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Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005613Casteel High - (2017-2018) Student comment submitted: "[Thank you], Mr. Greg Krahn, for being an amazingly bombtastic teacher!"  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. KomitzkyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005615Chandler High - (2017-2018) Ms. Amy Komitzky Henning was named Chandler High's 2018 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Komitzky has been an educator for 24 years and currently teaches English and the Senior AVID Elective and leads a number of school committees. An AVID Senior stated, "Ms. Komitzky works with each individual student to become successful and thrive in life." As part of another nomination, a teacher wrote, "Ms. Komitzy is the teacher who, at graduation, gave her own shoes to a student who was struggling because she chose the wrong heels to walk in -- she's dedicated her heart, her soul, her life to our precious students." Her impact is great, and CHS is proud to nominate Ms. Amy Komitzky for Arizona Teacher of the Year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Molly WoodwardVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005581Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Molly Woodward was Chandler Online Academy's valedictorian this year. Molly's ability to balance rigorous academic courses along with her intense ballet training at the Brooksher Ballet Academy has been impressive. Molly is off to pursue a career dancing with an elite ballet company. She is not sure which company she will end up with, but has had tryouts across the United States as well as a few international offers. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Reid MillerVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005582Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Reid Miller has spent the past four years at Chandler Online Academy and playing ice hockey for the North American Hockey League in Pennsylvania. He was able to train/play out of state and still do very well academically. He graduates with the goal of attending college back east while pursuing a career in professional ice hockey in either the United States or Canada. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jadyn GordonVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005583Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jadyn Gordon graduated with her high school diploma from Chandler Online Academy, and she was able to finish the Nursing program at EVIT (East Valley Institute of Technology) and earn her LNA (Licensed Nursing Assistant) diploma as well. She currently works at Banner Hospital in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and will continue to do so as she attends Arizona State University in the fall to pursue a major in Nursing and Health Innovation. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Camden PulkinenVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005584Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Camden Pulkinen attended Chandler Online Academy and trained at the United States Ice Skating Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado for the past four years. Not only was he able to graduate high school, but he won the silver at the Junior Grand Prix (JPG) Final 2017, was the 2017 JPG Austria Champion, and is the 2018 U.S. National Junior Champion. He also placed 6th in the World Championships this year. Camden will attend the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs this fall and pursue his goal of skating in the Olympics in 2022 in Bejing, China. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleckzandra AgustinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005585Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleckzandra Agustin is in the top 1% of her class. She was named the U.S. winner by the Goethe-Institut, was awarded their 2017 Award of Excellence and will be traveling to Germany this summer to attend a 3-week-long German language class either in Berlin or Bremen. Aleckzandra is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005586Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Alexis Noguera of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleyna MeeVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005587Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleyna Mee has been recognized by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Aleyna is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Zaire ChestVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005608Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Zaire Chest is the Division I Women's State Champion in 4X400 Relay. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Trevor NewmanVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005607Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Trevor Newman of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Coast Guard. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Terry YangVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005605Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Terry Yang is the Division I individual State champion in Boy's Swimming for 200 Freestyle. Terry signed a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ta'Mir WatersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005604Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Ta'Mir Waters is the Division I State champion in Men's 400 meters and 4 x 400 meters. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shelby BellahVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005596Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Shelby Bellah was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Selena RehderVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005595Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Selena Rehder was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Selena also took Gold at the Arizona FCCLA competition and will represent Arizona at the FCCLA National Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sang HuynhVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005612Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Sang Huynh is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Samantha PondsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005603Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Samantha Ponds is the Division I Women's State Champion in discus. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Richard TorresVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005602Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Richard Torres of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Marine Corps. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rebecca CarterVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005601Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Rebecca Carter of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nathan KummetVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005611Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Nathan Kummet is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michael KlaussVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005606Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Michael Klauss is the Division I individual State champion in Boy's Swimming for 200 Individual Medley. Michael signed a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Leeann ValenzuelaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005594Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Leeann Valenzuela was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kylie WelchVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005590Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Kylie Welch was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Aleyna is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kerri WelchVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005589Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Kerri Welch was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Julie CruceVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005609Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: This winter, the Chandler High School Winter Guard earned a state championship anchored by senior Julie Cruce. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jihan FajutVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005610Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Jihan Fajut is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jai GruenwaldVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005600Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jai Gruenwald is arguably the most decorated athlete of the Chandler High class of 2018. Jai took state in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, the triple jump (for the 2nd straight year) and long jump (for the 4th straight year) breaking a 40 year old state record on her way to scoring 40 points in the state track meet -- which is nearly unheard of in track and field. Jai participated in National Signing Day 2018 and signed a letter of intent to run track at UCLA. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jackson KolsrudVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005599Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Jackson Kolsrud of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Air Force. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005598Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Haley Wolf won the 2018 Division I individual Women's State Championship in 3200 meters. Haley participated in National Signing Day 2018 and signed a letter of intent to run track/cross country at Oregon State. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Freddy AyalaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005597Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Freddy Ayala of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Faith EverettVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005593Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Faith Everett was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ethan MadisonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005592Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Ethan Madison was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Erin Mulhern-GuillierVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005591Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Erin Mulhern-Guillier has been recognized by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ava HamiltonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005588Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ava Hamilton was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lt. Col. Gary Jones and Msgt. Scott GoodsonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005617Chandler High - (2017-2018) Lt. Col. Gary Jones and Msgt. Scott Goodson have been named 2018 AFJROTC Outstanding Instructors.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Positive Referral WinnersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005618Chandler High - (2017-2018) Kaylynn Stanley, Sydney Wiedeman, and Craig Wilson are this semester's Positive Referral Winners!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS's newly-elected 2018-2019 Student Counci-Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005619Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler High's newly-elected 2018-2019 student council, under the direction of sponsor Mr. Michael Gray and 2018-19 Student Body President Ruth Chavez, has already started planning for next year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Justin Aguirre, Ruben Romero, Annika Lagos, Alex Wilhelm, Beilee Kagen and Josh GlobkeVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005620Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Justin Aguirre, Ruben Romero, Annika Lagos, Alex Wilhelm, Beilee Kagen and Josh Globke who had their work chosen for Emerge, an annual juried exhibition featuring works from student photographers enrolled in Arizona high schools, community colleges, art schools, and universities across the state.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Will Long and Javan Ah'QuinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005621Chandler High - (2017-2018) Will Long and Javan Ah'Quin were named 6A 1st Team All-State for baseball.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jacob PescadorVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005622Chandler High - (2017-2018) Jacob Pescador, a junior who will be enrolled in IB German 5 next school year, received a full scholarship from the Goethe-Institut to participate in the Study Bridge Program. Goethe-Institut Study Bridge website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer First place winners in the 12U Chandler Girls Softball tournamentVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005623Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2017-2018) Anna Call (current 5th grade student at Goodman) and Kailey Donnelly (former Goodman Gator, now in 7th grade) won first place in the 12U Chandler Girls Softball tournament.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Food DriveVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005632Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock Elementary student council collected 324 non-perishable food items to donate to the Chandler Care Center. This time of the year is most difficult for the Care Center to come by donations, and they are grateful for the support! We are so proud of our students, and we want to thank our community for your generosity.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer District-wide Keyboarding ChampsVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005625Hull Elementary - (2017-2018) Hull Elementary wins the District-wide Keyboarding Competition!