The 8th grade students of Golden West are moving on.
Wednesday night the elementary school promoted its eighth grade class onto high school in a ceremony that featured students themselves reflecting on the things that they’ve learned in their time as primary students and the things they’re looking forward to in the future.
In separate speeches, Julieanna Padilla Cook spoke about “Great Things to Come” while Yolanda Maldonado reminded people to “Never Give Up” and Kassandra Rice reflected on things that happened on campus “Over The Years.”
Amalia Lopez led students, parents and friends in the Pledge of Allegiance, and Lopez joined Jasmine Mast in introducing the teachers and administrators in attendance.
The class was accepted by Director of Secondary Education Cheryl Meeker and Manteca Unified trustee Evelyn Moore.
Being promoted on to high school are: Marko Anaya, Allyson Beglau, Itzanami Bermudez, Zachary Bishop, Laurence Bridewell III, Maggie Brum, Felicity Burciago, Amy Carmona, Nicholas Carpenter, Carlos Cerpas Perez, Adrianna Cervantez, Alexander Chamorro, Kaitlin Constant, Jaime Diaz Gonzalez, Angela Estrada Curin, Felicia Franco, Gavin Garcia, Jacqueline Garcia, Lizbet Garcia, Jesus Gomez, Rachel Gonzales, Juliana Griego, Ayden Hawkins, Ileana Heredia, Maria Hernandez, Camilla Herrera, Jimena Jauregui Jimenez, Brian Lagua, Jennifer Lagunes Modesto, Emma Lewis, Amalia Lopez, Kevin Lupercio, Yolanda Maldonado, Jasmine Mast, Alyssia McClendon, Elijah Mendez, Diego Mercado Lopez, Aiden Miranda, Jocelynne Montoya Perez, Andres Navarro, Paulina Navarro-Rojas, Andrew Nolazco, Julieanna Padilla Cook, Ian Pape, Diana Parra Arellano, JayVohn Pryor, Alice Ramirez Camacho, Justina Razo, Kaylee Rhodes, Kassandra Rios, Alejandra Rodriguez Rodriguez, William Segura Sanchez, Hailey Sims, Derrick Smith, Alexis Torres, Madeline Velazquez Perez, Madison Vigallon, Alma Zamarripa and Stephanie Zamariripa.
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