2023 Award of Excellence: Juanita Mora Guevara, Tartan High School

Juanita Mora Guevara

Award of Excellence Characteristic: Achievement, Community

Nominated by: Vicki Kapaun

Parent/Guardian: Paul Mora Ramos, Maria Mora Mesa

Schools Attended: Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet Elementary and L.C Webster Elementary Schools, Maplewood Middle School, Tartan High School

High School Experience: During my time at Tartan I’ve learned the importance of opportunity, Which Tartan has greatly given me. Within these opportunities I’ve learned skills that will serve me for a lifetime.

Future Plans: I plan on strengthening my education by attending a post-secondary university. I hope to pursue a career in business.

Mentor and Why Selected: Mrs. Emily Schmidt-Kost is the most respectful and kind teacher I’ve had. She was a great teacher and helped me recognize my love for learning.