The Rotary Club of Adelanto recognizes two Adelanto Elementary School District students, one on the third Wednesday and one on the fourth Wednesday of each month, throughout the school year. The students must meet at least one of the following criteria in order to be nominated for the S.T.A.R. award, "Striving To Achieve Results":
- Improvement in GPA
- Improvement in Attitude
- Improvement in Attendance
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 De ’Eric Hall, a 6th grade student at Melva Davis Academy of Excellence, was presented with the Rotary Club’s S.T.A.R. award and a gift card at the Rotary Club of Adelanto luncheon. The student is also asked what they want to be when they grow up; De ‘Eric answered that he wants to be a basketball player or a firefighter.
Mrs. Olivarez, De ‘Eric’s teacher wrote the following introduction that was read at the Rotary Club’s meeting:
“De ‘Eric has shown great improvement in attitude and academics. He is working very hard in class and trying his best. He is producing quality work in class. He is also showing some great leadership skills.”