District Honors American Legion Awards Winner
El Monte City School District honored its eighth grade American Legion Award winners at a luncheon. The teachers at the junior high schools selected two students that best represented that school in terms of the American Legion Award. The awards were presented by representatives of American Legion Post #8 during a school assembly at each site. Schools also selected Honorable Mention students.
The winners were: Columbia-Jacqueline Lam and Vicky Ong; Durfee-Zoe Dominguez and Robert La; Gidley-Giovani Chino and Michelle Luu; Potrero- Jenny Luu and Miguel Obregon; Rio Hondo-Daniel Martinez and Stephanie Li; and Wright-Dmitri Mata and Alyssa Juarez.
Honorable mention winners were: Columbia-Oscar Valle, Nancy Nguyen, Bianca Castillo, and Brian Wu; Durfee-Soophia Ngo and George Chen; Gidley- Crystal Trinh, Calvin Trinh, David Vargas and Crystal Lee; Potrero-Ruby Mendez and Raymond Tran; Rio Hondo-Synei Dang, Dania Funez, Johnny Luong, and Guillermo Calvillo; and Wright-Elisa Martinez and Anthony Lopez-Juarez.