2014 Sojourner Truth Award Recipients

Chester Union Free School District
Owen Burke (Chester Academy Middle School), creative arts; Jillian Diaz (Middle School), citizenship; Brenda Flores Torres (High School), English language arts; Juan Carlos Moreira (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Matthew Perry (High School), perseverance/effort; Jazmine Riley (High School), English language arts; Tayah Rogers (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Elijah Barnett (Cornwall Central High School), perseverance/effort; Dalis Chavers (High School), perseverance/effort

Cornwall Central School District
Sam Delacruz (Cornwall Central Middle School), foreign languages; Angelica Flowers (High School), perseverance/effort; Alexandra Gomez (Middle School), English language arts; Melvine Gomilla (Middle School), foreign languages; Shauna Lawrence (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Mirna Louis (High School), foreign languages; Gisselle Martinez (High School), foreign languages; Ana Martinez (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Valerie Morel (High School), perseverance/effort; Victoria Morel (High School), perseverance/effort; Ahmani Roman (Middle School), English language arts; Tiana Vazquez (Middle School), creative arts; Monay Workman (High School), perseverance/effort; Joshua Yeadon (High School), perseverance/effort

City of Middletown School District
Taylor Allen (Middletown High School), creative arts; Melanie Alvarez (Twin Towers Middle School), citizenship; Joel Amoakohene (High School), creative arts; Yaa Andoh (High School), foreign languages and citizenship; Nancy Bautista (High School), perseverance/effort; Jhonn Borbor (High School), mathematics; Amel Brown (Monhagen Middle School), creative arts; Nadine Burton (High School), mathematics; Nadine Burton (High School), creative arts; Jade Cardichon (High School), perseverance/effort; Emmanuel Carrasquillo (High School), creative arts; Ayana Castillo (High School), creative arts; David Castillo (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; LuAisha Charles (High School), perseverance/effort and citizenship; Myles Charles (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Luis Cintron (High School), perseverance/effort; Rashawn Clark (High School), sciences; Bless Clarke (Twin Towers Middle School), citizenship; Samaya Coleman-Smith (Twin Towers Middle School), perseverance/effort; Rebecca Colon (High School), mathematics; Tamarra Corujo (High School), perseverance/effort; Norma Cruz (High School), perseverance/effort; Kiana Diaz (High School), mathematics and foreign languages; Denise Diaz (Monhagen Middle School), English language arts; Becky Dionisio (High School), citizenship; Carina Dominguez (High School), perseverance/effort; Alex Estrada (High School), perseverance/effort; Brenda Flores (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Myiesha Fuentes (High School), perseverance/effort; Mariah Garcia (High School), perseverance/effort; Remy Garcia (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Natalie Gomez (Twin Towers Middle School), mathematics; Jacie Gonzalez (High School), creative arts; David Gonzalez (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Ke-Yara Greene (Twin Towers Middle School), technology; Mina Guadalupe (High School), English language arts; Ashley Guattery (High School), mathematics; Layevska Guity (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Kevin Guzman (High School), perseverance/effort; Timothy Haines (High School), mathematics; Jonel Henry (High School), citizenship; Keno Hinds (Twin Towers Middle School), English language arts; Marquise Jackson (High School), perseverance/effort; Diaz Kiana (High School), mathematics; Sandrea King (High School), English language arts; Juana Lezama (Twin Towers Middle School), citizenship; Shavon Lloyd (High School), creative arts; Samantha Madden (High School), perseverance/effort; Tristen Mann (High School), creative arts; Miya Mann (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Justin Marcano (High School), citizenship; Ramsey Marte (High School), mathematics; Moriah Martindale (High School), perseverance/effort; Evan McNeil (High School), sciences; Jaquelinne Mercado (Twin Towers Middle School), perseverance/effort; Carolyn Mercado-Bacon (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Dorceus Milton (High School), mathematics; Tatianna Montalvo (High School), mathematics; Durell Montgomery (High School), creative arts; Daniel Mulick (High School), mathematics; Richard Nevarez-Guevara (High School), creative arts; Marco Ochoa (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Guh Olivia (High School), mathematics; Jaden Ortiz (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Kyle Pacia (High School), mathematics; Erik Perez (High School), mathematics; Damani Phillpotts (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Rahana Rehman (High School), mathematics; Eduardo Reyes (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jason Reyes (Twin Towers Middle School), citizenship; Kieave Reynolds (High School), citizenship; Jason Rivera (High School), athletics; Kasandra Rivera (High School), perseverance/effort; Noela Rivera (High School), perseverance/effort; Cecilia Rodriguez (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Alondra Romero (High School), mathematics; Dominick Russo (High School), mathematics; Merna Sabe (Monhagen Middle School), English language arts; Joshua Saint-Vil (High School), mathematics; Jewel Sanchez (High School), creative arts; Trinity Santos-Lugo (Monhagen Middle School), creative arts; Anthony Saverino (High School), mathematics and English language arts; Alex Shodai (High School), athletics; Molly Siegel (High School), mathematics; Jessica Simmons (High School), perseverance/effort; Sarah Skelton (High School), mathematics; Nicholas Sorice (High School), mathematics and English language arts; Marvin St. Vil (High School), athletics; Jasmine Stout (High School), mathematics; Allan Sun (Monhagen Middle School), creative arts; Kimberly Tello (High School), mathematics; Gavin Thompson (Monhagen Middle School), perseverance/effort; Michael Tobin (High School), mathematics; Michael Torres (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Silverio Torres (Monhagen Middle School), citizenship; Kenneth Vargas (High School), mathematics; Giovanni Villa (High School), mathematics; Kaylee Weinberg (High School), citizenship; Megan Wells (High School), mathematics; Quanisha Williams (High School), perseverance/effort; Dakota Young (Twin Towers Middle School), sciences; Caroline Zanetti (High School), mathematics

