The San Jose Sharks are proud to announce that 65 8th grade students were selected to receive the 2006 Seagate/Sharks Foundation 8th Grade Leadership Award. The recipients were honored at a special awards dinner held at HP Pavilion at San Jose on Wednesday, March 29. A complete list of the 2006 Seagate/Sharks Foundation 8th Grade Leadership Award is listed below.
All award winners received a plaque in recognition of the honor, an autographed puck from Sharks player Scott Thornton and tickets to attend the Sharks game on April 9 vs. the Dallas Stars where they were recognized with a special announcement over the PA system.
The Seagate/Sharks Foundation 8th Grade Leadership Award, which is presented in conjunction with the Office of Education in both Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, is given to one 8th grade student at each participating school who has demonstrated excellence in academic and social achievement, as well as leadership amongst his/her peers. Students were selected by faculty members at each of the participating schools.
In attendance at the awards dinner were Malcolm Bordelon, Executive Vice President of Business Operations, San Jose Sharks, Joel Weiss, Vice President of Engineering, Seagate Technology, Linda Aceves, Assistant Superintendent, Santa Clara County Office of Education, Rowland Baker, Assistant Superintendent, Santa Cruz County Office of Education, Randy Hahn, Television Play-by-Play Announcer for the San Jose Sharks and S.J. Sharkie, loveable mascot of the San Jose Sharks.
2006 SEAGATE 8TH GRADE LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS
SANTA CLARA COUNTY Danielle Marie Jimenez Ascencion Solorsano Middle School Nikita Kadam August Boeger Junior High School Lucas Kianidehkian Bernal Intermediate School Alexandra Bolognini Blach Intermediate School Michelle Hsieh Bret Harte Middle School Max Fishler Brownell Middle School Andre Duarte Buchser Middle School Allison Langholff C. T. English Middle School Uriel Huizache Campbell Middle School Summer Morrow Caroline Davis Intermediate School Catherine Walker C astillero Middle School Jessica Bricker Castro Middle School Samantha Feril Chaboya Middle School Annissa Camacho Charter School of Morgan Hill Shelby Miller Clyde Fischer Middle School Sravanthi Koduri Columbia Middle School Carrie Jenkins Crittenden Middle School Katherine Edgecumbe Cupertino Middle School Emily Ray Dartmouth Middle School Charlie Falconer Egan Junior High School Clarissa Johnson Graham Middle School Jocelyne I. Cardona Hoover Middle School John Le J. W. Fair Middle School Andrew Kau J.F. Kennedy Middle School Troy Witt J.L. Stanford Middle School Najla Gomez-Rodriguez John Muir Middle School Sophie Cain Jordan Middle School Ramon Martinez Joseph George Middle School Angie Ngo Lee Mathson Middle School Tiana Carter Leonard Herman Intermediate School Kathrina De La Cruz Ley Va Middle School Hannah Page Moeller Marian A. Peterson Middle School Lucas Bolster Monroe Middle School Tarena Merritt Morrill Middle School Lindsey Smith Murphy Middle School Shelley Wong Ocala Middle School Angelica Weatherford Orchard School Joy Anes Pala Middle School Benedick Baclig Peter Burnett Academy Tammy Le Piedmont Middle School Megan Huber Price Middle School Riyana Straetker Quimby Oak Middle School Jan Van Bruggen R.J. Fisher Middle School Marco A. Castaneda Rancho Milpitas Middle School Alex Song Redwood Middle School Derek Booth Rogers Middle School Hillary Hess Rolling Hills Middle School Dulce Santana Shirakawa School Jermaine Tambanillo-Taylor Sierramont Middle School Elise Ogle South Valley Middle School Caroline Vissers Sunnyvale Middle School Quyen T. Huynh Sylvandale Middle School David Ko Thomas Russell Middle School Marianne Meyer Union Middle School Jannine Vasquez Windmill Springs School
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY Erin L. Sauve Aptos Junior High School Ahiah Campbell Branciforte Middle School Alejandra Ibarra Mission Hill Middle School Emily Biagini-Lee Pacific Collegiate School Gabriel Cerecedes Pajaro Middle School Roberto C. Flores Rolling Hills Middle School Trevor Romele San Lorenzo Valley Junior High School Arielle Michael Canepa Scotts Valley Middle School Cody Anne Campbell Rogers Shoreline Middle School