Ten students from Heritage Academy, West Zephyrhills Elementary, The Broach School, Raymond B. Stewart Middle School, and The Academy of Spectrum Diversity were honored as the Greater Zephyrhills Student Citizen of the Month.
The Chamber staff visited the school and delivered the students certificates and “Goody Bags” in lieu of the usual ceremony held at The Church at Chancey Road due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Students honored by the Zephyrhills Chamber’s Citizen of the Month program are chosen by the teachers and administration of their individual schools for exemplary effort, achievement and contribution to their school, family and community. The Zephyrhills Chamber has recognized students with this program each month of the school year for 22 years.
The students receiving honors were: (Academy of Spectrum Diversity) Khamaron Paul 2nd grade, Noah Sublette 9th grade; (The Broach School) Cordell Hooks 5th grade, Janice Robles 5th grade; (Heritage Academy) Emily Lopez 2nd grade, Jomar Ruiz 3rd grade; (Raymond B. Steward Middle School) Kira Fasig 6th grade, Joseph Mohler 8th grade; (West Zephyrhills Elementary School) Hailey Carter 3rd grade, and Ximena Cortez 5th grade.
Sponsors and supporters of this year’s program are as follows: Advent Health Zephyrhills, the City of Zephyrhills, Chick-fil-A of Zephyrhills, San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union, and Suncoast Credit Union. The event is supported by U.S. Congressman, Gus Bilirakis; Senator Danny Burgess, District 20; Florida House of Representatives Randy Maggard, District 38; Pasco County Clerk of Court, Nikki Alvarez; Zephyrhills Mayor, Gene Whitfield; Pasco County Sheriff, Chris Nocco; Bahr’s Propane Gas & AC; East Pasco YMCA; Faithful Friends Pet Cremation; Jarrett Ford of Dade City; Pin Chasers Zephyrhills; Pioneer Florida Museum & Village; Railroad Industrial Federal Credit Union; South State Bank; Sonny’s Bar-B-Q; The Zephyrhills/Wesley Chapel Ministerial Association, and Zephyrhills Cinema 10.