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Students recognized at awards ceremony

VISTA — The Rancho Buena Vista chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored eight Vista students and two San Marcos students at their seventh annual awards ceremony. The winners were recognized for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments.
Good Citizenship medals and certificates were presented to six eighth-graders: Andrew Nanninga and Darian Plowman, Faith Lutheran School; Hannah Sander and Tanner Waite, Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts; and Karen Ceballos & Donald Loveland, Vista Magnet Middle School. This award is given to a boy or girl in middle school who shows qualities of honor, service, courage, leadership and patriotism.
High school seniors Johanna Montiel, Mission Hills; Kyla McClure, Rancho Buena Vista; Katrina Hill, Vista; and Alessandra McDowell, San Marcos all received Good Citizen awards. This award recognizes dependability, service, leadership and patriotism among high school seniors. These winners were judged on a handwritten essay dealing with the topic of the preservation and meaning of American heritage.