The Harvard CUSD 50 Board of Education recognized students and staff for notable achievements at this week's public meeting.
Third grader Noah Urbano and his teacher Yolanda Roldan received recognition for Noah's short story selection for the Woodstock Fine Arts Association's "Novel Ideas" program.
WHIW Harvard Community Radio's Athletes of the Month Keenan Brummett (wrestling) and Haily Hill (basketball) were recognized. Both athletes received a gift certificate for First Place Promotions.
Harvard High School's Girls Golf Sectional Qualifiers Emma Ackland, Jennah Brookner, and Joelle McMillan were recognized. Boys Golf Sectional Qualifier Austin Gratz was also recognized.
Girls Cross Country Sectional Qualifiers Catherine Austin, Kayla Austin, Cassandra Bruha, Leslie Castaneda, Julisa Catalan, Sarah Logan, and Maria Mercado-Juarez were recognized.
Harvard Junior High's Cross Country team was recognized with Coach Jeff Koza. The junior high's cross country team had their most successful year to date. The boys' team went undefeated in the conference and won first place in the Mid-Northern Conference Championship. The girls' team had their best runs at sectionals.
Finally, the board recognized Harvard Junior High's Co-Ed Soccer team along with Coach Jairo Alvarez. The team went undefeated in the regular season and were conference tournament champions.