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
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.