Board of Ed Member Jose Rodriguez Treats Honor Students to Snow Tubing Trip

Honor students pose for a group picture with BOE member Jose Rodriguez, Council members William Gallman and Carlos Torres, and Freeholder vice chair Sergios Granados. Credits: Fran Sullivan

ELIZABETH, NJ – Hard work paid off for 35 straight A students from #2, 6, 16, and 20 schools who were invited on a snow tubing adventure at Mountain Creek in Pennsylvania by Board of Education Commissioner Jose Rodriguez.

“It doesn’t happen all the time, but once in a while you get a reward,” said Rodriguez. “Other times, you have to rely on internal motivation.”

School #2 Students:

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Teacher: Jessy Almeida

Teacher:  Susan Hernandez Toledo

Joinie Desir

Antonelli Estanos

Arisleida Frias

Lindsey Hernandez

Anastasia Hrissafinis

Juliet Meneses

Mariangel Munez

Angel Opoku

Esmeralda Perea

Aniyah Randolph

Krystal Serrano

Kaitlyn Smith

Jahnue Thwreatt

Hillary Villalobos

Nicole Vargas

Rafael Vega

Carlos Zarate-Arganaraz

School #6 Students:

Security Guard: Marisleydis Valdes

Jose Chevres

Genesis Flores

Cindi Sanchez

School #16 Students:

Melanie Casiano

Helden Cordeiro Jr.

Sofia Gomez

Amanda Gutiferrez

Jerusa Laroncuent

Genesi Meran

Yanasty Mercado

Angel Olivencia

Joana Santos

Samuel Viveiros

School #20 Students:

School Counselor: Sarah Brown

Emily Balseca

Ester Carrera

Apolonia Mendez

Kimberly Reyes

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