Del Mar Union School District student standouts named

Del Mar Union School District students were among 49 area students honored.

Forty-nine area students were honored at the Greater San Dieguito Association of California School Administrators Student Standout Ceremony held May 14 at Solana Ranch Elementary School. Students were selected from each school and to be honored in one of six categories. The students received award certificates, congratulatory letters and gift bags from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, State Sen. Joel Anderson, San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts, the Greater San Dieguito ACSA and from Mission Federal Credit Union.

Congratulations to these Del Mar Union School District students who were honored (principal’s name in parentheses):

Ashley Falls: Geneva Easton, arts (Chris Delehanty)

Carmel Del Mar: Matthew Bowen, fellowship (Jessica Morales)

Del Mar Heights: Catherine Smith, fellowship (Wendy Wardlow)

Del Mar Hills Academy: Riley Aiken, arts (Julie Lerner)

Ocean Air: Zoe Ludena, arts (Ryan Stanley)

Sage Canyon: Charlotte Zhang, arts (Vivian Firestone)

Sycamore Ridge: Manuel Ortiz, fellowship (Peg LaRose)

Torrey Hills: David Medina-Gonzalez, courage (Monica Sorenson)