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, October 18, 2017 Tiara Lott, a 5th grade student at Westside Park Elementary School, was presented with the Rotary Club’s S.T.A.R. award and a gift card at their luncheon. The student is also asked what they want to be when they grow up; Tiara answered that she wants to be a teacher when she grows up.
Ms. Vasquez, Tiara’s teacher wrote the following introduction that was read at the Rotary Club’s meeting:
“Tiara is being honored today for the excellent improvement that she has made in her attitude and behavior. In fact, Tiara has become a super star student in her effort to focus on completing her work and cooperating with her teacher. Teachers from previous grades have noted that Tiara has really improved this year in her behavior. She is standing out as a leader and role model for other students. Tiara is quick to offer help to others with a positive attitude and smile. We are very proud of the progress Tiara has made as she prepares to move forward into middle school next year. She is clearly on a path for a successful future.”
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Samantha Zabalza, a 4th grade student at Donald F Bradach Elementary School, was presented with the Rotary Club’s S.T.A.R. award and a gift card at their luncheon. The student is also asked what they want to be when they grow up; Samantha answered that she wants to be a singer or a veterinarian when she grows up.
Mrs. Murray, Samantha’s teacher wrote the following introduction that was read at the Rotary Club’s meeting:
“Samantha has shown tremendous growth in Reading. Through the process of continuously challenging herself she has progressed from below to above grade level. She is also kind, thoughtful, and extremely organized.”