Combs Announces September Students of the Month

September 13, 2019
J.O. Combs Unified School District Announces September Students of the Month
SAN TAN VALLEY, ARIZ. - The J.O. Combs Unified School District is pleased to continue its partnership with Banner Ironwood Medical Center to administer the Student of the Month program. The program provides an opportunity each month for one student from each of the district's seven schools to be recognized for demonstrating one of the various pillars of the Character Counts program. One character trait is selected each month and students are selected by their principal or teacher.
Traits included in the Character Counts Program include responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, respect and fairness. For the month of September, students were recognized for demonstrating the character trait of responsibility.
Selected students are celebrated for their achievement with a certificate of recognition at the Governing Board meeting each month where they are acknowledged by Superintendent Dr. Greg Wyman, the Governing Board, and a Banner Ironwood Medical Center representative.
The Students of the Month for September included:
  • Kira Chase, Combs High School, 10th grade
  • Alina Gerasimova, Combs Middle School, 8th grade
  • Elyse Rodriguez, Combs Traditional Academy, 2nd grade
  • Deegan Morgan, Ellsworth Elementary School, 1st grade
  • Autumn Phan, Harmon Elementary School, 6th grade
  • Lea Oitzman, Ranch Elementary School, 5th grade
  • Nixyn Baker, Simonton Elementary School, 5th grade
For more information about the J.O. Combs Unified School District, visit or call (480) 987-5300.
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Kayla Fulmer, Director of Marketing & Community Relations
J.O. Combs Unified School District
O: (480) 987-5322 | M: (480) 252-4482