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Desert Meadows is proud of our staff and students who have earned awards at the state level.

Staff Awards

Honor Sponsor Recipient Year
Outstanding Leadership Award Council of Administrators for Special Education Mr. Steve Preis 2017

Student Awards

Honor Sponsor Student Year
“I Can Do It” Award Arizona Council for Exceptional Children Juliana Garcia 2016
“I Can Do It” Award Arizona Council for Exceptional Children Carlos Gaspar 2016
Silver Award, Essay Contest Grand Canyon State Games Elisabeth Montoya 2014

Additionally, we are proud of our students and staff that have been recognized at the district and local levels through awards and scholarships.

Laveen’s Excellence in Education Award

Recipient Year
Jill Oden 2017-2018
Briza Gutierrez 2016-2017
Maria Bugarin 2015-2016
Brooke Somers 2014-2015

Laveen Legends Award

Recipient Year
Tracey Zolltheis 2018
Brandy Seechoma 2017

Scholarship Recipients

Sponsor Recipient Year
Jerry Cook Matt Urbatch 2018
Laveen Education Foundation Eddy Hadzic 2018
Laveen Education Foundation Lynae Martinez 2018
Laveen Lions Club Matthew Miller 2018
Laveen Lions Club Bryce Brown 2018
Phoenix Union High School District Yoselin Saldana 2018