The Lindsay Kiwanis club recognized Juan Nunez-Diaz and Jakelin Vargas for their outstanding character in the month of October
LINDSAY – Three lucky students who exemplify the best Lindsay Unified strives for were selected as Kiwanis learners for the month of October. Kiwanis is dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. Lindsay Kiwanis Club recognizes Lindsay Unified School District learners who are Thoughtful-Enthusiastic-Respectful-Responsible-Inclusive-Friendly-Inquisitive-Capable (TERRIFIC) and who serve their community (school and/or Lindsay).
Nunez-Diaz is a fourth grade learner at Roosevelt School. Roosevelt staff agree that Nunez-Diaz represents all of the Core values of a TERRIFIC Learner. He is the first one to help classmates in need. Nunez-Diaz is a role model and leads by example; he is always ready to learn and commits to any challenge. His favorite subject is Math and creative writing. He loves playing football and all sports. He told this interviewer that his best friend would describe him as someone who never gives up. His career goal is to become a police officer.
Vargas is an eighth grade learner at Roosevelt School. This is Vargas first year at Roosevelt School; her K-7 years were spent at Jefferson School. Staff from both schools recognize that Vargas demonstrates all the character traits of a TERRIFIC Learner on a daily basis. She comes to school every day with a smile, ready to learn. Her positive attitude is contagious, making her a role model for other learners. It’s no surprise that her best friend would describe her as nice. Vargas favorite subject is Math. Her career goal is to become a nurse.
The Lindsay Kiwanis Club recognized Nunez-Diaz and Vargas as October’s TERRIFIC Learners at the LUSD Board of Trustees meeting Monday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.