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Student Spotlight: Xavier

Student Spotlight: Xavier

The Juvenile Court and Community Schools student representative on the San Diego County Board of Education for January was Xavier, a junior at East County Community School.

Principal Floyd North shared with the board that Xavier is a standout student who has exhibits a commitment to personal development and academic excellence.

“He is a responsible student who completes all of his schoolwork while also balancing a job,” North said. “He an unspoken leader among his peers on the East County Community School campus and a model within our community.” 

After school, Xavier is considering joining the military. He will be enrolling in his first college course this coming semester. 

He is grateful to his teachers Ron Palacz and Gary Jacobson, who continue to support him in earning his credits toward graduation, answer all his questions, and support him with his goal to return to his home school. 

“I appreciate everything that JCCS and the ECCS program have done for me toward my credits,” Xavier said.  

Xavier advises other JCCS students to “focus on your work because every day counts.” 

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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