Florida Union Free School District (all are S.S. Seward Institute)
Avery Aguas, mathematics; Lauren Bullock, citizenship; Lena Bullock, sciences; Kayla Campana, sciences; Paisley Campbell, English language arts; Luis Cortez, foreign languages; Christian Deas, creative arts; Joseph Diaz, foreign languages; Natasha Duran, English language arts; Destiny Durante, mathematics; Paul Emanuele, citizenship; Johan Lopez, technology; Emery Morales, citizenship; Joshua Reyes, technology; Natalie Reyes, English language arts; Adam Rivera, sciences; Cassandra Rodriguez, foreign languages; Eleanor Santiago, citizenship; Janet Solis, perseverance/effort; Vanessa Solis, perseverance/effort; Savannah Soto, sciences; Dyondra Stephenson, English language arts; Jenaye Stephenson, creative arts; Erick Suarez, English language arts

Goshen Central School District
Michael Aglione (C.J. Hooker Middle School), citizenship; Monis Ahsan (Goshen High School), foreign languages; Siddhi Balamurali (Middle School), diversity; Alexis Bello (High School), citizenship; Jayna Celano (Middle School), citizenship; Braxton Clark (High School), athletics; Ana Cortez (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Carolina Cruz (Middle School), diversity; Karla Cruz (Middle School), citizenship; Laura Daniels (Middle School), citizenship; Emily Deserto (Middle School), diversity; Seriah Durandisse (High School), English language arts; Alyssa Hernandez (High School), athletics; Leopold Herrego (Middle School), citizenship; Emily Horrego (High School), English language arts; Megha Kanabar (High School), sciences; Ada Lara (Middle School), foreign languages; Samantha Lewis (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Grace McMurrin (High School), perseverance/effort; Gabriel Medina (Middle School), citizenship; Julia Morino (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Kristina Norvell (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jason Ramirez (High School), athletics; Theodore Riley (Middle School), citizenship; Dalia Romero (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jesus Sanchez (Middle School), citizenship; Audrey Sheetz (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Kenneth Shelton (High School), citizenship; Rachel Shih (Middle School), foreign languages; Armaan Singh (Middle School), perseverance/effort and foreign languages; Alexa Stack (Middle School), athletics; Jada Stewart (High School), athletics; Nakeem Thorpe (High School), athletics; Shadeed Trujillo (Middle School), citizenship; Cristal Vasquez (High School), perseverance/effort; Fernando Villamil (Middle School), citizenship; Priyanka Vohra (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Nicholas Whittel (High School), sciences; Raven Wilkins (Middle School), citizenship

Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Central School District
Nadir Ali (Highland Falls Intermediate School), English language arts; Amelia Horton (James I. ONeill High School), foreign languages; Malik Johnson (High School), athletics; Laisha Liriano (Intermediate School), diversity; Wendy Pena (Intermediate School), citizenship; Tatyana Prince (Intermediate School), English language arts; Anna Proctor (High School), English language arts; Justin Rhumble (Intermediate School), perseverance/effort; Marcelino Romero (Intermediate School), perseverance/effort; Samiaya Salley (High School), athletics; Taylor Shuman (High School), perseverance/effort; Carl Tyce (Intermediate School), foreign languages; Elizabeth Walker (High School), foreign languages