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 5th Grader, Mikey CozzaVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005626Knox Gifted Academy - (2017-2018) Knox 5th grader Mikey Cozza was named one of twelve Creative Crew members who will get an inside look at the Legoland Discovery Center. Santan Sun News Article, May 19, 2018: Knox Student Builds his Way to Legoland Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jose Camargo RamirezVisit Hill Academy at ICAN WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005381Hill Academy at ICAN - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: The Saunders Montague Perseverance Award recipient from Hill Academy at ICAN is Jose Camargo Ramirez. Jose took a nearly three-year hiatus from high school after facing some personal struggles. Earlier this year, at the age of 20, Jose learned he was going to be a father. Jose had one goal in mind before the birth of his son -- and that was to graduate high school. One credit shy of achieving that goal, Jose asked to re-enroll in school and accomplished his dream just days shy of the birth of his son, Josiah. Hill Learning Academy Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS WrestlersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005616Chandler High - (2017-2018) CHS Wrestlers had outstanding performances at the Freestyle State Tournament last week. Zachary Espalin, Benji Alanis, Nathaniel Deasey and Chris Kelly were State Champions!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Madison YoungVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005430Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Madison Young on winning 4th Place for Forensic Science at the Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gevon GrimesVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005361Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Gevon Grimes has a 3.2 GPA, is a member of the Football and Track & Field teams, and is the 2018 Men's Varsity Long Jump Division I State Champion. He will be attending Maricopa Community College on an athletic scholarship. Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ben MesnikVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005374Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ben Mesnik has a 3.8 GPA and is drum major for marching band, president of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), president of Band Council, on the LINK Crew, and a member of the American Sign Language National Honor Society and Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Arizona. He will be attending ASU in the fall. Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arica AresVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005375Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Arica Ares has 4.2 GPA and is president of KDC (Kismet Dance Company, the performance ensemble and dance team at Basha High School), captain of Varsity Pom, on the LINK Crew, and a member of National Honor Society and National Honor Society of the Dance Arts. She will be attending University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hannah SkocypecVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005376Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hannah Skocypec has a 4.6 GPA and is president of both Science is Fun and the Living Unified Club, a member of National Honor Society and Honors Science Research, and is active in Unified Sports. She won 2nd Place in Microbiology at the 2018 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF), 1st place, Best of Fair: Senior Division, GoDaddy Award and Future Innovator of the Year Nomination in Microbiology: Senior Division at the 2018 Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF), and progressed on to compete at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh. Hannah will be attending ASU next year. Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Allison ChiouVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005378Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Allison Chiou currently has a 4.7 GPA. She swam for the CHS Swim Team (State Runners-Up) and served as an officer for the Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Club. Allison will attend Wellesley in the fall. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hamilton AFJROTC Unit Earns Top HonorsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005365Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulation to the cadets of Hamilton AFJROTC for their tremendous accomplishments in our leadership and character development program. They've performed exceptionally well over the past three years: organizing, planning, and participating in a myriad of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities; amassing over 6,000 community and school service hours; and upholding core values of Integrity, Service Before Self, and Excellence. Their hard work and dedication culminated in being designated a 2018 DISTINGUISHED UNIT WITH MERIT by HQ AFJROTC. This designation is made only every three years (following a formal unit evaluation) and is reserved for only the highest performing AFJROTC units around the world. Not only are our cadets considered the best of the best, they've also earned the privilege for five cadets to be nominated for appointments to the Air Force Academy next year… an awesome opportunity offered only to schools with a Distinguished unit.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Carson BeckVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005366Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Hamilton junior and AFJROTC cadet Carson Beck was recently selected as the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) Arizona JROTC Cadet of the Year. With over 70 high school JROTC programs in Arizona with over 7,000 cadets total, the competition is fierce. The VFW is a staunch supporter of JROTC programs and their JROTC Cadet of the Year program specifically rewards academic and civic achievement, leadership, and community and school involvement. Carson demonstrated all of these qualities this year, and then some. At our annual Hamilton High AFJROTC Awards ceremony on 9 May, Sun Lakes VFW (Post 8053) presented Carson with a $200 grant. He will also be honored at the VFW State Convention on 7 June, where he'll receive a JROTC medal and a $500 award. If you know Carson Beck, you understand why he's receiving this award. Please join me and the AFJROTC team in congratulating him!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Boosters, Nicole Pyle, Jodi Zvada, Mel Mesias, Kathy Cunningham and Kellie McClanahanVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005630Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Our amazing Boosters presented Principal Kowalinski with a check for $10,000 to go towards the purchase of a COW (Computer cart On Wheels). Our parents and community have supported Santan Junior High through a variety of fundraisers all year long!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005544Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Orlando Craig Chaney on the wonderful feedback you received from the May 11, 2018 luncheon you provided for Renee Stafford. This is a great testament of the abilities of you and your students! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Karen MartinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005369Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Martin, Chandler High Assistant Principal, who was named the Chandler Chamber of Commerce Administrator of the Year!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AVID Senior CelebrationVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005370Chandler High - (2017-2018) Last week's AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Senior Celebration was a great testament to the success of the college prep program. The red carpet event included dinner, class speakers, awards, and recognition of seniors, who are all college-bound.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Knighton-Toon's IB Chem 2 studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005371Chandler High - (2017-2018) Mrs. Knighton-Toon's International Baccalaureate (IB) Chem 2 students know how to get ready for their IB test ... they all showed up ready to tackle the IB HL Chemistry test in their lab coats! Our future is bright with these IB Diploma Candidates in charge.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cardboard Boat RacesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005372Chandler High - (2017-2018) Honors Engineering 1 students participated in cardboard boat races at the CHS swimming pool. Groups were given minimal materials (cardboard and duct tape) and were tasked to build a boat that would transport two team members across the pool and back. This is a great culminating project we look forward to all year!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kids Safe Online Cyber Security Calendar ContestVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005367Galveston Elementary - (2017-2018) Galveston Elementary teacher Maria Hase participated in the Kids Safe Online Cyber Security Awareness Calendar Contest. Her students watched short videos and talked about information related to Cyber Security and bullying. The culmination of the unit was entering the contest. One of her student's Melony, ended up being a winner in the contest! She was honored at an awards ceremony at the Arizona Department of Administration.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jump Rope for HeartVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005368Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Weinberg students raised $5,815 for the American Heart Association during Jump Rope for Heart.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sophia ChanVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005295Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: ACP Erie senior Sophia Chan won 1st place in the 12th grade category for the 2018 Better Business Bureau of Greater Arizona Laws of Life Essay Contest. She received a $1,000 scholarship at the Torch Award for Ethics Banquet on May 15, 2018. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nikita BharatiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005379Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Nikita Bharati! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Nikita won 4th place overall in the category of Energy: Chemical and $500, the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship, and the Carnegie Mellon University Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach Energy Innovation 1st place award of $2,500 for her project titled A Novel Approach to Optimizing Algae Biofuel Production by Using Naturally Occurring Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) Through Bioflocculation. The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Service learning night at Feed My Starving ChildrenVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005323Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2017-2018) CTA Independence staff, students and families came together for a service learning night at Feed My Starving Children. Together, we boxed 46,656 meals that will serve 127 kids in the Philippines for a year! Volunteering at Feed My Starving Children Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alegra AguayoVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005280Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Alegra Aguayo is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Alegra is an outstanding young lady who has played soccer most of her life. She plans on attending the Colorado School of Mines and will study Engineering and play soccer for the Miners.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Caroline AriasVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005281Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Caroline Arias is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Caroline is the 2nd Arias to earn this distinction. She will be attending Arizona State where she will study Food Service Management. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lexi FloresVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005282Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Lexi Flores is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Lexi is diligent with her work, committed to learning and respected by her peers. She is also knowledgeable, hardworking, and a compassionate student who dedicates herself to her academics, extracurricular involvement, and community with grace, confidence, and enthusiasm. Society needs more young women like Lexi who are willing to take action and help their fellow community members.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alexis SalinasVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005284Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton High senior Alexis Salinas is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Juliet SeeVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005285Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Juliet See is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Most of Juliet's family still resides in California, so her plans are to move there and go to college. She is hoping to attend College in California, possibly UC Irvine.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Valeria Valdes CosilionVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005286Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Valeria Valdes Cosilion is a Distinguished Honors Scholar, an AP Scholar and a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Valeria is a very involved and motivated student at Hamilton. She is a member of National Honor Society, the UNICEF CLUB and the Future Business Leaders of America.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Devrath IyerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005382Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Devrath Iyer! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Devrath won the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship for his project titled Automatically Analyzing Open-Ended Survey Responses Using Statistical and Machine Learning Methods.

Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship is renewable for four years.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elda Bengu and Shreya TripathiVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005383Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Elda Bengu and Shreya Tripathi! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Elda and Shreya won the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship for their project titled The Effect of Different Types of Fruit Peels on the Absorption of Oil: A Biodegradable Way to Clean Oil Spills .

Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship is renewable for four years.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Knox Gifted Academy Maker Faire 2018Visit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005633Knox Gifted Academy - (2017-2018) The sixth annual Maker Faire at Knox Gifted Academy was a wonderful showcase of students' passions. #MakerFaire Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Andrea MartinezVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005287Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Andrea Martinez is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Andrea states, "After graduation, I plan to attend the University of Arizona to purse a nursing degree."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kennedy WagnerVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005288Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Kennedy Wagner is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Kennedy states, "After graduation, I plan on double majoring in Spanish and Pre-Med. I'm not sure where I plan on going to college, however Vanderbilt is one of my top options."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Anthony LucasVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005289Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Anthony Lucas is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Anthony states, "I am planning on attending flight school after graduation and pursing a degree in engineering with the University of North Dakota."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Manuel MoralesVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005290Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Manuel Morales is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Manuel states, "I plan on attending Arizona State to earn degrees in computer science and mathematics, hopefully leading to work in the field of machine learning."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Thomas HowardVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005292Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Thomas Howard is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

Thomas states, "I plan on attending the University of Arizona for engineering."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hope MeltonVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005246Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hope Melton is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She states, "After high school graduation, I plan to study biochemistry at Arizona State University. In the future, I hope to become a pediatrician and to raise a family." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Keene PatarakunVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005247Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Keene Patarakun is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Keene states, "My plan after high school graduation is to pursue a degree in Biochemistry and ultimately get an MD or PhD at the end of the road. As of now, my plan for colleges is still a bit cloudy, but I do have a list in mind that I have either applied to or currently in the application process for. So far, my list includes ASU, U of A, Johns Hopkins, Stanford, and a few others. My future goal is to become a medical researcher and impact the world in some way, but I don't know enough about the specialized sciences yet to say what I want to do. I want to make my interest in science meaningful, and I think being a researcher will do just that." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nathan RowanVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005248Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Nathan Rowan is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "I plan to go to a college with a solid statistics program. I'm currently looking at the University of Chicago. Nothing specific currently, my goal is just to live a life that makes me happy." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005296Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) The National Spanish Examination recognizes student achievement to promote language proficiency in the study of Spanish and ranks students nationwide. Fourteen ACP Erie junior high and high school students earned recognition at the Spanish 1 Level, two earning a cash prize! Junior High Honorable Mention: Amanda Ah Yat, Audra Combs, Payton Pekau, Saba Shakir and Jacob Traum. Bronce: Neera Patel and Esteban Ortiz. Plata (Silver): Omina Nematova. Oro (Gold): Ivan Alexander Krumov. High School Honorable Mention: David Hunt, Adriana Kangrga and Vasanth Sathish. Bronce (Bronze): Yashveer Sethi Plat and Abriel Knipmeyer.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jin NiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005249Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jin Ni was named a National Merit Scholar for 2018. She is passionate about learning and has received numerous other awards for her academic performance, including the 4.0 Award and AP Scholar with Distinction Award. She is president of the Endangered Animal Society whose mission is to raise money for various wildlife organizations. Jin has also worked at her family owned business, Zen's Chinese Restaurant, since the age of 14.

Jin wants to attend the University of Chicago and pursue a degree in biochemistry. After she receives her degree, she hopes to study aboard and continue working in the field of science.
Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rohit NandakumarVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005250Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Rohit Nandakumar was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He is a natural leader academically and is graduating in the top of his class. He has a significant amount of special training in the field of science -- including being part of the National Science Foundation at Arizona State University, the Stanford Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University, and in 2014 and 2015 creating two apps, Diet Watcher and Health Connect.

Rohit plans to attend a four year university and major in Biomedical Engineering/Computational Biology. He is currently working on publishing his research with other Ph.D students, and his goal is to one day attend medical school. He says he wants to give back to his community through his research.
Basha High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brian NguyenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005251Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Brian Nguyen is in the top 2% of his class, an IB Diploma Candidate, and was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. His International Baccalaureate (IB) Extended Essay topic addresses laws on women's health. Besides maintaining all As, Brian was also a tenor saxophonist in Jazz Band and Symphonic Band.

