Glen Rose Junior High recognized students for their hard work and achievements at the 2009 Awards Program in May.

Principal Shirley Craft commended the students for their hard work and academic excellence. Also recognized were math teacher Mrs. Katie Peterson and U. S. History and language arts teacher Diana Wright who received the National Junior Honor Society Distinguished Teaching Award.

The following awards were presented in the sixth grade: Accelerated Math 6 - Jake Jones; Math 6 - Bryse Brownen; Regular Science 6 - Trey Sexton; Accelerated English 6 - Evan Richesin; Regular Language Arts 6 - Carmelita Escalera; Regular History 6 - Ryne K’Miller; Art 6 - Tanner Mitchell; Recognition of Improvement 6 - Charlie Moss; Band 6 - Shelby Copeland and Joshua Martin; P.E. 6 - Jennifer Herrera and Azahel Merrera; Perfect Attendance: Makayla Kucera and Ryne K’Miller.

Read to Succeed participants were Christian Barrios, Austin Carpenter, Shelby Copeland, Lexi Crabtree, Machenzie Dahl, Carmelita Escalera, Alex Foote, Carter Garrison, James Gillentine, Dalton Gould, Cody Halcom, Michael Hand, Christian Ibarra, Cali Johannessen, Jacob Jones, Ryne K’Miller, Ethan Kruger, Makayla Kucera, Colton Lane, Joshua Martin, Kimberlee McCullough, Madison Morrow, Meredith Odom, Grace Payne, Autumn Richmond, Hayden Swearengin, Alicia Villalpando, Thomas Watson and Hannah Wisdom.

The following awards were presented to the seventh grade: Pre Algebra 7 - Chelsea Smith; Math 7 - Ty Morrison; Accelerated English 7 - Robbie Serrano; Regular Language Arts 7 - Sara Wisdom; Regular History 7 - Jeffery Harris; Pre AP History 7 - Nathan Burroughs; Recognition of Improvement 7 - Anita Gonzales; Band 7 - Mary McPherson and Brandon Seitz; Art 7 - Dustin Stone; Regular Science 7 - Callie Hill; Pre AP Science 7 - Landry West; Boys Athlete 7 - Carlin Linnabery; Girls Athlete 7 - Amber Ponce; Perfect Attendance - David Barnes and Samantha Adams for 6/7/8 Choir.

For the eighth grade, the following awards were presented: Algebra 8 - Austin Hoodenpyle; Pre Algebra 8 - Cody Burtscher; AP Science 8 - Ben Coppock; Regular Science 8 - Brittany Carr; Pre AP English 8 - Shelby Lacey; Regular Language Arts 8 - Madison Rhodes; ESL 8 - Maleny Herrera; Pre AP US History - Christine Sheets; Regular History 8 - Amber Hewitt; Spanish - Native Speaker - Efrain Saldana; Spanish - Non Native Speaker - Taylor Hanson; Journalism - Caitlin Fellers; Theater - Kourtnie Smith; Art II - Reece Spenrath; Computer Art - Shane Chandler; Computer Lit - Mecenzie Morris; Shop - Hance Burney; Recognition of Improvement 8 - Raelyn Litchfield; Band 8 - Victoria Moore and Eddie Robles; Boys Athlete 8 - Colton Bretton; Girls Athlete 8 - Reilly Junge; Office Aide - Carter Brandt, Alex Dahl, Jared Thames and Samantha Montoya.