Success Stories

We are proud of all of our students at Corners Academy, but these eleven stood out this year for their incredible work and efforts.

 
 

Alexander Zambrano

 
 
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2nd Grade, Hightower Elementary

From: Mexico

When I grow up I want to be… a police officer

 

Alexander is an extremely hard worker.  He is kind, helpful, and does his best every day. His dedication shows in improvements in reading & math.

 
 
 

Carlos Juarez

 
 

3rd Grade, Berkeley Lake Elementary

From: US with Mexican Heritage

When I grow up I want to be… a soccer player

Most students impress us by rising 3-4 reading levels in a year, but Carlos jumped 6 levels this year!  He is a phenomenal reader and a hard-worker!

 
 
 

Deibin Deleon

 
 
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5th Grade, Kingsley Elementary

From: Guatemala

When I grow up I want to be… an athlete, any sport – I like sports!

Deibin never misses homework club.  He is so smart, helpful, kind, respectful, and a hard worker.  We can’t wait to see what he will do in middle school.

 

 

 
 

Denilson Braulio Carera

 
 
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1st Grade, Beaver Ridge Elementary

From: Guatemala

When I grow up I want to… play soccer for Barcelona

Denilson has had almost perfect attendance from Day One.  He has maintained at grade level in all subjects and he loves to help & encourage his friends

 
 

Dyllan Tamanja

 
 
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2nd Grade, Berkeley Lake Elementary

From: US with Mexican Heritage

When I grow up I want to be…an online content creator

Dyllan is a champion of reading. His vocabulary and reading ability is beyond his age. He also has a great sense of humor and brings many smiles to the faces of his friends and tutors.

 
 

Emily Joseline Braulio

 
 
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5th Grade, Beaver Ridge Elementary

From: Guatemala

When I grow up I want to be… a doctor, which I can achieve by working hard in school to get a good education.

Emily understands the benefit of hard work and dedication to her studies. As a result, she has seen consistent success in her grades.  Emily is a quiet, friendly student who is always willing to help others.

 
 

Javy Viveros

 
 
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Kindergarten, Hightower Elementary

From: Mexico

When I grow up I want to be… A doctor

Java is a joy. She is maturing and growing ready for 1st grade. She’s an excellent reader and comes in every day, does her work and enjoys a good rapport with the volunteers and staff. She’s helpful and a good listener.

 
 

Jovani Rodriguez

 
 
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3rd Grade, Beaver Ridge Elementary

From: Guatemala

When I grow up I want to be…a restaurant manager, which I can do by achieving all my goals, passing all my degrees, earning money.

Jovani realizes that hard work is necessary in order to excel. He asks for skill builders in areas where he needs extra help.  He is very respectful and sensitive to others’ feelings.

 
 

Kimberly Cruz

 
 
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2nd Grade, Berkeley Lake Elementary

From: US with Mexican Heritage

When I grow up I want to be…a singer or an actor

Kimberly made the honor roll at her school for the first time this year.  She has worked extremely hard and we are proud of her.

 
 

Liz Santizo

 
 
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4th Grade, Kingsley Elementary

From: Guatemala

When I grow up I want to be…a police officer, because I really want to help people.

Liz never misses homework club. She is a very sweet girl and always goes the extra mile. She is respectful & very responsible. We love her creative side and are very proud of her!

 
 

Michael Betancourt

 
 
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High School Graduate and college enrollee

From: US with Mexican Heritage

When I grow up I want to be…writer or engineer

Michael is an ambassador of Corners Outreach, investing much of his time and even assets into CO.  Last year for Giving Tuesday, Michael donated a Smart TV to help us raise money for Corners.