Press Release - 1-26-2023

Eureka City Schools Celebrates Student Success and Honors Nominees for the Every Student Succeeding Award
Posted on 01/27/2023

January 26, 2023 - Eureka, CA - On January 19, 2023, Eureka City Schools honored eight outstanding students selected as nominees for the Every Student Succeeding Award.  The elementary, middle, and high school sites within Eureka City Schools nominated one exceptional student. The Every Student Succeeding Program honors students who succeed despite difficult circumstances and the educators who support them along the way.

The following students were recognized during an Awards Ceremony Breakfast at the Ingomar Club on Thursday, January 19, 2023:

Alice Birney Elementary: Yaretzi Reyes
Grant Elementary: Kevin Benitez-Davila
Lafayette Elementary: Emma Schuster
Washington Elementary: Mathias McNeese
Winship Middle School: David Russell
Zane Middle School: Ian Perez
Zoe Barnum High School: Owen Diaz
Eureka High School: Saedra Joseph

These students demonstrate resilience as they face challenges head-on and create bright futures through hard work and dedication.  Eureka City Schools believes every student deserves an equal opportunity to succeed.  Eureka City Schools congratulates each of these students, who are shining examples for all of us!

Eureka City Schools wishes to thank Paul Thompson of Thompson Builders for sponsoring the event and providing breakfast, John Dalby of Redwood Capital Bank for sponsoring the group at the Ingomar, and Sheriff William Honsal of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, for sharing his personal and inspirational story.

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Micalyn Harris, Executive Assistant
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