross country running, archery and other extra curricular activities. He is an outstanding leader in his school and maintains excellence in his academics as well as with his peers.
  117. Name: Charles Dzurenka
    Grade: 5
    School: South Elementary School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Jessica Smith
    Year: 2013
    "Never Give Up" is Charles’ personal motto and he is living by it every day! Charles is the ultimate example of a student who has persevered and overcome obstacles to achieve success. He has transformed himself from a disengaged fourth grader to a motivated fifth grader who is a leader to those around him. He is kind, funny, and helpful. He has made significant progress on his academic and behavior goals. He has even earned himself a spot on Student Council and is pushing himself to achieve better each and every day. We are so proud of his efforts and truly enjoy working with him!
  118. Name: Sam Hunter
    Grade: 4th
    School: J.E. Woodard Elementary
    State: TN
    Nominated By: Ellen Kelly
    Year: 2013
    Sam relocated to Columbia from 13 hundred miles away and enrolled at Woodard last year. Making new friends and adjusting to a new school would not be easy for anyone. Teacher expectations at a new school can make learning tricky. Sam endured this and many other challenges (a traumatic loss and injury) within the past two years. It was not easy for him, but with a bit of help, Sam opened up and reached out to others by making many good friends. He also worked hard and met academic challenges. His teachers and I are so proud of him!
  119. Name: Ziara Jones
    Grade: 5th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Year: 2012
    Ziara is a very conscientious student and displays great effort. When she is uncertain about instruction she assumes responsibility for herself and does not hesitate to ask for clarification. At times she will ask for more work to reinforce the skill being taught. Ziara uses many strategies that she has learned over the years here at Bielefield. She is very motivated by personal goals that she has set for herself and continues to set new goals when appropriate.
  120. Name: Elyan Rivera
    Grade: 4th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Year: 2012
    Elyan is a responsible student who makes great choices in times of need. He is always volunteering to help out whenever he can. He listens well and strives to do his very best. Academically, he has faced some obstacles but has risen above these obstacles and turned them into opportunities for success. He knows his strengths and tries to focus on them rather than on his weaknesses which is what makes Eylan so unique and successful. He is always willing to listen and receive guidance and shows his appreciation by always being polite and thankful.
  121. Name: Mark Quinn
    Grade: 5th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Year: 2012
    Mark is an inquisitive student whose curious mind is always working. He seeks out varied learning opportunities in and out of school and then makes sophisticated connections based on those experiences. He tackles all challenges either academic or social with determination and maturity. He accepts constructive criticism and makes changes when necessary. Mark is kind to all peers and adults and sets the example for the rest of the class. He is always ready to help in whatever way he can.
  122. Name: Lee Ann Roy
    Grade: 4th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Year: 2012
    Lee Ann is a positive role model and a responsible student who consistently makes excellent choices. She is a very conscientious student and displays unbelievable effort at all times. Lee Ann is extremely kind and is always volunteering to help. She enjoys helping her peers whenever she can as well as others including recently inquiring about how to start a clothing drive for homeless people. Lee Ann understands her personal weaknesses and tries her hardest while encouraging others to do their best behaviorally and academically in the process.
  123. Name: Shane Knowles
    Grade: 12
    School: Windsor Locks High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Mrs. Courchesne
    Year: 2012
    Shane is the most persevering and determined young man I have encountered. He has worked hard to overcome numerous obstacles both in school and in life, and has remained a good natured, kindhearted individual. He is a leader in our student council and has maintained his academic and athletic standing through everything. He has a bright future ahead of him!
  124. Name: Ashley Munson
    Grade: 11
    School: Windsor Locks High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Mr. Schumacher
    Year: 2012
    Ashley has come so far! She has struggled for a long time with her academics and has made amazing progress. Over the past year she has become incredibly motivated and has uncovered a passion for learning. She works hard each and every day, is willing and eager to use supports to boost her skills, and is always wearing a smile. She should be proud!
