CSHS Students sweep ASU’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Contest

Sarah Weiss, 1st place winner, Angela Khammo, 2nd place winner and Mikaela Morris, 3rd place winner for ASU’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration contest.

Cactus Shadows High School would like to congratulate Sarah Weiss, 1st place winner, Angela Khammo, 2nd place winner and Mikaela Morris, 3rd place winner for ASU’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration contest.  This year, students were encouraged to participate in the “Find Your Voice” campaign and asked to submit essays based on their own idea of “leadership through service.”

Mr. Jim Swetter, Interim Principal said, “I am so proud of Sarah, Mikaela, and Angela.  Their “Find Your Voice” essays were truly inspiring and sent a powerful message.  A big thank you to their teacher Christine Marsh for helping promote such a worthwhile contest. Cactus Shadows is very proud of their accomplishments!”

The Falcons were honored at the Thirty-Fourth Annual ASU Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast in this past month.  The breakfast was held at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix.  Family members, teachers, interim-principal and superintendent all attended the event.

Cactus Shadows English teacher, Ms. Christine Marsh said, “I am inspired by the girls’ insightful essays about leadership through service and grateful to ASU for providing this opportunity for students to be recognized for their creativity and writing skills. “

Congratulations Sarah, Angela and Mikaela.  Thank you for representing Cactus Shadows High School and the Cave Creek Unified School District with this honor.

Cactus Shadows High School is an A+ School of Excellence and is a World Class High School for the 21st Century.  For more information, contact Mr. Jim Swetter, Interim-Principal, at jswetter@ccusd93.org  or visit our website www.ccusd93.org.