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, October 19, 2016 Byren Carter, a 5th grade student at Westside Park Elementary School, was presented with the Rotary Club’s S.T.A.R. award and a gift card at their luncheon. The student is also asked what they want to be when they grow up; Byren answered that he wants to be a video game designer.
Ms. Flores, Byren’s teacher, wrote the following introduction that was read at the Rotary Club’s meeting:
"Byren is an incredibly responsible student with a real thirst for knowledge. He is always very patient and loves to help his fellow classmates. He gives 110% effort at all times. It is a pleasure to have him in class."
Teacher, Westside Park Elementary School