At Wednesday’s public meeting, the Harvard CUSD 50 Board of Education recognized students and staff for recent achievements.
Harvard High School senior Jason Pichardo received recognition for being named WHIW’s Athlete of the Month for boys track and field.
Sophomore Alexia Posada was WHIW’s Athlete of the Month for girls soccer. Each student received a $20 gift certificate from First Place Promotions and Awards.
The board recognized Harvard Junior High‘s Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Team for earning 2nd Place at the MNC Conference Tournament.
Players from the team included Gisselle Albarran, Yoselin Aquino, Ava Borchardt, Brenda Gonzalez, Rubi Gonzalez, Meadow Jader, Lindsay Lemus, Jaclyn McMillan, Ava Peceniak, Yadira Ramirez, Selah Richter Martinez, Hayley Shafer, Jacqueline Silva, Adalia Wallace, and Evelyn Witt along with Coach Ben Schwartz.
The board convenes every month in open, public meetings to discuss district business and hear citizens’ concerns. An agenda is posted publicly in advance of board meetings. The meeting schedule, agendas, and minutes are available on the board’s web page. The next public meeting is on May 15 at 7 p.m.