Engle 8th grader wins award for most improved student at youth center
By Richard Gaw
Alondra Bernal, who will be entering the 8th grade at the Fred S. Engle Middle School this fall, earned a Most Improved Student at the Garage award from the Southern Chester County Regional Police, at the Garage Community & Youth Center's end-of-the-school-year picnic on June 11, in West Grove.
Bernal credited Buddy Orozco, a volunteer at the Garage for helping her with her after-school homework.
In addition, Officer Mario Raimato of the police department announced that Leticia Cruz, a graduating senior at Avon Grove High School who is headed to Millersville University in the fall, received an award for the highest GPA of any Garage student, for achieving a 3.95 grade point average.
In other awards given by the Garage, Jenny Lopez was named Student of the Year; a certificate of contribution for participation in the Girls Program went to Dulce Diaz; the Forge Guy's voice program's participation award was given to Adair Hernandez; Ricardo Medina earned a Roots Bible Study award for highest participation participation; and Evany Herrera received the leadership award for her participation in the Motivating and Advancing Powerful Students (MAPS) Program.
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