  125. Name: Dakota Berube
    Grade: 9
    School: Windsor Locks High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Mr. Schumacher
    Year: 2012
    Dakota is a self-motivated and hard wroker. He achieves consistently, even when challenged and demonstrates a genuine love of learning.
  126. Name: Tyler Breedlove
    Grade: 10
    School: Windsor Locks High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Ms. Verissimo
    Year: 2012
    Tyler is exceptional. She is always an ally to others in need, and works hard to make postive choices on a daily basis. It is clear to me that she respects differences in others and is responsible and hard working. She is definitely deserving of this award.
  127. Name: Andrew Stinson
    Grade: 10
    School: Chesapeake High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Selina Bankert
    Year: 2012
    Andrew Stinson was a essential student leader in the 2012 Cougar Care Week initiative at Chesapeake High School. His efforts greatly contributed to the design and implementation of multiple activities promoting school connectedness, healthy choices, suicide prevention awareness, resiliency, and acceptance.
  128. Name: Andrew Stinson
    Grade: 10
    School: Chesapeake High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Selina Bankert
    Year: 2012
    Andrew Stinson was a essential student leader in the 2012 Cougar Care Week initiative at Chesapeake High School. His efforts greatly contributed to the design and implementation of multiple activities promoting school connectedness, healthy choices, suicide prevention awareness, resiliency, and acceptance.
  129. Name: Heaven Strickland
    Grade: 11
    School: Williamsburg City Schools
    State: Kentucky
    Nominated By: Misty Lay
    Year: 2012
    Heaven is not an ordinary 16 year-old. Yes, she can be defiant, needs to be refocused and many times, thinks she knows more than the adults in her life. However, her compassion for others, especially those who are weak and needy, is extraordinary. Through my connection with Heaven, I have been reminded of why I do what I do. We all have something to contribute. I look forward to witnessing Heaven's POWER impact those she cares about most.
  130. Name: Kyra Deveny
    Grade: 8
    School: Monument Middle School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Kyra demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, she was chosen in part for positive peer interaction and attitude, seeking guidance for the purpose of bettering herself, working independently to find new challenges and meet personal goals, and her willingness to redo work in order to fully learn new academic material.
  131. Name: Kelsi Day
    Grade: 7
    School: Monument Middle School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Kelsi demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, she was chosen in part for working with her teacher to help other students, motivating others by her example, meeting weekly goals, and for being a positive student leader.
  132. Name: Bailey Parker
    Grade: 6
    School: Monument Middle School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Bailey demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, she was chosen in part for her willingness to participate in new and challenging activities, for being a student leader and positive role model, and for continually working to do her best academically.
  133. Name: Zachary Claus
    Grade: 6
    School: Monument Middle School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Zachary demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, he was chosen in part for always working to achieve his best, working to help peers by providing a positive example, and for excepting constructive criticism in order to improve.
  134. Name: Shane Zingaro
    Grade: 5
    School: Eagle Prairie Elementary School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Shane demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, he was chosen in part for serving as a student leader and continually striving to meet new and challenging personal, short-term goals.
  135. Name: Bowdrie Cox
    Grade: 4
    School: Eagle Prairie Elementary School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Bo Cox demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, he was chosen in part for excelling in academics, and for continually offering help to those who need it.
  136. Name: Vivian Osborne
    Grade: 4
    School: Eagle Prairie Elementary School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Vivian demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, she was chosen in part for always giving her best effort, and for being a good role model by always including all peers in games, groups, and activities.
  137. Name: Tristan Jones
    Grade: 3
    School: Eagle Prairie Elementary School
    State: CA
    Nominated By: Nichole Dollarhide
    Year: 2012
    Tristan Jones demonstrates many exceptional qualities in all of the student POWER Award areas. However, she was chosen in part for being an exceptionally caring role model, who is continually helping her peers who may be hurting or in need of a friend.
  138. Name: Zachary
    Grade: Zaborowski
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Allison McCormick
    Zachary suffers from a number of significant medical conditions that affect him neurologically. Despite the degeneration of his condition, Zachary continually achieves average to above average grades, works diligently to maximize his independence and maintain challenging goals for himself. He is determined to graduate from high school and is well on his way.
