Shasta Elementary School recognized 87 eighth-grade students at Wednesday’s promotional ceremony.
The special morning event was held in the multi-purpose building otherwise known as the Hornet’s Nest.
Manteca Unified Superintendent Clark Burke and school board member Mary Freitas were among the special guests.
They were introduced by longtime Shasta Principal Audrey Parker.
Vice Principal Debbie Doyle had the honors of presenting the 4.0 grade point average awards to Lesly Alvarez Vargas, Ariana Caro, Wyatt DeFrenchi, Christian Hutson, Jayson Ingraca, Maria Adriana Rodriguez, Julian Saavedra Ortega and Jasmine Trejo.
Rodriguez along with Shortie Pantoja were among the student speakers while Angelo Cruz Herrera led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Other members from the Class of 2019 included:
Arthur Alvarez, Eliza Avalos, Lucas Avila, Joshua Barajas-Gonzalez, Anthony Barron, Alfred Caldron, Shantal Camarena, Misela Cisneros, Gabriel Cortez-Martinez, Alma Cruz Valerio, Timothy Davis, James Dennis, Keoni Domingo, Manuel Estrella Orozco, Dailen Felix-Salas, Sofia Gallegos, Michael Gamez, Dominic Gaytan Rodriguez, Baljot Gidha, Victoria Giles, Yesenia Gomez, Jacquelyn Gonzalez, Jocelyn Gonzalez, Monserrath Gonzalez, Yariana Gonzalez.
Xavier Guerrero, David Hennemann, Alex Holden, JiaJia Huang, Irlanda Hurtado, Makayla Jones, Adam Laque, Karleigh Larsen, Jose Lopez, Merlyn Lopez, Adrian Martinez, Gabriel Martinez Garcia, Edwin Mata-Contreras, Giovanni Medina, Kassandra Medina Sanchez, Alysa Melendez, Ximena Mendoza Garcia, Allie Morano Alvarez, Eliana Morin Estrada, Luis Muniz-Frausto, Alexander Murrietta, Leilani Nunez, Xeanna Ortega, Miguel Pena, Christopher Peralta, Marisol Perez.
Melissa Piedra, Ashley Quiroz Perez, Esteban Ramirez, Terry Reyna Rodriguez, Luis Rivera Cruz, Ian Rodriguez, Joshua Rodriguez, Kimberly Rodriguez, Grayson Roman, Alexcia Salas, Angel Sanchez, Robert Sanchez, Jason Singh Toor, Dayana Soriano, Eben Sosa, Elijah Souza, Bailey Thompson, Curtis Tipton, Michelle Torres Nunez, Lesette Vazquez, Liliana Villa Garcia, Ricardo Villalvazo, Elijah Ware, Jennessa White, Trey Woodward, Antonio Yanez.