San Leandro

Unified School District

Superintendent Award Winners for February

John Muir Middle School’s Ana Liumeimoana Tupou and Bancroft Middle School’s Braelin McCullough were recognized with the Superintendent’s Award at the February school board meeting for their leadership and achievements. 

Ana is an exemplary 8th-grade student, role model, and leader at John Muir. In addition to maintaining excellent grades, Ana works in the school office, where she already displays professionalism and maturity beyond her years. She is an exceptional leader on the varsity volleyball team, where her athletic, leadership, and empathy skills come together each week to support herself and all her teammates. 

Braelin is an 8th-grade student who is a member of the Peer Advocates group, plays for the football team, volunteers to speak at district and school events, helps facilitate lunchtime activities for his peers, and is an active scholar in his classes. Some words the staff used to describe Braelin are big-hearted, supportive, loyal, passionate, and kind.  As a student, Braelin asks for help when he needs it, advocates for himself, and dares to admit and correct mistakes to push through challenges in class. 

Join us in congratulating these amazing young scholars and their beautiful families on this prestigious award!



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