  139. Name: Tyler
    Grade: Ambrose
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Mark Horine
    Tyler is willing to put in additional work, up to two hours at a time with his intervention specialist, in order to get through his Math course. He is aware of his limitations, his needs, and is determined to put in the work required to succeed.
  140. Name: Jesse
    Grade: Blevins
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Heather Sapp
    Jesse regularly attends his one on one sessions with his intervention specialist. He is working extremely hard each week to master the ability to count money and make change. He is striving for excellence in his Math class this year.
  141. Name: Lane Bricker Jr.
    Grade: 10th
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Ann Callahan-George
    Lane has been working with his intervention specialist for three years in a significantly modified curriculum. During this time, he has turned in every assignment, attended all but one class (given two weeks notice of absence), and has even requested the addition of an extra class this year. He is very involved in family life.
  142. Name: Mallory Linn
    Grade: 12th
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Melissa Maienknecht
    Mallory is mother to a one year-old child who has had significant medical problems this past year. Despite this, she has continued to work towards academic success and excellence. As a 12th grade student, she is taking two Post Secondary classes at a local college in addition to three core academic courses through OHVA. Additionally, she works a job and has aspirations to apply to college and become a nurse, a goal her teachers have no doubt she will achieve.
  143. Name: Luke Moser
    Grade: 2
    School: McGarity Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Ana Jolly/ E. Jeanne Pound
    Luke is available during Writers' Workshop as a peer tutor to the other students. He sets a good example and gives students positive feedback. He also reaches out when others feel left out by including them in games and by inviting them to join him for lunch. Luke is able to set and meet his individual goals. For example he was having a problem double checking his work and test questions were being left unanswered. He has now worked on that and is double checking all of his work every time.
  144. Name: Hahsson Alexis
    Grade: 8
    School: Dobbins Middle School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Chris Wilkinson
    Hahsson has had a history of behavior problms in the past. He has been very focused improving his behavior and academic performance. Whenever a challenge has presented itself he has sought the guidanceof a teacher, counselor, or administrator. He has been very supportive and encouraging to other students who are facing similar challenges.
  145. Name: Matthew Hotmire
    Grade: 8
    School: Dobbins Middle School
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Chris Wilkinson
    Matthew has battled anxiety about school for several years and has to be home-schooled in the past. This year Matthew is facing his fears and attending school in the general education classroom despite the added anxiety it brings. He seeks help when necesary and continues to accept his personal challenges with great courage and resiliency.
  146. Name: Marcus Johnson
    Grade: 5
    School: Hal Hutchens Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Ms. Mira Chestney
    Marcus strives to meet all his academic goals. He actively seeks out extra help when needed. Marcus is always willing to keep trying if something doesn't work the first time. Marcus enjoys including students in classroom tasks. He enjoys walking the younger students to class.
  147. Name: Heavyn Snyder
    Grade: 5
    School: Panter Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Ms. Douglas/ Hayley Cutts
    Heavyn is an excellent student with outstanding behavior. She maintains a positive outlook on life and continues to strive for self-improvement. In addition, she works hard to make good choices, both socially and academically. Heavyn is very nurturing to her younger sister and peers. She always seeks ways to become more independent, while fostering relationships with others.
  148. Name: James Cole
    Grade: 5
    School: Panter Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Ms. Douglas/ Hayley Cutts
    James maintains excellent grades, despite having attended many different schools. He has outstanding attendance and comes to school with a smile each day. James is often seen helping his peers and being engaged in friendly conversation. He is very independent and resilient, and pushes himself to be the very best student that he can be.
  149. Name: Cameron Chai
    Grade: 4
    School: Ragsdale Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Alison Smith/ Nicole Kaiser
    Cameron has blossomed into a smart, creative, and fun-loving youth. He always completes his work and never complains about anything. While previously reluctant to volunteer in class, Cameron now shares his ideas with his classmates. Whenever he is asked to help his peers, Cameron is eager to do so. He is very compliant with all classroom directives, as well.
