The Rotary Club of Adelanto recognizes two Adelanto Elementary School District students, one on the third Wednesday and one on the fourth Wednesday of each month, throughout the school year. The students must meet at least one of the following criteria in order to be nominated for the S.T.A.R. award, "Striving To Achieve Results":
- Improvement in GPA
- Improvement in Attitude
- Improvement in Attendance
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Marisol Lerma, a 1st grade student at West Creek Elementary School, was presented with the Rotary Club’s S.T.A.R. award and a gift card at the Rotary Club of Adelanto luncheon. The student is also asked what they want to be when they grow up; Marisol answered that she wants to be a teacher.
Ms. Herrera, Marisol’s teacher, wrote the following introduction that was read at the Rotary Club’s meeting:
“It has been a pleasure getting to know Marisol this school year. Her friendly character makes her a role model for her classmates. She gets along well with others in the classroom and on the playground. Marisol arrives at school each day with a smile, ready to learn. She puts evident effort into all her work and completes all her assignments with quality in mind. Her passion for learning is evident in all she does. Marisol has made and continues to make amazing progress across the curriculum, I am extremely proud of her!”