Combs Unified School District recognizes students of the month


The J.O. Combs Unified School District Students of the Month for November were recently announced.

They include, according to a release:

  • Emery Udall, Combs High School, 12th grade
  • Diego Castellano, Combs Middle School, eighth grade
  • Abigail Lendo, Combs Traditional Academy, fifth grade
  • Lilianna Moreno, Ellsworth Elementary School, third grade
  • Estefania Mora, Harmon Elementary School, fourth grade
  • Emma "Bella" Davis, Ranch Elementary School, third grade
  • Soren Poulsen, Simonton Elementary School, second grade

"The J.O. Combs Unified School District is pleased to continue its partnership with Banner Ironwood Medical Center to administer the Student of the Month program," accoridng to the release.

"The program provides an opportunity each month for one student from each of the district's seven schools to be recognized for demonstrating one of the various pillars of the Character Counts program. One character trait is selected each month and students are selected by their principal or teacher.

Traits included in the Character Counts Program include responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, respect and fairness. For the month of November, students were recognized for demonstrating the character trait of citizenship.

Selected students are celebrated for their achievement with a certificate of recognition at the Governing Board meeting each month where they are acknowledged by Superintendent Dr. Greg Wyman, the Governing Board, and a Banner Ironwood Medical Center representative, the release states.

For more information about the J.O. Combs Unified School District, go to or call 480-987-5300.