You are here: Home News 14 APS Seniors honored with 2015 Thunderbird Awards
Posted April 22, 2015

Note: This news item is more than a year old. Browse for more current news.

14 APS Seniors honored with 2015 Thunderbird Awards

Awards sponsored by Sandia National Labs provide $1,500 cash to students

Paul Lovato of Albq. High was among seniors honored.

 

Fourteen Albuquerque Public Schools seniors were among 20 area high school students receiving Thunderbird Awards from Sandia National Labs at a luncheon today.

The awards, which include $1,500 cash for each winner, are presented to students who have overcome adversity and are on track to graduate this spring.

Receiving awards and their schools are: Paul Lovato, Albuquerque High; Kayla Lucero, Atrisco Heritage Academy; Deven Peace, Atrisco Heritage Academy; Fabiola Contreras, Cibola High; Meredith Barrows, Eldorado High; Natasha Kreider, Eldorado High; Cassady Leonard, Freedom High; and Hidayatulla Alkozai, Highland High.

Also receiving awards are: Cassandra Wilson, La Cueva High; Lizbeth Beltran-Tadeo, Rio Grande High; Diana Ulibarri, School on Wheels; Bernadette Rodriguez, West Mesa High; and Salome Chavez, West Mesa High.

The students and their mentors were recognized this afternoon by Frederick Bermudez of Sandia National Laboratories.

Document Actions
News
Tools to Connect
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about the importance of informing and involving families in the academic journey of their children.
Aztec Special Education Complex is One of a Kind
The new facility serves more than half of the state's most severe special needs students and their families.
Student of the Week Presleigh McClintic
Second grader at Osuna Elementary School
Pepsi, Foundation Honor Teachers for 8th Year
The first two recipients for this school year are Julie Huerta of John Baker Elementary and Karan Thorne of Chamiza Elementary.
Congrats to Our National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!
23 APS seniors are among the nation's top academically talented high school students.