6/12/2013 8:20:00 AM MSCS honors Million Word achievers
Mingus Springs Charter School recently hosted a banquet honoring students who reached the admirable goal of reading 1 million words or more this past school year. The Million Word Challenge is a program sponsored annually by the Rotary Club. The MSCS students' efforts were recognized at a dinner provided by local restaurant Casa Grande. Honored at the banquet were Celeste Nickle, Savaya Tangeman, Caitlynn Forsberg, Taneil Brandt, Christina Foster, David Oberholtzer, Grace Igel, Trinity Foster, Shyla Moseley, Kris Colstock, Alayna Giangregorio, Micaela Ledgerwood, Mariah Leckliter, Arthur Allen, Michaela Spradling, Cesar Ocampo, Calvin Montgomery, Isabel Duran, Serenity Nickle and Daviren Passmore. MSCS school director Dawn Gonzales stated, "We are proud of our students' accomplishments and extremely grateful for the community support. We feel it is outstanding that 20 percent of our eligible students reached the one million word challenge this year!"