Brian has prepared for a successful future in medicine by volunteering at Banner Baywood Medical Center's Emergency Department. He hopes to study pre-med at Stanford, UCLA, USC or U of A and become a surgeon.
Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Daphne BakerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005252Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Daphne Baker, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate in the top 1% of her class with a 4.82 GPA, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She hopes to study pre-med at Harvard or Stanford. She has always found ways to balance her high academic achievements with fun and friends. She heads the blood drive at Chandler High and created and hosted a district-wide leadership camp for 9th graders. Her IB Extended Essay topic is about cardiopulmonary bypass. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jonathan ChiouVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005253Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jonathan Chiou, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He has maintained a 4.78 GPA and balanced academics, clubs and swimming. He hopes to attend Harvard, Princeton or Stanford to study math. He started the Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research club at Chandler High to raise money and awareness for brain tumor research. Jonathan is completing is IB Extended Essay on violin waveforms. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Seth ChunVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005254Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Seth Chun, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He hopes to study Chemistry, Math and Engineering at Princeton, Harvard or Stanford. While maintaining a 4.67 GPA, Seth is also a competitive swimmer. He values teamwork and is sincerely interested in helping others. He is interested in continuing his study of different languages and being a global citizen. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Adam ChismarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005256Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Adam Chismar was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. ASU is his undergrad choice with a major in Chemical Engineering. Adam already knows he wants to get his master's degree in Food Science. UC Davis and Cornell top his wish list once he finishes his undergrad. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alisha GoyalVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005257Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Alisha Goyal was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She is very active at Hamilton. Alisha is on the golf team, president of Huskies helping Huskies and a National Honor Society member. She plans on going into the health care profession and is currently doing research at the Mayo Clinic. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alisha VermaVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005258Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Alisha Verma is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She has been a member of the school's orchestra all four years of high school and participated in the All-Region Orchestra the past three years as well. She won 2nd place at the Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the past two years, and won the Women in Geoscience Award at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) last year. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arnav BawaVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005259Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Arnav Bawa hopes to be admitted to Georgia Tech to study Engineering/Physics, with Electrical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering as his top major choices. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brian YuVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005260Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Brian Yu is a 2018 National Merit Scholar, president of the Math Club, and has been a key member of the Hamilton math team that placed 1st in the American Scholastic Math Competition. He is also co-captain of the Hamilton varsity swim team. Brian would like to study math and computer science in college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Dorothy TungVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005261Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Dorothy Tung is a member of the HHS National Honor Society and Link Crew. She is a talented musician and has competed in various musical competitions. Through her music, Dorothy has impacted the community by performing in retirement homes across the East Valley. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Emily Van CampVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005262Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Emily Van Camp is a member of the Hamilton National Honor Society and the Writing Club. She has been involved in Girls Scouts since 1st grade and has attained the rank of Ambassador. Emily plans on studying Graphic Design in college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Greyson SmithVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005263Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Greyson Smith is a 2018 National Merit Scholar and a key member of the Hamilton Theatre program. He had the lead role in the school production of Shrek, the Musical which required him to spend hours in makeup each performance. Grey hopes to pursue a career in Theatre Productions following college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ishaan BakhleVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005264Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ishaan Bakhle is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He wants to major in Government at Cornell University where they have a specific major that is very appealing to his interests. Eventually would like to go into Law. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jerry ZhuVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005265Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jerry Zhu is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He is involved in Model UN, the Math Club and the Game Design Club at Hamilton, and is very interested in a career in STEM-focused fields. Jerry enjoys researching the connection between mathematics and art. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jewel RaskeVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005266Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit and National Hispanic Scholar Jewel Raske has a cumulative grade point average of 4.8, 25th in the senior class. She would like to attend the University of Arizona next year, majoring in Philosophy. In her spare time, Jewel likes to hang out with family and friends. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Karthik RajkumarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005267Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Karthik Rajkumar is currently 15 in his class with a grade point average of 4.85, and was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. His first choice for college is Stanford University where he plans to study computer science and artificial intelligence. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lena HanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005268Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Lena Han is passionate about music and the arts. She developed a club on campus that plays music at retirement homes -- a simple act of kindness to bring live music to places that rarely receive entertainment. Lena is exploring a career in public policy relating to the arts, data analysis or something related to economics field. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Maggie LyonsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005269Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Maggie Lyons was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She plans on attending the University of Arizona and studying Mining Engineering. She has a passion for geology and wants to eventually travel the world working as a mining engineer/geologist. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Robin BailsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005270Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Robin Bails wants to attend ASU and major in business. She is business-minded and wants to pursue that interest in her undergraduate degree. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sachin KonanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005271Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Sachin Konan is a 2018 National Merit Scholar and a two-time Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Qualifier (Finalist). He would like to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, while continuing to investigate the fields of robotics and embedded system. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sarah GilliamVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005273Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Sarah Gilliam is number one in her class. Academically she is a rock star, and will graduate with her associates degree in May. She has organized and facilitated a number of community outreach programs throughout the valley. Her career goal is to be a neurosurgeon and help students who have suffered from a brain injury. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shardul KothapalliVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005274Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Shardul Kothapalli received 1st Place in Mathematics at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) and qualified for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in 2017. He would like to study Computer Science in college and possibly becoming a web developer or even an artificial intelligence developer. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer David NelsenVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005234Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: David Nelsen is the most accomplished cross country/track runner in the history of Hamilton High, holding the school records in 5 of the 6 distance events while maintaining a 4.57 GPA and taking 8 AP courses. David has won 21 races at Hamilton and qualified for State in both cross country and track in each of his 4 seasons. In 2017, he finished 2nd in the 1600 M at the state meet and then anchored the 4 X 800 meter relay team that captured the state title.

David is president of the National Honor Society and has been captain of the cross country & track team for the last two years. He is an Eagle Scout and led his scout troop for the last two years as assistant senior patrol leader and then as senior patrol leader. He was also recently named Mr. HHS. David has signed a National Letter of intent to the Naval Academy in Maryland.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elissa TravisVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005235Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton Senior, Elissa Travis performed in the All-American Marching Band in San Antonio, Texas. Elissa was selected as a member of the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. She played mellophone in the marching band AND she was awarded a scholarship as a future music educator. Congratulations to Elissa for the amazing honor! Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jane WangVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005236Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton High senior Jane Wang was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Among other honors, she wrote a piece about the Constitutional Convention titled "Cooperation through Compromise," for the Knight Essay Contest, sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution and won $2,500 after placing second in the nation. Congratulations, Jane!

Jane is captain of the Hamilton Academic Decathlon team, vice president of Quiz Bowl and the secretary of the UNICEF Club. She has a passion for law, government and history, and hopes to become a lawyer and a judge someday.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lakshmi VallabhaneniVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005237Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Lakshmi Vallabhaneni earned the 2018 Flinn Scholarship, an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving seniors. The merit-based scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board, at least two study-abroad experiences and is valued at more than $120,000. Lakshmi is also among 150 high school seniors selected out of 90,000 nationwide who will receive a $20,000 college scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Morgan ParzychVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005239Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton Senior Morgan Parzych set a new school record in the 200 meter dash Friday night at the Queen Creek Saunders Montague Desert Classic with a time of 24.92 seconds. It was a great overall meet for Hamilton Track and Field where many athletes set personal records in their events and the Boys' team took second place overall. Congratulations also to all who competed. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nya BucknerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005240Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Nya Buckner was the winner of the Touching Hearts through Athletics Award honoring and encouraging athletes of outstanding character, athleticism and sportsmanship. The Touching Hearts through Athletics organization seeks to develop character beyond athletics: courage requiring action, integrity not limited to athletic competition, inspiration that fuels the pursuit of excellence, leadership that grafts others in, and selflessness that ignites generosity in daily living. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Paige GagliardiVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005241Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Local students are recognized by the International Thespian Society through the National Writing Competition. Only 12 students are picked in the nation, and Hamilton Theatre student Paige Gagliardi was selected as a National Semi-Finalist for Playwriting by the International Thespian Society. Congratulations, Paige, on this awesome accomplishment! Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sachin JaishankarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005242Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Sachin Jaishankar was one of two Hamilton High seniors selected by Governor Doug Ducey as Arizona's Future Innovators of the Year. This recognition is for their development of a comprehensive method to isolate a nanoparticle from the bloodstream. This innovation could lead to a huge breakthrough for disease diagnosis. They will be honored at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation alongside leaders and innovators in business and technology from across the state.

Sachin won 1st place in Biochemistry, Best of Fair in 2017 at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair. His passion for science, participation at ASU Research Labs, as well as his volunteer efforts at various hospitals have led him to follow his dream of becoming a medical doctor.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Somil JainVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005245Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Somil Jain was one of two Hamilton High seniors selected by Governor Doug Ducey as Arizona's Future Innovators of the Year. This recognition is for their development of a comprehensive method to isolate a nanoparticle from the bloodstream. This innovation could lead to a huge breakthrough for disease diagnosis. They will be honored at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation alongside leaders and innovators in business and technology from across the state.

Somil would like to go into the medical field and become either an oncologist or a pulmonologist, while conducting his own clinical research on the side.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Samantha KamathVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005243Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Samantha Kamath is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Among her awards, she also took first place in the Sun Lakes Rotary Speech Contest. Six Chandler Unified high schools competed for top honors. Samantha made her Husky family proud by handily securing the first place spot. She was awarded the grand prize for Sister Cities International's Young Artist and Authors Showcase in 2016.

