Newberry Elementary students were recognized as September’s model rockets for showing excellent character. The following students were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating friendliness. In the first row from left are Ariel Stephens, David Flores, Alondra Rojas Gonzalez, Kadence Crumpton, Mason Hunter, Alexander Gamez, Jesse Rojas Vazquez, Zion Eigner, Amaya Hill, Addison Shannon and A.J. Jeter. In the second row are, from left, Makiah Hernandez, Magnolia Williams, Kamari Douglas, Kristine Dycus, Emma Pannier, Eric Perez Campos, Hunter Cheek Rice, Jaxirit Carranza Benitez, Rosalee Cardona Palestino, LaDiamond Evans, Damon Williams, Shermiria Hill, Douglas Williams, Emily Mora, Taz Holley, Caleb Racine, Zachary Boyd, Jaasai Montes Torres, Azariah Stephens, Jakobie Brown Greeley, Darius Elkins, Christopher Wise and Johnny Espinoza. In the back row are Benji Siqueiros, Leann Krist, Jaheim Cromer, Jada Wise, Kyshari Singley, Kanaija Davis and Sydney Glasgow. Absent were N’evaeh Reid, Eric Bishop, Dasha Scurry and Dakota Bonner.