Minisink Valley Central School District
Saige Antoniades (Minisink Valley High School), perseverance/effort; Christopher Coram (High School), creative arts; Lillian Demera (High School), citizenship; O'nida Denny (High School), citizenship; Carl Eugene (High School), creative arts; Kevin (Kuncheng), Feng (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jocelyn Gonzalez Coatl (Middle School), citizenship; Erick Guerra (High School), perseverance/effort; Keyla Hernandez (Middle School), foreign languages; Keyshawn Holness (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Vanessa Jones (High School), English language arts; Ismael Khoufaify (High School), sciences; Brandan McGhee (Middle School), citizenship; Andrew Melendez (High School), citizenship; Jordanna Pecoraro (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Rose Perez (High School), English language arts; Liana Ramirez (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Mariah Rodriguez (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Zachary Roque (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Aminah Shah (High School), citizenship; Sahel Shah (Middle School), mathematics; Kyle Super (High School), perseverance/effort; Nahomy Tellez (Middle School), citizenship; Nicholas Torrado (Middle School), citizenship

Monroe-Woodbury Central School District
Alexis Acevedo (Monroe-Woodbury High School), English language arts; Cindy Aguilar (Monroe-Woodbury Middle School), perseverance/effort; Olivia Aine (High School), English language arts; Jade Anthony (High School), English language arts; Timothy Ascencio (High School), sciences; Brianna Brown (High School), English language arts; Sofia Collado (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Matthew Creus (High School), English language arts; Bianca Dam (High School), perseverance/effort; Joel Encarnacion (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Juliette Gomez Rojas (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Miguel Gordiano (High School), English language arts; Samantha Gutierrez (Middle School), English language arts; Yasmin Hernandez (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jayden James (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Litzi Jaramillo (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Sirah Javier (High School), citizenship; Laila Kindell (Middle School), English language arts; Cyndy Lopez (Middle School), creative arts; Gavriel Ortiz (Middle School), sciences; Raul Sanchez (Middle School), mathematics; Maybelline Santiago (High School), perseverance/effort; Ariz Venancio (Middle School), perseverance/effort

Newburgh Enlarged City School District
Eva Akoto (Heritage Middle School), English language arts; Imani Barksdale (Heritage Middle School), citizenship; Henry Blue (Newburgh Free Academy), perseverance/effort; Gabriela Bravo (Heritage Middle School), citizenship; Ximena Castillo (Heritage Middle School), citizenship; Daekwan Christmas (Meadow Hill Global Explorations School), English language arts; Jackson Galati (South Middle School), sciences; Arely Galaviz (South Middle School), English language arts; Randy Giron (Heritage Middle School), citizenship; Reagan Gordon (Heritage Middle School), English language arts; Wendy Guerra (Heritage Middle School), sciences and English language arts; Bana Hadid (High School), citizenship; Alana Harris (Heritage Middle School), sciences; Enrique Herrera (Heritage Middle School), sciences; Zain Jafar (Heritage Middle School), sciences; Amy Lino (Heritage Middle School), creative arts; Alexander Martinez (Meadow Hill Global Explorations School), perseverance/effort; Ayanna Mc Kinnon (Heritage Middle School), English language arts; Aaron Melvin (High School), citizenship; Kamora Millan (Heritage Middle School), sciences; Megan Petronella (Temple Hill Academy Elementary School), English language arts; Yvette Pineda (High School), citizenship; Kaylin Quinonez (Heritage Middle School), perseverance/effort; Andres Ramirez (Newburgh Free Academy), perseverance/effort; Ashley Riboul (Heritage Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jacob Rosa (Heritage Middle School), citizenship; Alex Rosas (South Middle School), technology; Vincent Southwell (High School), citizenship; Shayna Surita (Temple Hill Academy Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Miranda Torres (Heritage Middle School), creative arts.