Samantha would like to major in Biomedical Engineering and Political Science/Public Policy in college.
Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sara GoldsobelVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005244Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Sarah Goldsobel competed in a Career through Culinary Program cooking competition. Beginning with 144 students, they were reduced to the top 30. After practicing some 45 hours over break, she competed on Saturday, March 24th. At the awards breakfast, Sarah was awarded a $128,000 full tuition scholarship to Johnson and Wales University in Denver, Colorado. Congratulations, Sarah! Hamilton High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ABC countdownVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005359Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Mrs. Condos' Kindergarten class is celebrating the end of the year with an ABC countdown. Today, they are working on the letter Q for Queen and King Day.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bria WelchVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005275Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Bria Welch is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She states, "After graduation, I plan on attending the Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. As of right now, I believe I will be studying psychology to one day become a psychiatrist." Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Christopher SmithVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005276Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Christopher Smith is a STEM program graduate, a 2018 National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, Flinn finalist, National Hispanic Scholar, commencement speaker and salutatorian with a cummulative GPA of 4.89. He’s been active in National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, FACES, Math Club, Interact, Asian Culture Club and Varsity soccer. Christopher has volunteered for suicide prevention, at the Chandler Public Library, and as a Spanish and math tutor. Christopher plans to attend Stormy Brook University to study applied mathematics with an emphasis on biological systems.

Christopher states that the most valuable lesson he learned in high school is, "Doing things that scare you is the best thing you could do for yourself."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jacob BreinholtVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005277Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Jacob Breinholt went through the STEM program at Perry and is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "After graduation I plan on serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and then attending BYU Provo. " Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Prahlad SankrtiVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005278Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Prahlad Sankrti is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "I hope to pursue my interest in the social sciences -- especially economics and political sciences -- by studying at a respectable out of state university. " Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Joanna GunarajVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005279Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Joanna Gunaraj has a cumulative GPA of 4.63 and was nominated and elected by the top 5% of senior class to be a commencement speaker for our 2018 graduation ceremonies. Joanna's extracurricular activities include Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and volunteering at Future for Kids and Hospice of the Valley. Her career goal is to be in a management position at a tech company.

When asked what the most valuable lesson she learned in high school is, Joanna stated: "Advocating for what you are passionate for will be worth it." -- Valerie Burgess
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Erin BroasVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005227Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Erin Broas is a 2018 National Merit and Flinn Scholar. The Flinn Scholarship Program provides an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for only 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors each year. The merit-based scholarship program covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board and at least two study-abroad experiences. The overall financial package is valued at more than $120,000.

Erin states, "My ultimate dream is to go to John's Hopkins and study Biochemistry. My future goal is to be a biomedical scientist, or have a profession in another biology related field. I hope to be able to participate in research that helps people and I want to make sure my studies recognize the differences in health from a global perspective."
ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Troy GilchristVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005233Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Troy Gilchrist is a 2018 National Merit and Flinn Scholar. The Flinn Scholarship Program provides an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for only 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors each year. The merit-based scholarship program covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board and at least two study-abroad experiences. The overall financial package is valued at more than $120,000.

Troy would like to lead an international company after graduating college.
ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kaiti YooVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005230Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: ACP Erie senior Kaiti Yoo is among 150 high school seniors selected out of 90,000 nationwide applicants who will receive a $20,000 college scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation. She will attend the 2018 Scholars Weekend in Atlanta and participate in a training at the Leadership Development Institute. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Robert GrovesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005219Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Robert Groves is a four-time State Champion in wrestling and is graduating in the top 5% of his class. He will be attending Harvard University where he will continue his wrestling career and pursue a Biochemistry degree. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gillian HarrillVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005220Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Gillian Harrill is an IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma candidate and is graduating in the top 5% of her class. She has been chosen to represent the graduating class of 2018 as one of their graduation speakers. Gillian is also a nationally-ranked fencer and will be attending Cornell University to compete for their team. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Beilee KagenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005221Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Beilee Kagen is a prominent student leader in Chandler High's STEM activities. She has dedicated countless hours and talent to promoting STEM programs, particularly to increase the number of girls involved in STEM, both at school and in the greater community. She was awarded the Si Se Puede Foundation's Youth of the Year award for service to younger students in the community, specifically in the area of Robotics. Beilee will be attending Arizona State University and will major in engineering. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Griffin KannbergVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005222Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler senior Griffin Kannberg, AFJROTC Honor Guard Commander, received an unprecedented congressional nomination to all four service academies and is a top student both in grades and discipline. Admired and respected by his classmates for his straightforward integrity and willingness to serve school, community and nation, he currently serves with distinction as commander of our 42-member elite honor guard. Griffin has decided to attend Arizona State and participate in their ROTC program. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer William MustafaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005223Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: William Mustafa is graduating in the top 1% of his class as Chandler High's Salutatorian with a 4.86 GPA and will be entering the field of Engineering. William came to Chandler High with a mission to graduate with an IB (International Baccalaureate) diploma and to hold a high GPA -- and William succeeded in doing both. He will be attending Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University on the Obama Scholarship. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Adrio RomineVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005224Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Impressively, Adrio Romine at the mere age 16, will be graduating in the top 1% and as Chandler High School's Valedictorian with an incredible GPA of 4.937! He has excelled in our most rigorous curriculum offered in the full IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma. He plans to attend Arizona State University and will be a part of Barrett, the Honors College as a Pre-Med student. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ashleigh WissingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005225Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ashleigh Wissing will be a fourth generation Chandler High graduate! While in high school, she has pursued the IB (International Baccalaureate) Career Related program while volunteering for the City of Chandler working with special needs children and coaching sports team for adults. She will be attending the University of Arizona pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering and hopes to one day work for NASA. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Vanessa GuevaraVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005377Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Vanessa Guevara is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate with a 4.61 and in the top 5% of her class. Her IB Extended Essay Topic was Music Therapy for People Living with Terminal Illness. In addition to her excellent grades, she is also an avid violinist and dancer. She was a member of the orchestra program until her senior year and participated in the MoDazz dance program throughout high school.

Vanessa is headed off to ASU to study biology as a part of the pre-med program.
Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gisselle BarocioVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005214Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Gisselle Barocio has taken on the most rigorous curriculum at Chandler High, the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma, finishing four higher level IB subjects and two standard level subjects while still challenging herself with additional electives in physics and engineering. She participated in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) all four years, earned college credits through the ACE program (Achieving a College Education), and will be the first in her family to enter college. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Dhanielle BartolomeVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005215Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Dhanielle Bartolome is in the top 1% of her class, a Commended Scholar in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, an IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma candidate with a CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) project emphasis of dance and motion's benefits to health, a Flinn semi-finalist and an expected Distinguished Scholar graduate. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jonathan BowlesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005216Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jonathan Bowles is a four year Men's Choir singer, Distinguished Scholar graduate, 2017 US Youth National Volley Player and a committed volleyball player at UC Irvine after high school. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Travis CovitzVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005217Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Travis Covitz was drawn to Chandler High by our excellent FFA (Future Farmers of America) program and the rigorous academic offerings of an International Baccalaureate (IB) school. He completed the IB Career Related Program, seemingly tailor made for him. A self-proclaimed "smart farmer," his talents and our program offerings were a perfect match. Travis has been active in FFA at all four years of high school, winning state FFA competitions and going to Nationals every year. Through the IB Career Program, he is completing a Reflective Project about Legislating Antibiotic Use in Livestock.

Travis will pursue a pre-veterinary track at Cornell University in the fall and is focused on becoming a veterinarian and livestock specialist.
Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Anna ForemanVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005218Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Anna Foreman has a weighted GPA of a 4.1. She has been a varsity member of both the Track and Field and Cross Country State Championship teams. She has won multiple State Championships in Track and Field. Anna plans to attend Boston University on a Track and Field Scholarship and to pursue a degree in Psychology or Pre-Law. Chandler High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tamillia ThomasVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005226Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Tamillia Thomas will be attending University of Arizona on the Wildcat Excellence Scholarship where she plans to study Chemical Engineering. She is also a commencement speaker and valedictorian with a cummulative GPA of 4.93, a STEM program graduate, an AP Scholar, recipient of the Dean Distinction and Academic Letter Awards, and is in the top 5% of her class. Tamillia is a member of Common Sense Club and volunteers with her church’s mobile food pantry.

