Lincoln Elementary School celebrated the eighth-grade promotion of some 70 students Wednesday in the multi-purpose building.
Alison Joyner and Francisco Venerio spoke on behalf of the Class of 2019, welcoming those in attendance. Included were Manteca Unified board President Stephen Schluer and Senior Director of Elementary Education Cheryl Meeker-Mau.
Principal Randi Souza-Fowzer and Vice Principal Melissa Herrera announced the presentation of awards.
The school also praised distinguished scholars Nancy Medina, Paola Tapia Moreno, Keyleen Linares PIneda, Salvador Suarez and Francisco Venerio, as well as honor cord recipients Mariah Alcazar, Yosmar Bautista, Mia Castillo, Jesus Cordero, Yannin Garcia, Olivia Gonsalves, Alejandro Gomzalez, Jesse Hamrick, Amgela Lopez, Coraima Medina Medina, Tania Olivares, Kelah Sweet-Mims, Braulio Verdin and Israa Zambrano.
Rounding out the class were:
Jacklyn Alanis, Jacob Alvarez, Lily Anaya, Lourdes Angeles Salinas, Annabella Back-Hack, Anna Berryessa-McGee, Ernie Castillo, Catherine Ceja, Jessica Chavez, Matthew Chavez, Lucas Davis, Mana Dayton, Juan Domingo, Chard Douglass, Cristian Estrada Quinonez, Juan Flores, Aldon Garcia, Audie Garcia, Gabriel Gomez Perez, Daniel Govea Cubillo, Ruben Gutierrez, Isablla Grasso, Eddie Ing, Heyley Jimenez, Alison Joyner, AJ Juan, Naomi Kirk Alanis.
Bryan Lopez, Alyse Mariscal, Makhai McMath, Santino Morales, Darias Morris-Roberson, Rogelio Munoz, Divine Muoh, Adriana Ordaz, Yesenia Orozco Hernandez, Arely Ortega, Yadira Osoria Ocampo, Jocelin Roa, Isaiah Ruiz, Pedro Sarmiento Garcia, Edgar Soto Trujillo, Isaiah Tariku, George Taumoepeau, Bailey Tennis, Jonathan Tevez, Alan Verdin, AJ Walton, Brenden Wimer, De’ Yanna Zeno, Jorge Zepeda Jr.