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Student Spotlight: Eduardo

Student Spotlight: Eduardo

The Juvenile Court and Community School student representative on the San Diego County Board of Education for December was Eduardo, a sophomore at Escondido Community School.

Principal Oscar Felix shared that Eduardo, who has been at the school since April, is an integral part of the school community who consistently demonstrates perseverance and a strong work ethic. With the support of his family, teachers, and staff, Eduardo has grown into a resilient and responsible young man.

“He consistently completes school assignments with great attention to detail, attends school regularly, and has been a model of educational excellence,” Felix said. 

In the future, Eduardo is considering becoming an electrician. 

He is proud of his accomplishments, and thanks the teachers and staff who have helped him grow as a student and young man. 

“They made me feel welcome and comfortable by how friendly they are, not just to me but to everyone in the school,” he said. “They made me change my life around, made me do better things than before, and I just want to say thank you for that.”

He advises his peers to stay focused, be kind, be on time, never give up on themselves, and share respect.

Board member Paulette Donnellon presented the award to Eduardo and shared that they had a few things in common: They live in the same town and attended the same elementary school.  

Each month, the San Diego County Board of Education recognizes a student from Juvenile Court and Community Schools at its regular meeting.

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