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Superintendent Student Recognition Awards

Posted Date: 1/29/24 (5:05 PM)

Dear Ottumwa Schools Community,
A new prestigious award has been established to honor the exceptional achievements of outstanding students within our district. Two students from each of our ten schools were nominated by their building administration and honored with the Superintendent Student Recognition Award. Through this accolade, we hope to instill a sense of pride and motivation, encouraging all students to reach their full potential and contribute meaningfully to the collective success of our educational community through our Bulldog Beliefs. 


The following students have been recognized and honored because they demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, exhibit strong leadership skills, serve as a positive influence on their peers, and have a profound impact on their school environment.

Sally Alameddine, Eisenhower, Grade 2

Marilu Rufin Ballesteros, Wilson, Grade 3

Carlos Baugher, James, Grade 3

Kendyl Baum, Evans, Grade 8

Willow Caldwell, Liberty, Grade 4

Yaeli Carapia, Ottumwa High, Grade 12

Jordan Davis, Gateway, Grade 11

Manaswee Dixit, Evans, Grade 7

Haylee Evans, Douma, Grade 1

Josh Ferrel, Douma, Grade 2

Charley Gevock, Horace Mann, Grade 4

Alivia Hazelwood, Pickwick, Grade K

Marie Henderson, Horace Mann, Grade 5

Seighin McElderry, Ottumwa High, Grade 12

Charles Mitchell, Liberty, Grade 5

Devon Peden, Gateway, Grade 11

EmmaLyn Selena Samayoa, Pickwick, Grade K

Chensanin Sukuruta, Wilson, Grade 4

Arianna Wharton, James, Grade 5

Briar Wyldes, Eisenhower, Grade 5


Congratulations! We hope all our students continue to Be the Best!

Sincerely,
Michael McGrory
Superintendent