Tamillia states that the most valuable lesson she learned in high school is, "You don’t have to do it alone."
Perry High Seniors Highlights Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Next Generation of GentlemenVisit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005293Andersen Elementary - (2017-2018) The Next Generation of Gentlemen Club, sponsored by Mr. Brown, collected 140 cases of water to send to Flint, Michigan to assist with the water crisis.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Andersen Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005294Andersen Junior High - (2017-2018) Student comment submitted: "[Thank you,] Mrs. Kervin, for being the best social studies teacher!"  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mundt-Nichols' ClassVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005297Basha Elementary - (2017-2018) The students in Mrs. Mundt-Nichols class are enjoying the balance chairs in their classroom. The chairs, which help the students concentrate and stay focused, were purchased with a FedEx grant awarded to Mrs. Mundt-Nichols in May 2018. Thanks, FedEx!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Honors Scholar CelebrationVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005309Chandler High - (2017-2018) Over 800 students enrolled in honors courses and maintaining a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA received State 48 academic t-shirts and treats during the lunch-time Honors Scholar Celebration.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005310Chandler High - (2017-2018) Twenty-six student-athletes were recognized this spring for committing to participate in athletics at the collegiate level next year. In all, 48 Chandler High athletes have signed letters of intent this year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Caden HerculesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005311Chandler High - (2017-2018) Caden Hercules signed a letter of intent to participate in Cross Country/Track at Middle Tennessee State University.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gabbi Senior and Berenice LizaragaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005312Chandler High - (2017-2018) Gabbi Senior and Berenice Lizaraga signed letters of intent to play soccer at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Marcos Hernandez, Roman Macias, Jesus Garcia, Ricardo Grijalva, and Briant SanchezVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005313Chandler High - (2017-2018) Marcos Hernandez, Roman Macias, Jesus Garcia, Ricardo Grijalva, and Briant Sanchez signed letters of intent to play soccer at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mason MullinsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005314Chandler High - (2017-2018) Mason Mullins signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Concordia University Irvine.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michael Klauss and Terry YangVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005315Chandler High - (2017-2018) Michael Klauss and Terry Yang signed letters of intent to swim at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Diamond Black, Veronica Core, Shawndre'a Amos, and Teryah PaneVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005316Chandler High - (2017-2018) Diamond Black, Veronica Core, Shawndre'a Amos, and Teryah Pane signed letters of intent to participate in track at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rafael GarciaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005317Chandler High - (2017-2018) Rafael Garcia signed letters of intent to participate in wrestling at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Desiree ArnoldVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005318Chandler High - (2017-2018) Desiree Arnold signed a letter of intent to play softball at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tristan Rael, Robert McPhee, Tre Hart, Anthony Rieck, Jamari Tansmore, Damien Maxwell, and Randy RobinsonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005319Chandler High - (2017-2018) Tristan Rael, Robert McPhee, Tre Hart, Anthony Rieck, Jamari Tansmore, Damien Maxwell, and Randy Robinson signed letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brandon O'Neill and Will LongVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005320Chandler High - (2017-2018) Brandon O'Neill and Will Long signed letters of intent to play baseball at the collegiate level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kimmy MarVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005321Chandler High - (2017-2018) Kimmy Mar, CHS Junior, earned a Silver Medal on the National French Exam, which means she scored in the 85th percentile nationally (better than 84% of all students in the country who took the exam).  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Project UnifyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005322Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler High School Project Unify volunteered at Feed my Starving Children on May 8th. As a group, students were able to pack enough food for 97 children in third world countries to eat for an entire year. Feed My Starving Children website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Culinary students community service projectsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005323Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler High Culinary students participated in two great community service projects. First, the students created a display of 450 cupcakes with handmade fondant decorations for the Project Unify Hawaiian Luau end-of-year dance. The students also packed summer snack packs for Matthews Crossing Food Bank to distribute to families in our community.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Garden ClubVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005356Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock Elementary's Garden Club worked hard nurturing the garden to produce its first sunflower of the season. Great job, Garden Club!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer OrchestraVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005357Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock orchestra students did a great job at the last concert of the year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Class of 2031Visit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005358Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Mrs. Hull read to our future Class of 2031 students during story time at Hancock Elementary.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ADPTS teachersVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005342Hull Elementary - (2017-2018) Our ADPTS teachers were treated to lunch, courtesy of Chick-Fil-A. Thanks, Chik-Fil-A!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kim Welsh and Peggy NewendykeVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005348Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Peggy Newendyke recently wrote a grant to support our Unified Sports, allowing athletic equipment and uniforms to be a part of the ongoing athleticism in our year-round sports.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005631Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) ACP Erie students James Chadwick, Kevin Chor, Jairus Wong and Bryce Williams competed in the K-12 high school section of the Governor's Cup State Chess Championship on May 12 and 13 at Chandler High. After nine rounds over the course of two days, ACP Erie won 2nd place team trophy. Team score was computed with the sum of the top FIVE scores from the same school. Even though ACP Erie had only four students, they still finished 2nd place. Kevin Chor won 1st place individual trophy, finishing with an undefeated nine out of nine rounds. James Chadwick finished # 14 in the tournament, with four wins and two draws. American Scholastic Chess Federation Results Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Baobao Xia, Joshua Jim, William Shan and Daniel YanVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005628Knox Gifted Academy - (2017-2018) Knox Gifted Academy excelled at the 2018 Governor's Cup chess tournament, winning 1st place in K-3 Team and the following individual awards: 1st place Baobao Xia (3rd grade), 2nd place Joshua Jim (2nd grade), 3rd place William Shan (2nd grade), 4th place Daniel Yan (1st grade). Congratulations! American Scholastic Chess Federation Results Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer A+ School of Excellence AwardVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005355Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock Elementary celebrated their THIRD Arizona Education Foundations A+ School of Excellence Award at an all-school assembly. In attendance, we were honored to have Dr. Camille Casteel, Sandy Cooper, Matt Strom, Frank Fletcher, Steve Hewitt and Terry Locke of our District Office; Governing Board members Annette Auxier, Rob Rice and David Evans; Jen Hewitt of the Chandler Education Foundation; Hancock parents; CTA Freedom principal Abby Druck; and Lew Schroeder and his Support Staff. Hancock's PTO presented Mrs. Hull with a beautiful framed piece of art representative of every student and staff member's thumb print to celebrate our 3peat A+ award. Hancock Elementary is continuing to blaze a path to the future! Arizona Educational Foundation™ website: A+ School of Excellence Program Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jackie TamboneVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005364Payne Junior High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Jackie Tambone, winner of a CenturyLink 2018 Teachers and Technology grant award of $4,813.38 to fund her project, Learning a Second Language! CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer McKenna KeyesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005350Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Weinberg 4th grader McKenna Keyes who work was chosen as one of the 12 pieces to be included in the annual Kids Safe Online Calendar. She received a prize pack, poster and a Kindle Fire!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Art MasterpieceVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005354Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Mrs. Gritz 5th grade class at Hancock Elementary learned about Georgia O'Keeffe for Art Masterpiece! Our wonderful parent volunteers help students learn how to zoom in on a flower to create beautiful watercolor paintings!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Drama Club 2018 Little Mermaid Jr. MusicalVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005343Santan Elementary - (2017-2018) Our 5th and 6th grade Drama Club, under the direction of Music Teacher Lisa Rittenhouse, put on a performance of Disney's Little Mermaid, Jr. on May 7, 8, and 10th. Proceeds of tickets and canned goods went to Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation and the Chandler CARE Center. Santan Sun News Article, May 5, 2018 (page 33) Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Stacey CelestinoVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005347Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Santan Junior High art teacher Stacey Celestino has submitted her work to Disney and was accepted as a freelance artist. She is officially under contract and will begin creating paintings of their characters and stories. She will start with Ariel from The Little Mermaid and will create her interpretation of Ariel and her story.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Owen Russo-DimondVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005543Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Owen Russo-Dimond on being accepted to the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) and receiving a $1,500 per semester scholarship! This is a wonderful accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005429Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Melanie Alexander on being named The Association for Career and Technical Education of Arizona (ACTEAZ) Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year! Your hard work and leadership with your students is recognized and this award is well-deserved. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Melanie AlexanderVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005298Basha High - (2017-2018) Early Childhood Education teacher Melanie Alexander was selected as the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career Technical Education in Arizona.