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students honored at neisd board meeting


On Monday, Mar. 18, the North East ISD Board of Trustees met during its regular monthly meeting and recognized several outstanding students.


Bush Middle School eighth-grade students Sumukhi Prasad and Michael Duhaime delivered the invocation and pledge, respectively, for the evening.

Sumukhi is involved in volleyball, basketball and track. She has been a member of the Ladies Choir and Mixed Choir for three years. She is a member of the National Junior Honor Society. She is the President of the National Spanish Junior Honor Society. Sumukhi placed third in the UIL District Meet for Student Congress, and third in the school's spelling bee. She received the Bulldog "Pride Award" three years in a row, and has won the Science Award for the past two years from her teachers.

Michael is also involved in athletics, playing football, basketball and track. He has been involved in the Men's Choir for the past three years. He is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and an officer in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He has received the Bulldog "Pride Award" for the past three years. Michael is also involved in his church where he teaches guitar.

Sumukhi was accompanied by her parents Sanjay and Rashmi Prasad. Michael was accompanied by his father Scott Duhaime. Both were introduced and congratulated by their principal Gary Commalander.


JROTC National Air Rifle Champions

Also, recognized that evening was the Johnson High School Precision Air Rifle Team, which includes Cadet Major Duncan Pawloski, Team Captain; Cadet Captain Mirella Torres; Cadet Sergeant First Class William Coulter-Porth; Cadet Private First Class Nathan Reyes; and Cadet Sergeant First Class Max Pawloski.

Cadet Major Pawlowski is the United States Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Best Air Rifle Marksman for 2013. Duncan, along with his team, competed at the 2013 Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships in Layton, Utah in February. The team placed 3rd in the Western Region Championships held in Utah, and finished in 6th place overall in the Army JROTC Championships, narrowly missing qualification to All Service Team Championships by 23 points.



Posted on March 19, 2013