These members of the Red Club all achieved GPA improvement for the second semester of the 2012-2013 school year. The seventh graders are Tyrel Chamberlain, Keaton Glaser, Marvin Guereque, Emmanuel Loya, Kayla Rood and Dylan Toothaker. The eighth graders are Mikayla Burnett, Devin Curtis, MyKayla Helm, Kimberly Jurado, Chandler Widner and Kash Williams.Hotchkiss K-8 School recognized their students who received academic awards for the second semester of the 2012-2013 school year. The assesmbly held on Nov. 19 gave awards to those who qualified for the Red, Blue or Gold Club.
Seventh grade Blue Club award winners with a 3.0 to 3.699 GPA are Zachary Brown, Cesar Camacho, Sergio Campos, Trenton Carr, Taylor DeLuzio, Brandon Egidi, Kenda Falkner, David Gallob, Quinn Husted, Jadeyn Jensen, Jesus Macias, Amber Mattler, Emily Miller, Joshua Pachl, Natasha Pham, Jankarlo Reyes, Bryce Shelden, Logan Smith, Ruby Speicher, Shannara Taunt, Cory West, Taylor West, Taylor White and Jamison Yanish.Red Club members had semester GPA improvement. Blue Club members maintained a 3.0-3.699 GPA. Gold Club members attained a 3.7-4.0 GPA. Of the 24 Gold Club members, 12 students had Straight A's.
Principal Carrie Coats began the assembly by noting, "Today I am excited that we are recognizing almost three-fourths of our seventh and eighth grade students. We have 74 percent of our seventh/eighth graders in either the Red, Blue or Gold Club. It is an honor to be in one of these clubs."
She continued, "As a school we know that our students are working hard everyday to achieve their very best. We believe in being above average and striving Eighth grade Blue Club award recipients are Trevor Ballard, Kevin Chavez, Keaton Coe, Jordan Denison, Yasmine Gaub, Chase Hiatt, Josie Hiatt, Shelby Hiatt, Eli Kirk, Jackson Little, Jennifer McDonald, Margaret Parsons, Colton Peebles, Dalton Raley, Madison Reed, Braxton Trujillo and Ashley Ziemer.for excellence in all we do."
Coats concluded, "Everyday each one of you should be striving for excellence in all you do. Perfect is hard to come by in an imperfect world. Show your Hotchkiss Pride in all your actions at home and at school. Excellence is a habit you will own for life; some people experience something perfect just once in a lifetime — like a perfect game of golf or a perfect score on a test. You don't stop learning after you get that perfect score, you keep on learning. Perfect is often something that people only experience once or a few times in life. Strive for excellence in all you do, as that is a habit you will have The Gold Club awards are given to those students who have a 3.7 to 4.0 GPA. Seventh grade award winners are George Arroyo*, Billy Bronkan*, Carson Collins*, William Ela, Kaiya Firor, Mariah Griffith, Caitlyn Littlefield*, Taralee Mautz, Xavier Miller-Barnes, Presley Pene*, Katie Powers, Shelby Rogers-Ellison, Ashley Sanchez*, Jacob Tretren*, Bruce Turnbull*, Baxter Waltermire, Ethen White and Lexi Wrich*. An asterisk denotes Straight A’s.Gold Club award recipients in the eighth grade are Sophia Fisher*, Kambry Hall, Morgan Miller*, Jeneve Mitchell, Jordan Tamayo* and Isaac Van Horn. An asterisk denotes Straight A’s.forever. Aristotle said, 'We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act but a habit.'"