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Wednesday March 13, 2019 at 1:47pm Age: 315 days
Category: High School, Middle School, District


Thirty-seven Minisink Valley Middle and High School students were honored for their achievements at the 29th Annual SUNY Orange Sojourner Truth Awards ceremony, on March 9. Our honorees were cheered by accompanying school administrators, faculty, and family members. 

The Sojourner Truth Awards celebrate the cultural diversity of Orange County youth, recognize the accomplishments of students, and empower them to pursue their education goals. Award recipients are nominated by their teachers. 

Middle School Honorees by Achievement Category 


  • English Language Arts: Elijah Beamon, Nyree Hidalgo, Sharlin Lara Mathematics: Madison Boyce, Tiana Kuo
  • Foreign Languages: Krz Ryan
  • Citizenship: Shannon Cahill, Carter Hitt, Ciara Howard, Roshan Roopchand, Sameer Roopchand, Leah Saunders and Yocelin Rodriguez
  • Perseverance/Effort: Melanie Rodriguez, Sophia Solimando, Rebecca Solorzano
  • Sciences:  Anahi Soriano and Emerald Trejo 


High School Honorees by Achievement Category 

  • English Language Arts: Blanca Ayala Santana. Danielle Hernandez and Tia Millwood
  • Mathematics: Nasier Brown
  • Sciences: Leila Khoufaify, Anahi Soriano, Emerald Trejo
  • Foreign Languages: Audrey Cahill, Jaylin Gomez, Danielle Hernandez, Taya Ryan
  • Creative Arts: Jonathan Howard
  • Citizenship: Mukoko Kinzonzi
  • Diversity: Cloe Fain, N’Senga Kinzonzi
  • Perseverance/Effort: Alexa Llucemo, Isaiah Long, Annavitoria Mazariegos
  • Athletics: Tyrell Jamahl Audin, James Henriques, Madison Kipp, David Rolon