Dandara Crabtree is an amazing student with an infectious smile and bright personality. She is an excellent example at Syracuse Elementary.
Dandara came to the United States two years ago when she was adopted by her parents. At the time she did not speak any English but since then has learned it fluently. She truly wants to be successful and knows she can do so with her education. Dandara is involved in Soccer, Jr. Jazz and Young Women (LDS church group). She is very kind, polite, and cares about her friends and other students. Dandara is a peer tutor to one of the 2nd graders at Syracuse Elementary. Although she sometimes struggles with certain subjects and concepts, she has never given up; Dandara works hard to be successful in her life.
Porter is very respectful and kind to everyone around him, and always does what he is asked. Despite missing class, Porter has managed to complete his work. This year he has participated in the Syracuse Elementary Robotic club and will start baseball this spring. Porter enjoys mechanics and would one day like to own his own business. Porter is very motivated to fix things, like small engines, and is always looking to make his own money. He excels in STEM and science activities.