Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission Recognizes Young Ambassadors

The Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission’s honored 45 students in grades 4-7 as Young Ambassadors recently at its annual recognition event.  The Young Ambassadors program honors students who demonstrate the six pillars of character in both school and the community. 

All nominated students received recognition, a Young Ambassadors t-shirt, and gifts from area businesses. 

The 2015 Nominated Young Ambassadors are:

Thomas Anderson             Alexandra Kleinschmit

Karina Argueta                  Elizabeth Koob

Heath Beatty                      Chloe Kramer

Braedyn Bentson               Holland Larned

Isabelle Bertram                 Jessie Le

Isabella Bradstreet             Laynee Lehmann

Ethan Breyfogle                 Cassidy Lutz

Erin Cleary                                    Paxton Monkelien

Gabrielle Comstock                       Matt Pauling

Braedyn Downs                 Spencer Pick

Michael Duax                    Xavier Plummer

Adam Eberhardt                Anthony Reynolds

Tayden Fairbanks              Isaac Roerig

Ximena Garcia                   Dontiya Skelton

Lauren Gardner                 Ryelle Stanek

Lauren Geerlings               Briana Stanley

Easton Gelinne                  Justin Steen

Antonio Guerra                  Will Stokes

Kolby Harrington               Karlie Stoos

James Himes                      Tiffany Su

Payton Hunter                    Faith Taylor

Kennedy Jaeger                 Kazzandra Vazquez

Madison James

From the nominations, ten students were selected to be mentored by members of the Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission, beginning in the fall.  They are:

Isabelle Bertram, Mater Dei Nativity School, 6th Grader

Isabella Bradstreet, East Middle School, 6th Grader

Gabrielle Comstock, West Middle School, 6th Grader

Tony Guerra, Mater Dei Nativity, 6th Grader

James Himes, West Middle School, 7th Grader

Alexandra Kleinschmit, Clark Elementary, 5th Grader

Holland Larned, West Middle School, 6th Grader

Spencer Pick, Holy Cross, 7th Grader

Isaac Roerig, Mater Dei Nativity, 7th Grader

Will Stokes, North Middle School, 7th Grader 

To be eligible, the student had to be in 4th-7th grade during the school year, enrolled in a Sioux City public or parochial school, reside in Sioux City, but attend a school outside of Sioux City, or be home schooled in Sioux City. 

Recommendations were written by a teacher, family member, or anyone associated with the child who is aware of the child’s good character and service.

This program is a partnership between the City of Sioux City, Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission, and Siouxland CARES.