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Believe To Achieve

On January 23, 2018, in the Marion Elementary School Auditorium, twenty-six students received the Believe to Achieve Award for the first semester. The Believe to Achieve Award was created by the Marion Central School District Office Administrators to recognize students who display a growth mindset by expanding one’s intelligence and skills through effort, practice and challenge and takes ownership of one’s learning. The students and their families enjoyed refreshments prior to the ceremony.

In a growth mindset people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment. Virtually all great people have had these qualities.

Teachers nominated students and the following winners were chosen by the District Office Administrators. 

Believe To Achieve Award Recipients

Kindergarten
Payton Phelps
Jack Synyard

First Grade
Justin Osborn
Elijah Peck

Second Grade
Marcela MacClurg
Allura Wasielewski

Third Grade
Ricardo Gonzalez
Blake Mayville

Fourth Grade
Hailey Hansen
Connor Oakley

Fifth Grade
Abram Morgan
Alexis Schultz

Sixth Grade
Olivia Hartnagel
Rueben Rivera

Seventh Grade
Leah Gushlaw
Liam McKay

Eighth Grade
Marshall Coppernall
Josh Davies

Ninth Grade
Mack Brewington
Holly Sanders

Tenth Grade
Yair Lorenzo Cisneros
Hunter Donley

Eleventh Grade
Travis Cook
Mary Messmer

Twelfth Grade
Julia DeMarco
Allison Spanganberg