Congratulations to the 25 Dirksen Junior High School students who were inducted into the school’s Jr. Beta Club.
These sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and embody the character qualities of honesty, justice, service, cooperation, responsibility, industriousness, humility and charity.
The new inductees include:
Sixth grade: Esley Giselle Alvarez, Angelique Bernabe, Aaron Briseno, Valerie Chavez, Kari Dillard, Idaly Enciso, Viridiana Guzman, Abraham Hernandez, Jacqueline Hoang, Jossaline Hoang, Jimena Ortiz, Dahlia Rosales, Kasandra Ruiz Flores, Alivia Vega and Ashley Vera Medina.
Seventh grade: Paola Avila, Mariel Gonzalez, Esley Palacios, Diamond Samuels and Ocean Sepeda.
Eighth grade: Melanie Diaz, Daniela Leal, Mickayla Scott, Michael Smith and Lizette Vazquez.
The Jr. Beta Club officers for the 2018-19 school year are: Lexi Cerrillo (president), Camila Sandoval (vice president) and Jacqueline Munoz Carranza (secretary).
The club is sponsored by Dirksen Junior High School administrator Kenny Johnson and teachers Jean Milam, Julie Stevens and Vanessa Stokes.