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Jayson Pereda

Sixth Grade, M.A. Milam K-8 Center

Jayson is a student who enjoys volunteering and is always looking out for the well-being of others, especially students with special needs and students who are bullied. In school, he gives his best effort and never gives up. Jayson sometimes struggles with personal issues but despite the challenges, Jayson maintains a positive attitude and tries to look on the bright side. At home, Jayson helps his family by cleaning their home, washing dishes, walking the dog, and helping with grocery shopping. He enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, taking Karate classes, singing, drawing and is even learning how to play guitar. Jayson feels very strongly about people treating others with respect and is strongly against bullying. In the future he would like to start an anti-bullying nonprofit organization and has even started doing research on how to get started. Jayson also enjoys volunteering at animal shelters and is passionate about helping find homes for stray animals. Jayson’s positive disposition and can-do attitude will surely take him far.