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McParland School bids adieu to 124 advancing 8th graders
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A group of eighth-grade students helped with the special recognition of teachers and administrators at Wednesday’s Promotion Ceremony at McParland Elementary School. - photo by VINCE REMBUALT

 Dale Borgeson provided words of wisdom to the George McParland School Class of 2018.
At Wednesday’s Promotion Ceremony, the school’s long-time principal mentioned to the departing group of 124 students: “Always maintain a positive attitude,” he said.
Borgeson added: “Character counts.”
Several were recognized for maintaining a grade point average of 4.0. Included were Kennedy Brubaker, Delaney Brubaker, Alissa De Barros, Melissa Gonzales, Celeste Guerrero, Alexandra Hernandez, Mitchell Lill, Ryan Salinas, Lela Schluer, Zaid Seely, Gavin Silva, Taylor Theiss, and Sophia Torrice.
Meanwhile, the following received their Certificates for Promotion:
Luke Abrew, Osbaldo Aguilar, Mardie Bhelle Alcayde, Jason Allen, Louis Amaral, Steven Aguila, Sean Aquino, Donovan Armstrong, Inman Ayubi, Robert Ball, Stephany Barberena, Aryana Barraza, Frank Beltran, Andrew Botell, Marcus Brennan, Rianna Brooks, Kennedy Brubaker, Delaney Brubaker, Nolan Calmes, Michael Camacho, Nalee Canela, Hunter Carman, Bryanna Cebreros, Alyssa Clapp, Luis Cuellar, Samantha Cunningham, Madison Daly, Alissa De Barros, Gustavo Delgadillo, Giovanni Delgado, Xochitl Diaz, Ana Doroteo, Raelyn Driscoll, Ava Dudley, Samuel Espinoza, Mia Estrada, Izaiah Fagundes, Andrew Fernandez, Erica Fernandez, Aaron John Gallo, Marco Garcia, Larissa Garcia.
Melissa Gonzales, Joseph Gonzales, Joe Gonzalez, Cynthia Gonzalez, Damian Gonzalez, Alyssa Gooden, Levi Green, Celeste Guerrero, Tatiana Gutierrez, Andrew Gutierrez, Samuel Haena, Kyla Handang, Ryan Haro, Myreza Harper, Jada Heitz, Carl Hernandez, Alexandra Hernandez, Alondra Hernandez, Norene Herzog Mount, Evan Jeffery, Navreen Johal, Dante Johnson, Brynn Johnson, Travis Kemp, Lucas Krenz, Abbagael La France, Freya Lake, Nevaeh Lewis, Mitchell Lill, Aliya Lopez, Jaydan Lopez, Elizabeth Lopez, Johntae Maggard, Sean Mahoney, Cassara Mallcheck, David Manley, Anthony Martinez, Markus Mendez, Anthony Mendoza, Sean Montgomery, Zachary Moreno, Kevin Nguyen.
Nikko Nunez, Javier Ornelas, Jaime Ornelas, Maury Ortiz Lira, Matthew Oseguera, Lauren Pablo, Priscilla Padilla, James Pale, Kaitlyn Peacock, Cameron Pickering, Robert Piddock, Sarah Pronge, Vianka Quino, Dyana Ramirez, Kawika Reese, Kaitlyn Reyes, Isabella Rivera, Nathan Rodriguez, Jasmine Rubio, Zane Salgado, Ryan Salinas, Lela Schluer, Zaid Seely, Yasmine Sekandar, Samantha Sekandar, Samantha Sena, Ceceillia Silva, Gavin Silva, Logan Souza, Cadence Souza, William Souza, Stefany Talavera, Justin Telles, Taylor Theiss, Adam Tinnerello, Sophia Torrice, Ryan VanArdsdell, Gabriela Velasquez, Nina Williams, Kimberly Wlodarczyk, Jessica Zeman.