At the annual BYMS “Recognition Awards Night” 59 eighth grader and 48 seventh grader were honored with medals by every teacher per class period in the MPR from 6:30-7:30 on May 31.
“My favorite part of awards night was seeing students getting their awards from their teachers,” stated 7th grader at BYMS, David Sanchez, seventh grade BYMS student who earned medals from Mrs. Watson for band and Mr. Shen for Social Science.
Students were recognized for their hard work and commitment in school, in all subject areas. Ms. Pendleton, BYMS Counselor, stated, “This is an evening that we want to always hold special … not only for the students who have achieved these awards with their teacher’s recognition … but to celebrate their families too … and for all to be a part of the accomplishments that they can also enjoy.”
“I received my award from Ms. Barton for P.E. At awards night, it was great to see everyone get honored by medals,” stated 8th grader at BYMS, Paris Atchley.
The categories that students received in Excellence were Math, Science, Social Science, Language Arts, Physical Education, Study Skills, ELD, Avid, Outstanding Achievement, Art, Yearbook, Leadership, Health, Exploratory Tech, Spanish, Newspaper, Vocal Music, Drama, Instrumental Music, and Rotary Four-Way Test Award.
Jake Overman,BYMS eighth grader stated, “I received my award from Ms. Barton and my favorite part was being recognized in front of all the students and teachers for the work that the other TA’s and I do.”
“I was very honored to be apart of the BYMS Awards Night, and I greatly enjoyed attending,” stated Carley Austin, seventh grade BYMS student who earned her medal from Mrs. Spicer for Science.
“I really enjoy the awards night. I like to see students rewarded for their hard work. I thought it was great that so many different students were recognized. I enjoyed seeing the students all dressed up, and the pride on their parent’s faces when their kids were called up,” stated Mr.Marshall, Assistant Principal at BYMS.
The following is an alphabetical list of all students who were honored:
Kaitlyn Della Rocco
Chriselle Kyra Reyes
Alexandra Laura Lozoya
Yiran “Cindy” Wang