CUSD students recognized for human rights essays, projects

Thirty-five students were given praise and awards Monday as winners of the 33rd Annual Making Change contest, a yearly challenge by Claremont Unified School District and the city. The students’ projects honored champions of human rights.

Recognized at the Alexander Hughes Community Center were Brandon Contreras, a fourth grade student at Chaparral Elementary; Mason Hwang, a sixth-grader at Condit Elementary; Kayla Yap, an El Roble Intermediate seventh grade student; Claremont High School freshman Pablo Guevara; and Victor Alvarez, a CHS senior.

Group accolades went to Lauri Harrison’s second grade class at Chaparral Elementary, and a seventh grade El Roble Intermediate School group comprised of Payton Garcia, Eysha Hurley, Emma Negus, Lyra Truong, and Claremont High School seniors Seth Gonzalez and Tyson Redding.

Winning students and classes received a certificate from the city and CUSD and $100.

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