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Isaac DavisVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005299Casteel High - (2017-2018) Isaac Davis was recognized by the Phoenix Chapter of the National Alliance of African American Athletes as the Class of 2020 Sophomore Scholar Athlete of the Year. The Phoenix Chapter website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005360Casteel High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Casteel High Men's Track and Field who won the Division III State Championship at Mesa Community College on May 4. Isaac Davis placed 1st in Men's Division III 400 Meters, and Casteel also placed 1st in Men's Division III 4X400 Relay.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler Girls Track TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005300Chandler High - (2017-2018) The Chandler Girls Track Team won the state title, their 12th since 2006!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Band, Choir, and OrchestraVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005301Chandler High - (2017-2018) CHS Band, Choir, and Orchestra made their mark at California's Heritage Music Festival, coming home with over 15 awards, including: Treblemakers earning Best Choir and Judges' Choice Award; Jazz Band tying for first place with an Outstanding Musicianship award going to Emma Willes; CHS's Concert Band and Orchestra taking second place; and Mason Haskett receiving the coveted Maestro Award. Ultimately, Chandler's Music Department was awarded the Sweepstakes award for most points accumulated.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler FFAVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005302Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler FFA (Future Farmers of America) won the State FFA Milk Quality Career Development Event on Friday, April 27th and will represent Arizona at the National Contest in Indiana in October.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High's Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) ClubVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005303Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler High's Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Club won the coveted Glassman Cup at an awards ceremony at Phoenix Children's Hospital. The group, only in its second year at CHS, was recognized for its strong fundraising efforts. SSBTR engaged in a number of fundraising activities this year, including dine-out events and a walkathon.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elke Fajut and Kimberlyn KnightVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005304Chandler High - (2017-2018) Elke Fajut and Kimberlyn Knight earned 1st place in Collage and 3rd place in Photography at the Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Congressional Art Competition website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Holly Hoogstra and Tressa StevensonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005305Chandler High - (2017-2018) Holly Hoogstra and Tressa Stevenson were elected to serve as Girl Advisory members of the Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Board of Directors! They will participate in all Board meetings and events and also serve on one of the Board Committees. Only four girls in the state are chosen and two of them are from Chandler High!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jonathan ChiouVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005306Chandler High - (2017-2018) Jonathan Chiou was chosen to participate in the Arizona All-State Honor Orchestra. Jonathan played first violin in the prestigious orchestra.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Jessica PeacockVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005307Chandler High - (2017-2018) Ms. Jessica Peacock has been named the AIA Unified Sports Coach of the Year! Under Ms. Peacock's leadership, CHS's Unified Sports Program is regarded across Arizona as the gold standard for Unified Sports.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler IB StudentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005308Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler IB (International Baccalaureate) students were recognized at the end of the year banquet. Each of the 35 students shared their plans for after high school and the topic of their Extended Essay or Reflective Project. Their hard work and dedication to academics, service, creativity and activity is like no other group of students.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Diamondbacks $100,000 School ChallengeVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005352Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock students and staff enjoyed an afternoon at the Diamondbacks game as one of the winners of the Diamondbacks $100,000 School Challenge presented by the University of Phoenix. The Hancock library received a charitable contribution of $2,500, which was used to purchase 137 new chapter books. Way to go, Ms. Gray, for working so hard to make our library one of the best in the district! D-Backs $100,000 School Challenge website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principals DayVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005353Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock Elementary had fun celebrating Principals Day. Students think Mrs. Hull is out of this world!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Mathleague TeamVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005349Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to the Weinberg Mathleague team who went to the state competition in May.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005428Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Miranda Thornton on receiving the Learning Grant from the Salt River Project (SRP) to fund the repair of the R/O System and purchase an Ice Maker. This is great news! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler HaysVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005579Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Chandler Hays on winning 4th Place in the World and earning a DECA Test Medal in your Professional Selling Event at the International Competition. Great Job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Beach Volleyball State ChampsVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005373Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Perry's Beach Volleyball team - 2018 Division I, Section I State Champions! VIDEO: Perry WINS the Beach State Championship on this point! Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Better Together ChallengeVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005345Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Student Council won a cash award and third place in Arizona in the Better Together Challenge developed by the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at ASU. Santan Junior High was recognized for creating a school and classrooms that are safe, inclusive, and equitable for all students. The Better Together Challenge website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005325Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Chaelin Jung, winner of the Columbia Economics Review High School Essay Competition hosted by Columbia University's Economics Journal. The Columbia Economics Review Spring 2018 High School Essay Contest website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005362Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Chandler High Men's Track and Field who won the Division I State Championship at Mesa Community College on May 2. Chandler High men and women Track and Field individual state champs are: Jaheim Brown-Taylor - 1st place Men's 100 meters and Men's 200 meters; Ta'Mir Waters - 1st place Men's 400 Meters; Morgan Foster 1st place Women's 800 Meters; Haley Wolf - 1st place Women's 3200 Meters; Jai Gruenwald - 1st place Women's 100M Hurdles, Women's 300M Hurdles, Women's Long Jump, and Womens Varsity Triple Jump; and Samantha Ponds - 1st place Women's Varsity Discus. CHS also placed 1st in Men's 4 X 400 Relay, Women's 4X400 Relay and Women's 4X800 Relay.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005363Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Hamilton Track and Field Division I State Champs: Malik Whitaker - 1st place Men's Varsity High Jump, and Morgan Parzych - 1st place Women's 400 Meters.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kara LinderVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005534Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Kara Linder on receiving a $1,500 Maricopa County Fair Scholarship at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kira VideanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005535Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Kira Videan on showing your chicken at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Keithen SchoensteinVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005536Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Keithen Schoenstein on showing your chicken at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ellie NagasawaVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005537Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Ellie Nagasawa on winning 1st Place for Naked Neck Hen at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition and for selling your hen at auction for $300. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Emily BrunsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005538Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Emily Bruns on winning 1st Place for Naked Neck Rooster at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition and for selling your rooster at auction for $375. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Keely OrndorffVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005539Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Keely Orndorff on winning 1st Place for Sicilian Buttercup Hen at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Piper WiniarskiVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005540Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Piper Winiarski on winning 1st Place for Silver Laced Wyndotte at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition and for selling your Wyndotte at auction for $275. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005541Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Luke Linder on winning 2nd Place for Americauna Rooster at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sebastian YangVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005542Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Sebastian Yang on winning 3rd Place for Buff Orpington Hen at the 2018 Maricopa County Fair Competition. Great job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. AnguianoVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005326Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Mrs. Anguiano who was named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. County School Superintendent Honors 2018 Exemplary Principals Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kids Take Over SchoolVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005327Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) The Hartford Huskies particpated in "Kids Take Over the School." It was a fun day for everyone.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Service Learning ProjectVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005328Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) To culminate their service learning project, each sixth grade student received a class t-shirt.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss DeffenbaughVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005329Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Miss Deffenbaugh who was named Teacher of the Month by the Sun Lakes Rotary Club.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Day of the Child EventVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005330Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) The Hartford community had a great time at our annual Day of the Child event. There were games, raffles, bouncy houses and delicious food. It was a great time to celebrate our students!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Central Christian Church of GilbertVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005331Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) The parishoners from Central Christian Church of Gilbert spent an entire day at our school completing various beautification projects in addition to completing tasks for the teachers.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Project Lead the WayVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005332Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Intel volunteers from the Latino Network have been coming in and assisting with our Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Through PLTW, students are engaged in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activities and higher-level thinking.