November Scholars of the Month

Uvalde C.I.S.D. has partnered with IBC Bank and KVOU Radio to promote and encourage scholastic excellence among students. Students enter an essay-writing contest with the topic “Why I Should be The Scholar of the Month.” Teachers choose one composition to represent their classroom. Compositions are turned into the campus leadership team, which selects one winner from the tenth and ninth grade. The Scholars of the Month recognition took place on Thursday, November 5 at Uvalde High School to recognize tenth grade student Christen Venegas and ninth grade student Maryanna Rodriguez. 

Christen’s winning essay included the following statements; “One of my strengths is my drive. I am always determined to go the extra mile in school work, extracurriculars, and whenever the opportunity is given. I try my best in all things I do so that I can be successful.” Photo to the right: Christen Venegas and Jackiline Guzman (mom) 

Maryanna’s winning essay included the following statements; “One reason I should be chosen to be scholar of the month is even when there is a family problem, I will always find a way to finish my work. There are always bad days and good days for everyone. I always try to have a good day.” Photo to the Left: Rosalio Rodriguez (mom) and Maryanna Rodriguez 

Students were presented with a $100 savings bond courtesy of IBC Bank, will be mentioned in congratulatory announcements on KVOU Radio, and enjoyed a congratulatory lunch with school administration, parents, representatives from IBC Bank and KVOU Radio prepared especially by Southwest Excellence Foodservice for the special recognition.