Pine Bush Central School District
Jonny Aguilar (Circleville Middle School), creative arts and mathematics; Edward Aiken (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Ankelo Aurelus (Circleville Middle School), citizenship; Tiffany Beckford (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Shaun Burgos (Crispell Middle School), sciences; Gina Chan (Circleville Middle School), creative arts; Kristi Cheung (Circleville Middle School), mathematics; Stephanie Colon (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Tasha Crump (Circleville Middle School), English language arts; Naylise Cruz (Pine Bush High School), English language arts; Easley De La Cruz (High School), English language arts; Nayara Dirocie (High School), English language arts; Fermin Falcon (Circleville Middle School), citizenship; Caitlin Gibbs (Crispell Middle School), diversity; Gilda Gilles (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Mariana Giraldo (High School), mathematics; Nayely Gutierrez (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Yadaris Guzman (Crispell Middle School), mathematics; Kailah Hart (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Essence Hynds (Circleville Middle School), English language arts; Kelan Jainarain (Circleville Middle School), sciences; Destiny Keitt (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Sahar Khan (High School), diversity; Jay Kumar (High School), mathematics; Matthew Lawrence (High School), perseverance/effort; Olivia Lenza (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Francesca LereBours (Circleville Middle School), citizenship; Matthew Mansour (Circleville Middle School), English language arts; Klaire Martinez (Circleville Middle School), citizenship; Zackary Massa (Crispell Middle School), diversity; Ashley Mathieu (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Wesley Mathieu (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort and citizenship; Christine McKnight (Crispell Middle School), citizenship; Roger Mitchell (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Layla Morocho (Crispell Middle School), citizenship; Serena Nelson (Circleville Middle School), sciences; Lorenzo Nunez (Crispell Middle School), citizenship; Alexander Padilla (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Ashley Parkes (Circleville Middle School), sciences; Advika Patil (Circleville Middle School), mathematics; Destiny Pierce (Crispell Middle School), citizenship; Justin Powell (High School), athletics; Zackary Quero (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Kaitlyn Rios (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Latisha Robb (High School), citizenship; Janessa Rodriguez (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Mohammed Saleh (Circleville Middle School), creative arts; Frank Salveggi Cedeno (High School), perseverance/effort; Jayden Santiago (Circleville Middle School), foreign languages; Sana Sarwar (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Mathew Soto (Crispell Middle School), English language arts; Leilani Souchet (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Veena Souffrant (High School), athletics; Breanna Sullivan (Circleville Middle School), athletics; Genevieve Taylor (Crispell Middle School), English language arts; Allen Terry (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jared Theodore (Crispell Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jana Todd (High School), sciences; Felicia Torres (High School), athletics; Silvanna Umpierre (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Jonathan Vazquez (High School), mathematics; Shervah Walker (Circleville Middle School), English language arts; Korina Wall (High School), citizenship; Tyler Waller (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort and citizenship; MaKayla Watson (Circleville Middle School), perseverance/effort; Tiana Watson (Circleville Middle School), sciences; Tiana Webb-Peterson (High School), citizenship

Port Jervis City School District
Diamond Avant (Port Jervis High School), citizenship; Bryan Balcarcel (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), mathematics; McKenzie Bednar (Port Jervis Middle School), perseverance/effort; Sabrina Bishara (Middle School), sciences; Ezekiel Bowen (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), English language arts; Euryka Burbridge (Middle School), sciences; Truly Burton (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), creative arts; Tyrell Burton (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Angelica Collado (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Kalaya Colon (Middle School), sciences; Sierra Combs (High School), English language arts; Tiana Featherstone (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), creative arts; Luke Gadson (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Ruday Gadson (Middle School), sciences; Dori Gandy (Middle School), sciences; Arnulfa Garcia (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Niambi Green (High School), perseverance/effort; Faith Hart (Middle School), sciences; Thomas Hill (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Ricky Hill (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Syeracerridwen Hindle-McHarris (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Marissa Irizarry (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), English language arts; Saqoya James (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), creative arts; Jazlynn Jones (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Eryn Keys (Middle School), sciences; Asia Ladson (Middle School), citizenship; Evan LI (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), mathematics; Nia Lucas (High School), creative arts; Guadalupe Martinez-Balderas (High School), creative arts; Leila Michelen (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), English language arts; Richard Perez II (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Bryan Ramos (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), mathematics; Hailey Ramos (Middle School), mathematics; Evan Rivera (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), mathematics; Joel Rivera (Middle School), sciences; Christian Rodriguez (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Gabrielle Santoro (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Chasity Spearman (Middle School), sciences; Tayanna Stephenson (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Ashley Trujillo Castillo (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), English language arts; Nicholas Vermeulen (Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School), perseverance/effort; Kaitlin Villanueva (Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School), creative arts; Matteo Villanueva (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Ra-Gheen Wesbee (High School), perseverance/effort; Arabia Williams (High School), athletics

