NEWS Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 880 S. Lemon Avenue
December 6, 2011 Walnut, CA 91789
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
(909) 595-1261 ext. 31204
Board Honors Vejar Fifth Grader as Super Star
WALNUT, CA--Vejar Elementary student Kanon Klassen was recognized by the Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees with a Certificate of Special Recognition for Excellence during the December 5 meeting.
Principal Steve Carr introduced the fifth grade honoree and acknowledged his parents and Vejar teachers at the meeting for their support.
He also thanked Superintendent Dr. Dean Conklin for the opportunity to celebrate our outstanding students.
Carr said he had talked to Kanon’s teachers and they had complimentary things to say about him. He was described as a diligent, hard–working student with a sense of humor and outstanding work ethic.
“He has a great attitude and he shines brightly in the classroom,” said fifth grade teacher Mrs. Glenda Baker.
Mrs Nadine Adnoff said Kanon is truly the most dedicated student she has ever known.
“His dedication is shown through his amazing academic growth, amazing work ethic, and desire to do well touches teachers’ hearts,” she said.
“Kanon exhibits the seven essential virtues of Moral Intelligence – empathy, conscience, self-control, respect, tolerance, kindness, and open mindedness. He is a student to be admired!” she said.
Fifth grade teacher Mrs. Karen Montgomery said Kanon is a diligent hard-working student with a great sense of humor.
Mrs. Sandra Harutunian, Canon’s second and fourth grade teacher, described him as well behaved, organized, responsible, and puts forth his best effort. He is also learning Japanese on the weekends!
Vejar Elementary student Kanon Klassen was honored as a Vejar Elementary Super Star during the WVUSD Board Meeting held December 5. Shown with Principal Steve Carr and Board President Cindy Ruiz.