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Student Spotlight: Yoenny Diaz Menjivar, Franklin Middle School

 Welcome to the District 6 Student Spotlight!  In this weekly series, we will highlight an exceptional student and the achievements that are making them successful in their schools.  These students were selected by their school staff and administration for going above and beyond with outstanding grades, work ethic, community service, and school involvement.  Congratulations to these students for the work they are accomplishing in and outside of the classroom.

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"Yoenny is a one-of-a-kind scholar who stands out for all the right reasons. His kindness shines among his peers and his hardworking spirit is evident in both the classroom and his extracurricular activities. Choosing Yoenny as our student spotlight was an easy decision. He is always willing to lend a helping hand, and he is an excellent example of Franklin's core values." - Cassie Tedesco, Dean of Students

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Grade Level:

7th Grade


Algebra and AVID

Clubs or Activities:

Boxing, wrestling, football and soccer

Career/College Plans:

I want to go to medical school to be a cardiac surgeon. 

Favorite Subject:

My favorite subject in school is math because it challenges me, and it comes naturally. 

Favorite Teacher:

Mr. Schaffer because he is a good teacher and a motivational coach. 

What Are Some of Your Hobbies:

Boxing, playing outside, soccer and hanging with family

Favorite Food or Restaurant:


Favorite Movie:

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Personal Goals:

My personal goals are to become a professional boxer and cardiac surgeon. 

The Best Things About My School:

I like Franklin's sports because they keep me busy and I enjoy getting to know everyone on my team. 


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