Award Winner


Juniel Gancedo

Seventh Grade, Howard D. McMillan Middle.

Juniel is a model student that does very well in school and participates in various sports. He is a charismatic and joyful student that demonstrates leadership qualities. One day during PE Juniel noticed a group gathered by the locker rooms. Juniel overheard what was happening, and approached the counselor afterwards to report that a student was talking about personal photos they had of another student on their phone. The other kids were talking and looking at the photos and Juniel knew it was not right. The school’s administration and school resource officer were notified and the situation was handled accordingly. Juniel knew that what was going on was wrong and made the decision to do what was right.