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Title Principals and ICANVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005333Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) A group of Title principals attended the annual ICAN (Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods) breakfast. We appreciate our partnership with ICAN to provide opportunities to our students, outside of the school day.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Track athletesVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005334Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Hartford had a great representation of students who participated at the second annual track meet. We had two medal winners.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CEF OzobotsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005335Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Hartford Huskies are learning about coding through the use of Ozobots. Thank you to the Chandler Education Foundation for providing the grant that allowed us to purchase Ozobots.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005336Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Our classes love spending time with their buddy class. This partnership provides mentoring, friendship and kindness.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hartford front officeVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005337Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Hartford is excited to receive new flooring, thanks to the passage of the bond.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Battle of BooksVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005338Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Hartford students participated in the city's annual Battle of the Books competition.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Hartford students and staffVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005339Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) The Hartford students and staff spoiled our office staff. We are so appreciative of their hard work each and every day!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer SeaPerch competitionVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005340Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Our robotics club performed very well at the SeaPerch competition. Their underwater robot did very well.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Yanai GarciaVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005341Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2017-2018) Yanai Garcia, our parent liaison, was recognized by Dr. Casteel for her hard work and commitment to our school and community.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bologna Elementary Battle of the Books TeamVisit Bologna Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005213Bologna Elementary - (2017-2018) Bologna Elementary won first place in a semi-final round at the district Battle of the Books. They will compete for the title on Wednesday, April 25th.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sasha HunterVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005166Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Mr. Sasha Hunter, CHS Special Education Teacher and Varsity Soccer Coach, who has been named a Si Se Puede Foundation's "Educator of the Year."  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Adrian ChandlerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005167Chandler High - (2017-2018) Adrian Chandler, CHS Junior, was selected as the Diversity Leadership Alliance Youth Award Winner for 2017.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michael De La Rosa and Caleb DowdleVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005168Chandler High - (2017-2018) Michael De La Rosa and Caleb Dowdle were selected to be part of Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny's 2018 Teen Leadership Academy. The students had the unique opportunity of working with city leaders to better their understanding of the challenges that confront local officials.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Damion MaxwellVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005169Chandler High - (2017-2018) Damion Maxwell, Chandler High School Senior, has been named a Scholar Athlete of the Year by the Phoenix Chapter of the National Alliance of African American Athletes.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High School National Honor Society InductionVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005170Chandler High - (2017-2018) Two hundred eighty students were inducted into the Chandler High School chapter of the National Honor Society! Since 1940, CHS has been inducting juniors and seniors who demonstrate strong academics, service, leadership, and character into this prestigious society.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The 2018-19 Link CrewVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005171Chandler High - (2017-2018) The 2018-19 Link Crew had their first training/leadership day. They participated in team building activities and discussed their vision for next year. Link Crew is a club made up of juniors and seniors who run freshman orientation and welcome our incoming freshmen to Chandler High.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ian Maroney, Hallee Gray, Ariana Toliver, Justin Aguirre, and Annika LagosVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005172Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Ian Maroney, Hallee Gray, Ariana Toliver, Justin Aguirre, and Annika Lagos who earned 1st - 3rd place ribbons for their art featured in the district's art exhibition at the Chandler Center for the Arts.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler's Got Talent WinnersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005174Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler's Got Talent winners wowed the crowd once again! Congratulations to the 3rd place winners, twins Claire and Elise Owens, the 2nd place winner Samyra Goode, and our Grand Prize winner "Jazzy J" (AKA Jasmine Rodriguez), who delivered an incredible performance and won a prize package worth over $300.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005188Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Students from Mrs. Katz's 6th grade classroom enjoyed the Artist in Residence project with the Great Arizona Puppet Theater.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Daniel Hoang, 2017-18 Willis Chess Champion, and runner-up Todd ApplegateVisit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005177Willis Junior High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Daniel Hoang, 2017-18 Willis Chess Champion, and runner-up Todd Applegate! These two skilled players battled it out all year for the top spot; they are very evenly matched. Daniel is a 7th grader and will be defending his title next year as he has the opportunity to become the only repeat Willis Chess Champion in school history.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hannah HudsonVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005433Casteel High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Hannah Hudson on your Digital Photography Entry Tunnel View being selected to be included in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Marcelino BarrigaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005450Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Marcelino Barriga on winning 4th Place (Team Event) in the HOSA Bowl at the HOSA Future Health Professionals Competition! Excellent job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kayleia BedalVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005451Chandler High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Kayleia Bedal on winning Gold in Cosmetology at the SkillsUSA Competition! Excellent Job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Devin Cole BerubeVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005526Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Devin Cole Berube on your submission titled Concentration to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Payton HoughtonVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005527Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Payton Houghton on your submission titled Haboob Sunset to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Madeline MorganVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005528Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Madeline Morgan on your submission titled Indigenous to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Megan HillisVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005529Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Megan Hillis on your submission titled Iris's Illumination to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nolan SheahanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005530Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Nolan Sheahan on your submission titled Las Vegas Lights at Night to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Halle WilsonVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005531Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Halle Wilson on your submission titled Symmetry and Disorder to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jewels HershbergerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005532Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Jewels Hershberger on your submission titled Tranquility in Blue Hour to the CUSD 2018 Art Collision Art Show being selected. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a testament to your photography skills. CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sarah TuckerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005533Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Sarah Tucker on winning Bronze for 3D Visualization at the SkillsUSA Competition. Excellent job! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Dollars for the Dig ProjectVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005187Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Hancock 6th graders are turning their learning into a global citizenship project, "Dollars for the Dig." The students are working with the Sun Lakes Rotary club, who is partnering with clubs from around the world to put in solar powered cisterns on the Navajo Reservation as a sustainable solution to provide running water for generations to come. The students are giving multimedia presentations and hope to raise $4,500, which would be enough money to provide a family with running water. Rotary District 5495: Navajo Nation Water Project Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ian FrerichsVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005569Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Ian Frerichs on your 1st Place Award for your Digital Photography Entry Flowers at the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aidan DiazVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005570Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Aidan Diaz on your Digital Photography Entries Head in the Clouds and Fallen being selected for inclusion in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Owen ShortVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005571Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Owen Short on your Digital Photography Entry Holocaust Shoes being selected to be included in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ashtyn BeeVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005572Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Ashtyn Bee on your Digital Photography Entry My Blue Fish being selected to be included in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hunter ThompsonVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005573Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Hunter Thompson on your Digital Photography Entry On the Beach being selected to be included in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. This is an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Abby DiazVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005574Perry High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Abby Diaz on your Digital Photography Entry Perspective being selected for inclusion in the 2018 Chandler Unified School District Art Collision Competition. What an awesome accomplishment! CTE Programs Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer