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MUSD celebrates student academic success
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Sarah Thomas fourth grader at Stella Brockman School proudly holds her achievement and performance award in English Language Arts. Sarah said she hopes to become a teacher someday like her mother. - photo by GLENN KAHL/ The Bulletin

Manteca Unified trustees Tuesday honored students for academic and athletic achievements from the fourth grades through high school in both student progress and advanced placement exam top scale scores. 
Special recognitions went to Jessica Tang of Manteca High School who has received a four year scholarship to Yale University and Frank Cebreros, also of MHS, who has been appointed to West Point and will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon completion of the military academy, then required to serve five years of military duty to pay for that education. 
Those honored had demonstrated their proficiencies in everything from English Language and composition and U.S. Government to Psychology, politics and macro economics.
Recognized for top scale scores on the 2016 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAPP) were;
AUGUST KNODT: Leilani Dacus
BROCK ELLIOTT: Justin Finnicum, Alina Hernandez, Mapuana Toutai, Jasleen Hayre Anna Pellino, Melanie Nguyen
EAST UNION HIGH: Emma Rice, Kaori West
GREAT VALLEY: Zainab Hussain, Amapreet Atwal
JOSHUA COWELL: Christina Nguyen, Sean Melan, Daniel Ngo
LATHROP HIGH: Safah Nassimi, Esmeralda Chavez Hern, Mohammed A. Moustafa, Guadalupe Ocha
MANTECA HIGH: Neha Choudhry, Danielle Flores, Haighley Kissee, Isaias Mata, Joseph Ponicini, Lejia Pepic, Si Hao Tang
GEORGE McPARLAND: Alina Tweedle, Seth Baker, Skylar Mello, Adelle Dorrett
MOSSDALE: Amber Payton, Emma Banh, Derrick Justin Juvida, Christa Velasco
HEIL HALFEY:  Trinity Kemptner
NEW HAVEN Navneet Kaur, Leilani Viloria
SHASTA: Lesly Alvarez Vargas, Ariana Lowery
SIERRA HIGH: Grace Zehn, Gillian Montross, Mary Payne
STELLA BROCKMAN: Sarah Thomas, Colten Peterson, Sofie Maxey
VERITAS: Ian Davis, Alfred Roy Manongsong
WESTON RANCH HIGH: Kenny Tran, Teresa Novoa, Charlie Zhang
WOODWARD:  Nolan Marley.
Honored in recognition of high scores in the Advanced Placement Exam were:
EAST UNION HIGH: Miguel Ceja, Aiko Jones, Jagveer Singh, Jared O’Connor, Phoebe Roberts, Kaori West, Xavier Cuevas, Lindsay Dorrett, Brandie Mack, Citlalli Moreno, Emma Rice, Ermila Cruz-Rodriguez, Celeste Gutierrez, Edmi Lopez, Ana L. Modesto, Citlalli Ramirez, Emma Rice,  Jasmin Zuniga, Jordan Barajas, Jordan Barajas, Matthew Pilkay, Christopher Phillip and Jagveer Singh.
LATHROP HIGH: Ayzher N. Oscona, Farhat Khairzadah, Felican Crisostomo, Sahib Singh, Parminder Singh and Noel Lava.
MANTECA HIGH: Anthony Anaya, Jose J. Jimenez, Isaias Mata, Aakriti Dua, Edvin Pepic, Brittney M. Pheng, Carina Martinez, Joseph Poncini, Brenda Padilla, Joshua Kong, Lejla Pepic and Si Jie Tang.
SIERRA HIGH: Alisa Blaydes, Haleigh Petersen, Chealse Aguiniga, Jessica Campa, Jasmin Correa-Gonzalez, Andrea Cruz Ramirez, Noemi Esparza, Eric Fuerte, Saul Garcia, Yovanna Garcia, Joel Lemus, Maria Rodriguez, Alejandrina Saavedra, Yessica Salcedo, Briseyda Torres Ayala, Xochitl Torres Muniz, Jeanette Valenzuela, Sandu Tejwinder and Nicholas Radulovick.
uWESTON RANCH HIGH: Charlie Zhang, Jesus Vera, Nataly Perez and Arnold Juarez Zambrano.