Brianna Whitt (2011)

Brianna is the student leader for our Air Bands Concert and has designated The San Diego Burn Center as the recipient for this fundraiser. The profits will go to: “Camp Beyond the Scars’ scholarship fund to send kids who have been burned to camp. Brianna was severely...

Stephanie Bueno (2011)

Stephanie helped establish and volunteers regularly in Circle of Friends at Lewis. This program matches Special Needs students with regular education peers to create understanding of differences and develop feelings of acceptance. She’s an Honor Roll student, active...

Gavin Henderson (2011)

Our difference maker is Gavin Henderson. He is the president of our Leadership Academy and excels all areas of academics and extracurriculars. Gavin is a natural leader, leads by example and always follows through. If he says he is going to do something, he does it...

Stephen Azubuike (2011)

Stephen has terrific interpersonal skills and compassion in supporting and leading others in a positive direction. Stephen’s empathy and understanding for others is extraordinary. He was selected to be a Peer Counselor due to his outstanding listening skills and...

Megumi Yoshino (2011)

Megumi Yoshino, a 3rd grader from Ms. Kim’s class, is respectful and considerate. She makes a sincere effort and works hard in class. She also displays an enthusiasm for learning. Megumi values people by encouraging them to voice their feelings and truly enjoys being...

Joseph Sanchez (2011)

A student that has made a difference in my class is Joseph Sanchez. This one student is an integral part of the learning process in both of my reading classes. He has overcome many obstacles in the process of learning to read. All of which is commendable in his own...

Jake Boring (2011)

The Difference Maker Award from Wangenheim Middle School goes to Jake Boring. Jake is a stand out because of his kindness toward others, his calmness, and his friendliness. He accepts others’ points of view and is always helpful to his peers. He has so many...

Maggie Peters (2011)

Maggie has been an active student senate member, Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention member, and RADD (ROCORI Against Destructive Decisions) member throughout high school. As president of student senate, Maggie is in charge of many positive initiatives such as the...

Kirsten Vest (2011)

Kirsten Vest is a behind-the-scenes Difference Maker on our campus. Though she was qualified to be the ASB President at our school this year – a very public office – she chose instead to run for ASB Community Service Commissioner. In her role, she organized...

Dario Muniz (2011)

Dario Muniz is a Difference Maker because he sets the tone for the groups he participates in. He makes things accessible to the students on campus by bringing opportunities to them from community resources he has created. He has given AVHS a voice by sitting on the...

Camille Escovedo (2011)

Camille Escovedo makes a difference at Windsor Middle School in many ways. More than anything Camille is kind. She shows kindness to other students and adults on campus through consideration and thoughtful acts both large and small. Camille has a reliable and strong...