  150. Name: Ivan Powell
    Grade: 5
    School: Union Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Scott Brock/ Nicole Kaiser
    Ivan has done a great job of becoming more responsible and accountable for his learning. He has really stepped up to the plate in fifth grade. His attitude has improved, and he will now be well-prepared to face the challenges of middle school.
  151. Name: Kaitlyn Dent
    Grade: 6th
    School: Lillie Burney Elementary
    State: MS
    Nominated By: Deborah Bradley Smith
  152. Name: Nikeya Youngblood
    Grade: 6
    School: Earl Travillion Attendance Center
    State: MS
    Nominated By: Ardella Mack
  153. Name: Scosha Cheins
    Grade: 6
    School: Earl Travillion Attendance Center
    State: MS
    Nominated By: Ardella Mack
  154. Name: Brandon Nelson
    Grade: 5
    School: Hal Hutchens Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Ms. Mira Chestney
    Brandon works hard to reach his academic goals. He seek help from peers and adults when he doesn't understand a concept. He thoroughly appreciates his successes each day. He often asks for extra work to improve his skills. Brandon enjoys helping younger children and his teachers. Brandon knows all the school staff by name and regularly checks in on them.
  155. Name: Matthew Fennell
    Grade: 7
    School: South Paulding Middle
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Michelle Smith/ E. Jeanne Pound
    Matthew is a very cheerful student, who is a positive role model for his peers. He stands true to his beliefs, despite any criticism that he might receive. Matthew makes thoughtful choices in judgement and is very persuasive in his attempts to help others make positive choices. While sometimes challenged academically, he exerts his best efforts in class. He is the first student to reach out and help others who are facing challenging circumstances at home or at school.
  156. Name: Haleigh Cano
    Grade: 5
    School: Hiram Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Crystal Dankert/ Sarah Foley
    Haleigh is an amazing student in the classroom, as she works hard every day to achieve her best. She maintains a positive attitude about everything, and encourages her classmates when they are feeling down. Haleigh serves her school as a Student Council Representative, President of the 4-H Club, and reporter for the Hiram Hornet morning news program.
  157. Name: Eric Olivera
    Grade: 5
    School: Hiram Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Crystal Dankert/ Sarah Foley
    Eric comes to school every day ready to learn something new. He is always on-task and eager to participate in the classroom. Outside of school, Eric plays soccer, which affords him the opportunity to showcase his teamwork skills.
  158. Name: John Alex Perry
    Grade:
    School: Perrymont Middle School
    State: Virginia
    Nominated By: Mrs. Bare
    John has demonstrated progress toward his academic educational goals. He has successfully completed his assignments and presented an optimistic attitude towards his ability to be successful in this endeavors. John has consistently demonstrated an eagerness to do his best work and willingness to solve novel problems. In addition to these characteristics he seeks to assist others in their acheivement of success.
  159. Name: Robert Franklin
    Grade: 6
    School: Spring Forest Middle School
    State: Texas
    Nominated By: Melissa Melnar
    Robert reaches out to help other students and does it with a positive attitude! He is very friendly and engages those around him in conversation and activities. Robert is both a great role model and mentor for his peers. His great character is noticed by teachers at SFMS.
  160. Name: Makagle Bijoux Fofana
    Grade:
    School: Perrymont Middle School
    State: VA
    Nominated By: Mrs. Pamela Nicholas-Stokes
    Makagle has exhibited the appropriate steps required for making progress toward her academic goals. She has presented a positive demeanor and confidence regarding her ability to be successful. Makagle has made good decisions in difficult situations. She puts forth her best effort and presents as a postive role model for her peers.
  161. Name: Tara Poyer
    Grade: Senior
    School: Township High School District 211
    State: Illinois
    Nominated By: Kali Zanona & Brian Lazzaro
    I would recommend Tara Poyer for this Student Power Award. She has made great strides since the start of her high school career and is a prime example of the success our students and program can achieve. Having recently earned Merit Status, Tara continues to demonstrate the high standards expected of our students. She strives daily to better herself and those around her in a modest, but diligent manner.
