By Linda Kor
Holbrook Elks Lodge No. 2450 held its annual Youth Awards Banquet May 5, honoring students from Holbrook Junior High School, Holbrook High School, Joseph City Junior High School and Joseph City High School for their academic excellence with awards and scholarships.
JCHS Students of the Month included Madison Fields, Cody Davis, Amanda Baldwin, Wyatt Johnson, Dakota Thomas, Sadie Tuckfield, TJ Hendricks, Lindi Gardner, Brooke Baldwin and Kaden Westover.
JCJHS Students of the Month included Leigh Neal, Damon Sandoval, KJ Kinlicheenie, Haley Edwards, Arianna Kissling, Kason Crosby, Kaylie Gardner, Matt Fields, Joseph Burt and Tacye Baldwin.
HJHS Students of the Month included Griffin Lamb, Ellie Smith, Sam Baca, Kaylee Bowman, Tyrell Nelson, Abigail McCarthy, Kobi Koerperich, Hadassah Tsosie, Josten Chee, Sydney Plumb, Garrison Hawk, Tierra Tsosie, Lerrick Multine, Jelena DeSpain, Nelson Nez, Emma Carlisle, Colin Begay, OraSheila Altisi, Jalen Jensen, Ashlyn Wilhelm, Horacio Luna, Tristen Ambrose, Marcus Bain, Destiny Salazar, Sam Meeks, Holly Hill, Hayden Mike, Jada Trombley, Kyen Attakai, Kendra Monroe, Edgar Hernandez, Dylan Nez, Kellie Stanton, Travis Tsosie, Carla Plumb, Jerrick Bahe, Ambrosia Shrwue, Tynen Thomas, Krysteena Hooker, Matthew Case, Kiana Clendon, Natasha McLaws, Josh Romo, Cassandra Yazzie, Tyler Christensen, Tessa Chavez, Malachi Daniels, Meghan Little, Tyler Thomas, Jessie Gardner, Hadley Wilson, Ayla Stimmel, Stephen Woody and Sophie Phaturos.
Eagle Scouts who were honored included Jim Hansen, Daniel Hutchens, Lance Farnes, Landon Baldwin, Nathan Turley, Shem Bowman, Jedee Bowman, Duncan Henson, Landen Hunt, Adam Smith, Conner Laird, Kendall Smith, Joel DeWitt and Kyler Crosby.
Hoop Shoot winners included: boys’ 8 and 9 year olds, Joel Briceland, first place; boys’ 10 and 11, Damon Attakai, first place; boys’ 12 and 13, Eric Baldonado, first place; girls’ 8 and 9, Mylee DeMuth, first place; girls’ 10 and 11, Cara Wilson, first place; and girls’ 12 and 13, Rayanna Yellowhair, first place.
Soccer Kick winners included Zeke Knight, Brayden Taylor, Jesse Knight, Griffin Lamb, Cynthia Bowman, Kelly Hill, Holly Hill and Shylee Chandler.
Photos by Talaina Kor-Fisher