Posted: Apr 26, 2013 10:03 AM by KPAX News Staff
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 9:19 AM
MISSOULA - A special awards ceremony was held Thursday evening to honor "Missoula's Most Inspirational Students".
Some 52 middle and high school students from Missoula County Public Schools were honored with a dinner and awards banquet at Big Sky High School.
The students were nominated by teachers and staff for their classroom achievements, outstanding character, and their commitment to overcome a variety of challenges in their lives.
"These students are unique," MCPS Superintendent Alex Apostle stated in a news release. "Each student has worked hard to overcome a significant challenge and we want them to know that we appreciate their hard work and dedication to remaining in high school and succeeding academically."
Below is a list of the students who were honored.
Big Sky High School
Koby Sleeping Bear
Hellgate High School
Tavis Little Leaf
Seeley Swan High School
Sentinel High School
Willard Alternative Learning Center
C.S. Porter Middle School
Meadow Hill Middle School
Ino Gabriel Caina
Washington Middle School
- information from Dan Cimmino included in this report.