Five students from local school districts have been recognized as Riverside County All-County Academic Scholars, the Riverside County Office of Education has announced.
The 2020 Riverside County All-County Academic Scholars are Sara Oike from Western Center Academy in the Hemet Unified School District, Paul Irvine from Elsinore High School in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Kimiko Walker from Paloma Valley High School in the Perris Union High School District, Catherine Moua from San Jacinto High School in the San Jacinto Unified School District and Emika Saito from Great Oak High School in the Temecula Valley Unified School District.
The students named as All-County Academic Scholars were recognized with a plaque.
The list of student academic award honorees from Hemet Unified School District are Ashley Sanchez from Hamilton High School; Heather Richards from Helen Hunt Jackson College Prep High School; Marco Baeza, Justin Laskowski and Jason Ng from Hemet High School; Edgar Gutierrez and Katrina Isabelle Pagdayunan from Tahquitz High School; Dalton Feldhut and William Hora from West Valley High School and Sara Oike from Western Center Academy.
Lake Elsinore Unified School District student academic award honorees are Katrina Galero, Paul Irvine and Yadira Morales, Elsinore High School; George Fields and Katrina Zentgraf from Lakeside High School; Joseph Chiaro, Amanda Martilla and Breanna Martilla from Temescal Canyon High School.
Murrieta Valley Unified School District student academic award honorees are Vanessa Franco, Davin Ko and Anna Yang from Murrieta Mesa High School; Marcos Britsch, Hans Chen and Victoria Ringer from Murrieta Valley High School and Nolan Clanton, Robert Cline and Ashton Heckermann from Vista Murrieta High School.
Perris Union High School District student academic award honorees are Leona Marie Dohig Ombina from California Military Institute; Karen Macias and Oanh Nguyen from Heritage High School; Kamarin Mann, Roberto Nicholas and Kimiko Walker from Paloma Valley High School and Viridiana Martinez, Jorge Mateo Mendoza Martin and Lorena Prieto from Perris High School.
San Jacinto Unified School District student academic award honorees are Mohammad Taha Amjad, Jason Millhiser and Catherine Moua from San Jacinto High School.
Temecula Valley Unified School District student academic award honorees are Lucas Beyer, Anish Gopalan and Charlene Miciano from Chaparral High School; Raymond Lee, Emika Saito and Madeline Young from Great Oak High School and Wyatt Braden, Max Slagle-Skalka and Taryn Ustoy from Temecula Valley High School.
Based on their enrollments, each high school was asked to select between one and three students taking into consideration their GPA, class rank, extracurricular activities and community service.
“I continue to be impressed with the accomplishments of each student nominated to be recognized for the Student Academic Award. These scholars have reached milestones and achievements as students, engineers, scientists, athletes, musicians, actors and artists,” Judy D White, Ph.D., Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, said. “It is evident by these accomplishments and what we see each and every day from these young people that our future is in very good hands.”