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Elks honor middle school students

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benf | 04/26/14

At its regular family night dinner the Madera Elks Lodge #1918 honored two eighth grade students from Desmond Middle School as Student of the Month recipients for April. Exael Pineda and Marlyne Vidales were accompanied by their family for the award presentation Thursday evening.

According to his teacher, Jody Salazar, Exael is a hard working student who is positive, polite, productive, prompt and prepared.

“He is a model student-athlete who demonstrates high academic leadership while being a team leader,” said Salazar.

In addition to being an excellent student Exael is on the championship soccer team and the volleyball team where he received a medal for outstanding play…


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