Sunland Park decorated the cafeteria stage as a winter wonderland that served as the backdrop for the Board of Trustees meeting.
Sunland Park assistant principal Maria Acosta, right, lead her students in the opening pledge to the state of New Mexico. Students were Lindsey Caldera, Heaven Morales, Amorette Vela and Brissa Delgado.
Sunland Park music teacher Joel Dodd leads the school choir in their performance of 3 Christmas songs as they entertained the audience and the Board prior to the state of meeting.
Athletic director Karen Nougues, Breast Cancer Awareness "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" leader, presented awards to the top three schools which raised funds for the annual breast cancer awareness fund raising campaign. Accepting the award for their schools are, from left, Brenda Mejia, assistant principal, Gadsden Middle, Crecencio Cardona, principal, Loma Linda Elementary, and Nick Wohlgemuth, principal, Santa Teresa.
Superintendent Efren Yturralde congratulates Santa Teresa High senior Betel Hernandez who was recognized by the Board for her selection as a College Board 2016-17 Scholar in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. In order to be eligible, students must score high in the PSAT/NMSQT.
The December 8 GISD Board Meeting student representative Juliana Gough, Santa Teresa High, poses with Superintendent Efren Yturralde after the meeting.