  162. Name: Jenifer Lozano
    Grade: High School
    School: San Marino High School
    State: California
    Nominated By: Lisette Mendez
    For exemplifying a true School Psychologist to the fullest.
  163. Name: Kendra Kim
    Grade:
    School: Sunset Elementary
    State: Oklahoma
    Nominated By: Erika Olinger
    Thank you for making a difference!!
  164. Name: Garrison Harless
    Grade: 4
    School: Ragsdale Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Alison Smith/ Nicole Kaiser
    Garrison strives to do his best in everything, and always wants to please his teachers. He eagerly volunteers to help individuals or his entire class. If the class has a problem, Garrison wants to be the first one to help solve the problem. He comes up with many different solutions that will benefit all parties involved.
  165. Name: Gracie Cannon
    Grade: 3
    School: Union Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Amy Clower/ Nicole Kaiser
    Gracie has made great strides this year. At the beginning of the school year, she lacked confidence and did not like school. After her teacher worked with her individually, she began to feel more competent about her reading skills. Her self-esteem has improved, she now enjoys school, and she is attempting to do grade level work. Gracie now volunteers to read and participates actively in her reading group.
  166. Name: Abby Crawford
    Grade: 4
    School: Poole Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Veda Crutchfield/ E. Jeanne Pound
    Abby is an amazing fourth grade student. She is forever lending a hand to her classmates and others throughout her school. She has a special heart for the exceptional students, and goes out of her way to spend time with them. Abby sacrifices many of her own fun activities and earned rewards, in order to work with some of these students. She cheerfully greets the students each the morning and helps them at lunch, in lieu of enjoying lunch with her peers.
  167. Name: Julio Delgado
    Grade: 5
    School: Poole Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Veda Crtutchfield/ E. Jeanne Pound
    Julio is a kind and caring young man, who is always willing to help his fellow students. He is a safety patrol officer in his school and has demonstrated outstanding character. In addition, Julio is a member of his school's daily news broadcasting team. He works behind the scenes to provide a great program for students and staff without asking to be in the spotlight. Julio is a very giving person, with a gentle spirit towards others. He also has a powerful yearing for discovery and continually amazes his teachers with his problem-solving strategies and thinking "outside of the box."
  168. Name: Kamya Calcote
    Grade: 4th
    School: Rowan Elementary
    State: Mississippi
    Nominated By: Penny Barnes & Michelle Johnson
    Kamya holds herself to high standards, is willing to help others, and works hard to go above and beyond!
  169. Name: Sydney Tillman
    Grade: 5th Grade
    School: Rowan Elementary
    State: Mississippi
    Nominated By: Penny Barnes & Michelle Johnson
    Sydney has set high goals for herself, strives to help others, and is determined to do her best!
  170. Name: Genesis Cordova
    Grade: 12
    School: Windsor Locks High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Dot Muszynski
    Genesis is a returning senior (5th year) who came back to WLHS because she is determined to get her High School Diploma. She works hard every single day and has even made up an entire semester's worth of courses through our online credit recovery program. Beyond her admirable dedication to her own education, she is always willing to lend a hand in her school, at home, and in her community. She stays postive, even when faced with obstacles. It has been wonderful to see her grow. She has made great gains, and deserves to be recognized for her accomplishments.
  171. Name: Kaysi Stout
    Grade: 11
    School: Saydel High School
    State: Iowa
    Nominated By: Nicole Skaar
    Kaysi has done an outstanding job meeting personal goals for her school and community behavior. She is using her new skills to make improvements in her life and in the lives of her family members. While she still faces struggles, she is a shining example of how students can overcome past traumas and negative behavior patterns.
  172. Name: Jordan Foster
    Grade: 12
    School: Saydel High School
    State: Iowa (IA)
    Nominated By: Nicole Skaar
    Jordan have overcome the greatest of all obstacles - homelessness. Jordan has continued to come to school, make progress on his goals, and will graduate in December. His behavior goal was discontinued several years ago, and he has continued to work hard on his academics. He is an excellent example of resilience. He leaned on the school for support, and the school responded. Good luck, Jordan! You have a bright future ahead of you.
