Eighty-eight Francisco M. Sablan Middle School are moving into the next level: ninth grade. Students Aleeza Jolia Castro and Leia Joleen Hocog Pangelinan are the school two top students.
Francisco M. Sablan Middle School leadership and staff, led by principal Cherlyn Cabrera-Osung and vice principal Carla Sablan, staged a lively and celebratory drive-thru promotion ceremony inside the sprawling campus on Wednesday morning.
All of the 88 promoted students drove through in decked-out vehicles. Joined by their families and loved ones, the students paraded amid a festive atmosphere that was accompanied by upbeat music which were put together by the school staff.
Castro, the eighth-grade class valedictorian, was also the recipient of the Board of Education Award. She received the award from Board of Education chair Andrew L. Orsini.
Pangelinan was the class salutatorian and Commissioner of Education Award recipient. She received the award from Education Commissioner Dr. Alfred B. Ada.
The NAPU award was presented to Uirom Park.
Both the leadership and MSLC awards went to Castro.
Nine subject awards were also presented during the promotion ceremony.
The mathematics, social studies, art, and Chamorro, Carolinian and Heritage Studies-Carolinian awards went to Castro.
Pangelinan received the CCLHS-Chamorro subject award.
Both Castro and Pangelinan tied for the English Language Award and PLTW subject awards.
The science subject award was presented to Andrew Ngitiyeb.
Davierrin Blas was the computer subject award recipient. (PSS)