Youngman recognized as a student of excellence

Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum

The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Summer Youngman from Ignacio, Co has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Honor Roll.

This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students.

Summer Youngman who attends Ignacio High School, was nominated for this honor by Rachel Rosenthal, a teacher at the school. Summer Youngman will appear in the United States Achievement Academy’s Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.

“Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in American’s history. Certainly, United States Achievement Academy students should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement,” said Dr. George Stevens, Founder of the United States Achievement Academy.

The Academy recognizes students upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors and upon the Standards for Selection set forth by the Academy. 

The Standards for Selection include academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, and recommendation from a qualified sponsor.

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