Menifee Valley students honored in December

Recipients of the Menifee Valley/Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month award for December are, seated from left, Ariana Garcia, Joseph Jara and Carlos Serrato. Not pictured, Christopher Reed. Among the program supporters, standing from left, are Juan Santos, Nancy Salazar, Grant Bennett, Bob Karwin, Michael Vargas, Lee Alfred, Jennifer Thomasian, Dalia Bahu and Lourdes Medrano. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Menifee Valley and Perris Valley Chambers of Commerce Student of the Month program, honoring local high school seniors, held its most recent recognition breakfast on Dec. 7 at the Perris Sizzler, 91 W. Nuevo Road. Perris Union High School District Superintendent Grant Bennett served as emcee, filling in for Sally Myers, who founded the nonprofit. He welcomed everyone to the community-supported program which honors high school seniors for their character, their love of learning and how these students juggle numerous activities such as campus events, athletics and/or community service. It also commends them on how they have persevered through difficult life circumstances, all in a setting that honors God, their country, community, family and free enterprise. Gift bags filled with certi
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