Valley Central School District
Jessica Agbi (Valley Central High School), perseverance/effort; Kiyondra Bradley (Valley Central Middle School), sciences; Stephen Grant (Middle School), citizenship; Zarah Harris (High School), English language arts; Jaiya Hewitt (Middle School), mathematics; Rachel Nwakamma (Middle School), sciences; Kylie Sanchez (Middle School), perseverance/effort

Warwick Valley CentralSchool District
Erika Arrieta (Warwick Valley High School), perseverance/effort; Brendon Bourne (High School), citizenship; Jordan Burton (High School), citizenship; Stephanie De La Riva (High School), creative arts; Basimah Harrison (High School), perseverance/effort; Alexis Lawson (High School), athletics; Edmund McCarthy (Warwick Valley Middle School), mathematics; Jasmine McKinney (High School), perseverance/effort; Betsy Morales (High School), perseverance/effort; Kaseem Rier (High School), citizenship; Jorge Torres (High School), citizenship; Joiashanti Watkis (High School), citizenship

Washingtonville Central School District
Justin Alicea (Washingtonville High School), foreign languages; Elizabeth Allegro (Washingtonville Middle School), mathematics; Paige Bacigal (Middle School), technology; Sydney Baez (Middle School), creative arts; Eden Bantum (High School), citizenship; Neeru Bhagirath (High School), sciences; Danielle Booker (High School), mathematics; Emily Bulger (Middle School), English language arts; Vernon Carpenter (High School), English language arts; Cedric Castillo (High School), English language arts; Nina Castillo (Middle School), creative arts; Cecelia Colangelo (High School), citizenship; Joseph Concepcion (High School), perseverance/effort; Toni Contini (High School), mathematics; David Dankwah (Middle School), technology; Christine Diaz (Middle School), foreign languages; Ryan Garcia (High School), English language arts; Samantha Garcia (Middle School), sciences; Colleen Garwood (High School), sciences; Gina Marie Giacoio (High School), foreign languages; Gino Giacoio (High School), mathematics; Jacinto Gomez (High School), sciences; Ryan Graham (Middle School), mathematics; Daniel Guzman (High School), English language arts; Kendall Hammonds (High School), foreign languages; Kayla Henriquez (Middle School), creative arts; Timothy Henry (High School), mathematics and sciences; Trinity Jones (Middle School), English language arts; Mia Juliano (Middle School), creative arts; Azaria Keith (Middle School), foreign languages; Alexander Leonty (High School), creative arts; Cheyenne Lewis (High School), English language arts; Joseph Lim (Middle School), foreign languages; Irvin Lin (High School), foreign languages; James Maltes (Middle School), sciences; Rojae Manhertz-Patterson (Middle School), foreign languages; Brianna Mathelier (High School), citizenship; Mimi McConnell (Middle School), sciences; Myasia McIntyre (Middle School), foreign languages; Elissa Miller (Middle School), sciences; Megha Nair (Middle School), foreign languages; Kaitlyn Nieves (High School), creative arts; Matthew Nieves (Middle School), foreign languages; Babatunde Ogunlade (High School), creative arts; Oyindamola Ogunlade (Middle School), mathematics; Kylie Oquendo (Middle School), citizenship; Yoansy Ortiz (Middle School), sciences; Lizmari Pena-Perez (High School), citizenship; Enrique Perez (High School), foreign languages; Bailee Perez (Middle School), creative arts; Nicholas Pham (High School), creative arts; Symone Price (Middle School), mathematics; Jarlyn Quezada (Middle School), mathematics; Melinda Radoncic (High School), citizenship; Kyza Ramirez (High School), foreign languages; Ariana Ramjattan (High School), creative arts; Luke Rhoss (Middle School), perseverance/effort; Romaine Robinson (Middle School), mathematics; Alexis Rodriguez (Middle School), English language arts; Frank Rodriguez (High School), athletics; Juan Rodriguez (High School), citizenship; Nicole Rodriguez (High School), citizenship; Desilee Roman (Middle School), citizenship; Anais Rosario (High School), mathematics; Olivia Soto (High School), English language arts; Jazmine Thornhill (Middle School), English language arts; Alisa Vasquez (High School), creative arts; Kaitlin Wood (Middle School), technology; Nicole Younger (Middle School), English language arts; Syed Zaeem (Middle School), foreign languages