Morenci school art awards presented 4.21.10

Written by David Green.

Morenci junior Hayli Cox won the high school’s Best of Show award in the Morenci Area School’s art show last weekend.

The top award for the middle school was earned by Hunter Nino.

Clariece Easter won the Principal’s Award at the high school. The middle school’s Principal’s Award went to Madi Gleckler.

High school

“Outstanding” awards were earned by Nick Falor, Callen Miles, Chanler McCaskey, Nicki Lavigne, Lesley Kazmierczak, Hayli Cox, Clariece Easter, Jessica Howell and Kyle Perkins.

High school students who earned honorable mention awards were Kevin Jankowski, Barbara Hollstein, Shaden Olmstead, Ashley VanBrandt, Cortney Lockwood, Hannah Jeffers, Erica Keefer, Brooke Hammond, Jesse Bell and Loren Delmonico.

Middle school

At the middle school “Outstanding” awards were earned by Edward Hollstein, Dacota Nash, Emily Schmidt, Austin Sandusky, Quinton Smith, Saleen Dixon and Xavier Root.

Honorable mention awards were given to Darian Double, Mikayla Price, Ana Roseman, Madi Gleckler, Jacob Morin, Sharon Newman and Tyler VanBrandt.

Elementary school

Merannda Russell was awarded the Best of Show award for the elementary school at the all-school art show earlier this month. Greg Moore earned the Principal’s Award.

“Outstanding” awards were received by Ava Webster, Rachel Amos, Austin Walker, Collin Reckner, Anna Gautz, Drake Eichler, Scott McDowell, Wyatt Crowell, Charlene Glisson and Salem Eichler.

Honorable mention was given to Breanne Lonis, Destini Kruse, Dillion Gibbs, Catlin Snyder, Violetta Martinez- Espinoza, Madisyn Martinez, Eathen Edwards, Emilee Cox, Walker Whitehouse and Hunter Gillespie.

 

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