  173. Name: Ava Lee
    Grade: 5th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Ava is a very conscientious student and displays great effort. When she is uncertain about instruction she assumes responsibility for herself and does not hesitate to ask for clarification. All adults in the school that know Ava highlight her genuine care and concern for her classmates. Without being asked she helps students in her classroom with organization and staying focused. She also encourages others to do their best academically and behaviorally.
  174. Name: Alex Swander
    Grade: 4th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Alex is the epitome of a responsible student. He completes class work independently, volunteers on his own to make new students feel welcome, always works extremely hard and is a role model for all students. He takes great pride in his work and will seek out adults if he needs extra help. He understands his personal weaknesses and tries to improve in those areas.
  175. Name: Brandon Campbell
    Grade: 5th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Brandon is a responsible student that makes excellent choices in times of need. He independently seeks adult support when dealing with personal challenges and maintains an optimistic outlook. He is willing to listen and receive guidance and is very appreciative each time. Academically he does not shy away from a challenge and rises to the occasion to perform his best work. He is sought out by peers to be their partner and by adults to handle extra responsibilities.
  176. Name: Ray-Chelle Cabassa
    Grade: 4th
    School: Bielefield Elementary
    State: Connecticut
    Nominated By: Eric Leaf
    Ray-chelle is a positive role model throughout the school especially with younger students. She is always willing to be a support for students in need and does so without being asked. She is extremely kind to all students and always volunteers to help. She is a resilient student who remains optimistic despite academic or personal challenges. Also she is always appreciative of extra support she receives.
  177. Name: Kadey E. Dunlap
    Grade: 4
    School: Bethany Elementary
    State: NC
    Nominated By: C. Bumpass
    Kadey has a positive attitude and vibrant personality. She is a pleasant and outgoing student that brings joy to everyone she meets. She always has a smile on her face and kind words for others. In the classroom, she is eager to learn and genuinely desires to sharpen her academic skills. She seeks out adults support as needed and makes an effort to improve her work quality. Kadey is a wonderful child and most deserving of this award.
  178. Name: Tyric Herbin
    Grade: 4
    School: Moss St. Elementary
    State: NC
    Nominated By: C. Bumpass
    Tyric has a positive attitude and outstanding behavior. He is best described as an extremely kind, honest, and sweet child. He gets along well with others and encourages them to do their best. He frequently uses positive talk to encourage himself and his peers. He also helps his peers by explaining concepts to them in a child friendly manner. Academically, Tyric has difficulty mastering some concepts. However, he consistently uses strategies he’s been taught to complete difficult problems and persistently seeks to improve his work quality. He will even redo assignments to increase his understanding of the concepts being taught or reviewed. He is pleasure to work with in any setting and he brings joy to all that he meets.
  179. Name: Corben Robertson
    Grade: 4th
    School: J. E. Woodard Elementary
    State: Tennessee
    Nominated By: Ellen Kelly
    Corben is kind to his school mates and has a wonderful sense of humor. He encourages other students who are having problems. He befriends everyone and shows concern for others. Corben is also highly motivated to learn and has made incredible progress despite some very challenging obstables. He was recognized at the 4th Grade Recognition Ceremony for his academic achievement this year. I'm honored and very proud to nominate such a well-rounded student for this award. I anticipate great things from Corben as he grows into a fine young man.
  180. Name: Joseph Sanford
    Grade: 1st
    School: Anne E. Moncure Elementary
    State: VA
    Nominated By: Mrs. Loiselle/ Mrs. Byrd
    Joseph has made tremendous progress during his time at Moncure. He comes to school every day eager to learn and work hard. Whether tackling a new book or asking a friend to play with him, Joey faces all challenges with a positive attitude and a smile. He continually sets an example for other students by listening and following directions, being prepared at all times and meeting expectations. Joey has also transformed his speech from nearly mute to full sentences. Joey truly understands what it means to be a Moncure Bear and takes his pledge of being responsible and respectful very seriously.
  181. Name: Manuela Higuita
    Grade: 12
    School: Brien McMahon High School
    State: CT
    Nominated By: Dr. Paula Torres Ortiz
    I know Manuaela since preschool and she certainily demonstrated outstanding progress towards our district academic goals. She has successfully completed her assignments and extracurricular activities. She is extremelly committed, mature and helpful. She is also very optimistic. She is a great role model for other students.
  182. Name: Alissa Rice
    Grade:
    School: Thames Elementary
    State: Mississippi
    Nominated By: Adminstrative Team
  183. Name: Debra Graham
    Grade: 6th
    School: Rowan Elementary
    State: Mississippi
    Nominated By: Penny Barnes & Michelle Johnson
    Debra is honest, sets high goals, and is determined to do her best!
  184. Name: Avonti Williams
    Grade: 5
    School: Lawsonville Avenue Elementary
    State: NC
    Nominated By: C. Bumpass
  185. Name: Liz Whitehill
    Grade: 5
    School: Union Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Scott Brock/ Nicole Kaiser
    Liz is making great gains in academics this year. She is willing to face new challenges, and exerts her best efforts most every day.
  186. Name: Joseph Whitehill
    Grade: 2
    School: Union Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Scott Brock/ Nicole Kaiser
    Joseph has become more responsible for his behavior this year. He does his best each day in class, and maintains great emotional and behavioral control.
  187. Name: Rachel Lokhorst
    Grade: 5
    School: Hiram Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Mr. Summers/ Sarah Foley
    Rachel is driven to succeed, and always strives to do her best in school. In addition, she is willing to help in the classroom and has a cheerful attitude. During the first nine weeks of school, Rachel received A's in all academic areas.
  188. Name: Makagel Bijoux Fofana
    Grade:
    School: Perrymont Middle School
    State: VA
    Nominated By: Mrs. Pamela Nicholas-Stokes
    Makagel has exhibited the appropriate steps required for making progress toward her academic goals. She has presented a positive demeanor and confidence regarding her ability to be successful. Makagel has made good decisions in difficult situations. She puts forth her best effort and presents as a postive role model for her peers.
  189. Name: Kayla Echard
    Grade: 8
    School: Magothy River Middle School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Marie Corriveau
    Over the past year and a half in particular, Kayla has made incredible progress towards her academic and social-emotional goals. She is a motivated, hard-working student who has learned to interact well with others and successfully confront challenges at school. She is a true asset to the school community.
  190. Name: Kolby Willis
    Grade: 6th
    School: Lillie Burney Elementary
    State: Mississippi
    Nominated By: Deborah Bradley-Smith
    Kolby has received this honor two years in a row!
  191. Name: Kolby Willis
    Grade: 5th
    School: Lillie Burney Elementary
    State: MS
    Nominated By: Deborah Bradley-Smith
  192. Name: Essence Barlow
    Grade: 6th
    School: Lillie Burney Elementary
    State: MS
    Nominated By: Deborah Bradley Smith
  193. Name: Kirsten Mangano and Ahna Cina's homeroom
    Grade: 8th
    School: Whitehorse Middle School
    State: WI
    Nominated By: Karen Corning Wydeven
    The students in this homeroom were having some challenges at the beginning of this school year. Ms. Mangano and Ms. Cina observed a lot of bullying behavior that was interfering with the building of community in this class. With teacher support/suggestion, the class made an Anti-bullying Public Service Announcement. This was part of their social studies and language arts grade. Students did research on the effects of bullying and the video is very powerful. Student services staff are using this video in our presentations to 7th grade classes on anti-harassment and bullying, and the students are copresenting with us. I feel this is an excellent example of turning a typical middle school issue into not only a solution but demonstrating true leadership.
  194. Name: Karenina VanLennep
    Grade:
    School: Alternative Programs
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Amanda Hearn
    Ms. VanLennep works tirelessly in her role as a social worker to connect children and families with outside resources that will enable them to reconnect not only with each other, but with the their school communities as well. Ms. VanLennep has a knack for relating to parents and students alike and has proven an invaluable resource to the community as a whole, as well as to our program.
  195. Name: Kenya Moore-Kerr
    Grade:
    School: Root Elementary School
    State: NC
    Nominated By: Leigh Kokenes
    Kenya has worked diligently to put supports in place for students to succeed. She asks questions and listens to staff when concerns arise and has made positive connections with students, staff, and families. Thank you Kenya!
  196. Name: Austin Delauder
    Grade: 12
    School: North County High School
    State: Maryland
    Nominated By: Heather Gallagher
    Austin continues to make progress toward his academic and personal goals. He has been faced with many obstacles during his high school career and he continues to demonstrate resilience. Austin consistently maintains an optimistic attitude and is willing to take on new challenges. He has developed positive relationships with teachers and peers. In addition, Austin demonstrates a desire to help others, a sense of humor, and an ability to set obtainable goals as well as develop plans for reaching personal goals.
  197. Name: Andrew Urlock
    Grade: 5
    School: Cape St. Claire Elementary School
    State: MD
    Nominated By: Marie Corriveau
    Over the past year especially, Drew has reached several learning and social-emotional objectives. He is an enthusiastic, friendly, and creative student who tries hard to “do the right thing,” be kind to others, and use the strategies he has learned to cope with challenges and obstacles.
  198. Name: Rylee Shade
    Grade: 5
    School: McGarity Elementary
    State: Georgia
    Nominated By: Stephanie Degenaar/E. Jeanne Pound
    Rylee always puts forth her best efforts even when the work is particularly challenging for her. She is very creative and expresses herself through her art and her enthusiasm. Rylee is always very positive and willing to assist her peers. She readily compliments others who demonstrate hard work and success in the classroom.
  199. Name: Christine Rushlow
    Grade:
    School: Eriksson Elementary
    State: MI
    Nominated By: Emily Verbeke
    Christie extends herself every day to connect with students in ways that are supportive of their needs. She is positive, upbeat, energetic and passionate about connect with students and families.
  200. Name: Mark Gigax
    Grade: 11th
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Samantha Fantana
    Mark has a variety of personal and academic challenges. In the past three years he has grown into a committed and focused young man who is determined to graduate from high school and pursue his career goals. Despite a variety of technological obstacles, he manages to attend his classes and complete his work through creative problem-solving.
  201. Name: Alexis Christiansen
    Grade: 8th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Alexis has made amazing strides in pursuing her personal goals. She continues to work toward her personal best. Keep up the great work Alexis!
  202. Name: Savannah Perry
    Grade: 8th
    School: Ohio Virtual Academy
    State: Ohio
    Nominated By: Joyce Laine
    Savannah is a student who uses a wheelchair, but does not allow that to stop her from attending school outings. She regularly encourages her Intervention Specialist during sessions and continually puts in extra effort to do her best possible work.
  203. Name: Jessica Bray
    Grade: 12
    School: Whitley County High School
    State: Kentucky
    Nominated By: Misty M. Lay
    Jessica exemplifies student success, both in school and in life. She has set short and long-term goals for herself and seeks out positive activities to accomplish those goals. Shehas overcome many obstacles to become a successful high school senior who aspires to give back and return to education to be a teacher.
  204. Name: Kobe After Buffalo
    Grade: 6th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Kobe has made amazing strides and continues to work toward his personal goals. Keep up the great work Kobe!
  205. Name: Cordell Wilson
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Cordell is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Cordell!
  206. Name: CJ Berrett
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    CJ is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work CJ!
  207. Name: Christian Campbell
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Christian is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Christian!
  208. Name: Kate Glover
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Kate is making great strides in school and in her friendships. She has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Kate!
  209. Name: Gatlen Sallee
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Gatlen is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Gatlen!
  210. Name: Garett Gaines
    Grade: 7th
    School: Albert R. Lyman Middle School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Garett is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Garett!
  211. Name: Darren Silas
    Grade: 6th
    School: Montezuma Creek Elementary School
    State: Utah
    Nominated By: Elizabeth MacDougall
    Darren is making great strides in school and in his friendships. He has a positive outlook. Keep up the great work Darren!