Alpha School sixth-grader Michelle Godoy-Pena was named Sunrise Rotary Student of the Month at the service club’s morning meeting Wednesday. Michelle scored advanced in all subject areas on all of the state tests. She had a perfect 600 score in the third grade.
“Michelle has an intrinsic drive to succeed and a desire to complete any assignment or task to the utmost best of her abilities,” Principal Carsten Christiansen said.
Michelle said her greatest achievement was winning Alpha’s Spelling Bee two years in a row.
Michelle is involved in the school’s Lego Robotics team, Advanced Learners club, and in the band she plays the clarinet. She said she plans to go to college, become a paleontologist and discover new species of prehistoric animals...